Small Plans, Big Ideas

Small Plans, Big Ideas

Register now for a series of events about how ON TO 2050 can make a difference in your community.

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2019 Illinois state capital package

Explore the projects appropriated in the package of legislation using a new CMAP tool.

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Community Data Snapshots

The library has been refreshed with updated data and new metrics for every municipality, county, and City of Chicago Community Area in the seven-county metropolitan area.

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Updates

August 20, 2019

Dive into new CMAP Sidewalk Inventory data

The Chicago region’s new comprehensive plan, ON TO 2050 , includes a recommendation to support the development of compact, walkable communities . The ...

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August 16, 2019

CMAP Weekly, 8-16-19

CMAP Weekly, 8-16-19 Jump to section Breaking the cycle of disinvestment ...

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August 1, 2019

Chicago region attracting—but not retaining—working age adults

Aug 1, 2019 Chicago region attracting—but not retaining—working age adults Dow...

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June 25, 2019

Szabo retiring after 40-year career in public service, transportation

Szabo retiring after 40-year career in public service, transportation After a 40-year car...

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May 3, 2019

New data allows an initial look at ride hailing in Chicago

New data allows an initial look at ride hailing in Chicago Download the PDF . The ...

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March 7, 2019

Priced parking can raise revenue, help achieve local goals

Mar 7, 2019 Priced parking can raise revenue, help achieve local goals Downlo...

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March 5, 2019

The benefits of adding more services to Illinois' sales tax base

Mar 5, 2019 The benefits of adding more services to Illinois' sales tax base ...

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November 20, 2018

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

Nov 20, 2018 New data show the need for dedicated and adequate capital funding for transit ...

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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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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.