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Upcoming Events​​

Please click here​ for our Briefing on Intercity Bus Travel over the Memorial Day holiday.

"Terminal Town: Celebrating 75 Years of Travel to the Windy City"
The Chaddick Institute is proud to present our special transportation festival, running September 2014-September 2015.  Please visit our new website​ for information regarding this special festival!

Wednesday, May 27 - 6-7:30 PM
Sustainable Urban Development Expert Roundtable
DePaul's Sustainable Urban Development program hosts this presentation and panel discussion featuring guest speakers Jennifer Tamme (Ehlers, Inc.), James van der Sloot (Environmental Protection Agency), and Steve Perkins (Center for Neighborhood Technology).  Reception begins at 5:45, panelists presentations at 6, discussion at 7.  Free.  Dublin Room at SPS Office (14 E. Jackson, 16th Floor).  RSVP to​

Monday, June 1 - 4:30-5:30 PM
Chaddick Scholars Research Session
We invite everyone to our first ever "poster session" featuring capstone research projects by a small group of Chaddick Scholars.  Come provide feedback on their research on planning, transportation, and urban development.  Light refreshments served.  Chaddick Institute Office, 243 S. Wabash, Suite 9000.  Email​ for more information.

Saturday, June 6 - Sunday, June 7
31st Annual Printers Row LitFest
Our traveling Terminal Town tour will make a stop at the Chicago Tribune's Printers Row LitFest, the weekend of June 6-7 in the historic Printers Row neighborhood of Chicago's South Loop.  Visit our table at the Bookworks stall and meet the team.  Also, be sure to attend the interview with Prof. Schwieterman, author of Terminal Town, on Saturday, June 6 from 3:15-4 PM at Jones College Prep High School Room #5010, 700 S. State Street.  Signed copies of the Terminal Town book will be available for purchase.

Thursday, June 11 - 5:15-7 PM
End of Year Reception
Help us celebrate the end of another extremely busy academic year at our annual year-end reception.  Doors open at 5:15 PM with a brief presentation and remarks at 5:45.  Light refreshments will be served.  Chaddick Institute Office, 243 S. Wabash, Suite 9000.  Please email​ to RSVP.

Friday, June 12
Transport Chicago Conference
Visit our table at this year's Transport Chicago Conference, held on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago, and say "hello" to the Chaddick team.  Our books and publications will be available at this event.  Click here​ for the official conference website.​

Thursday, June 25
Municipal Design Review Network: Downtown Tour of Skokie, Illinois
Join us for a mobile workshop and technical discussion of design and planning strategies in this prominent, inner-ring suburb.  9:30 AM-Noon with an optional lunch afterwards.  Free.  Email​ for more information.

Recent News​​​

Adding on Amenities, Broadening the Base:  2014 Year-in-Review of Intercity Bus Service in the United States by Joseph P. Schwieterman, Brian Antolin, Gary Scott and Martin Sellers.  Download a copy of this study

 Joseph P. Schwieterman's Terminal Town: An Illustrated Guide to Chicago's Airports, Bus Depots, Train Stations and Steamship Landings: 1939 - present. (Lake Forest College Press, 2014, 301 pages). Includes 215 color photographs and 20 custom maps. Featured in the Chicago Tribune! Click here​ for information.​