Transportation Group Hopes Annual List Guides Infrastructure Decisions

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Chicago; Louisville, Ky.; In 2012, Illinois began the $500 million reconstruction of the Chicago Circle Interchange, which is expected to be completed by 2019. As the trucking industry’s nonprofit research organization, ATRI has been collecting and analyzing truck GPS data since 2002.

Pop-Up Events: The Next Trend for Associations?

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Some familiar brands have found they’re a great way to not only generate buzz and revenue (between $ 45 billion and $50 billion annually , according to a study conducted by Chicago-based marketing firm PopUp Republic) but also introduce and test new products.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Enough with Not Enough

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Im a minimalist at heart but some of the stark decor and geometric furniture (see this chair from a remodeled room at the Hyatt Regency Chicago) is just plain cold and uncomfortable. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

Lunchtime Links: What Roger Ebert Taught Us About Engagement

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I said Twitter represented the end of civilization,” Ebert wrote in 2010 for his Chicago Sun-Times blog. Even through sickness, Roger Ebert communicated with the world via social media—and gained a new audience through direct engagement.

Blockbuster’s Failure: Not Necessarily a Show-Stopper for Rentals

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A slightly more brick-and-mortar approach to home entertainment, Redbox, followed in 2002, and cable companies have also increased their on-demand options in recent years.

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