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May 10, 2019

CMAP Weekly Update, 5-10-19

CMAP Weekly Update, 5-10-19

CMAP Board meeting recap

The CMAP Board met on Wednesday, May 8, where they discussed the agency's Draft FY20 Budget and Workplan, among other items.
Please note: the June Board meeting has been moved to Wednesday, June 19, at 9:30 a.m., and will be preceded by the Coordinating Committee at 8:00 a.m., and will be followed by the Executive Committee at 11:00 a.m. and the UWP Committee at 1:00 p.m.

FLIP 2019 applications due May 20

Interested high school students in the Chicago region have just over a week to submit an application for CMAP's Future Leaders in Planning (FLIP) Summer Leadership Development Program. Now in its eleventh year, FLIP teaches students how they can transform northeastern Illinois into a better place to live, go to school, work, and play. Participants in the 2019 program will meet with other students from Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties, as well as key regional leaders, to share ideas and plan for a better future. Applications are due by Monday, May 20.
The 2019 program will take place at CMAP's offices in Chicago and include hands-on educational field trips around the region. Students must be available Monday, July 15, through Saturday, July 20. Learn more and apply for the program online

Improved search function for ON TO 2050

You can now search the text of ON TO 2050 and the plan’s supporting materials more efficiently. At, there is now a search function that allows users to only search the text and related documents associated with ON TO 2050 – independently of the rest of the CMAP website’s content. If you have questions while searching the plan, please contact Tina Fassett Smith ( or 312-386-8786).

Metra North Central Service survey

The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), in partnership with the Lake County Transportation Alliance and local communities are looking for public input on the Metra North Central Service line through Saturday, June 1. Respondents will help the RTA and partners understand how riders use the line, and help determine specific improvements to help spur more use.

Highway safety improvement webinar

A technical assistance webinar will be held for the Illinois Department of Transportation's Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) call for projects on Thursday, May 16, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The password for the webinar is DifHfzn8. To join by phone, attendees can dial 1-415-655-0002, access code 803 836 265. To join by video system, dial 


IL-EPA Upper Fox River-Chain O’Lakes Watershed public meeting
Fox Waterway Agency
45 S. Pistakee Lake Dr.
Fox Lake, IL 60020
May 14, 2019
1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
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Old Town Roads: Reimagining American Infrastructure
Ida Noyes Hall Cloister Club
1212 E. 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
May 14, 2019
5:30 to 6:45 p.m.
Algonquin-Cary public visioning workshop
St. John’s Lutheran Church
300 Jefferson St.
Algonquin, IL 60102
May 15, 2019
6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Planning for a Better Chicago: A discussion on regional planning with CMAP
515 N. State St., 14th floor
Chicago, IL 60654
May 15, 2019
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
McKinley Park Neighborhood Plan visioning workshop
National Latino Education Institute
2011 W. Pershing Rd.
Chicago, IL 60609
May 15, 2019
7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Route 83 Corridor Plan Open House
Elmhurst City Hall
209 N. York St.
Elmhurst, IL 60126
May 16, 2019
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Chicagoland Regional Complete Streets Coalition Quarterly Meeting
233 S. Wacker Dr., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606
May 17, 2019
10:00 a.m. to noon
Robbins Transit-Oriented Development and Industrial Area Plan visioning workshop
Robbins Community Center
13800 S. Trumbull Ave,
Robbins, IL 60472
May 16, 2019
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Calumet Outdoor Series Sacred Wanderings Walk
Miller Woods
100 N. Lake St.
Gary, IN 46403
May 19, 2019
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
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Route 83 Corridor Plan Open House
Bensenville Village Hall
12 S. Center St.
Bensenville, IL 60106
May 23, 2019
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
RainReady Community Meeting – North Chicago
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Centennial Room
3333 Green Bay Rd.
North Chicago, IL 60064
May 29, 2019
6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
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