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Events & News

Upcoming Events​​

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

Friday, April 24, 2015, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Terminals in the Movies: Terminal Town Event
Join the entire Terminal Town team for an event to enjoy and discuss the significance of famous clips of Chicago terminals in major motion pictures. This evening event will be free and include a showing of nearly a dozen clips, including scenes from Blues Brothers, North by Northwest, and Risky Business. Free–includes freshly popped popcorn! Presenters include Greg Borzo, Marisa Schulz, and Joe Schwieterman. Click here for more information​.  DePaul Loop Campus, 14 E. Jackson, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60604. Please RSVP

Wednesday, April 29 - Saturday, May 2
Congress for the New Urbanism: Meeting the Demand for Walkable Place
Join Chaddick Scholar and CNU intern Gary Scott at the 23rd annual Congress for the New Urbanism in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX.  Be a part of the excitement by learning and networking with top real estate developers, architects, planners, and advocates working to make cities better places.  Special discounts available for students, CNU members, nonprofits, and government officials.  Visit​ for more information.  Please contact Gary Scott via​ if you are interested in attending.​

Friday, May 1, 2015
Annual Spring Study Trip: Madison, WI
Join the Chaddick team for our 10th study trip, featuring urban development sites in the Wisconsin state capital, April 30-May 1. Open to all DePaul students and alums. Arrive Thursday evening and take part if the the full day of field visits.  Plans are still being finalized, 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 and meet the exhibit team.  Schedule and location information will be available in mid-May.  Signed copies of the Terminal Town book will be available for purchase.

Friday, June 12, 2015
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.

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.​