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November 20, 2017

Illinois Dept. of Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhorn spoke at City Club of Chicago last week. Before he was appointed to lead IDOT, Blankenhorn was the executive director of CMAP, the Chicago region’s comprehensive planning agency. At IDOT, he’s begun a culture shift, reorganizing the department and changing priorities to spend limited funds more wisely, and think more about non-auto modes of transportation.