CMAP Weekly Update

In a new report, CMAP details how transportation fees, fines, and fares impact residents with low income and people of color, and recommends policy changes to improve equity.

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CMAP Weekly Update, 4-2-21

One year after the pandemic severely affected the regional economy, northeastern Illinois is showing signs of recovery but continues to lag behind national trends. A slow recovery could magnify...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 3-26-21

The theme for this year's World Water Day, celebrated on Monday, March 22, was valuing water. One way to think about the value of water is through its cost. Population growth and industrial dev...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 3-12-21

Five communities in northeastern Illinois are moving forward on a plan to create a robust walking and bicycling network along the Lake Michigan shoreline. The Northern Lakeshore Trail Connectiv...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 3-19-21

As the weather begins to warm, melting snow and falling rain can lead to flooding all around northeastern Illinois. Flooded streets cause travel delays, safety issues, and costly repairs.

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CMAP Weekly Update, 3-5-21

Women have been vulnerable to the economic impacts of COVID-19. In Illinois and across the nation, women have become unemployed or dropped out of the workforce at higher rates than men. Underst...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 2-26-21

CMAP's latest analysis of transportation trends during the pandemic shows a decrease in traffic volumes across all vehicle classes as mitigation efforts were put into places during the past few...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 2-19-21

Each legislative session, CMAP develops strategic policy agendas based on recommendations from ON TO 2050, the region’s long-range plan. The CMAP Board recently approved 2021 agendas for state ...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 2-12-21

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) and more than 20 private and public partners recently developed a list of shared principles for Congress to consider when reauthorizing the n...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 2-5-21

Transit Equity Day, celebrated every year on Rosa Parks' birthday of February 4, is meant to highlight why officials need to support equitable, accessible, and sustainable public transportation.

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CMAP Weekly Update, 1-29-21

Even before the pandemic disrupted travel patterns, traffic safety trends were worsening throughout the country. The five-year average of traffic fatalities on northeastern Illinois' roads has ...

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CMAP Weekly Update

In a new report, CMAP details how transportation fees, fines, and fares impact residents with low income and people of color, and recommends policy changes to improve equity.

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 4-2-21

One year after the pandemic severely affected the regional economy, northeastern Illinois is showing signs of recovery but continues to lag behind national trends. A slow recovery could magnify...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 3-26-21

The theme for this year's World Water Day, celebrated on Monday, March 22, was valuing water. One way to think about the value of water is through its cost. Population growth and industrial dev...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 3-12-21

Five communities in northeastern Illinois are moving forward on a plan to create a robust walking and bicycling network along the Lake Michigan shoreline. The Northern Lakeshore Trail Connectiv...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 3-19-21

As the weather begins to warm, melting snow and falling rain can lead to flooding all around northeastern Illinois. Flooded streets cause travel delays, safety issues, and costly repairs.

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 3-5-21

Women have been vulnerable to the economic impacts of COVID-19. In Illinois and across the nation, women have become unemployed or dropped out of the workforce at higher rates than men. Underst...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 2-26-21

CMAP's latest analysis of transportation trends during the pandemic shows a decrease in traffic volumes across all vehicle classes as mitigation efforts were put into places during the past few...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 2-19-21

Each legislative session, CMAP develops strategic policy agendas based on recommendations from ON TO 2050, the region’s long-range plan. The CMAP Board recently approved 2021 agendas for state ...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 2-12-21

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) and more than 20 private and public partners recently developed a list of shared principles for Congress to consider when reauthorizing the n...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 2-5-21

Transit Equity Day, celebrated every year on Rosa Parks' birthday of February 4, is meant to highlight why officials need to support equitable, accessible, and sustainable public transportation.

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 1-29-21

Even before the pandemic disrupted travel patterns, traffic safety trends were worsening throughout the country. The five-year average of traffic fatalities on northeastern Illinois' roads has ...

Read More