Media Coverage

Media Coverage

Below are CMAP-related news stories from the current calendar year. See archived media coverage since 2010.

September

September 28, 2020 
Se acaba el plazo para participar en el Censo 2020 y un experto explica por qué es fundamental hacerse contar 
Univision 

September 28, 2020  
Officials mark the start of Homewood station renovation 
Homewood Flossmoor Chronicle  

September 28, 2020 
Homewood rail station shared by Amtrak, Metra set for $29 million upgrade 
Chicago Sun Times  

September 27, 2020 
City Seeks Feedback on Plan for High-Density Neighborhood Development 
McKinley Park News 

September 24, 2020 
CMAP, ATA, and CDOT discuss pandemic transportation challenges, and the way forward 
Streetsblog Chicago 

September 22, 2020 
Hyde Park attorney chosen to lead eviction prevention project 
Hyde Park Herald  

September 14, 2020  
Cook County kicks off 2nd Racial Equity Week in light of COVID-19, census response 
ABC 7 

September 13, 2020  
With deadline looming, Chicago is badly lagging in census response, especially in communities of color 
Chicago Tribune  

September 11, 2020 
How a low census turnout could sap communities' political power 
Crain’s Chicago Business  

September 9, 2020 
City Council passes Woodlawn affordable housing ordinance 
Hyde Park Herald 

September 8, 2020 
Elgin News Digest 
Chicago Tribune  

September 8, 2020 
Planning agency predicts more traffic on Laraway Road in Joliet 
The Herald News  

September 7, 2020 
Former Northwestern athletes lead at the helm of the wave of athletic activism 
Inside NU 

September 4, 2020  
Report: The Chicago Region Is At Risk For A Census Undercount 
WBEZ 

August

August 28, 2020 
Stimulus money formula meant to aid poorer towns could do more harm than good, some Southland mayors say 
Chicago Tribune  

August 27, 2020 
Fading Memories of Germany 
The Chicago Reader 

August 26, 2020  
Black And Brown Essential Workers Had To Keep Taking Buses And Trains Despite Coronavirus Risks, Research Shows 
Block Club Chicago 

August 26, 2020 
‘I’ve never had to think about my own safety in this way before’: Shaken by summer looting in affluent neighborhoods, some Chicagoans are moving away. 
Chicago Tribune  

August 24, 2020 
New trail will link Arlington Heights to Buffalo Creek preserve 
Daily Herald 

August 24, 2020  
At outdoor town hall, tenants confront pandemic, gentrification 
Hyde Park Herald 

August 20, 2020  
New citywide plan is the goal of ‘We Will Chicago’ 
Chicago Sun Times  

August 20, 2020  
Citywide Planning Initiative, ‘We Will Chicago,’ Aims to Foster Equity, Diversity and Resiliency Throughout Chicago 
City of Chicago 

August 16, 2020  
Moving Will County study shares draft routes for increasing truck traffic 
Chicago Tribune  

August 15, 2020 
Will County study team asks residents about potential truck routes 
The Herald News 

August 13, 2020 
Homewood to take in $436K for COVID relief 
Homewood Flossmoor Chronicle  

August 5, 2020  
North Avenue sees apartment boom 
The Wednesday Journal 

August 2, 2020  
Will County wants to hear from you about truck routes 
The Herald-News 

July

June

June 30, 2020  
City Club of Chicago: Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning Executive Director Erin Aleman 
WGN Radio 

June 23, 2020  
CTA releases bus crowding report to help riders navigate public transit 
Hyde Park Herald 

June 16, 2020  
Naperville News Digest 
Chicago Tribune 

June 14, 2020  
The other lender of last resort 
Medill Reports 

June 9, 2020 
Elgin News Digest 
Chicago Tribune  

June 8, 2020  
Despite COVID headwinds, study recommends ways to expand Metra NCS service 
Streetsblog Chicago  

June 8, 2020  
DuPage seeks input on infrastructure program 
Daily Herald 

June 5, 2020  
Some Bridgeport Residents Call Men With Bats ‘Protectors’ 
WBEZ 

June 4, 2020  
Chicago’s transit system limits 
Crain’s Chicago Business  

May

April

April 28, 2020  
Cicero overtakes Des Plaines as Cook County suburb with highest number of COVID-19 cases by Jennifer Johnson 
Chicago Tribune 

