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Winnetka to begin exploring stormwater management alternatives

The Chicago Tribune

Thee remainder of 2015 will see new discussions among the Winnetka Village Council and village staff regarding new options for managing the village's stormwater after the council decided to shelve the Willow Road tunnel project when a recent cost estimate took the proposed project from $58.5 million to $81.3 million.

CNT's Harriet Festing said that sewer backup, seepage and other problems could in part be solved with landscaping and physical barriers that could prove much less costly than the Willow Road Tunnel project. 

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Quality of Life, (e)Quality of Place

by CNT and Open Communities
January 15, 2015

Rail transit anchors downtowns and neighborhoods in communities throughout Chicago’s northern suburbs and across the region, but many of these communities are falling behind in creating mixed-income transit-oriented development. This guidebook offers case studies, policy recommendations, and public participation tools to help suburbs build affordable, accessible housing around transit.

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