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July 10, 2014

U.S. House Committee Marks Up Transportation Bill Extension

On July 10, 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee marked up H.R. 5021 , the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014. The bill would extend the federal... Read More About U.S. House Committee Marks Up Transportation Bill Extension
July 10, 2014

Comparing Municipal and Township Transportation Revenue Sharing in Illinois

While local motor fuel tax allotment criteria are uniform across the state, the road systems they serve are not. Read More About Comparing Municipal and Township Transportation Revenue Sharing in Illinois
July 7, 2014

New microsite tracks regional economic trends

CMAP's microsite will focus on four major economic themes: trends, industry clusters, workforce, and innovation. Read More About New microsite tracks regional economic trends
July 3, 2014

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-3-14

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July 2, 2014

Recent Legislative Action on Local Government Consolidation

House Bill 5785 would allow a limited number of special districts to be dissolved into counties, municipalities, or other special districts. Read More About Recent Legislative Action on Local Government Consolidation
June 27, 2014

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-27-14

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June 26, 2014

Senate Finance Committee Weighs Short-Term MAP-21 Extension

The Preserving America's Transit and Highways Act (PATH) of 2014 would extend the nation's highway and transit programs through December 31, 2014. Read More About Senate Finance Committee Weighs Short-Term MAP-21 Extension
June 26, 2014

Evaluating Housing and Transportation Costs in the CMAP Region

Very few parts of the region are affordable in terms of housing and transportation costs for low-income households. Read More About Evaluating Housing and Transportation Costs in the CMAP Region
June 20, 2014

Two New Highway Trust Fund Proposals

New federal transportation proposals attempt to identify sustainable revenue sources as the HTF nears insolvency later this summer and MAP-21 is set to expire September 30, 2014. Read More About Two New Highway Trust Fund Proposals
June 18, 2014

Evaluation of State Transportation Revenue Sharing with Local Governments

This is the second in a series of three Policy Updates on the structure of transportation funding programs in Illinois, as well as the governance of the state and local highway system. Read More About Evaluation of State Transportation Revenue Sharing with Local Governments
June 13, 2014

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-13-14

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June 13, 2014

Manufacturing and Energy Changes Today to Influence the Next Five Years

Potential policy changes could increase energy conservation in the region’s manufacturing sector. Read More About Manufacturing and Energy Changes Today to Influence the Next Five Years
June 13, 2014

Draft GO TO 2040 plan update available for public comment through August 1, 2014

Submit comments on-line and attend open house meetings throughout the region for the draft GO TO 2040 plan update and FFY 2014-19 Transportation Improvement Program. Read More About Draft GO TO 2040 plan update available for public comment through August 1, 2014
June 6, 2014

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-6-14

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June 5, 2014

General Assembly Passes Transportation Capital Program

The Illinois General Assembly passed HB 3794 and SB 3224, which together will provide for $1.1 billion in new bond proceeds to support transportation investment. Read More About General Assembly Passes Transportation Capital Program
May 30, 2014

CMAP Weekly Update, 5-30-14

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May 29, 2014

Manufacturing communities partnership

On May 28, 2014, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the first 12 communities, including the metropolitan Chicago region , to be designated as Manufacturing Communities as part of the... Read More About Manufacturing communities partnership
May 27, 2014

Effects of Near-Term and Regulatory Changes on Energy Consumption in the Manufacturing Sector

This update reviews near-term policies and initiatives that will affect energy supplies and conservation in the region's manufacturing sector. Read More About Effects of Near-Term and Regulatory Changes on Energy Consumption in the Manufacturing Sector
May 23, 2014

CMAP Weekly Update, 5-23-14

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May 20, 2014

OECD Examines Factors Contributing to Regional Productivity

New analysis investigates the effect that local governance, human capital, and freight activity can have on the overall productivity of metropolitan regions. Read More About OECD Examines Factors Contributing to Regional Productivity
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