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RESOLUTION NO. 10-91 <br />A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE VILLAGE OF SCHAUMBURG'S APPLICATION <br />TO HOST THE PERSONAL RAPID TRANSIT (PRT) DEMONSTRATION PROJECT <br />AND SUPPORTING THE FUTURE POTENTIAL EXTENSION OF THE PRT SYSTEM <br />INTO THE VILLAGE OF ELK GROVE VILLAGE <br />WHEREAS, the Village of Elk Grove Village has the largest consolidated <br />industrial park in the United States with over 3,000 firms employing over <br />65,000 people; and <br />WHEREAS, the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) has determined <br />that a Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) System offers desirable characteristics <br />such as non-stop travel, free of traffic congestion; and <br />WHEREAS, the RTA anticipates the PRT demonstration system will be a <br />one -to -two mile loop which offers potential for system expansion; and <br />WHEREAS, the RTA has determined that the ideal PRT demonstration system <br />shall meet the criteria of generating a stable ridership throughout the <br />day, having the requisite space to construct the system, and achieving a <br />partnership with local, private and public interests committed to its <br />success; and <br />WHEREAS, the Village Board of Elk Grove Village has examined the PRT <br />proposal of the Village of Schaumburg including the future extension to <br />the Village of Elk Grove Village; and <br />WHEREAS, the Village Board of Elk Grove Village has formally submitted <br />a letter to the RTA indicating an interest in developing a proposal for the <br />PRT system. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the President and Board of Trustees <br />of the Village of Elk Grove Village, Counties of Cook and DuPage, Illinois <br />as follows: <br />