LTA Projects

Local Technical Assistance Projects

CMAP has initiated more than 200 local projects with local governments, nonprofits, and intergovernmental organizations to address local issues at the intersection of transportation, land use, and housing, including the natural environment, economic growth, and community development. For the latest on the LTA projects, visit individual project pages below or download the June 2019 LTA Program update here


Project Name Type Status
Addison Comprehensive Plan Complete
Algonquin  Downtown Plan Complete
Algonquin & Cary Subarea Plan Underway
Alsip Comprehensive Plan Complete
Antioch Corridor Plan Complete
Arlington Heights Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Complete
Aurora Downtown Master Plan Complete
Aurora Regional Active Mobility Program Underway
Beach Park Planning Priorities Report Complete
Beecher Comprehensive Plan Underway
Belmont-Cragin Corridor Plan Complete
Bensenville Comprehensive Plan Complete
Bensenville Zoning Ordinance Complete
Berwyn Comprehensive Plan Complete
Berwyn Stormwater Management Plan Complete
Berwyn Zoning Ordinance Complete
Berwyn (Depot District) Parking Management Complete
Big Rock Comprehensive Plan Complete
Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Commission Feasibility Study Complete
Blue Island Capital Improvement Plan Complete
Blue Island Comprehensive Plan Complete
Bridgeport & Canaryville (Chicago) Priorities Plan Complete
Bronzeville Food Access Study Complete
Bronzeville Retail Land Use Plan Complete
Calumet City Comprehensive Plan Complete
Calumet Park Planning Priorities Report Complete
Campton Hills Comprehensive Plan Complete
Carol Stream Comprehensive Plan Complete
Carpentersville Subarea Plan Complete
Carpentersville Health Impact Assessment Complete
Chicago - Green Healthy Neighborhoods  Land Use Plan Complete
Chicago - Riverdale Community Area Multimodal Transportation Plan Complete
Chicago Heights Comprehensive Plan Complete
Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Transportation Access Study Complete
Chicago Metro Metal Consortium Investment Prioritization Underway
Chinatown (Chicago) Community Vision Plan Complete
Chinatown (Chicago) Parking Management Study Underway
Cicero Comprehensive Plan Underway
Cook County Forest Preserves Municipal Connection Case Studies Complete
Cook County - Planning For Progress

Consolidated Plan and Comprehensive 
Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)

Cook County (Maine-Northfield Townships) Unincorporated Area Plan Complete
Crete Comprehensive Plan Complete
Crystal Lake Transportation Master Plan Complete
Des Plaines Comprehensive Plan Complete
Des Plaines - Apache Park  Neighborhood Plan Complete
Dixmoor Planning Priorities Report Complete
Downers Grove Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Complete
DuPage County Corridor Plan Complete
DuPage County Sustainability Guide Complete
DuPage County DOT Elgin-O'Hare Area Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Complete
DuPage Water Commission Resource Guide Complete
Elburn Comprehensive Plan Complete
Elgin Sidewalk Gap Analysis Complete
Elmwood Park Comprehensive Plan Complete
Endeleo Institute Planning Priorities Report Complete
Evanston Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Complete
Evanston Water Conservation and Efficiency Plan Complete
Fairmont Neighborhood Plan Complete
Ferson-Otter Creek (Elgin) Watershed Ordinance Assessment Complete
Forest Preserve District of Cook County Des Plaines River Trail Planning Study Underway
Forest Preserve District of Cook County Municipal Connection Case Studies Complete
Fox Lake Planning Priorities Report Complete
Fox Lake Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Complete
Fox River Corridor Plan Corridor Plan for the Fox River in the Counties of McHenry and Lake Complete
Fox River Corridor Plan Corridor Plan for the Fox River in the Villages of Algonquin and Carpentersville Complete
Franklin Park Comprehensive Plan Complete
Franklin Park Subarea Plan Complete
Glen Ellyn Downtown Streetscape and Parking Study Complete
Hampshire Planning Priorities Report Complete
Hanover Park Corridor Study Complete
Harvard Comprehensive Plan Complete
Hinsdale Parking Management Complete
Hoffman Estates Strategic Manufacturing and Workforce Development Plan Complete
Homes for a Changing Region

Housing Policy Plans

Illinois Department of Natural Resources Water Loss Assessment of Lake Michigan Permittees Complete
Illinois International Port District Master Plan Underway
Illinois Route 53/120 Land Use Plan Complete
Impact DuPage Housing Policy Report Underway
Joliet Redevelopment Plan Complete
Justice I&M Canal Feasibility Study Underway
Kane County Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Complete
Kane County Implementation Strategy for Long Range Transit Plan Complete
Kane County Public Land for Local Food Production Report Complete

