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Upcoming Events​​

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

For recent highlights of Chaddick programs, click here​.

"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!

​Tuesday, September 8 - 6:00 PM
Chicago as a Vital Transportation Hub
Professor Schwieterman will be one of three panelists at the monthly Society of Midland Authors meeting, held at the Harold Washington Library in Downtown Chicago.  This event coincides with our traveling Terminal Town exhibit and festival.  The presentation will include a look back at Chicago's world-renowned transportation network.  For more information, click here​.  Harold Washington Library, 400 S. State Street, Lower Level (Pritzker Auditorium).  Free.

Thursday, September 24 - 8:30-11:30 AM
​CNU IL 8 - Density by Design: Data and Decisions about Community Growth
The Congress for New Urbanism's state conference​ begins with a workshop cohosted by Chaddick's Municipal Design Review Network.  Join Joseph Minicozzi, principal of Urban3, for a presentation supporting the financial case for municipal density.  After the presentation, participants will take an "In-House Field Trip," to several local sites with representatives from local municipalities to help guide the discussion and exercise.  $20 for MDRN, CNU-Illinois members, and DePaul Faculty and Staff.  $25 for Non-Members.  $5 for Students.  Click here to RSVP​.  Workshop held in SPS Office, 14 E. Jackson Blvd, Suite 1600.

Friday, October 23
Chaddick Institute Fall Study Trip
Our 12th ​trip!  Destination:  South Bend, Indiana and the University of Notre Dame​.  Open to all current students and alums.  More information and link for registration coming soon!  Email​ for more details.

Thursday, November 5 - 11:30 AM-1 PM
​Fifth Annual Chaddick Institute/DePaul International Aviation Law Institute Fall Luncheon
Join us for this annual event with keynote speaker Angela Gittens, Director General of the Airports Council International (ACI World), the highly respected international trade organization representing the world's airports.  Lewis Center, 2nd Floor.  Email​ for more information.

​Thursday, December 3 - 9 AM-12 PM
​Annual Real Estate Center DePaul Conference
The DePaul Real Estate Center, part of the Driehaus College of Business, hosts its annual summit.  This year's theme will focus on creating linear parks, such as The 606 Trail, to help promote urban development goals.  DePaul Conference Center, 1 E. Jackson Blvd, 8th Floor.  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.​