CMAP Weekly Update

ON TO 2050, the region’s long-range plan, encourages the development of compact, walkable communities.

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CMAP Weekly Update

This Saturday, October 10, marks the two-year anniversary of ON TO 2050. It’s hard to believe it’s been that long since the launch event in Millennium Park, when CMAP gathered with partners, po...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 9-25-20

The region's long-range plan, ON TO 2050, calls for prioritized investment in traded clusters as the best strategy for restarting inclusive economic growth throughout northeastern Illinois. But...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 9-18-20

CMAP’s newly released My Daily Travel survey shows generational differences in travel behavior and a rise in telecommuting even before the pandemic began. The household travel survey also inclu...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 9-11-20

Studies have shown that Latinx communities have a higher rate of confirmed COVID-19 cases than any other racial group, in part, due to employment and housing patterns. Community leaders must un...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 9-4-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 9-4-20. Apartments, townhouses, and other multifamily housing developments are cropping up along North Avenue in western Cook County.

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CMAP Weekly Update, 8-28-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 8-28-20. A new CMAP analysis has found that people of color are participating in the 2020 census at much lower rates than white residents throughout northeastern Illinois.

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CMAP Weekly Update, 8-21-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 8-21-20. The pandemic presents a rare opportunity for policymakers not only to stabilize the economy in the near future, but transform it in a sustainable way.

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CMAP Weekly Update, 8-14-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 8-14-20. With 140 high school and college students signed up, the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning recently saw its highest registration for a Future Leaders in Plan...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 8-7-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 8-7-20. In the final Virtual FLIP Summer Series session, students learned how planners can help reduce inequities in their communities. CMAP’s Timi Koyejo introduced histor...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 7-31-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-31-20. During the third Virtual FLIP Summer Series session, students learned about COVID-19's impact on local planning. CMAP’s Dominick Argumedo and Zoe Heidorn from the V...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 7-24-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-24-20. During the second session of our 2020 Virtual FLIP Summer Series this week, students from the region learned all about northeastern Illinois' water supply. CMAP pla...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 7-17-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-17-20. This week, students from across northeastern Illinois learned about street festivals during the first session of the 2020 Virtual FLIP Summer Series. CMAP’s Brian D...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 7-10-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-10-20. As the planning agency for northeastern Illinois, we are passionate about helping communities prosper. In this video, learn from our staff about our work to improve...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 6-26-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-26-20. CMAP recently released first-of-its-kind water data for northeastern Illinois. In partnership with Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant, we developed data showing past water ...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 6-19-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-19-20. June 19, 1865, is the day when word of emancipation finally reached Black people who were enslaved in Texas — two months after the Civil War ended and two years aft...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 6-12-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-12-20. You can view a recording of this week’s Board and MPO Policy Committee meetings and previous CMAP Board meetings on the CMAP Meetings YouTube channel. The next CMAP...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 5-29-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 5-29-20. This summer, CMAP will host the Future Leaders in Planning (FLIP) virtually, meeting once a week, between July 16 and August 6. The Virtual FLIP Summer Series will ...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 5-22-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 5-22-20 Jump to section COVID-19 Regional Recovery Survey CMAP executive director to be honored as Woman of the Year Coronavirus amplifying climate change impacts on vulner...

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CMAP Weekly Update

ON TO 2050, the region’s long-range plan, encourages the development of compact, walkable communities.

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update

This Saturday, October 10, marks the two-year anniversary of ON TO 2050. It’s hard to believe it’s been that long since the launch event in Millennium Park, when CMAP gathered with partners, po...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 9-25-20

The region's long-range plan, ON TO 2050, calls for prioritized investment in traded clusters as the best strategy for restarting inclusive economic growth throughout northeastern Illinois. But...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 9-18-20

CMAP’s newly released My Daily Travel survey shows generational differences in travel behavior and a rise in telecommuting even before the pandemic began. The household travel survey also inclu...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 9-11-20

Studies have shown that Latinx communities have a higher rate of confirmed COVID-19 cases than any other racial group, in part, due to employment and housing patterns. Community leaders must un...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 9-4-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 9-4-20. Apartments, townhouses, and other multifamily housing developments are cropping up along North Avenue in western Cook County.

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 8-28-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 8-28-20. A new CMAP analysis has found that people of color are participating in the 2020 census at much lower rates than white residents throughout northeastern Illinois.

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 8-21-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 8-21-20. The pandemic presents a rare opportunity for policymakers not only to stabilize the economy in the near future, but transform it in a sustainable way.

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 8-14-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 8-14-20. With 140 high school and college students signed up, the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning recently saw its highest registration for a Future Leaders in Plan...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 8-7-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 8-7-20. In the final Virtual FLIP Summer Series session, students learned how planners can help reduce inequities in their communities. CMAP’s Timi Koyejo introduced histor...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-31-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-31-20. During the third Virtual FLIP Summer Series session, students learned about COVID-19's impact on local planning. CMAP’s Dominick Argumedo and Zoe Heidorn from the V...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 7-24-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-24-20. During the second session of our 2020 Virtual FLIP Summer Series this week, students from the region learned all about northeastern Illinois' water supply. CMAP pla...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 7-17-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-17-20. This week, students from across northeastern Illinois learned about street festivals during the first session of the 2020 Virtual FLIP Summer Series. CMAP’s Brian D...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 7-10-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 7-10-20. As the planning agency for northeastern Illinois, we are passionate about helping communities prosper. In this video, learn from our staff about our work to improve...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-26-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-26-20. CMAP recently released first-of-its-kind water data for northeastern Illinois. In partnership with Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant, we developed data showing past water ...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-19-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-19-20. June 19, 1865, is the day when word of emancipation finally reached Black people who were enslaved in Texas — two months after the Civil War ended and two years aft...

Read More

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-12-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 6-12-20. You can view a recording of this week’s Board and MPO Policy Committee meetings and previous CMAP Board meetings on the CMAP Meetings YouTube channel. The next CMAP...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 5-29-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 5-29-20. This summer, CMAP will host the Future Leaders in Planning (FLIP) virtually, meeting once a week, between July 16 and August 6. The Virtual FLIP Summer Series will ...

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CMAP Weekly Update, 5-22-20

CMAP Weekly Update, 5-22-20 Jump to section COVID-19 Regional Recovery Survey CMAP executive director to be honored as Woman of the Year Coronavirus amplifying climate change impacts on vulner...

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