IL: Transit-Oriented Plan Proceeding in Libertyville

June 1, 2015

Given its popularity, no one is suggesting downtown Libertyville needs to go into makeover mode, but village officials want to ensure future plans focus on the Metra commuter rail station as a key asset.

"It's just the next step, if you will," said John Spoden, the village's community development director. "We're trying to take our subarea (comprehensive) plan to the next level."

Last fall, Libertyville landed an $80,000 grant from the Regional Transportation Authority to develop a "transit-oriented development" plan centered on a quarter-mile radius from the station at Milwaukee Avenue and Lake Street ...

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