Don’t you already have information from previous studies on the region’s transportation needs?

Any pertinent information from previous studies will be incorporated into this one to avoid any redundancy. However, the most recent comprehensive study is nearly 20 years old and more recent studies have focused on the Illinois 53 corridor and not examined alternative solutions. We need to take a comprehensive approach and conduct a definitive study based on updated population, employment, and travel demand forecasts. It’s also important to note that this analysis may very well reach far different conclusions than previous studies.