Posted on August 16, 2011 4:34 PM
CMAP Media Coverage, 2-11 to 2-25-11
February 24, 2011
Debunking top myths about our suburbs by Jamie Sotonoff
Published by: Daily Herald
This article discusses the increased appeal of the Chicago Metropolitan area suburbs and quotes CMAP Executive Director Randy Blankenhorn.
February 23, 2011
Transportation / Chicago, Illinois by Solvie Karlstrom
Topic: GO TO 2040
This article cites the adoption of GO TO 2040 as the reason for the region’s recognition as one of the top 15 Smarter Cities for transportation.
February 17, 2011
Newly-approved lakefront overpass is no bridge to nowhere by Blair Kamin
Published by: Chicago Tribune
Topic: Livability, Regional Mobility, CMAQ
This editorial details reasons the proposed lakefront overpass, a recipient of CMAQ funds in 2009, is good for the area.
February 17, 2011
Editorial: County needs solution to unincorporated areas
Published by: Chicago Sun-Times
This editorial discusses how to address unincorporated areas of Cook County and mentions CMAP Board Chairman Mayor Gerald Bennett of Palos Hills.
February 16, 2011
Census: Will Co. among fastest growing in state by Cindy Wojdyla Cain
Published by: The Herald-News
TOPIC: Census 2010
This article covers 2010 Census data pointing to Will County’s growth and quotes Matt Maloney, CMAP’s deputy chief of staff and policy analyst.
February 15, 2011
Chicago's Next Mayor Inherits a Shrinking Population by John McCormick
Published by: Bloomberg
Topic: Census 2010
This article covers 2010 Census data and quotes Matt Maloney, CMAP’s deputy chief of staff and policy analyst.
February 12, 2011
Water, Water, Everywhere — But Enough? A Mega-Regional Challenge by MarySue Barrett with Josh Ellis
Published by citiwire.net
This posts discusses water policy and mentions CMAP and several of its partners efforts to make a difference.
February 11, 2011
HUD grants building capacity for implementation of local plans by Megan Truxillo
Published by: Sustainable Communities
This article talks about HUD’s $4.25 million grant that supports CMAP LTA Program and quotes CMAP Executive Director Randy Blankenhorn and CMAP deputy director for local planning Bob Dean.