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June 15, 2017

We’re delighted to announce that on June 13, 2017, CNT received the Green Ribbon Award presented by the Friends of the Chicago River for the RainReady Calumet Corridor Plan.

The Friends of the Chicago River host the annual Chicago River Blue Awards to recognize the leading contributions in development, design, and implementation of programs that best exemplify efforts towards building healthier and more sustainable communities through clean water programs. CNT RainReady director Dawn Thompson accepted the honor on behalf of CNT and her RainReady team members at the 2017 Big Fish Ball on June 13th.  I congratulate Dawn and everyone in the RainReady team for their continued commitment... Read the rest of this Press Release »

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Complex Factors Contribute to Decline of MTA


As the decline of New York's MTA affects the city's most vulnerable populations, CNT's Scott Bernstein delineates a number of factors that have led to the diminuition of public transporation in New York City.

According to Scott, the current state of the MTA is the result of a confluence of factors, including historical underfunding, urban sprawl, and competition with new forms of transporation like Uber and Lyft.

"All of that adds up to a system that, for the last couple of decades, has been suffering," Scott comments. "We're seeing it now in the drop-off in service."


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