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ON TO 2050 survey

Take a brief survey to tell us how you think the region should address its biggest challenges.

 

FLIP for Students

High schoolers, apply to CMAP's summer youth leadership program and help shape the future of metropolitan Chicago.

Bicycle survey

Metropolitan Chicago residents can share input on bicycle usage and help shape a CMAP analysis tool. 

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May 6, 2016  

CMAP Weekly Update, 5-6-16

Get all the latest agency news in our weekly email, sent each Friday to partners and stakeholders. Read More About CMAP Weekly Update, 5-6-16
April 26, 2016  

Commute trends of CMAP region freight and manufacturing workers

Metropolitan Chicago's workforce is one of the most important factors in a strong regional economy.  An integral element -- regional workforce mobility, measured in this Policy Update by... Read More About Commute trends of CMAP region freight and manufacturing workers
April 11, 2016  

CMAP bicycle usage survey to help with analysis of bicycle facility improvements

CMAP is developing an analysis tool to help us better determine the relative benefits of implementing different types of bicycle facility improvements. Read More About CMAP bicycle usage survey to help with analysis of bicycle facility improvements
April 4, 2016  

Unmet transportation needs

The Metropolitan Planning Council pegs our state's infrastructure needs at $43 million over the next decade Read More About Unmet transportation needs
March 31, 2016  

Rail safety proposed rule on minimum staffing announced

A new CMAP Policy Update describes a proposed rule that would require a minimum of two crewmembers for all railroad operations except those that do not pose a significant safety risk. Read More About Rail safety proposed rule on minimum staffing announced
March 29, 2016  

Export growth in our region’s manufacturing industries

CMAP's regional economic indicators microsite features key measures of metropolitan Chicago's economy and, where applicable, compares these measures to peer metropolitan areas.  The... Read More About Export growth in our region’s manufacturing industries
March 20, 2016  

Reinstating the Comprehensive Regional Planning Fund

CMAP worked with Reps. Elaine Nekritz, Anna Moeller, and Sen. Daniel Biss to introduce HB6286 and SB2966, bills aimed to reinstate the statewide Comprehensive Regional Planning Fund. Read More About Reinstating the Comprehensive Regional Planning Fund
March 18, 2016  

FHWA publishes national performance management measure for safety

This week the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) published the final rule implementing National Performance Management Measures for highway safety. Read More About FHWA publishes national performance management measure for safety
March 9, 2016  

ON TO 2050 launch event recap

CMAP was delighted to welcome several hundred residents, non-profit organizations, units of local government, private employers, and other stakeholders on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, to kick off... Read More About ON TO 2050 launch event recap
March 3, 2016  

WTTW previews launch of ON TO 2050 plan development

On February 23, 2016, WTTW's Geoffrey Baer explained the importance ON TO 2050, the new regional comprehensive plan process for metro Chicago. Read More About WTTW previews launch of ON TO 2050 plan development
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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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