Metra Seeking Input on Fare Study

Metra is hosting a series of public open houses in February throughout our service region regarding our Fare Structure Study. Please see the attached press release and click on the following Metra website link for more information, a survey and an open house schedule. Metra Open House Link Metra Press Release Your assistance is greatly […]

Response to “An Open Book” Opinion Article in the RB Landmark

The Village of Brookfield appreciates the honest feedback given in the opinion article “An Open Book” published in the January 24th, 2018 Riverside-Brookfield Landmark. It is often difficult to hear negative feedback, but it is one very important way that organizations are held accountable and allowed the opportunity to improve. First and foremost, the Village […]

Brookfield Receives Regional Recognition for New Zoning

The Village of Brookfield received recognition from the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) recently. The RTA posted a “story map” about the zoning changes adopted a year ago and the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) zoning projects in Brookfield and other communities.  See that story below. RTA Story Map Additionally, the RTA updated their blog with more […]

Water Main Break

There is a water main break affecting the 3300 and 3400 blocks of Prairie.  This will also affect the 8900 block of Monroe. We are working diligently to get this fixed as soon as possible so water service can be restored.   Once the water is turned back on, boiling the water is NOT required. […]

Village Staff Speak at American Planning Association, Illinois Chapter Conference

Earlier in September, Village staff were asked to give a presentation on “Navigating Brookfield” and the work being done for the Village’s planning and economic development activities.  In addition to Village staff, two consultants who have previously worked for the Village discussed the “Zoning Modernization” and the “Active Transportation Plan” that were adopted in 2017.  […]

Lions, Tigers, and Bike Boulevards! Group rides from Logan Square to Brookfield

The professional development group, Women in Planning and Development (WP+D) and the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) held a fun and educational bike ride to Brookfield on Saturday the 9th.  The group rode out to the Village to learn about pedestrian and bike planning and institutional collaboration in the suburbs. The eleven group […]