The annual Lights Fantastic Parade returns to downtown Carbondale on Saturday, December 4. Street closures begin at 5 pm for the parade route. Be sure to check the detour map and additional information on the parade here.
SO. ILLINOIS MULTIMODAL STATION
The City of Carbondale was awarded a $13.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) program for the Southern Illinois Multimodal Station (SIMMS) project, a new transportation center in downtown Carbondale. The grant will be utilized for the design and construction of the new multi-modal transportation center, as well as the demolition of the existing Amtrak station. More information is available here.