Kedzie Avenue (Chicago)

Corridor Plan Complete
Lake County Sustainable Food System Complete
Lake County Sustainability Chapter Complete
Lake County IL 53/120 Corridor Plan Complete
Lakemoor Comprehensive Plan Complete
Lan-Oak Park District Park Master Plan Complete
Lansing Comprehensive Plan Complete
Lincolnwood Corridor Plan Complete
Lower Salt Creek Watershed-based Plan Complete
Lynwood Comprehensive Plan Complete
Lyons Comprehensive Plan Complete
Matteson Streetscape Improvement Plan Underway
Maywood Retail Market Analysis Complete
McHenry County
Consolidated Plan and Comprehensive 
Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)
McHenry County Coordinated Investment Study Underway
McKinley Park (Chicago) Neighborhood Plan Underway
Midlothian Corridor Plan Complete
Midlothian Stormwater Management Capital Plan Underway
Mill Creek Watershed-based Plan Underway
Montgomery Unified Development Ordinance Underway
Morton Grove Subarea Plan Complete
New Lenox Corridor Plan Complete
Niles Multimodal Transportation Plan Complete
Niles Environmental Action Plan Complete
Norridge Comprehensive Plan Complete
North Avenue Corridor Plan Underway
North Chicago Comprehensive Plan Complete
North Lawndale Comprehensive Neighborhood Plan Complete
North River Communities (Chicago) Neighborhood Plan Complete
Northern Lakeshore Trail Connectivity Study Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Underway
Northlake Comprehensive Plan Complete
Northwest Municipal Conference Des Plaines River Trail Plan Complete
Northwest Water Planning Alliance Drought Preparedness and Response Plan Complete
O'Hare Subregion Truck Routing and Infrastructure Plan Underway
Oak Lawn Corridor Study Complete
Oak Park Water Conservation and Efficiency Plan Complete
Olympia Fields Subarea Plan Complete
Orland Park Water Conservation Code Complete
Oswego Commercial Market Analysis Study Complete
Oswego, Montgomery, and Yorkville Shared Services Study Complete
Oswego, Montgomery, and Yorkville Shared Drinking Water Service Governance Study   Complete
Our Great Rivers Multijurisdictional River Planning Complete
Palos Park Bikeways and Trails Plan Complete
Park Forest Development Regulations Update Complete
Park Forest Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Complete
Park Forest Sustainability Plan Complete
Plainfield Transportation Plan Complete
Pilsen & Little Village (Chicago) Action Plan Complete
Prospect Heights Comprehensive Plan Update Complete
Pullman (Chicago) Transportation and Access Plan Complete
Red Line South Extension Livability Project Complete
Regional Truck Permitting Plan Action Plan Underway
Richmond Planning Priorities Report Complete
Richton Park Capital Improvement Plan Complete
Richton Park Stormwater Management Plan Complete
Richton Park Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Update Complete
Riverside Central Business District Plan Complete
Romeoville Comprehensive Plan Complete
Roselle Comprehensive Plan Complete
Rosemont Comprehensive Plan Complete
Roseland Medical District Existing Conditions Report and Market Analysis Underway
Round Lake Heights Comprehensive Plan Complete
Sandwich Planning Priorities Report Complete
Seven Generations Ahead Sustainability Data Project Complete
Silver Creek and Sleepy Hollow Creek Watershed Ordinance Assessment Complete
South Elgin Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Complete
South Elgin Unified Development Ordinance Complete
South Holland Comprehensive Plan Complete
South Suburban Mayors and Managers
Land Use and Economic Development Plan
for I-294 / I-57
South Suburban Mayors and Managers 
Housing Investment Tool Complete
South Suburban Mayors and Managers
South Council of Mayors Complete Streets and Trails Plan Complete
Steger Planning Priorities Report Complete
Sugar Run Creek Area Plan-Will County Neighborhood Plan Complete
Summit Comprehensive Plan Complete
University of Illinois at Chicago Multimodal Transportation Plan Complete
Waukegan Corridor Plan Complete
Westchester Comprehensive Plan Complete
West Pullman Corridor Plan Complete
Wheeling Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Complete
Wicker Park-Bucktown Parking Management Complete
Will County Brownfield Prioritization for Solar Energy Development Report Complete
Wilmington Downtown Plan Complete
Winthrop Harbor Comprehensive Plan Complete
Worth Planning Priorities Report


Zion Comprehensive Plan Complete