According to the application for American Recovery and Reinvestment funds for this multimodal transportation center prepared by the City of Joliet, "The JOLIET REGIONAL MULTI-MODAL TRANSPORTATION CENTER (“JRMMTC”) in Joliet, IL, will be the key component and catalyst to the City of Joliet’s “Central Area Plan and Implementation Strategy” (www.cityofjoliet.info/tigergrant.asp) for the redevelopment of Downtown Joliet. The City of Joliet retained VOA Associates to conduct a major comprehensive downtown area planning effort, “The Comprehensive Development Plan for Downtown Joliet”, which kicked off in October 2008. The JRMMTC will be built and managed by the City of Joliet and is designed to serve local, regional, interstate, state and national needs. The City of Joliet is requesting $55.0 million from the Department of Transportation for the project. "
The candidates for Mayor of Joliet in the April 2011 election are:
Michael J. Marconi
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