News Releases

News Releases

Please direct any press inquiries to Melissa Silverberg ( or 312-386-8641).


NEWS RELEASE, 10-10-19: CMAP approves $475 million for 70 transportation projects across metropolitan Chicago
Transportation investments advance ON TO 2050 and will enhance the region’s roads, bridges, transit, and bicycle and pedestrian facilities. Read more in a news release

NEWS RELEASE, 9-9-19: CMAP wins top awards from state planning association
ON TO 2050 will be recognized with the Daniel Burnham Award for a Comprehensive Plan from the American Planning Association-Illinois chapter later this month. Read more in a news release.

NEWS RELEASE, 7-11-19: Newly updated Community Data Snapshots provide rich resource for Chicago region
Updated data and new metrics available for every municipality, county, and City of Chicago Community Area in the seven-county metropolitan region. Read more in a news release.

NEWS RELEASE, 6-20-19: Erin Aleman named new Executive Director of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
Aleman will take the helm in July from the agency's current Executive Director Joseph C. Szabo, who will reture at the end of June. Read more in a news release.

NEWS RELEASE, 4-29-19: CMAP part of growing group of leaders calling on Illinois to reform its approach to investing in safe, reliable transportation
At a committee hearing today in Chicago, CMAP testified in support of a new kind of capital bill that is accountable to the public while meeting state transportation investment needs. Read more in a news release.

NEWS RELEASE, 4-10-19: CMAP announces 29 new local planning projects to help communities prosper
Expanded Local Technical Assistance (LTA) program offers wider array of support to implement ON TO 2050, achieve local goals. Read more in a news release.

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