Downers Grove, IL is located in DuPage County, 21 miles West of the Loop. Downers Grove’s 25-minute express connection to the Loop via three BNSF Railway stations provides many working residents with a convenient commute to the city. It is located in the heart of the I-88 and I-355 corridors. O’Hare and Midway Airports are less than thirty minutes away. In 1997, the Village changed the course of the Downtown by establishing a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District to replace outdated infrastructure and encourage private investment. Over the past two decades, Downtown Downers Grove has benefited from nearly $50 Million in public tax dollars and $161 Million in private investments.