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CNT Welcomes New Managing Director of Strategy and Communications, Leslé Honoré

Growing up I never knew I could make a career out of fighting for equity. I had no idea that there would be organizations dedicated to making transportation equitable, communities more resilient, and policies more purposeful for the people they are supposed to serve. In my 22 years of living in and loving the city of Chicago I have been privileged to work with non-profits like Thresholds and The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago. I have been honored to lead the work of training tens of thousands of... Continue reading »

 

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Eliminating Lead Service Lines in Hazel Crest

by CNT and Metropolitan Planning Council
January 15, 2021

Through its Great Lakes Water Infrastructure Program, CNT partnered with the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) and the south suburban Village of Hazel to identify the probable location of lead service lines which connect a property to a utility’s water main. This effort also created a targeted replacement plan for the Village to remove all lead service lines over time, eliminating a potential public health threat. For more information about CNT’s Great Lakes Water Program and related initiatives click here.

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100 miles of lead pipes supply water to Buffalo. Could Biden's plan fix that health risk?

The Buffalo News | April 17, 2021

Anna Wolf, senior project manager for urban resilience at a Chicago-based urban affairs nonprofit called the Center for Neighborhood Technology, wrote a blog post in 2019 praising the Buffalo effort. She called it "a model that other cities can use to accelerate the removal of lead service lines as well."

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