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August 2, 2014

CLOSED: Plan update public comment period

All comments received will be summarized in a memorandum that will be presented to the CMAP Board, MPO Policy Committee, and other CMAP Committees in September. Read More About CLOSED: Plan update public comment period
August 1, 2014

CMAP Weekly Update, 8-1-14

Get all the latest agency news in our weekly email, sent each Friday to partners and stakeholders. Read More About CMAP Weekly Update, 8-1-14
July 31, 2014

Local Government Consolidation Efforts in Northeastern Illinois

Evanston and River Forest Townships have explored ways to consolidate operations with their surrounding municipalities. Read More About Local Government Consolidation Efforts in Northeastern Illinois
July 30, 2014

Senate Passes Transportation Reauthorization Bill Extension

The version passed by the Senate would provide $8.1 billion in transfers to the Highway Trust Fund to extend the federal transportation program through December 19, 2014 Read More About Senate Passes Transportation Reauthorization Bill Extension
July 30, 2014

Plan update/TIP Public Comment Period Ends Today

Time is running out to provide input on the draft GO TO 2040 comprehensive plan update and the draft federal fiscal year 2014-19 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) document and list... Read More About Plan update/TIP Public Comment Period Ends Today
July 28, 2014

Indicators Shed Light on Chicago Region’s Innovation Economy

On July 28, CMAP released data and analysis on innovation indicators -- venture capital activity, private-sector R&D employment, technology transfer, and patent production. Read More About Indicators Shed Light on Chicago Region’s Innovation Economy
July 25, 2014

New Recommendations for National Strategic Freight Plan

In June 2014, the National Freight Advisory Committee submitted a report on improving the freight system to U.S. DOT. Read More About New Recommendations for National Strategic Freight Plan
July 24, 2014

No CMAP Board Meeting in August

The CMAP Board and Executive Committee will not meet in August. Its next scheduled meeting is at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 10.  Read More About No CMAP Board Meeting in August
July 22, 2014

White House Announces Build America Investment Initiative

The initiative will focus on innovative financing via collaboration between the private sector and state and local governments on public-private partnerships. Read More About White House Announces Build America Investment Initiative
July 21, 2014

Clusters Indicators Highlight Importance of Freight, Manufacturing in Region

On July 21, CMAP released data and analysis on clusters indicators – intermodal lifts, manufacturing and freight cluster employment and industry location quotients, and manufacturing exports. Read More About Clusters Indicators Highlight Importance of Freight, Manufacturing in Region
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    ISTC harnesses the power of research and innovation to grow the the state's economy. 

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    ATA advocates for transportation that encourages and promotes safety, physical activity, health, recreation, social interaction, equity, environmental stewardship and resource conservation.
     
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    CAFHA is a consortium of fair housing advocacy organizations, government agencies, and municipalities committed to the value of fair housing, diversity, and integration.

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    IISG convenes the latest science  to partners to work toward a healthy environment and economy in the southern Lake Michigan region.
     
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    Pace provides suburban transportation to tens of thousands of daily riders with bus routes, vanpools, and Dial-a-Ride programs.
     

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    The Morton Arboretum collects and studies plants from around the world and maintains living collections for people to study and enjoy.

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    Elevate Energy designs and implements energy efficiency programs that lower costs, protect the environment, and ensure the benefits reach those who need them.

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    Metra is the commuter rail agency for Cook, DuPage, Will, Lake, Kane, and McHenry Counties and serves more than 100 communities.
     

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