July 6, 2022
Learn about the open grant opportunities provided through the
Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
April 25, 2022
A new CMAP program aims to use public-private partnerships to make the
delivery of infrastructure projects more efficient and effective.
April 14, 2022
Our region's communities have started transforming streets to create
attractive and welcoming spaces. Farther away, cities like Barcelona have
March 16, 2022
A new police social worker program in McHenry County is the result of the
county’s efforts to increase shared services among local governments.
March 10, 2022
Read the latest on CMAP’s initiative to make infrastructure more accessible
to everyone in the region.
March 8, 2022
Learn how the state budget proposal affects transportation and other policy
priorities in the region and across Illinois.
February 16, 2022
Access to broadband is more important than ever. Learn how planners can
address barriers and prioritize projects that can shorten the digital
February 10, 2022
CMAP Executive Director Erin Aleman shares why regional collaboration is
critical for northeastern Illinois to maximize the benefits of the
February 9, 2022
The North Avenue District use art to create a more attractive and inviting
January 27, 2022
Road salt helps protect pedestrians, bikers, and drivers, but excessive use
pollutes our drinking water.
January 19, 2022
A new analysis by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning explores key
housing trends over the last 20 years.
January 18, 2022
Miami-Dade County’s Department of Transportation and Public Works found an
innovative a way to meet travelers’ needs through a special ride-haili...
December 13, 2021
LGBTQIA+ communities experience a range of challenges with transportation,
safety, and housing. This article highlights areas to consider when
December 7, 2021
Oregon is using a road usage charge to help fund its transportation system.
November 19, 2021
Leaders from across northeastern Illinois joined together on Monday to
support a strong economic recovery and build back a more inclusive,
November 18, 2021
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act makes generational investments
for rebuilding the nation’s roads, bridges, and rails. Read CMAP staff'...
November 18, 2021
The U.S. Census Bureau’s recently released data from the 2020 census offer
a glimpse into population and demographic shifts in northeastern Illin...
November 9, 2021
In this Q&A, Lavelle Howell shares how transit is critical to his
employment and quality of life.
October 21, 2021
Learn four key insights from the My Daily Travel survey, CMAP’s
pre-pandemic household travel survey from 2019 involved 12,000 respondents
October 20, 2021
The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning is working with the Avondale
community to create a unified vision and plan for maintaining