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Programs

This section of the CMAP website includes information about important program activities that are distinct from — yet that also support — development and implementation of regional plans, among other objectives. Also see the agency’s current budget and work plan for complete information about staff activities.

Programs

Programs

Regional Economy

CMAP's work plan addresses diverse factors that shape our region's economy, including Industry Clusters, Economic Innovation, Workforce, and Tax Policy. Related resources include the Regional Economic Indicators, which provide data on the region's broad economic trends.

Livability Planning

CMAP studies various topics that influence livability of communities and the region: Land Use and Zoning,  Housing, WaterSustainability, and Community Development

Local Planning

The CMAP Local Technical Assistance program provides planning assistance to municipalities, counties, nonprofits, and intergovernmental organizations to plan across jurisdictions.  Related resources include Local Ordinances and Toolkits and a biennial survey of municipal governments

Transportation Planning and Analysis

To help plan for the regional transportation system, CMAP studies factors related to strategic investment, roads, transit,  freight, and walking and bicycling. CMAP also conducts ongoing studies of regional travel patterns and identifies strategies that address regional challenges, such as the COVID-19 pandemic

Transportation Programming

CMAP guides allocation of federal funds for transportation, including the Surface Transportation Program (STP), Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP), Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), and Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program (CMAQ). 

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Programs

Regional Economy

CMAP's work plan addresses diverse factors that shape our region's economy, including Industry Clusters, Economic Innovation, Workforce, and Tax Policy. Related resources include the Regional Economic Indicators, which provide data on the region's broad economic trends.

Livability Planning

CMAP studies various topics that influence livability of communities and the region: Land Use and Zoning,  Housing, WaterSustainability, and Community Development

Local Planning

The CMAP Local Technical Assistance program provides planning assistance to municipalities, counties, nonprofits, and intergovernmental organizations to plan across jurisdictions.  Related resources include Local Ordinances and Toolkits and a biennial survey of municipal governments

Transportation Planning and Analysis

To help plan for the regional transportation system, CMAP studies factors related to strategic investment, roads, transit,  freight, and walking and bicycling. CMAP also conducts ongoing studies of regional travel patterns and identifies strategies that address regional challenges, such as the COVID-19 pandemic

Transportation Programming

CMAP guides allocation of federal funds for transportation, including the Surface Transportation Program (STP), Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP), Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), and Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program (CMAQ). 

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