September 13, 2023

Regional leaders deliberate Plan of Action for Regional Transit

The meeting marks a milestone toward achieving a legislative mandate requiring CMAP to develop recommendations that address the looming fiscal ...

September 1, 2023

Plan of Action for Regional Transit now available

The draft PART report outlines solutions to the fiscal challenges facing our region's transit system, and recommends changes to transform and s...

September 1, 2023

The faster route: Pace speeding up service with Pulse Dempster Line

Those traveling on bus from Evanston to O’Hare can get there faster, thanks to grant funding through CMAP.

August 23, 2023

FEMA assistance available for Cook County residents and businesses affected by storms

The deadline for impacted residents and businesses to apply is Monday, October 16.

August 23, 2023

Fall 2023 ADA trainings registration now open!

Register now for free fall ADA trainings!

August 21, 2023

CMAP welcomes comments on draft public participation plan

Your feedback is important because the Public Participation Plan guides CMAP’s proactive engagement of the residents and constituencies of nort...

August 15, 2023

CMAP and regional stakeholders finalize recommendations to address transit crisis

The proposed Plan of Action for Regional Transit (PART) is in the final stages of development, and will be presented to the Board and MPO Policy ...

August 10, 2023

Four reasons for celebration in northeastern Illinois

The regional economic newsletter includes updates on the Greater Chicagoland Economic Partnership and more.

July 28, 2023

Climate Committee convenes around resilience-related topics

The latest Climate Committee meeting focused on resilience, including flood resilience, transit funding solutions, and regional climate action ...

July 26, 2023

Recent flash floods highlight need to mitigate urban flooding

Learn about what causes urban flooding and what we can do about it.

July 26, 2023

Celebrating the ADA Anniversary

Today we recognize the anniversary of this important civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all ...

July 21, 2023

Eye-Opener: 4 indicators that show how Will County is positioned for economic success

Will County is well positioned for continued economic success. That was the takeaway at the Will County Economic Development Corporation's annual...

July 11, 2023

Visit CMAP's improved Data Hub for information about the region

This week, CMAP launched a redesigned Data Hub and the 2023 Community Data Snapshots.

June 29, 2023

Governor signs law to require EV charging capability in new homes

Earlier this month, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the Electric Vehicle Charging Act into law. Learn about this and more in the latest climate n...

June 26, 2023

Experience the ON TO 2050 plan at Waubonsee Community College's downtown Aurora campus

Take a walk through our long-range plan, ON TO 2050, in the main lobby of the downtown Aurora campus of Waubonsee Community College.

June 23, 2023

Master plan for Illinois International Port District earns honor from NARC

Illinois International Port District master plan — created through CMAP's technical assistance program — is earning accolades.

June 13, 2023

Prospective funding shortages and transportation needs complicate Governor Pritzker’s 2024 budget

CMAP analyzed how Illinois' FY24 budget affects fiscal sustainability, transportation, and other policy priorities in the region and across the ...

May 25, 2023

Our Great Rivers grantees to implement plan recommendations

Four grantees will implement recommendations from plans created through CMAP's technical assistance program: Illinois International Port District...

May 18, 2023

Rehab work at Homewood Station will help get "people where they need to go throughout the region"

A new, state-of-the art, ADA-accessible Pace bus facility is coming to Chicago’s Southland.

May 17, 2023

Celebrating public service and regional excellence; focusing on the Plan of Action for Regional Transit

Executive Director Erin Aleman talks about recent activities at CMAP and in the region.