November 28, 2018

Four Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendments Proposed

The CUUATS Technical and Policy Committees will review four amendments to the FY 2019-2022 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for approval at the Technical Committee meeting on Wednesday December 5, 2018, and the Policy Committee meeting on December 12, 2018.

November 2, 2018

Measuring Thanksgiving Travel Volumes in the Midwest

Thanksgiving is a major travel holiday. This month on the blog, we’re going to examine how – and if – Thanksgiving travel appears in enplanement data in our region. We took a look at six airports: Willard, Peoria, O’Hare, Indianapolis, Springfield, and Bloomington. Using monthly enplanement data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics from 2003 […]

October 5, 2018

Historical Census Data: Champaign County Since 1900

In August, CCRPC staff expanded the Total Population: Champaign County Municipalities and Total Population: Champaign County Townships datasets to include not just Decennial Census data since 1960, but going all the way back to 1900 in most cases. One of the major population trends of the early 20th century was urbanization, the migration of people […]

September 7, 2018

Education, Employment, and Earnings in Champaign County and East Central Illinois

Home to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign County is known for its educational resources. Previous blog entries on education have mainly focused on students: a university population’s effect on median age, median income, and poverty rate in September 2016, and comparing different sources of student enrollment data in September 2017. This year we’re […]