April 27, 2020  
Many of Chicago area’s essential workers are people of color and live in lower-income neighborhoods, new analysis says by Jessica Villanova 
Chicago Tribune 

April 27, 2020 
Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what happened April 27 with COVID-19 in the Chicago area by Chicago Tribune Staff  
Chicago Tribune Staff  

April 22, 2020  
Fight over a controversial shipping hub takes a COVID turn by John Lippert 
Crain’s Chicago Business 

April 5, 2020  
As University Community Scatters From Hyde Park, Local Restaurants’ Business Evaporates by Atman Mehta 
The Chicago Maroon 

April 3, 2020 
Economic development in Chicago is all about location by Danny Ecker 
Crain’s Chicago Business 

March

March 21, 2020  
Knitting for a cause: Tempestry Project fuses art and science to illustrate climate change by Jake Holland 
Medill Reports 

March 20, 2020  
Pritzker looks to freshen up Illinois' corporate come-ons by A.D. Quig 
Crain’s Chicago Business  

March 16, 2020 
Residents And Workers Raise Concerns About A Proposed Joliet Industrial Park by Natalie Moore 
WBEZ 

March 5, 2020
A closer look at the numbers of the ‘Illinois Exodus’ by Chuck and Pat Wemstrom
Freeport Journal-Standard

March 2, 2020
Aurora looks at new bike sharing system by Steve Lord
Chicago Tribune

February

February 28, 2020
Aurora looks for federal funding for road projects by Steve Lord
Chicago Tribune

February 26, 2020
How city officials propose to preserve Woodlawn’s affordable housing by Sara Freund
Curbed Chicago

February 26, 2020
Illinois’ exodus ‘more complicated’ than taxes by Pat Wemstrom
Carroll County Mirror Democrat

February 25, 2020
Can Chicago Become a 15 Minute City? by Courtney Cobbs
Streetsblog Chicago

February 24, 2020
CMAP Executive Director Talks Water with Kendall County Board by James Wyman
WSPY News

February 24, 2020
The Southeast Side is ripe for return to a day when there were no ‘ghost ships’ by John Vukmirovich
Chicago Sun Times

February 17, 2020
Where the sidewalk ends might be far from your Metra station, study finds by Marni Pyke
Daily Herald

February 13, 2020
Pullman Attracting New Talent as Well as New Investment by Crusader
The Chicago Crusader

February 10, 2020
The folly of the Jane Byrne Interchange spaghetti bowl expansion keeps getting worse by John Greenfield and Steven Vance
Streetsblog Chicago

February 10, 2020
Hinsdale’s new garage could spur changes to fees and on-street parking by Kimberly Fornek
Chicago Tribune

February 10, 2020
New bike path coming to Romeoville
The Bugle

February 6, 2020
Aurora looks to move forward on New York Street project by Steve Lord
Chicago Tribune

February 6, 2020
Give communities more leeway in raising revenue, sharing in state funds by Erin Aleman
Crain's Chicago Business

February 5, 2020
Minooka to move ahead on comprehensive plan update by Megann Horstead
Morris Herald-News

February 5, 2020
Wells and Women Voters – Oswego Village Board Meeting Highlights by Dave Byrnes
Patch

February 5, 2020
$5.3 million grant awarded to Veteran’s Memorial Trail project in Will County by The Herald-News
The Herald-News

January

January 24, 2020
Motivate governments to slim down? It can be done – even in Illinois. by Madeleine Doubek
Crain’s Chicago Business

January 24, 2020
Where do I walk? Study finds several Metra, and some CTA stations, have a shortage of nearby sidewalks by Mary Wisniewski
Chicago Tribune

January 23, 2020
Wayne’s Words: Unsustainable demands on water remain in some communities by Wayne Horne
The Times Weekly.com

January 22, 2020
Here’s why you should bike year-round in Chicago by Sara Freund
Curbed Chicago

January 21, 2020
Brookfield board eyes local tax on gasoline by Igor Studenkov
Riverside Brookfield Landmark

January 14, 2020
Developer wants to build senior housing on North Avenue by Igor Studenkov
The Wednesday Journal

January 7, 2020
Pace, CTA to hold public meeting
The Beverly Review

January 7, 2020
South Halsted Bus Lanes? Express Buses? CTA And Pace To Share Their Plan For Busy Corridor Thursday by Jamie Nesbitt Golden
Block Club Chicago

January 2, 2020
Port District needs a plan, and we’re working on it by Letters to the Editor
Chicago Sun Times

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Media Coverage

Below are CMAP-related news stories from the current calendar year. See archived media coverage since 2010.

