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3 of Chicago's Best, Most Worthy – and Unrealized – Plans

4 November 2014 - Melissa Harris, Chicago Tribune

Susana Vasquez suggests three ideas from plans supported by LISC that haven’t been realized – but should

Chicago Tribune business columnist Melissa Harris followed up with Susana Vasquez about an idea in her City Club speech – that good ideas in plans need the execution and follow-through to get done.

“So what does Vasquez think are Chicago's most important but unfulfilled plans?” asked Harris in her Nov. 3 column. “What ideas are gathering dust in a three-ring binder somewhere that should be resurrected?” 

LISC Chicago’s executive director identified three. 

"‘We need everything you can think of to connect neighborhoods without making a journey to the Loop,’ Vasquez said. She noted the need for more bikeways, such as the elevated 606 trail, which are independent of the road system,” Harris wrote. 

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