The County’s New and Not Improved Population Projections

When the Census Bureau make projections, it always shows high, medium and low projections. That results in a large range for their forecasts, a large margin for error. Readers of this blog know that the entire justification given by the … Continue reading

Population Dropping, But CFI Based on Increase

Crain’s Chicago Business is reporting the Census Bureau says that each of the six Chicagoland counties lost population between 2010 and 2013. The McHenry County Board’s Continuous Flow Intersection at the corner of Algonquin and Randall Roads is based on … Continue reading

Today Is the Day to See McHenry County’s 2040 Transportation Plan at CL City Hall

That’s what this reminder from the McHenry County Department of Transportation says: “The McHenry County Division of Transportation will be holding an open house this Thursday, August 23rd, 2012, between 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM at the Crystal Lake City … Continue reading

I-57 Overpasses

I always get exercised when I see marginal highway projects in Downstate Illinois, while area residents are threatened (with the support of local officials) with a local toll bridge across the Fox River between Carpentersville and Algonquin. In 2007, we … Continue reading