September

September 28, 2020 
Se acaba el plazo para participar en el Censo 2020 y un experto explica por qué es fundamental hacerse contar 
Univision 

September 28, 2020  
Officials mark the start of Homewood station renovation 
Homewood Flossmoor Chronicle  

September 28, 2020 
Homewood rail station shared by Amtrak, Metra set for $29 million upgrade 
Chicago Sun Times  

September 27, 2020 
City Seeks Feedback on Plan for High-Density Neighborhood Development 
McKinley Park News 

September 24, 2020 
CMAP, ATA, and CDOT discuss pandemic transportation challenges, and the way forward 
Streetsblog Chicago 

September 22, 2020 
Hyde Park attorney chosen to lead eviction prevention project 
Hyde Park Herald  

September 14, 2020  
Cook County kicks off 2nd Racial Equity Week in light of COVID-19, census response 
ABC 7 

September 13, 2020  
With deadline looming, Chicago is badly lagging in census response, especially in communities of color 
Chicago Tribune  

September 11, 2020 
How a low census turnout could sap communities' political power 
Crain’s Chicago Business  

September 9, 2020 
City Council passes Woodlawn affordable housing ordinance 
Hyde Park Herald 

September 8, 2020 
Elgin News Digest 
Chicago Tribune  

September 8, 2020 
Planning agency predicts more traffic on Laraway Road in Joliet 
The Herald News  

September 7, 2020 
Former Northwestern athletes lead at the helm of the wave of athletic activism 
Inside NU 

September 4, 2020  
Report: The Chicago Region Is At Risk For A Census Undercount 
WBEZ 

August

August 28, 2020 
Stimulus money formula meant to aid poorer towns could do more harm than good, some Southland mayors say 
Chicago Tribune  

August 27, 2020 
Fading Memories of Germany 
The Chicago Reader 

August 26, 2020  
Black And Brown Essential Workers Had To Keep Taking Buses And Trains Despite Coronavirus Risks, Research Shows 
Block Club Chicago 

August 26, 2020 
‘I’ve never had to think about my own safety in this way before’: Shaken by summer looting in affluent neighborhoods, some Chicagoans are moving away. 
Chicago Tribune  

August 24, 2020 
New trail will link Arlington Heights to Buffalo Creek preserve 
Daily Herald 

August 24, 2020  
At outdoor town hall, tenants confront pandemic, gentrification 
Hyde Park Herald 

August 20, 2020  
New citywide plan is the goal of ‘We Will Chicago’ 
Chicago Sun Times  

August 20, 2020  
Citywide Planning Initiative, ‘We Will Chicago,’ Aims to Foster Equity, Diversity and Resiliency Throughout Chicago 
City of Chicago 

August 16, 2020  
Moving Will County study shares draft routes for increasing truck traffic 
Chicago Tribune  

August 15, 2020 
Will County study team asks residents about potential truck routes 
The Herald News 

August 13, 2020 
Homewood to take in $436K for COVID relief 
Homewood Flossmoor Chronicle  

August 5, 2020  
North Avenue sees apartment boom 
The Wednesday Journal 

August 2, 2020  
Will County wants to hear from you about truck routes 
The Herald-News 

July

June

June 30, 2020  
City Club of Chicago: Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning Executive Director Erin Aleman 
WGN Radio 

June 23, 2020  
CTA releases bus crowding report to help riders navigate public transit 
Hyde Park Herald 

June 16, 2020  
Naperville News Digest 
Chicago Tribune 

June 14, 2020  
The other lender of last resort 
Medill Reports 

June 9, 2020 
Elgin News Digest 
Chicago Tribune  

June 8, 2020  
Despite COVID headwinds, study recommends ways to expand Metra NCS service 
Streetsblog Chicago  

June 8, 2020  
DuPage seeks input on infrastructure program 
Daily Herald 

June 5, 2020  
Some Bridgeport Residents Call Men With Bats ‘Protectors’ 
WBEZ 

June 4, 2020  
Chicago’s transit system limits 
Crain’s Chicago Business  

May

April

April 28, 2020  
Cicero overtakes Des Plaines as Cook County suburb with highest number of COVID-19 cases by Jennifer Johnson 
Chicago Tribune 

April 27, 2020  
Many of Chicago area’s essential workers are people of color and live in lower-income neighborhoods, new analysis says by Jessica Villanova 
Chicago Tribune 

