ON TO 2050

ON TO 2050

ON TO 2050 is our region's new comprehensive plan. Watch a short video, then explore the plan website.

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My Daily Travel

Households can take the survey to tell us how they get from place to place in our region.

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Regional economic indicators

CMAP has updated its regional economic indicators microsite with new workforce and innovation data about the Chicago region. 

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Updates

November 20, 2018

New data show the need for dedicated and adequate capital funding for transit

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October 31, 2018

CMAP Weekly Update, 10-26-18

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October 26, 2018

Congress passes bill to invest in the nation's water resources

Oct 26, 2018 Congress passes bill to invest in the nation's water resources On ...

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October 5, 2018

CMAP Weekly Update, 10-5-18

Oct 5, 2018 CMAP Weekly Update, 10-5-18 Jump to section ON TO 2050 ...

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October 1, 2018

CMAP Weekly Update, 9-28-18

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March 2, 2018

CMAP Weekly Update, 3-2-18

Mar 2, 2018 CMAP Weekly Update, 3-2-18 Jump to section Planning in the n...

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January 5, 2018

CMAP Weekly Update, 1-5-18

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December 22, 2017

CMAP Weekly Update, 12-22-17

Dec 22, 2017 CMAP Weekly Update, 12-22-17 Jump to section Transit Modern...

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December 4, 2017

New CMAP website

Dec 4, 2017 New CMAP website To prepare for the final stages of ON TO 2050 deve...

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November 3, 2017

Strategic, regionally driven economic development in New York

In today's fast-paced global economy, metropolitan regions -- rather than just countries -- compete with one another. With its unparalleled transportation s...

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November 3, 2017

Strategies to reduce the effects of flooding in metropolitan Chicago

The Chicago region experiences significant and repeated damages from flooding. Between 2007 and 2014, $2.319 billion in damages were paid out from public and pr...

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September 1, 2017

CMAP Weekly Update, 9-1-2017

Get all the agency news in our weekly email, sent each Friday to our partners and stakeholders.

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August 18, 2017

Final Alternative Futures forum discusses future with constrained resources

At the final Alternative Futures forum, panelists with experience in government, nonprofit work, and the private sector shared ideas about how the region can continue to provide resident...

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August 3, 2017

Chicago area students learn to be Future Leaders in Planning

For six days, 33 students from throughout the Chicago region learned about planning and how it affects their communities.

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July 27, 2017

Panel discusses a future with economic opportunity for all

"The Future of Economic Opportunity," held at the Homewood-Flossmoor Auditorium in Homewood on Wednesday, July 19, was the fourth of five Alternative Futures forums hosted by Chicago Met...

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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.