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April 11, 2014

Free form-based codes workshop

CMAP and the Form-Based Codes Institute will host a free workshop on May 16. Read More About Free form-based codes workshop
April 1, 2014

Muni-Blast, 4-1-14

CMAP's quarterly survey for communities highlights our biennial 2014 municipal survey, discounted registration for GreenTown, and more. Read More About Muni-Blast, 4-1-14
March 25, 2014

Parking Strategies for Berwyn

The City of Berwyn is committed to promoting a sustainable environment that enhances vitality and quality of life. Since the City adopted its Comprehensive Plan in October 2012, Berwyn has... Read More About Parking Strategies for Berwyn
March 18, 2014

White House Releases FY 2015 Budget Proposal

A CMAP Policy Update looks at regional and national implications of the Obama Administration's proposed 3.9 trillion budget for federal fiscal year 2015. Read More About White House Releases FY 2015 Budget Proposal
March 6, 2014

Fair Housing report

CMAP and the Chicago Area Fair Housing Alliance (CAFHA) have released Fair Housing and Equity Assessment: Metropolitan Chicago . The report finds that communities with a well-balanced supply of... Read More About Fair Housing report
February 21, 2014

Photos from Cook County plan meetings

Pictures are  available  from Cook County's Planning for Progress kickoff meeting and recent series of interactive workshops. The strategic plan will guide funding requests,... Read More About Photos from Cook County plan meetings
February 13, 2014

Housing survey for Northeast DuPage County residents

Residents of Addison, Bensenville, Villa Park, and Wood Dale can provide feedback on the types and location of housing they'd like to see in their communities at http://www.nedupage.... Read More About Housing survey for Northeast DuPage County residents
February 4, 2014

GO TO 2040 Wins National Smart Growth Award

GO TO 2040 wins national Smart Growth award. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) has  announced that the GO TO 2040 comprehensive regional plan is the  2013... Read More About GO TO 2040 Wins National Smart Growth Award
February 4, 2014

North Cook Workshops RESCHEDULED

The North Cook workshops in Arlington Heights for Cook County's Planning for Progress effort have been rescheduled to February 11 due to snow.  Register  on-line. The... Read More About North Cook Workshops RESCHEDULED
January 28, 2014

Planning for Progress: West Cook public workshops

January 29, 2014 Session Option 1: 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Session Option 2: 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Berwyn Public Library Community Room: 2701 S. Harlem Avenue, Berwyn Hosted by Cook... Read More About Planning for Progress: West Cook public workshops
January 24, 2014

Village of Summit to develop first-ever comprehensive plan

The Village of Summit is embarking on the community's first complete comprehensive plan since its establishment in 1890. This comprehensive plan will build upon Summit's major multimodal... Read More About Village of Summit to develop first-ever comprehensive plan
January 23, 2014

CMAP Muni-Blast, 1-23-14

CMAP's quarterly "e-blast" newsletter for metropolitan Chicago's 284 municipalities briefly highlights local planning resources that can help communities implement livability recommendations ... Read More About CMAP Muni-Blast, 1-23-14
January 21, 2014

Congress Releases Omnibus Appropriations Bill for FY14

On January 17, 2014, the President signed the Omnibus Appropriations Bill for federal Fiscal Year (FY) 2014, which ends September 30, 2014. Combining 12 separate appropriations bills, the... Read More About Congress Releases Omnibus Appropriations Bill for FY14
January 14, 2014

Human Community Development Workshop

With the help of CMAP's  Human and Community Development Working Committee , CMAP held a workshop, Making the Connection: Community Health, Land Use, and Transportation Planning, on Monday,... Read More About Human Community Development Workshop
December 18, 2013

On-line survey for Planning for Progress

Cook County in collaboration with CMAP is embarking on a dual-track comprehensive planning process-- Planning for Progress -- that will guide funding requests, investments, and partnerships over... Read More About On-line survey for Planning for Progress
December 6, 2013

Chinatown Visioning Meeting

DNA Info previewed the December 9 public meeting for the Chinatown Community Vision Plan under development with the Coalition for a Better Chinese American Community and 25th Ward Alderman... Read More About Chinatown Visioning Meeting
December 6, 2013

Homes for a Changing Region blog series

The Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) kicked off a blog series on the Homes for a Changing Region program last week. Since 2011, CMAP has partnered with MPC and the Metropolitan Mayors... Read More About Homes for a Changing Region blog series
December 6, 2013

Prospect Heights Comprehensive Plan

Prospect Heights is updating its comprehensive plan -- learn more at the project web page . The Journal & Topics previewed this week's public meeting for the project. Read More About Prospect Heights Comprehensive Plan
December 6, 2013

Kedzie Corridor Plan

The City of Chicago is developing a Kedzie corridor plan .  Residents can complete an on-line survey and download a Kedize Corridor App that allows them to upload community photos,... Read More About Kedzie Corridor Plan
December 6, 2013

Niles bicycle and pedestrian plan

The Chicago Tribune and the Journal & Topics highlighted the bicycle and pedestrian plan under development in Niles, which will help implement the Niles Environmental Action Plan . Read More About Niles bicycle and pedestrian plan
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