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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!

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.

Tuesday, June 30 - 12-12:45 PM
Transportation Research Forum Webinar: "The Road Ahead for Automated Vehicles"
Join us for a lunchtime webinar showcasing the latest research on driverless cars and other types of automated vehicles.  Featuring Shannon McDonald from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.  Sponsored by The Transportation Research Forum.  Free with RSVP.  Email​ for more information and to register!

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.​