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July 2, 2015  

Amtrak reauthorization bill introduced in Senate

On June 18, 2015, the Railroad Reform, Enhancement, and Efficiency Act (RREEA), a $9 billion, four-year Amtrak reauthorization bill, was introduced in the U.S. Senate.  It was marked up ... Read More About Amtrak reauthorization bill introduced in Senate
July 2, 2015  

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-2-15

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June 26, 2015  

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-26-15

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Senate transportation bill establishes new freight program

A Policy Update highlights the freight provisions in the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee text for the proposed DRIVE act, a six-year transportation reauthorization bill. Read More About Senate transportation bill establishes new freight program

Understanding patenting activity in Illinois manufacturing

New analysis dives deep into the complexities of the regional patents indicator, exploring the decisions in patenting products and patent production. Read More About Understanding patenting activity in Illinois manufacturing
June 19, 2015   Weekly Updates

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-19-15

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June 16, 2015   Transportation

Interactive tool highlights accessibility by travel mode

The Urban Transportation Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago has developed the Metropolitan Chicago Accessibility Explorer . The new map-based, interactive visualization tool... Read More About Interactive tool highlights accessibility by travel mode
June 12, 2015  

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-12-15

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June 12, 2015   Data Livability Housing

Housing stock diversity in metropolitan Chicago

A CMAP Policy Update explores how housing stock diversity has changed in the region since 2000 and how those changes relate to trends in housing tenure. Read More About Housing stock diversity in metropolitan Chicago
June 10, 2015   GO TO 2040

Joseph C. Szabo tapped to be next CMAP executive director

New executive director has varied experience in local, state, federal governments, civic affairs, and transportation. Read More About Joseph C. Szabo tapped to be next CMAP executive director
June 5, 2015  

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-5-15

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June 5, 2015  

Grand opening for The 606 park

The 606 aka the Bloomingdale Trail, a new multi-use, accessible, bike and pedestrian trail in the City of Chicago, will open Saturday, June 6. Read More About Grand opening for The 606 park

Leveraging the Region’s Freight Assets and Addressing its Challenges

CMAP's regional economic indicators microsite features key measures of metropolitan Chicago's economy and, where applicable, compares these measures to peer metropolitan areas.  The... Read More About Leveraging the Region’s Freight Assets and Addressing its Challenges
May 29, 2015  

CMAP Weekly Update, 5-29-15

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May 22, 2015  

CMAP Weekly Update, 5-22-15

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Recent Reports Explore State Revenue Reform Options and Challenges

The scheduled spring session of the 99 th Illinois General Assembly is coming to a close.  However, the state's Fiscal Year 2016 budget has not yet been passed due to significant... Read More About Recent Reports Explore State Revenue Reform Options and Challenges

Population change and geographic mobility in the CMAP region

A Policy Update assesses trends in U.S. Census data on migration and population change in our region and discusses their implications. Read More About Population change and geographic mobility in the CMAP region
May 19, 2015  

CMAP Weekly Update, 5-15-15

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May 18, 2015   Livability Open Space

The value of green infrastructure

The Green Infrastructure Vision (GIV) is a spatial dataset representing the Chicago Wilderness Biodiversity Recovery Plan.  The GIV data help to inform conservation and restoration... Read More About The value of green infrastructure

Replacing the state motor fuel tax

There is growing consensus that continued reliance on the motor fuel tax (MFT) is not an appropriate long-term solution for transportation funding.  Despite being one of the primary... Read More About Replacing the state motor fuel tax
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