Posted on April 06, 2010 12:10 PM
April 2, 2010
A Vision for Detroit by Brendan Crain
Published by: Next American City
Topic: GO TO 2040
This article discusses the future of urban planning in Detroit, and points to CMAP's work on GO TO 2040 as an inspiration to follow.
IAPMO Green Code helps define sustainable building practices in Georgia, Chicago
Published by: Plumbing Engineer
This article mentions CMAP's release of the 2010 Model Water Conservation Ordinance.
April 1, 2010
Guest column: Protecting water resources vital to county's future by Cassandra McKinney
Published by: Northwest Herald
This column discusses the important of conserving water in McHenry County and includes demographic projects from CMAP.
Bursting the water bubble by Jessica Pupovac
Published by: Mindful Metropolis
This article is about water supply in the region and mentions the Northeastern Illinois Regional Water Supply/Demand Plan. This article was also reprinted in the Great Lakes Echo.
March 31, 2010
Greentown: Sustainability for future generations by Candace Roulo
Published by: Contractor Magazine
This article is about Greentown Lake County, an event to discuss existing and future sustainable initiatives in green building and design, water conservation, and alternative energy with government officials. CMAP's Amy Talbot presented at the event and is mentioned in the article.
March 30, 2010
Officials discuss transportation improvements by Tony A. Solano
Published by: Barrington Courier-Review
This article reports on USDOT Secretary Ray LaHood's visit to Barrington on March 29, 2010. Congresswoman Melissa Bean hosted a meeting with LaHood to discuss regional transportation projects, which was attended by CMAP's Randy Blankenhorn, as well as representatives from IDOT, Lake and McHenry Counties, Metra, and Pace.
March 28, 2010
IDOT road work kicks into gear Thursday by Marni Pyke
Published by: The Daily-Herald
This article is about the start of the construction season in northeastern Illinois and quotes CMAP's Randy Blankenhorn.
March 24, 2010
Feds begin redefining 'affordable housing' to include transportation costs by Elana Schor
Published by: DC.Streets.Blog.org
Topic: Housing, Transportation
This article is about the Housing and Affordability Index, developed by the Center for Neighborhood Technology, which takes into account both housing and transportation prices in determining the cost of living. CMAP's Randy Blankenhorn is quoted discussing how the new index can help planners in Northeastern Illinois make decisions on how to allocate funding for transportation projects. This article was also published on Zikkir, a blog which aggregates the day's top 100 stories.