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CMAP Weekly Update, 8-3-12

CMAP Weekly Update, 8-3-12 Among the highlights from CMAP executive director Randy Blankenhorn, new round of project ideas submitted for the LTA second call for projects, CMAP laun...

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Updated Analysis of FY13 State Budget

UPDATE: A memo sent to the CMAP Board on August 2, 2012, includes further in-depth analysis of the FY2013 State Budget. Shortly before the end of Fiscal Year 2012, Governor Quinn signed the...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 7-27-12

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-27-12 Among the highlights from CMAP executive director Randy Blankenhorn, GO TO 2040 receives the Burnham Award for Excellence in Planning, next week's deadl...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 7-20-12

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-20-12 Among the highlights from CMAP executive director Randy Blankenhorn, a press release on the need for strategic public-private partnerships for the freig...

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Farm Bill Update

Advocates and U.S. congressional leaders have been working to reauthorize the federal Farm Bill for over a year. Many of its policies and programs support local farmers, preserve agricultural land...

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MAP-21 and CMAP Reauthorization Principles

On July 6, 2012, President Obama signed into law Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21 st Century (MAP-21), a two-year transportation reauthorization bill. In a previous Policy Update , CMAP revie...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 7-13-12

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-13-12 Among the highlights from CMAP executive director Randy Blankenhorn, a new "drill-down" report on Metropolitan Chicago's freight cluster, new Green Infr...

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New Regional Green Infrastructure Data

To plan for and ultimately preserve a connected network of open space, GO TO 2040 recommends that the region use a "green infrastructure" approach to land conservation, and CMAP has been working...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 7-6-12

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-6-12 Among the highlights from CMAP executive director Randy Blankenhorn, a Policy Update compares the federal transportation reauthorization bill to the one ...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 6-29-12

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-29-12 Among the highlights from CMAP executive director Randy Blankenhorn, CMAP launches the first in series of two issue briefs on property tax classificatio...

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