April 27, 2020 
Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what happened April 27 with COVID-19 in the Chicago area by Chicago Tribune Staff  
Chicago Tribune Staff  

April 22, 2020  
Fight over a controversial shipping hub takes a COVID turn by John Lippert 
Crain’s Chicago Business 

April 5, 2020  
As University Community Scatters From Hyde Park, Local Restaurants’ Business Evaporates by Atman Mehta 
The Chicago Maroon 

April 3, 2020 
Economic development in Chicago is all about location by Danny Ecker 
Crain’s Chicago Business 

March

March 21, 2020  
Knitting for a cause: Tempestry Project fuses art and science to illustrate climate change by Jake Holland 
Medill Reports 

March 20, 2020  
Pritzker looks to freshen up Illinois' corporate come-ons by A.D. Quig 
Crain’s Chicago Business  

March 16, 2020 
Residents And Workers Raise Concerns About A Proposed Joliet Industrial Park by Natalie Moore 
WBEZ 

March 5, 2020
A closer look at the numbers of the ‘Illinois Exodus’ by Chuck and Pat Wemstrom
Freeport Journal-Standard

March 2, 2020
Aurora looks at new bike sharing system by Steve Lord
Chicago Tribune

February

February 28, 2020
Aurora looks for federal funding for road projects by Steve Lord
Chicago Tribune

February 26, 2020
How city officials propose to preserve Woodlawn’s affordable housing by Sara Freund
Curbed Chicago

February 26, 2020
Illinois’ exodus ‘more complicated’ than taxes by Pat Wemstrom
Carroll County Mirror Democrat

February 25, 2020
Can Chicago Become a 15 Minute City? by Courtney Cobbs
Streetsblog Chicago

February 24, 2020
CMAP Executive Director Talks Water with Kendall County Board by James Wyman
WSPY News

February 24, 2020
The Southeast Side is ripe for return to a day when there were no ‘ghost ships’ by John Vukmirovich
Chicago Sun Times

February 17, 2020
Where the sidewalk ends might be far from your Metra station, study finds by Marni Pyke
Daily Herald

February 13, 2020
Pullman Attracting New Talent as Well as New Investment by Crusader
The Chicago Crusader

February 10, 2020
The folly of the Jane Byrne Interchange spaghetti bowl expansion keeps getting worse by John Greenfield and Steven Vance
Streetsblog Chicago

February 10, 2020
Hinsdale’s new garage could spur changes to fees and on-street parking by Kimberly Fornek
Chicago Tribune

February 10, 2020
New bike path coming to Romeoville
The Bugle

February 6, 2020
Aurora looks to move forward on New York Street project by Steve Lord
Chicago Tribune

February 6, 2020
Give communities more leeway in raising revenue, sharing in state funds by Erin Aleman
Crain's Chicago Business

February 5, 2020
Minooka to move ahead on comprehensive plan update by Megann Horstead
Morris Herald-News

February 5, 2020
Wells and Women Voters – Oswego Village Board Meeting Highlights by Dave Byrnes
Patch

February 5, 2020
$5.3 million grant awarded to Veteran’s Memorial Trail project in Will County by The Herald-News
The Herald-News

January

January 24, 2020
Motivate governments to slim down? It can be done – even in Illinois. by Madeleine Doubek
Crain’s Chicago Business

January 24, 2020
Where do I walk? Study finds several Metra, and some CTA stations, have a shortage of nearby sidewalks by Mary Wisniewski
Chicago Tribune

January 23, 2020
Wayne’s Words: Unsustainable demands on water remain in some communities by Wayne Horne
The Times Weekly.com

January 22, 2020
Here’s why you should bike year-round in Chicago by Sara Freund
Curbed Chicago

January 21, 2020
Brookfield board eyes local tax on gasoline by Igor Studenkov
Riverside Brookfield Landmark

January 14, 2020
Developer wants to build senior housing on North Avenue by Igor Studenkov
The Wednesday Journal

January 7, 2020
Pace, CTA to hold public meeting
The Beverly Review

January 7, 2020
South Halsted Bus Lanes? Express Buses? CTA And Pace To Share Their Plan For Busy Corridor Thursday by Jamie Nesbitt Golden
Block Club Chicago

January 2, 2020
Port District needs a plan, and we’re working on it by Letters to the Editor
Chicago Sun Times

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