Posted on December 28, 2011 2:09 PM
December 22, 2011
Watershed protection plan nears completion by Lawrence Synett
Published by: TribLocal
This article in the Crystal Lake TribLocal covers the completion of the Silver Creek and Sleepy Hollow Creek Watershed and quotes CMAP staff Tim Loftus.
December 20, 2011
CMAP Director Sees Evanston's Future Tied To Regional Plans
Published by: Evanston Roundtable
TOPICS: GO TO 2040
This article covers CMAP’s Executive Director Randy Blankenhorn’s talk about GO TO 2040 before Rotary Club of Evanston Lighthouse chapter.
December 19, 2011
Illinois schools snare most R&D investment in the Midwest by John Pletz
Published by: Crain’s Chicago Business
TOPICS: Economy, Innovation
This article covers Illinois universities are among the Midwest’s top recipients of research dollars. The fourth edition of the Illinois Innovation Index newsletter had described how research and development (R&D) funding for private and public organizations in Illinois can drive innovation.
December 14, 2011
Village Gets $60K Grant to Study Route 30 Improvements by Michael Sewall
TOPICS: Economic – workforce development , Land use, LTA
This New Lenox Patch article covers how New Lennox approved the agreement to accept the $60,000 Local Technical Assistance (LTA) program grant to help the Village plan for Route 30 corridor.
December 9, 2011
Winners and losers in the money-go-round by Mary Ellen Podmolik
Published by: Chicago Tribune
TOPICS: Housing, LTA, Transit-oriented development
The article covers theWest Cook County Housing Collaborative receipt of the $2.9 million U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Challenge grant and a $4.2 million Disaster Recovery (“IKE”) grant. The article quotes CMAP Executive Director Randy Blankenhorn and highlights work in CMAP’s LTA program, funded by an HUD’s Sustainable Communities Initiative grant.
December 9, 2011
Fun with energy efficiency! (No really. I promise) by Sarah Laskow
Published by: Grist
This article covers the Energy Bills campaign promoting Energy Impact Illinois (EI2) tools, such as MyHomeEQ.