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July 21, 2017   Data Economy Livability

FY18 budget impacts on state finances, regional transportation, and local governments

The Illinois General Assembly enacted a series of budget bills on July 6, 2017, overriding the Governor's veto and ending the state's two-year budget impasse. Among changes to income tax... Read More About FY18 budget impacts on state finances, regional transportation, and local governments
July 6, 2017   Data

Socioeconomic shifts in the Chicago region

Understanding demographic trends is crucial to developing plans and policies related to the region's land use, economic development, housing, and transportation systems.  Socioeconomic... Read More About Socioeconomic shifts in the Chicago region
June 22, 2017   Demographics Data

Population change across age groups in the CMAP region

Population growth is both a condition and a consequence of economic prosperity. Thus, the Chicago region's residents are both the primary drivers of economic growth—and, in recent years, an... Read More About Population change across age groups in the CMAP region
January 30, 2017   Transportation Data

Travel Trends Snapshot

Snapshots offer data-driven summaries of regional trends and current conditions. Read More About Travel Trends Snapshot

Freight land use clusters in northeastern Illinois

Freight is a critical component of the regional economy in northeastern Illinois and generates significant transportation demand across multiple modes. While much of the Chicago Metropolitan... Read More About Freight land use clusters in northeastern Illinois

The Chicago region's recovering labor markets

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 The Chicago region's recovering labor markets
May 18, 2016   Data Demographics Data

Population change in the CMAP region

The residents of the Chicago region are its strongest asset and as such are vital to the region's continued economic success. Every year, the U.S. Census Bureau releases data on migration and ... Read More About Population change in the CMAP region

Commute trends of CMAP region freight and manufacturing workers

Metropolitan Chicago's workforce is one of the most important factors in a strong regional economy.  An integral element -- regional workforce mobility, measured in this Policy Update by... Read More About Commute trends of CMAP region freight and manufacturing workers

ON TO 2050 launch event recap

CMAP was delighted to welcome several hundred residents, non-profit organizations, units of local government, private employers, and other stakeholders on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, to kick off... Read More About ON TO 2050 launch event recap
February 26, 2016   Data Transportation Roads

Crash scans show relationship between congestion and crash rates

A new CMAP Policy Update describes recent analysis that links crash frequency and congestion on the region's expressways. Read More About Crash scans show relationship between congestion and crash rates
December 17, 2015   Data Economy Demographics Data

Changes in household income in northeastern Illinois

On December 3, 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau released its 2010-2014   American Community Survey   (ACS) 5-year estimates.  The ACS collects information such as ancestry,... Read More About Changes in household income in northeastern Illinois

Commute time trends in the CMAP region

On December 3, 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau released its 2010-2014 American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates. The ACS collects information such as ancestry, educational attainment,... Read More About Commute time trends in the CMAP region
December 3, 2015   Data Transportation

Transportation mode share in the CMAP region

On December 3, 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau released its 2010-2014 American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates. The ACS collects information such as ancestry, educational attainment,... Read More About Transportation mode share in the CMAP region
December 3, 2015   Data Demographics Data

Race and ethnicity in the CMAP Region

This Policy Update analyzes trends in racial and ethnic composition of the CMAP region's population. Read More About Race and ethnicity in the CMAP Region
October 23, 2015   Economy Land Use Data

Impacts of national industrial development trends on the Chicago region

This Policy Update looks at how national trends influence industrial development patterns in the CMAP region and examines several factors driving these trends. Read More About Impacts of national industrial development trends on the Chicago region
October 16, 2015   Data Economy Land Use Data Tax Policy

Retail vacancy and sales tax revenue in the CMAP region

This Policy Update looks at the relationship between retail vacancy and sales tax revenues in the region's communities. Read More About Retail vacancy and sales tax revenue in the CMAP region

Update on Freight Rail Activity

This Policy Update looks at trends in the region's freight activity and the challenges facing this mode. Read More About Update on Freight Rail Activity

Industry clusters in the Chicago metropolitan region

This Policy Update describes research into clusters and explores how certain types of clusters foster growth in metropolitan economies and contribute to the Chicago region’s strengths. Read More About Industry clusters in the Chicago metropolitan region

Waterborne Freight in the Chicago Metropolitan Region

This Policy Update looks at how the region’s waterways are currently used for freight activity and the challenges facing this mode. Read More About Waterborne Freight in the Chicago Metropolitan Region

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