DuPage County Sixth Annual
Healthy Roads Initiative DuPage Environmental
DuPage is experiencing an increase in the number
of daily commuters as the county
remains a prime employment center for the
region. The outcome will be continued traffic
growth which will yield lengthier travel times, “Greening” Our
inevitable delays and nagging congestion.
In response to these issues, DuPage County
adopted the Healthy Roads Initiative in March
2004. The Initiative contains strict guidelines for
preserving the environmental, scenic, aesthetic,
historic and natural resource values of the area
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contained by a County road. It is made up of the
• Construction of a sidewalk or bicycle path Sponsors
where right-of-way is available;
• New construction projects that are safe for DuPage Environmental
THE CONSERVATION FOUNDATION
both the user and the community; Commission
• New construction projects that preserve the We save land. We save rivers. The Conservation Foundation
environmental, scenic, aesthetic, historic and
natural resource values of this area; The DuPage Community
• New construction projects that add a
DUPAGE ENVIRONMENTAL SUMMIT
lasting value to both motorized and DuPage County Board/
non-motorized users; Environmental & Transportation
• Exploration of the feasibility of the use of Committees
fiber-optics for utility placement.
Also included in all roadway design and SCARCE
construction: wetland detention, erosion control
measures, stream bank restoration, and inspection University of Illinois Extension
of erosion and sediment control to ensure the
environmental friendliness of its roadway design
and construction. Thursday, January 8, 2009
1:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.
This brochure was printed on recycled paper Krasa Center
using environmentally-friendly inks. 5700 College Rd., Lisle
Are you a community or business leader,
~ REGISTRATION ~
an elected official, a scientist, architect,
engineer, or a health professional?
Are you a citizen of DuPage County DuPage Environmental Summit
concerned about the impact of local 11:30-1:00 Registration/Exhibits Open
(Exhibits Remain Open Until 5:00 p.m.) Registration Deadline: January 6, 2009
transportation on the environment?
Then this is an event you can’t afford FREE of charge.
1:00-1:15 Welcome The courtesy of preregistration is required.
Robert J. Schillerstrom, DuPage County
Please list all attendees.
The sixth annual DuPage Board Chairman; Dalip Bammi, DuPage
Environmental Summit is an Name(s): ___________________________________________
Community Foundation; Brook McDonald,
exciting mix of presentations by The Conservation Foundation ___________________________________________________
industry experts, professional
exhibits, and networking 1:15-1:45 Regional Transportation Planning Organization Name: _________________________________
opportunities. The Summit is free and the Environment
of charge and open to the public. Address: ____________________________________________
Advanced registration is required. Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning ___________________________________________________
This year’s Summit will once again 1:45-2:15 Cleaning Up Our Road Runoff Phone: _____________________________________________
be a “no waste, environmentally Roger Bannerman,
friendly” event. Here’s how you Email: _____________________________________________
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
can make a contribution to
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER
reducing your carbon footprint: 2:15-2:45 Examples of “Green Roads” Call: Carrie Thompson at 630-428-4500, Ext. 10
* Consider carpooling with Mayor David Brummel,
friends or business associates City of Warrenville
Fax to: Attention of Carrie at 630-428-4599
* Bring your own mug or cup for Jay Behnke,
beverages Mail to: The Conservation Foundation
S.T.A.T.E. Testing, LLC 10S404 Knoch Knolls Rd.
* Don’t forget to bring a reusable Naperville, IL 60565
bag to take home handouts 2:45-3:15 Break—Exhibit Area Open www.theconservationfoundation.org
At the end of the day, we will 3:15-3:45 “Green” Tollways
announce how much waste was Angela La Porte,
reduced, how many people Illinois State Tollway Authority
carpooled, and estimate the
reduction in our carbon footprint. 3:45-4:15 Mass Transit in DuPage County
To demonstrate the county’s Speaker TBA
commitment to preserving water – Regional Transportation Authority
our most valuable resource – a
raffle will be held for a rain barrel. 4:15-4:45 Alternative Fuels 101
John Walton, DIRECTIONS
Exhibits: Exhibit space is limited Forest Preserve District of DuPage County The Krasa Center at Benedictine University is located off
and reserved for local conservation of Maple Avenue/Chicago Avenue on the northwest side
groups, Summit sponsors, local 4:15 Close of campus next to the football stadium. For directions and
a campus map, please visit www.ben.edu/about and click
companies specializing in Dr. Jack Sheaffer on the Campus Map. The Summit will be held on the
environmentally-friendly transporta- DuPage Environmental Commission second floor of the Krasa Center.
tion, and guest speaker companies. We Lunch is available for $5/person in the Krasa Center.
encourage you to plan for time to view 5:00 Exhibits Close Pay on your own in the cafeteria.
exhibits before or after the Summit.