CMAP Weekly Update

This week's top feature explores how Singapore used congestion pricing to address traffic and travel demand and why our region can draw inspiration from that system.

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CMAP Weekly Update, 9-17-21

CMAP's first-ever State of the Region will take place on Thursday, October 7, at 10:00 a.m. The event will include a state of the region address by executive director Erin Aleman and a ceremony...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 9-3-21

Planning for aging populations is not a new concept, but it is becoming more important as the number of seniors in northeastern Illinois grows.

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CMAP Weekly Update, 9-3-21

The region's senior population is growing, particularly in northern Cook, western McHenry, and southern Will counties, according to a new analysis by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Plannin...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 8-27-21

Join the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) on Thursday, October 7, for our first-ever State of the Region event. This year's theme, Prosperity with Purpose, looks at progress towa...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 8-20-21

Erin Aleman, executive director of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), and other staff members recently joined our partners to celebrate the opening of the Berkeley Public Libr...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 8-13-21

Northeastern Illinois is no stranger to extreme conditions, particularly in the summer when the region can experience heat waves, drought, and ozone pollution. Communities can take steps to pla...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 8-6-21

Erin Aleman, executive director of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), shared four key insights with the audience on how to work together to support the region's agricultural h...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 7-23-21

The communities of Arlington Heights and Park Forest demonstrate two approaches to adopting bicycle and pedestrian-friendly policies and building infrastructure.

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CMAP Weekly Update, 7-30-21

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) turned 31 this week. Through a shared vision and comprehensive planning, northeastern Illinois communities can make meaningful change and help create a...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 7-16-21

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) released a new set of Community Data Snapshots to help local leaders and the public track progress and make informed decisions in their communities.

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CMAP Weekly Update, 7-9-21

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) welcomes feedback from the public on three proposed programs that help communities prosper through transportation investments.

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CMAP Weekly Update, 6-25-21

Have you worked on a project that improved quality of life for residents in the region? Submit a nomination now to the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning's first-ever Regional Excellence ...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 6-18-21

An accessory dwelling unit (ADU) — commonly known as a coach house or in-law suite — is a second housing unit on a single-family residential lot. ADUs can help communities meet the growing dema...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 6-11-21

Kane County used socioeconomic projections from ON TO 2050, the region's comprehensive plan, to inform its newly adopted 2050 Long Range Transportation Plan, which guides future transportation ...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 6-4-21

The McHenry County Coordinated Investment Study recently received a 2021 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties. The study, developed with support from the Chicago Metropol...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 5-28-21

Municipal leaders, nonprofits, transit agencies, and advocates now can submit nominations for CMAP's first-ever Regional Excellence Awards. The program recognizes individuals and projects that ...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 5-21-21

Traffic and congested conditions, including traditional morning and afternoon peak travel times, are beginning to rebound in northeastern Illinois.

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CMAP Weekly Update, 5-14-21

Algonquin and Cary, two communities partially located in southeast McHenry County, now have a plan to restore and develop land along the Route 31 corridor previously used for sand and gravel mining.

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CMAP Weekly Update, 5-7-21

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) is partnering with Berkeley and Hillside, as well as the Berkeley Park District, to develop their vision of turning the area around the Illin...

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CMAP Weekly Update

This week's top feature explores how Singapore used congestion pricing to address traffic and travel demand and why our region can draw inspiration from that system.

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 9-17-21

CMAP's first-ever State of the Region will take place on Thursday, October 7, at 10:00 a.m. The event will include a state of the region address by executive director Erin Aleman and a ceremony...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 9-3-21

Planning for aging populations is not a new concept, but it is becoming more important as the number of seniors in northeastern Illinois grows.

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 9-3-21

The region's senior population is growing, particularly in northern Cook, western McHenry, and southern Will counties, according to a new analysis by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Plannin...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 8-27-21

Join the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) on Thursday, October 7, for our first-ever State of the Region event. This year's theme, Prosperity with Purpose, looks at progress towa...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 8-20-21

Erin Aleman, executive director of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), and other staff members recently joined our partners to celebrate the opening of the Berkeley Public Libr...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 8-13-21

Northeastern Illinois is no stranger to extreme conditions, particularly in the summer when the region can experience heat waves, drought, and ozone pollution. Communities can take steps to pla...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 8-6-21

Erin Aleman, executive director of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), shared four key insights with the audience on how to work together to support the region's agricultural h...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-23-21

The communities of Arlington Heights and Park Forest demonstrate two approaches to adopting bicycle and pedestrian-friendly policies and building infrastructure.

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-30-21

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) turned 31 this week. Through a shared vision and comprehensive planning, northeastern Illinois communities can make meaningful change and help create a...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-16-21

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) released a new set of Community Data Snapshots to help local leaders and the public track progress and make informed decisions in their communities.

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-9-21

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) welcomes feedback from the public on three proposed programs that help communities prosper through transportation investments.

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-25-21

Have you worked on a project that improved quality of life for residents in the region? Submit a nomination now to the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning's first-ever Regional Excellence ...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-18-21

An accessory dwelling unit (ADU) — commonly known as a coach house or in-law suite — is a second housing unit on a single-family residential lot. ADUs can help communities meet the growing dema...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-11-21

Kane County used socioeconomic projections from ON TO 2050, the region's comprehensive plan, to inform its newly adopted 2050 Long Range Transportation Plan, which guides future transportation ...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-4-21

The McHenry County Coordinated Investment Study recently received a 2021 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties. The study, developed with support from the Chicago Metropol...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 5-28-21

Municipal leaders, nonprofits, transit agencies, and advocates now can submit nominations for CMAP's first-ever Regional Excellence Awards. The program recognizes individuals and projects that ...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 5-21-21

Traffic and congested conditions, including traditional morning and afternoon peak travel times, are beginning to rebound in northeastern Illinois.

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 5-14-21

Algonquin and Cary, two communities partially located in southeast McHenry County, now have a plan to restore and develop land along the Route 31 corridor previously used for sand and gravel mining.

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 5-7-21

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) is partnering with Berkeley and Hillside, as well as the Berkeley Park District, to develop their vision of turning the area around the Illin...

Read More