Introducing Ride Lake County!
Lake County, Pace Suburban Bus and the Lake County Coordinated Transportation Services Committee (LCCTSC) have launched Ride Lake County, a borderless, countywide paratransit service that provides transportation to anywhere in Lake County for seniors ages 60+ and people with disabilities.
Read the complete news release here.
Lake County Welcomes $30 Million in Grant Funding from the State for Stormwater Infrastructure Projects
Officials from Illinois and Lake County gathered at Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep in Waukegan to announce an initial $30 million of the total $122 million in funding granted to be received from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for Stormwater Infrastructure improvements.
Read the entire Lake County release here.
Daily Herald Article: Pedersen helps introduce environmental education building
Lake County District 1 Board Member Linda Pedersen was one of several people lauded for helping establish an environmental education center at the Edward L. Ryerson Conservation Area in Riverwoods.
Read the entire Daily Herald story here.
Daily Herald article regarding the burn ban
The issues brought up in this article is exactly why I voted against the burn ban. There could have and should have been compromise...
Pedersen outvoted in opposition to burn ban
This is to clear up any misconceptions that may exist regarding how I voted in regards to the imposed leaf burning ban. I was 100 percent against it and felt compromises should have prevailed on both sides of the aisle.
Scheduled District One County Road Improvements
Deep Lake Road Improvements
Limits: Deep Lake Road from IL 173 to the Wisconsin State Line in the Village of Antioch and unincorporated Lake County.
Description: The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) is studying potential improvements to Deep Lake Road from IL 173 to the Wisconsin State Line in the village of Antioch and unincorporated Lake County. This project is looking at ways to improve safety and traffic flow, including intersection improvements at both Depot St and North Ave. A component of this study will also investigate possible non-motorized travel accommodations along Deep Lake Road, including an off-road bike path from IL173 to North Avenue. Construction for this project is currently scheduled to begin in 2023, dependent on project readiness and funding.
Deep Lake Rd Resurfacing
Description: The project consists of asphalt resurfacing, the installation of bike friendly shoulders, and ditch line drainage improvements.