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ON TO 2050 Preview Report

The draft report is available for public comment through August 3.

Reinvestment and Infill

Learn strategies to promote infill and support reinvestment in the new ON TO 2050 strategy paper.

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June 22, 2017  

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
June 16, 2017  

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-16-17

Get all the agency news in our weekly email, sent each Friday to our partners and stakeholders. Read More About CMAP Weekly Update, 6-16-17
June 9, 2017  

Considerations and Practices of Local Government Consolidation

This Policy Update outlines considerations for local government consolidation, summarizes recent state legislation, and describes how New York is encouraging its local governments to consolidate. Read More About Considerations and Practices of Local Government Consolidation
May 26, 2017  

Administration releases FY2018 budget proposal

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 16, 2017  

Statement on repeal of MPO consolidation passage

In December 2016, U.S. DOT issued a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Coordination rule that would have significant impacts on metropolitan Chicago and neighboring regions.  The... Read More About Statement on repeal of MPO consolidation passage
May 12, 2017  

Omnibus FY 17 appropriations bill signed

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  

Walkable Communities Alternative Futures forum recap

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
April 28, 2017  

Statement on legislation to repeal MPO consolidation ruling

In December 2016, U.S. DOT issued a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Coordination rule that would have significant impacts on metropolitan Chicago and neighboring regions.  The... Read More About Statement on legislation to repeal MPO consolidation ruling
April 21, 2017  

Illinois tollway plans public meetings on I-294 improvement

The Illinois Tollway will host a series of open house meetings as part of the agency's ongoing work to plan for improvements to the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294).  The meetings will... Read More About Illinois tollway plans public meetings on I-294 improvement
April 21, 2017  

CMAP Weekly Update, 4-21-17

Get all the agency news in our weekly email, sent each Friday to our partners and stakeholders. Read More About CMAP Weekly Update, 4-21-17
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CMAP is...

CMAP is the comprehensive regional planning agency for metropolitan Chicago.

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CMAP is leading the implementation of GO TO 2040, the long-range plan for northeastern Illinois.

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CMAP is 284 municipalities and seven counties working in collaboration to ensure sustainable prosperity and quality of life.

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CMAP is overseen by an uncompensated board appointed by the region's municipal and county leaders.

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CMAP is the recent recipient of awards from the American Planning Association, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Transportation Research Board, and more.

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Partner Spotlight

IEPA safeguards the state's natural resources from pollution and provides a healthy environment for its citizens.
 
The WCGL is a not-for-profit intergovernmental organization of 30 municipalities and Will County, representing over 675,000 residents.
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.
 
CDOT keeps the city's surface transportation networks and public way safe for users, environmentally sustainable, and in a state of good repairs.
The Lan-Oak Park District strives to enhance the quality of life for all Lansing residents by providing clean, safe parks, and well-developed recreational facilities. 
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