UPDATES

February 26, 2024

Butterfield Road Corridor Plan finalized

The plan's goals include improving multi-modal transportation options, improving access to parks and open space, ensuring that the corridor is ...

February 26, 2024

Communities can apply now for local planning assistance

Applications are open for CMAP and RTA planning technical assistance through noon on Friday, March 22.

February 23, 2024

Region agrees on 2024 priority projects for federal investment

By leveraging funding from federal opportunities, the region can implement transformative projects that support our economic strength, climate ...

February 16, 2024

Transportation projects awarded funding from federal government

Our region continues to benefit greatly from a variety of funding programs in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

February 15, 2024

Join CMAP at IAFSM annual conference

Are you going to the IAFSM conference? Attend our talk about the Transportation Resilience Improvement Plan.

February 14, 2024

Spring 2024 accessibility trainings registration now open!

The free training sessions cover many aspects of accessibility compliance, with a particular focus on the public right-of-way.

February 12, 2024

New Safe System roadway design guide available

The Safe System Roadway Design Hierarchy guide groups roadway design tools based on their alignment with the Safe System Approach.

January 26, 2024

What are safety performance targets?

The MPO Policy Committee adopted the annual roadway safety targets, which help agencies like CMAP address safety priorities.

January 26, 2024

New CMAP accessibility trainings coming this spring

CMAP's next round of ADA trainings will inlcude a new session on Public Right-of-Way Accessibility Guidelines (PROWAG).

January 22, 2024

Solar, EV, and outdoor recreation projects advance ON TO 2050 climate goals

Communities around northeastern Illinois are advancing the climate goals and recommendations of ON TO 2060, region's long-range plan.

January 22, 2024

Pavement management training for local government staff

Register for CMAP's pavement management training by Monday, January 29.

January 12, 2024

CMAP adopts new public participation plan

The public participation plan informs stakeholders about opportunities to guide CMAP’s work and commits to best practices for proactive, meaningf...

January 12, 2024

Stronger together: Annual report spotlights a thriving and resilient northeastern Illinois

CMAP's 2023 annual report reflects significant achievements over the past calendar year and spotlights a strong, thriving, and resilient northeas...

December 15, 2023

How road salt contaminates our water supply

Road salt helps protect pedestrians, bikers, and drivers, but excessive use pollutes our drinking water.

December 14, 2023

Looking ahead: safety action plans in northeastern Illinois

Learn about safety action planning efforts kicking off in early 2024.

December 13, 2023

We're stronger when we work together: a year of great strides and collaboration

CMAP Executive Director Erin Aleman reflects on 2023 and the strides our region our region has made toward our shared transportation, climate, an...

December 12, 2023

Federal RAISE grant opportunity

$1.5 billion in Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity funding is available to help state and local governments compl...

December 7, 2023

CMAP delivers Plan of Action for Regional Transit to state leaders, charting a strong future for transit

CMAP delivered the final Plan of Action for Regional Transit (PART) at a milestone event celebrating nearly a year of rigorous work, and included...

December 7, 2023

Regional leaders spotlight proposed solutions to northeastern Illinois’ transit funding crisis

Leaders from across the region publicly praised the completion of the Plan of Action for Regional Transit and called on state lawmakers to take a...

December 6, 2023

Federal grants available for transformational emissions reduction projects

Do you have emissions reduction project ideas? Fill out CMAP's project idea form and attend a townhall on December 18.