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Press Release 2012

NEWS Release: Computer models show congestion pricing's benefits for metropolitan Chicago residents and region, 10-15-12
Report and website feature new Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning analysis that reinforces the need to implement "express toll lanes," starting with five new GO TO 2040 expressway projects. Read more in the press release.

NEWS Release: Nearly 50 new projects will help implement GO TO 2040 comprehensive regional plan in communities across northeastern Illinois
Second wave of projects through the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning's Local Technical Assistance program emphasize interjurisdictional collaboration and planning for sustainable, livable communities. Read more in this press release.

NEWS Release: MetroPulse Jobs web portal launched to connect economic and workforce professionals with data and information resources about region's leading industries, 9-19-12
Starting with data on the freight industry, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning's new on-line resource will later add data on manufacturing and biotechnology "clusters" that drive the regional economy. Read more in this press release.

NEWS Release: CMAP report highlights need for coordinated infrastructure and policies to support freight industries in seven-county metropolitan Chicago, 7-19-12
Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning "drill-down" analyzes how the region can support its freight industry cluster, which is growing seven times faster than the regional economy. Read more in this press release.

NEWS Release: Local planning across metropolitan Chicago gets a boost from Ideas Exchange event, grants, and community-based projects, 5-24-12
Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) and The Chicago Community Trust team up to support communities' efforts to help implement the GO TO 2040 comprehensive regional plan. Read more in this press release.

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