With its automated research vehicles and worldwide partnerships, AutonomouStuff has placed Peoria on the global stage for innovation.

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Fly Local: Advice for Small Airports
Airports like Peoria's aren’t just competing against other regional airports near them. The competition is nationwide, and it’s fierce.
The Finch Companies executive management team: Courtney Meischner, president; Tom Finch, chairman/CEO; and Tom Meischner, vice president
Three Generations: The Finch Companies
The Finch Companies is comprised of three related businesses which share facilities in south Peoria: N.E. Finch Co., Peoria Barge Terminal and Peoria Metro Construction.
More Than a Mode of Transport
From basic maintenance to larger advocacy efforts, Bike Peoria has made the community more bike-friendly.
The Private Passenger Railcar Experience
It’s the railroad industry’s best-kept secret, offering the elegance and grace of a bygone era.
Gaining Momentum
2018 promises to be another year of growth for Peoria Charter Coach.

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How the “Complete Streets” model creates mobility options for all and invites regional discussion
Greater Peoria Mass Transit District
iBi sat down with Roelfs to discuss public transportation in Peoria and CityLink’s plans and priorities in the year ahead.
The Illinois River system quietly and efficiently moves commodities up and downstream.

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#peoria #bop2018 🍀 #BehindTheScenes with Chef @goldaandbob: #BehindTheScenes: Based just outside of Peoria in the Village of Morton, this small but mighty company has more knowledge and experience in automated driving research than anyone else in the world. Read more about @autonomoustuff in the latest issue of iBi. #BehindTheScenes: From basic maintenance to larger advocacy efforts, Bike Peoria has made the community more bike-friendly. Read more in the latest issue of iBi!

With strategic investments and a dash of serendipity, the stars are aligning for Peoria Heights. Restaurant additions, new public art, a historic walking tour, a new dog park, and multiple developments under construction are just the beginning.

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200 Years, 200(+) Artifacts
The Peoria Riverfront Museum celebrates the Illinois Bicentennial with its largest exhibit yet.
An Ear for Art & Business
In Peoria’s Warehouse District, Lizz Barnes has built a shop, a studio, and a supportive community for artists.
Cause for Celebration
The Heartland Festival Orchestra looks forward on the cusp of a milestone anniversary.
Art in Motion
A ballet company and its academy are bringing the art of dance to Peoria’s bustling West Main corridor.

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Lizz Barnes’ team at Ear in the Envelope includes four full-time employees—and each is talented in their own right. 
The Penguin Project gained prestigious recognition last November when it received the 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program (NAHYP) Award.
Bruce White's works of abstraction begin as “play,” twisting and bending paper or thin sheets of metal into free-flowing curves, then repeating the process with large pieces of aluminum and steel.

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