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July 10, 2014

U.S. House Committee Marks Up Transportation Bill Extension

On July 10, 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee marked up H.R. 5021 , the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014. The bill would extend the federal... Read More About U.S. House Committee Marks Up Transportation Bill Extension
July 10, 2014

Comparing Municipal and Township Transportation Revenue Sharing in Illinois

While local motor fuel tax allotment criteria are uniform across the state, the road systems they serve are not. Read More About Comparing Municipal and Township Transportation Revenue Sharing in Illinois
July 7, 2014

New microsite tracks regional economic trends

CMAP's microsite will focus on four major economic themes: trends, industry clusters, workforce, and innovation. Read More About New microsite tracks regional economic trends
July 3, 2014

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-3-14

Get all the latest agency news in our weekly email, sent each Friday to partners and stakeholders. Read More About CMAP Weekly Update, 7-3-14
July 2, 2014

Recent Legislative Action on Local Government Consolidation

House Bill 5785 would allow a limited number of special districts to be dissolved into counties, municipalities, or other special districts. Read More About Recent Legislative Action on Local Government Consolidation
June 26, 2014

Senate Finance Committee Weighs Short-Term MAP-21 Extension

The Preserving America's Transit and Highways Act (PATH) of 2014 would extend the nation's highway and transit programs through December 31, 2014. Read More About Senate Finance Committee Weighs Short-Term MAP-21 Extension
June 26, 2014

Evaluating Housing and Transportation Costs in the CMAP Region

Very few parts of the region are affordable in terms of housing and transportation costs for low-income households. Read More About Evaluating Housing and Transportation Costs in the CMAP Region
June 20, 2014

Two New Highway Trust Fund Proposals

New federal transportation proposals attempt to identify sustainable revenue sources as the HTF nears insolvency later this summer and MAP-21 is set to expire September 30, 2014. Read More About Two New Highway Trust Fund Proposals
June 18, 2014

Evaluation of State Transportation Revenue Sharing with Local Governments

This is the second in a series of three Policy Updates on the structure of transportation funding programs in Illinois, as well as the governance of the state and local highway system. Read More About Evaluation of State Transportation Revenue Sharing with Local Governments
June 13, 2014

Manufacturing and Energy Changes Today to Influence the Next Five Years

Potential policy changes could increase energy conservation in the region’s manufacturing sector. Read More About Manufacturing and Energy Changes Today to Influence the Next Five Years
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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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