Transportation

Transportation Town Hall

Thursday, July 23 | Noon | Register via Zoom using the form below Topics covered will include electric vehicles, public transportation, pedestrian and bike options and safety, smart growth. Click here if the form fails to load.

Biking and Walking in the COVID Era

In the 26th installment of our Lunch and Learn Series, IEC is joined by Audrey Wennink of Metropolitan Planning Council and Lynda Lopez of Active Transportation Alliance to discuss biking and walking in the COVID era. Resources: Metropolitan Planning Council Active Transportation Alliance

Transit in the time of COVID-19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Mh25USsCVE In the 23rd installment of the IEC Lunch and Learn Series, IEC is joined by Jacky Grimshaw from the Center for Neighborhood Technology and Julia Gerasiminko from the Active Transportation Alliance to discuss transit in the time of COVID-19, with a focus on how Illinois’s transit agencies are responding. Find links and resources from …

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Electric Vehicles in Illinois

In the fourth installment of IEC’s Lunch & Learn Series, IEC’s Energy Policy Director Gavin Taves is joined by Respiratory Health Association’s Director of Environmental Health Programs Brian Urbaszewski and Will County’s Recycling Specialist Marta Keane. Links & Resources Respiratory Health Association Website Chicago Area Clean Cities is a nonprofit coalition of stakeholders from government, …

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5/11 Update from Springfield

With 3 weeks remaining in the spring legislative session, IEC remains focused on a few important measures, and the ongoing budget negotiations. VW Settlement and a Clean Transportation Sector Thank you to all who took action on the VW settlement public comment period!  Nearly 700 supporters took action through IEC’s online form to criticize the …

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Safe Roads Amendment

How will the Safe Roads Constitutional Amendment affect conservation?

The proposed constitutional amendment could have unintended consequences for conservation in Illinois. You can read the Safe Roads Constitutional Amendment in its entirety here. This amendment to Illinois’ constitution purports to keep the gas tax in a “lockbox” that can only be used for transportation, and comes in response to significant sweeps from the road …

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IEC Bulletin (Spring 2005)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Update on the danger of mercury Governor Blagojevich gets mixed environmental grade Review of annual meeting Coalition continues drive for parks and wildlife funding Preview of spring session Concerns over budget Governor Blagojevich calls for renewable portfolio standard

IEC Bulletin (Summer 2001)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Energy issues paper Proposal for Illinois transportation priorities Report on air quality

IEC Bulletin (July 1999)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Environmental bills sent to Governor Ryan Genetically modified corn’s affect on monarch butterflies

IEC Bulletin (June 1997)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. End of session wrap-up

IEC Bulletin (April 1997)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Restoration of Retail Rate defeated Spring session update

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