NEW!!! "Planning Commission Releases Study of Economic Growth Trends in the Region
In a follow-up to its recent study of the metro area's ability to bounce back after economic downturns such as the Great Recession, the Commission has now completed an extensive review of the local economy, assessing population, personal wealth, job and business growth in the region over recent decades. This study includes the first use of Leading, Slipping, Gaining, Lagging (LSGL) analysis to compare the region to the state and other Illinois counties. It may be found here.
NEW!!! The 2015 Curb Your Car Commute Challenge will be held from May 11th - 16th. To register your team or for more details check out our Active Transportation Page.
The SATS DRAFT 2015 Public Participation Plan is now available for a public review period of 50 days. Comments should be sent to the Regional Planning Commission by April 24, 2015. Submit comments by email: LindaW@co.sangamon.il.us or USPS: SSCRPC, 200 S. 9th St., Room 212, Springfield, IL 62701.
The SSCRPC recently produced an update to The Neighborhood Survey in partnership with the UIS Office of Survey Research. The report details residents’ perceptions of their current and ideal neighborhoods, and should guide future research regarding areas where improvements are needed.
The latest issue of TrendLines is now available. The topic: Transportation Infrastructure - Thinking About Ways to Reduce Costs and Improve System Performance
The Annual Program Year Activity Report for July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014 "Enhancing Communities and Enriching Their Futures" is now available.
Regional Planning Commission Seeks to Update Neighborhood Association List Click here to register a neighborhood association.
The Sangamon County Regional Strategic Plan culminates years of planning effort by members of the community, expert planning consultants, and the SSCRPC. It provides a vision for a vital cycle of growth in the region. Click here to review the plan draft.