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Study Description

This study will create a transit-oriented development plan for the Village that encompasses an approximate mile radius of the location of the future station on the spur of Metra's Union Pacific Northwest Line.

Program:Community Planning
Program Year:2009
Project Type(s):Transit-Oriented Development Plan
Grantee:Village of Prairie Grove
Current Activities:The Prairie Grove Village Board adopted the Town Center plan on June 15, 2010. This station is part of the proposed UP-NW Extension plans. According to the 2016 State of the System Report, Metra is pursuing funding for this project from the federal New Starts program. The UP-NW Extension Alternatives Analysis and Environmental Impact Statement phases have been completed. For more information please visit:

The Village was also included in the 2011 Community Planning Program of projects to update their TOD area zoning regulations in anticipation of new development. These regulations are currently on hold as the property clears the foreclosure process. As soon as the property is clear, the Village will consider adopting these regulations.
Information Updated:June 2018
SourceInitial PlanTOD Zoning Code UpdateTotal
Study Documents
Village of Prairie Grove Town Center and TOD Plan (June 15, 2010)
Related Studies
Prairie Grove TOD Zoning Code Update (2011)
Related Transit Assets
Related Jurisdictions
Municipalities:Prairie Grove
US Congressional Districts:14 Lauren Underwood
Illinois Senate Districts:32 Craig Wilcox
Illinois House Districts:64 Tom Weber
County Board Districts:McHenry 3
Chicago Wards:none
Councils of Mayors:McHenry
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