CMAP has established the Local Technical Assistance (LTA) program to direct resources to communities to pursue planning work that helps to implement GO TO 2040 and ON TO 2050. In conjunction with the RTA's Community Planning program, CMAP held a call for LTA projects in fall 2018. Applications were due on October 26, 2018.
In total, 74 applications were submitted by 66 different applicants. The RTA will be evaluating 12 applications. CMAP will be evaluating 61 applications, and the agencies will jointly evaluate the Elevated Chicago application. Links to the applications being evaluated by CMAP are found here, and information on the projects being reviewed by the RTA is available here. A summary memo of all applications can be found here.