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Jan 16, 2014

Tip Sheets

Tip sheets briefly summarize newsworthy activities of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP). Reporters should contact Tina Fassett Smith (312-386-8786 or or Hillary Green (312-386-8619 and for more information.


This December tip sheet contains information on regional freight flows, Cook County's Planning for Progress, new immigrant integration toolkit, and more. 


This September tip sheet contains information on alternative measures of unemployment, local government consolidation, water loss by Lake Michigan permittees, and more.


This June tip sheet contains information on a new advisory report for the region's freight system, updated federal transportation reauthorization principles, the effectiveness of Illinois local motor fuel tax, and more. 


The May tip sheet includes information on CMAP's analysis of freight and manufacturing trends in the O'Hare subregion, regional implications of federal transportation reauthorization proposals, linkages between energy efficiency and economic competitiveness, and more.


The April tip sheet includes information on CMAP's analysis of the new TFIC transportation funding proposal, IL Route 53/120 corridor plan, Greentown Chicago conference, and more.


The March tip sheet includes information on the Fair Housing and Equity Assessment: Metropolitan Chicago, national freight principles for major metro organizations, the Energy Impact Illinois final report, and more.


The February tip sheet includes information on CMAP analysis of  sales tax rebates in the region, a new report explores effects of land use decisions, 2014 CMAP Federal and State legislative agendas, and more.


The January tip sheet includes information on an economic development best practices report, recipients of federal Transportation Alternatives Program funds allocated by CMAP, Cook County's Planning for Progress effort, and more.

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