In this closing conversation of the 2012 UIC Urban Forum, Steve Schlickman, Executive Director of the UIC Urban Transportation Center, discusses the future of urban transportation funding with Ray H. LaHood, the 16th U.S. Transportation Secretary.
This 2012 UIC Urban Forum panel is moderated by Laurence Msall, President of The Civic Federation, and features: Phil Ashton, University of Illinois at Chicago; Forrest Claypool, President, Chicago Transit Authority; David Merriman, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago; and Richard Nathan, former Director, The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, The State University of New York.
"Health, Safety and Welfare: Can the social safety net hold?" took place during the afternoon sessions of the 2012 UIC Urban Forum. Moderated by Terry Mazany from The Chicago Community Trust, the panel features: Rachel Gordon, University of Illinois at Chicago; Julia Stasch, MacArthur Foundation; Nik Theodore, University of Illinois at Chicago; and Margaret Weir, University of California, Berkeley.
"Economic Growth: Can proven strategies of urban development be made new?" took place during the 2012 UIC Urban Forum. Moderated by Lance Pressl, it features: Teresa Córdova, The Great Cities Institute; Karen Freeman-Wilson, Mayor of Gary, Indiana; Geoffrey Hewings, Regional Economic Applications Laboratory; Rachel Weber, University of Illinois at Chicago; and Raphael Bostic, former Assistant Secretary for Policy, Development and Research, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
"Making Government Efficient: How can cities collaborate while competing in the new economy?" was part of the 2012 UIC Urban Forum, moderated by Randy Blankenhorn, executive director of Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning. It features: MarySue Barrett, President, Metropolitan Planning Council; Rebecca Hendrick, Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago; Annette Steinacker, Associate Professor and director, Loyola University; and Richard Feiock, Augustus B. Turnbull Professor, The Florida State University.
"Emerging from the Great Recession: How Cities Respond to and Thrive During Challenging Economic Times" is the second panel of the 2012 UIC Urban Forum, moderated by WBEZ's Natalie Moore, featuring: Michael Coleman, Mayor of Columbus; Betsy Fretwell, City Manager of Las Vegas; and Luke Ravenstahl, Mayor of Pittsburgh.
"Chicago Metropolitan Resilience: Redefining the New Normal" is the first panel of the 2012 UIC Urban Forum, moderated by WBEZ's Niala Boodhoo, featuring: Cristal Thomas, Deputy Governor, Office of Governor Pat Quinn, State of Illinois; Steven Koch, Deputy Mayor of Chicago; and Neil Khare, Deputy Chief of Staff to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.