Infrastructure indicators explain the importance of the physical infrastructure to our economy and examines an area’s commitment to investment in infrastructure. This includes systems of transportation, systems of communication, and public utilities.
Illinois Department of Transportation
Illinois Department of Transportation is a good place to start in seeking transportation data. Check latest traffic counts Displays the current traffic and truck volumes on Illinois roadways. Highway project information can also be found at this same site.
Illinois Broadband Map
The Illinois Broadband Map created and maintained by the Partnership for Connected Illinois (PCI). PCI’s mission is to increase broadband awareness and adoption in Illinois. The Illinois Broadband Map includes data showing availability of broadband including both wired and wireless sources. Additional data includes the location of community anchor institutions, broadband adoption rates, computer ownership rates, and internet adoption rates.
Illinois Commerce Commission
The Illinois Commerce Commission publishes a variety of reports annually on a variety of subjects under their purview including telecommunications, utilities, and rate comparisons.
Water Supply Consumer Confidence Report
All community water supplies are required to conduct periodic self-monitoring. Use of a certified laboratory to analyze for the presence of microorganisms and chemicals in the finished drinking water provides information to enable facilities to comply with established maximum contaminant levels. The information obtained by the self-monitoring program must be routinely reported to the Illinois EPA and is summarized in an annual Consumer Confidence Report that is made available to each water customer served by the water supply.