Posted on October 19, 2012 10:08 AM
CMAP News Coverage, 8-3 to 8-17-12
August 15, 2012
Tollway board agrees to help fund study of Highway 53 corridor by Rich Wronski
Published by Chicago Tribune
The article covers the Illinois Tollway Board approval of funding for a land-use plan to be conducted by CMAP and Lake County for the proposed IL 53 extension, which is one of GO TO 2040's major capital projects. The article quotes CMAP's Matt Maloney.
August 14, 2012
Village officials to talk transportation with community by Sherri Dauskurdas
Published by The Enterprise
TOPICS: LTA, Transportation
The article covers the update of the Village of Plainfield’s transportation plan. This project is funded with a Community Planning program grant through CMAP’s Local Technical Assistance (LTA) program.
August 13, 2012
Water report: Sip, don’t gulp by Bill Smith
Published by Evanston Now
TOPICS: LTA, Water
The article covers the presentation of a new water conservation and efficiency plan to the City of Evanston alderman. This is a project through CMAP’s LTA program.
August 8, 2012
Understanding the connection between tax policy and economic development by Matt Maloney
Published by Metropolitan Planning Council
TOPICS: Economic development
This blog post written by CMAP’s Matt Maloney focuses on CMAP’s two-part series on how property tax classification can impede development and infill.