Fall Planning Conference

The IDOT Fall Planning Conference is the premier annual event for transportation professionals in Illinois. Providing timely sessions on a variety of both metropolitan and rural transportation topics, the conference highlights best practices and addresses current issues in transportation planning throughout all facets of the multi-modal transportation system. The conference gathers practitioners who are actively involved in transportation planning to focus on future development and improvement for a sustainable, healthy future. Attendees are given insight into the latest innovative transportation planning practices that increase organizational and system effectiveness, efficiency, and accountability, through a series of meetings, presentations, and networking with peers and stakeholders.



Oct. 2 - 4, 2019 | Evanston, Illinois at the Hilton Orrington

This year’s conference theme is:

ELMRS - The Glue for Revitalizing Illinois

ELMRS is short for Economy, Livability, Mobility, Resiliency, and Stewardship. These 5 overall performance goals, established within the Illinois Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), provide the overarching framework for the vision of IDOT.

The agenda with links to presentations can be found by clicking here. When the PDF opens, click on the title of the presentation to open the presentation.

The detailed program can be found here.


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To view pictures from the 2018 Conference, click here.


To view the presentations through the agenda, click here.