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Infrastructure Technology Institute

The Annual William O. Lipinski Symposium on Transportation Policy, November 14, 2008

U.S. Representative James Oberstar speaks at the ITI sponsored William O. Lipinski Symposium on Transportation Policy in 2007

The 100th anniversary of Daniel H. Burnham’s Plan for Chicago (2009) was a vantage point from which to envision a transportation system for the Chicago region that meets the accessibility, capacity, quality, and sustainability needs of our society and economy for the next 100 years.


Additional Media

• Symposium Agenda
• Symposium Summary

Speaker Presentations

Carl S. Smith: The Burnham Plan: A Visionary Legacy

Michael Toman: The Context: Energy and Environment

Martin Wachs: Critical Issues for Transportation Policy and Finance

Joseph Schwieterman (From morning panel, "Implications for Chicago"): Remarks

Frank Kruesi: Responding to Chicago's Transportation Challenges: Planning Big, Making Magic