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IN THE NEWS
CUPPA's Center for Urban Economic Development reports UIC's benefit to Illinois at $4 billion per year.
UIC offers new bachelor's degree in public policy: Beginning in fall 2015, students may enroll in the public policy B.A. program in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs.
The Wall Street Journal quotes Rachel Weber, associate professor of urban planning, on the likelihood of errors in property tax assessments of homes that are unusual in a given market.
Next City reports on a model developed by Bo Zou, a professor of civil and materials engineering who is affiliated with the Urban Transportation Center, to quantify the costs and benefits to passenger and freight traffic of upgrading the Chicago-St. Louis freight corridor for 110-mph passenger service.
The Chicago Tribune quotes Steve Schlickman, executive director of the Urban Transportation Center, on the likelihood that the proposed Illiana toll road is dead, based on a U.S. District Court judge's ruling that the federal government's approval of the controversial project was invalid.