How Will Chicago Benefit From Biden’s Pending Infrastructure Bill?

Planes, trains and automobiles. How will Chicago’s roads, rails and runways be impacted by President Biden’s pending infrastructure bill?

A crew works to replace a lead water service line
A crew works to replace a lead water service line installed in 1927 with a new copper one June 17, 2021, in Denver. President Joe Biden's infrastructure bill proposes $45 million for eliminating lead pipes and service lines. Brittany Peterson / Associated Press
A crew works to replace a lead water service line
A crew works to replace a lead water service line installed in 1927 with a new copper one June 17, 2021, in Denver. President Joe Biden's infrastructure bill proposes $45 million for eliminating lead pipes and service lines. Brittany Peterson / Associated Press

How Will Chicago Benefit From Biden’s Pending Infrastructure Bill?

Planes, trains and automobiles. How will Chicago’s roads, rails and runways be impacted by President Biden’s pending infrastructure bill?

Chicago could benefit greatly from President Joe Biden’s $1 trillion infrastructure bill, with money needed to modernize Union Station, replace lead water pipes, extend the Red Line and much more.

GUESTS: Laurence Msall, president of the Civic Federation

Joseph Schwieterman, director of DePaul University’s Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development; president of the Transportation Research Forum’s Chicago chapter