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Trust Launches Open Bidding Process for Metal Reclamation Initiative

The Chicago Infrastructure Trust has launched a Competitive Open Bidding Process for its Metal Reclamation initiative. It follows receipt of an unsolicited proposal to extract metal from City and Chicago Park District land and with the assurance that the land will be returned to its pre-project and/or enhanced state and provide a revenue stream to the City/Trust. Any party that wishes to offer its proposal for this

Trust Board of Directors Meeting Rescheduled to July

Please note that the Trust Board of Directors meeting set for June 26, 2015 has been rescheduled.  The meeting will now be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 from 8:00 AM to noon at the Metropolitan Planning Council. Please check the Trust’s website for any further scheduling changes.

Illinois and Chicago Top Clean-Tech Index

The City of Chicago now ranks among the Top 10 metro areas with regard to clean technology leadership, according to an annual report compiled by the U.S. Clean Leadership Index. Previously, the City was listed in 12th place. According to the report, cited in an article by Crain’s Chicago Business, the City’s ranking improved because of improvement in investment, innovation and workforce,” crediting Mayor Rahm

Responses to CNG Open Bid Q&A Now Available

The Chicago Infrastructure Trust has released responses to the questions submitted on behalf of the Compressed Natural Gas (“CNG”) Open Bid Proposal, released on April 8, 2015. Please click here to view the responses. Please note that proposals are due on or before Friday, May 29, 2015 at 5PM CST.

Trust Introduces Housing Initiative at Community Development Forum

The Chicago Infrastructure Trust publicly introduced its Housing initiative at a community development forum hosted by Housing Action Illinois on May 5, 2015 in Chicago, an event supported by Wells Fargo Bank. The New Chicago Bungalow: A Flexible, Affordable and Sustainable Archetype for 21st Century Chicago was paneled by: – Catherine Baker, Landon Bone Baker Architects – Andrew Geer, Enterprise Community Partners – Bryan Esenberg, City of

Trust Wins CDFA Excellence Award for Municipal Buildings Retrofit

The Illinois chapter of the Council of Development Finance Agencies (“CDFA”) has bestowed the Chicago Infrastructure Trust with an Excellence Award related to the Municipal Buildings Retrofit initiative. “Each year CDFA is proud to honor excellence in development finance. The work of our award winners is cutting-edge, innovative, and an example of best practices in our industry,” said Toby Rittner, CDFA President & CEO. Through

CNG Forum Follow-up and Open Bid Proposal Addendum

On April 28, 2015, the Chicago Infrastructure Trust hosted its CNG Industry Forum.  A list of companies in attendance at the Forum is available here. Forum Presentations  Scott Perry, Vice President, Supply Management & Global Fuel Products, Ryder Fleet Management Solutions, Ryder Systems Inc. Samantha Bingham, Environmental Policy Analyst, Chicago Department of Transportation & Coordinator, Clean Cities Chicago Bob Fahlstrom, City of Chicago Department of

April 21 Trust Board of Directors Meeting Canceled

Please note that the Chicago Infrastructure Trust Board of Directors meeting scheduled for April 21 has been canceled.Get Out 2017 movie download The next meeting is scheduled to take place on June 26. However, as all Board of Directors meeting dates remain subject to change, please check the Trust’s website for the most current information.

Trust Launches CNG Open Bid with Industry Forum Details

The Chicago Infrastructure Trust has launched a Competitive Open Bidding process for its Compressed Natural Gas (“CNG”) initiative. The program’s objective is to create a compelling network of CNG stations that enable vehicle operators to fuel in the City of Chicago. The Trust will play a special, intermediary role and enter into a Master Development Agreement with the selected partner(s), who will have individual agreements

Trust Launches Solar Energy Open Bidding Process

The Chicago Infrastructure trust is pleased to announce commencement of an Open Bidding Process for its Solar Energy initiative. Any party that wishes to offer its proposal for an energy efficient Solar Energy project is invited to do so at by April 17, 2014 at 9 AM CST. If the Trust receives additional proposals from interested parties (other than the proponent of the initial