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March 29, 2019

CMAP Weekly Update, 3-29-19

Mar 29, 2019

CMAP Weekly Update, 3-29-19

Future Leaders in Planning boot camp focuses on mobility

Future Leaders in Planning (FLIP) is CMAP's leadership development program for high school students in Northeastern Illinois. FLIP is a free program where teens learn about the issues that shape our region and how they can make an impact. Now in its eleventh year, FLIP recently held its first one-day boot camp in collaboration with the University of Illinois at Chicago's College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs. Twenty-four high school students from around the region learned about planning for transportation equity, accessibility, and walkability. The next boot camp is planned for the fall.
CMAP is currently accepting applications for the summer 2019 FLIP program, which runs from Monday, July 15, to Saturday, July 20. This year's full FLIP program will focus on ON TO 2050's mobility goals and recommendations.

New Healthy Communities website

A first-of-its-kind website,, aims to facilitate learning, idea sharing, and connections among urban planners, engineers, and public health professionals. The website was created by the American Planning Association – Illinois Chapter and the Illinois Public Health Institute.
ON TO 2050 includes strategies for the Chicago region and its communities to advance health equity, such as supporting initiatives that target resources and encourage collaboration.

RTA call for projects

The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) is accepting applications for projects that improve mobility for seniors and individuals with disabilities. Applications are due by Thursday, May 2, at noon. Learn more and download an application.


How Do History and Culture Impact eTOD?
Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives
1000 E. 111th St., 11th Floor
Chicago, IL 60628
April 2, 2019
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
The Current State of City Design Practice
College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago (CUPPA) Hall, Lower Level
412 S. Peoria St.
Chicago, IL 60607
April 3, 2019
4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Listening Tour
Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi
Various locations in Cook County
April 6, 9, 10, 20, 25, 2019
Times vary
Chinatown Parking Management Plan
Pui Tak Center
2216 S. Wentworth Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616
April 8, 2019
6:00 p.m.
CRTI Urban Forestry Basic Training
Round Lake Public Works Facility
751 W. Townline Rd.
Round Lake, IL 60073
April 9, 2019
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
UTC Seminar Series: The 78, Chicago’s Next Great Neighborhood
412 S. Peoria St.
Great Cities Institute Conference Room, Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60607
April 18, 2019
Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Hike the Preserves: Interpretive Hike
Plum Creek Meadow, Calumet Heritage Area
Burnham Ave. and 223rd St.
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
April 20, 2019
10:00 a.m.
National Transit Institute Training:
Public Involvement in Transportation Planning

233 S. Wacker Dr., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606
April 22-24, 2019
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