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Railroad merger

A new CMAP Policy Update expresses concerns over a proposed merger of the Canadian Pacific Railway and Norfolk Southern Railway. 

2016 FLIP application

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

Conformity analysis

Through February 22, the public is encouraged to comment on a conformity analysis of GO TO 2040 and the FFY 2014-19 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

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February 5, 2016  

CMAP Weekly Update, 2-5-16

Get all the latest agency news in our weekly email, sent each Friday to partners and stakeholders. Read More About CMAP Weekly Update, 2-5-16
January 29, 2016  

Governor releases draft state 2016-20 workforce development plan

This week, Governor Rauner's office released a draft five-year workforce development plan for the State of Illinois.  The plan fulfills new federal requirements established by the ... Read More About Governor releases draft state 2016-20 workforce development plan
January 21, 2016  

Proposed railroad merger would have unknown but significant impacts on the region

In recent months, the Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) has expressed interest in purchasing the Norfolk Southern Railway (NS), which the NS has opposed .  CP argues that the combined... Read More About Proposed railroad merger would have unknown but significant impacts on the region
January 14, 2016  

CMAP Next Plan Launch Event, 2-24-16

Please join us to launch the development of an entirely new regional comprehensive plan, building on the GO TO 2040 plan that was adopted in October 2010. Read More About CMAP Next Plan Launch Event, 2-24-16
January 8, 2016  

Local Government Consolidation and Unfunded Mandates task force report

The Task Force on Local Government Consolidation and Unfunded Mandates , created by Executive Order 15-15 , submitted a series of recommendations to the Governor on December 17, 2015. ... Read More About Local Government Consolidation and Unfunded Mandates task force report
December 17, 2015  

Changes in household income in northeastern Illinois

On December 3, 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau released its 2010-2014   American Community Survey   (ACS) 5-year estimates.  The ACS collects information such as ancestry,... Read More About Changes in household income in northeastern Illinois
December 10, 2015  

Commute time trends in the CMAP region

On December 3, 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau released its 2010-2014 American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates. The ACS collects information such as ancestry, educational attainment,... Read More About Commute time trends in the CMAP region
December 7, 2015  

No Board meeting December

The CMAP Board and Executive Committee will not meet in December.  Its next scheduled meeting is at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 13.  Read More About No Board meeting December
December 4, 2015  

The senior population of northeastern Illinois continues to grow

This Policy Update looks at the data behind the region's growing senior population. Read More About The senior population of northeastern Illinois continues to grow
December 4, 2015  

Congress passes transportation reauthorization bill

On December 3, 2015, Congress passed the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, a five-year (FY 2016-20), $280 billion transportation reauthorization bill. Both chambers passed... Read More About Congress passes transportation reauthorization bill
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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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