January 11, 2018
Jan 11, 2018 Development trends and housing affordability by walkability in the CMAP region ...Read more about Development trends and housing affordability by walkability in the CMAP region
January 5, 2018
Jan 5, 2018 CMAP Weekly Update, 1-5-18 Jump to section CMAP Meetings ...Read more about CMAP Weekly Update, 1-5-18
December 22, 2017
Dec 22, 2017 CMAP Weekly Update, 12-22-17 Jump to section Transit Modern...Read more about CMAP Weekly Update, 12-22-17
December 4, 2017
Dec 4, 2017 New CMAP website To prepare for the final stages of ON TO 2050 deve...Read more about New CMAP website
November 3, 2017
In today's fast-paced global economy, metropolitan regions -- rather than just countries -- compete with one another. With its unparalleled transportation s...Read more about Strategic, regionally driven economic development in New York
November 3, 2017
The Chicago region experiences significant and repeated damages from flooding. Between 2007 and 2014, $2.319 billion in damages were paid out from public and pr...Read more about Strategies to reduce the effects of flooding in metropolitan Chicago
September 1, 2017
Get all the agency news in our weekly email, sent each Friday to our partners and stakeholders.Read more about CMAP Weekly Update, 9-1-2017
August 18, 2017
At the final Alternative Futures forum, panelists with experience in government, nonprofit work, and the private sector shared ideas about how the region can continue to provide resident...Read more about Final Alternative Futures forum discusses future with constrained resources
August 3, 2017
For six days, 33 students from throughout the Chicago region learned about planning and how it affects their communities.Read more about Chicago area students learn to be Future Leaders in Planning
July 27, 2017
"The Future of Economic Opportunity," held at the Homewood-Flossmoor Auditorium in Homewood on Wednesday, July 19, was the fourth of five Alternative Futures forums hosted by Chicago Met...Read more about Panel discusses a future with economic opportunity for all
July 21, 2017
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 d...Read more about FY18 budget impacts on state finances, regional transportation, and local governments
July 19, 2017
In June 2017, Mayor Rahm Emanuel issued an executive order committing the City of Chicago to a goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by at least 26 percent from 2005 levels by 2025. ...Read more about Local leadership on climate change issues
July 6, 2017
On June 22, 2017, H.R. 3001 , Economy in Motion: The National Multimodal and Sustainable Freight Infrastructure Act, was filed in the U.S. House of Representatives. The current proposal h...Read more about Proposal for new national freight infrastructure fee and grants
July 6, 2017
Understanding demographic trends is crucial to developing plans and policies related to the region's land use, economic development, housing, and transportation systems. Socioeconomic shif...Read more about Socioeconomic shifts in the Chicago region
June 29, 2017
On June 21, 2017, the Governor called the General Assembly for a special session to address the State of Illinois' budget impasse, but lawmakers have not yet reached a budget deal for the new ...Read more about Illinois Department of Transportation to shut down transportation projects statewide
June 29, 2017
A group of panelists diverse in expertise and experience led a conversation about the future of transportation and mobility across the Chicago region at Illinois Institute of Technology (I...Read more about Panel discusses future of transportation in Chicago region
June 22, 2017
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 indi...Read more about Population change across age groups in the CMAP region
May 26, 2017
On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, the White House released its budget proposal for federal Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, which will begin on October 1, 2017. This proposal follows an initial blueprint...Read more about Administration releases FY2018 budget proposal
May 12, 2017
On Friday, May 5, the President signed into law an appropriations package to fund the federal government through the remainder of fiscal year (FY) 2017, which ends September 30, 2017.Read more about Omnibus FY 17 appropriations bill signed
May 11, 2017
Read a recap of the Walkable Communities forum held on May 4 at the Chicago Architecture Foundation.Read more about Walkable Communities Alternative Futures forum recap
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IEPA safeguards the state's natural resources from pollution and provides a healthy environment for its citizens.
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Instituto del Progreso Latino contributes to the development of Latino immigrants and their families through education, training, and employment.
CUPPA is committeed to providing innovative urban planning and public management education that puts engaged research to purposeful use
Prairie State College is a two-year community college offering associate degrees, technical and career certificates, and adult, corporate, and continuing education.
NHS is a nonprofit neighborhood revitalization organization committeed to helping homeowners and neighborhoods throughout Chicago, South Suburban Cook County, and Elgin.
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