Bi-State Regional Commission

A Forum for Inter-governmental Coorperation and Delivery of Regional Programs


  • Latest Commission In Review

    Bi-State Regional Commission meets monthly on the third Wednesday of the month.  Read more for highlights from recent meetings.

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  • Grant Updates

    Coming in early 2024 Illinois Statewide Planning and Research Program funds administered through the Illinois Department of Transportation.  These are transportation funds for non-engineering transportation studies and for transportation data needs.

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  • Quad Cities MPO News

    The MPO Transportation Policy Committee meeting is set for noon Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at the Rock Island County Office Building, 1504 Third Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois.  

    Meeting agendas and minutes can also be accessed here.

    As a courtesy, please contact Gena McCullough (309)793-6300 Ext.1146 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to indicate your attendance prior to the meeting.


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Data Services Staff compiles, maintains, and monitors a variety of current and historical data related to economy and employment tracked at local, regional, state, and national levels, including labor force, monthly employment and unemployment, major employers, Consumer Price Index (CPI), and ACCRA Cost of Living comparisons.  Bi-State staff also conducts the ACCRA Cost of Living Survey for the Quad Cities Metro Area.

Data Services Staff compiles, maintains and monitors current and historical economic data including:

Employment Data

Cost of Living Data

Income Data

Retail Sales Data

Major Employers

Laborshed Studies

Employment by Sector

Mission Statement

A local, voluntary organization of five counties and 47 municipalities. We serve as a forum for intergovernmental cooperation and delivery of regional programs and to assist member local governments in planning and project development.