The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) and its partners are working hard to make a more thriving and inclusive region. Learn how we're engaging with communities to put their plans into action.
Eager to create a future that features a more walkable and safer community, over 70 residents showed up for a meeting in Chicago's Chinatown neighborhood. Along with Design Trust Chicago and the Coalition for a Better Chinese American Community, we're helping create healthy, safe, and vibrant spaces where everyone can work, travel, and enjoy the community together.
In Lansing, we spread the word about the village's first capital improvement plan through CMAP's technical assistance program. The village will prioritize capital projects, identify funding strategies, and participate in training workshops to develop skills and build knowledge to help create and implement the plan.
Spreading the word about Lansing's first capital improvement plan.
At River Grove's Fall Flannel Fest, residents filled up our idea board to help develop Reimagine River Grove, a plan for the future of the Village of Friendly Neighbors.
CMAP representatives also joined a regional discussion hosted by the Village of Carol Stream. Officials from Schaumburg, Bensenville, West Chicago, Villa Park, River Forest, and Lily Lake talked about their current issues and helped shape CMAP's future technical assistance offerings.