Unpublished Comment to NIRPC on Illiana

Frank Manzo IV is the Policy Director of the Illinois Economic Policy Institute (ILEPI). Visit ILEPI at www.illinoisepi.org or follow ILEPI on Twitter @illinoisEPI. The Northwest Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) was accepting public comments on whether to add the Illiana Expressway to its 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan, which would allow the public-private infrastructure project to proceed to the bidding process for the private sector to determine whether the road is a good idea. ILEPI has found that the project will create substantial benefits. We provided our comments to NIRPC in two back-to-back emails on November 19, one as an addendum to the other. … Continue reading Unpublished Comment to NIRPC on Illiana