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On this page you’ll find the latest news about CMAP activities.  See the Weekly Update and Policy Updates — or a searchable page of all updates — plus press releases and archived media coverage.

Updates

Weekly Updates

See the latest CMAP Weekly Update on the web or subscribe to the email.

Policy Updates & Statements

Policy Updates
CMAP policy staff write relatively short pieces -- often of a timely nature -- regarding issues pertaining to implementation of the regional comprehensive plan.

Legislative & Policy Statements
To guide the agency as it works with federal and state partners, CMAP articulates various positions on legislation and policies.

News Releases and Testimonies

Read CMAP news releases by year since 2010, and testimony transcripts.

Media Coverage Archive

Read CMAP media coverage, archived since 2010.

ON TO 2050 Proposed Amendments

 ON TO 2050 identifies a list of fiscally constrained regionally significant projects (RSPs), which are eligible to receive federal transportation funds and obtain certain federal approvals. The Illinois Department of Transportation has requested amendments to ON TO 2050 to designate two proposed projects as RSPs:  I-55 at Airport/Lockport and at IL 126; and I-55 from I-80 to US 52 and US 52 from River Road to Houbolt Road.  
 
Per the amendment process, CMAP has conducted both qualitative and quantitative evaluations of the proposals. Memos reporting on these analyses are available here. CMAP staff will produce a recommendation memo, which will be voted on by the CMAP Board on June 10, and by the Metropolitan Planning Organization Policy Committee on June 11. 

 

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Weekly Updates

See the latest CMAP Weekly Update on the web or subscribe to the email.

Policy Updates & Statements

Policy Updates
CMAP policy staff write relatively short pieces -- often of a timely nature -- regarding issues pertaining to implementation of the regional comprehensive plan.

Legislative & Policy Statements
To guide the agency as it works with federal and state partners, CMAP articulates various positions on legislation and policies.

News Releases and Testimonies

Read CMAP news releases by year since 2010, and testimony transcripts.

Media Coverage Archive

Read CMAP media coverage, archived since 2010.

ON TO 2050 Proposed Amendments

 ON TO 2050 identifies a list of fiscally constrained regionally significant projects (RSPs), which are eligible to receive federal transportation funds and obtain certain federal approvals. The Illinois Department of Transportation has requested amendments to ON TO 2050 to designate two proposed projects as RSPs:  I-55 at Airport/Lockport and at IL 126; and I-55 from I-80 to US 52 and US 52 from River Road to Houbolt Road.  
 
Per the amendment process, CMAP has conducted both qualitative and quantitative evaluations of the proposals. Memos reporting on these analyses are available here. CMAP staff will produce a recommendation memo, which will be voted on by the CMAP Board on June 10, and by the Metropolitan Planning Organization Policy Committee on June 11. 

 

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