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CMAP is helping communities prosper through transportation investments. Learn more and apply for funding by March 15.

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ON TO 2050

ON TO 2050 is our region's new comprehensive plan. Explore the plan website.

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Proposed ON TO 2050 amendments

The public is invited to comment on two proposed amendments to ON TO 2050 through February 25.

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Updates

February 15, 2019

CMAP Weekly Update, 2-15-19

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February 8, 2019

CMAP Weekly Update, 2-8-19

Feb 8, 2019 CMAP Weekly Update, 2-8-19 Jump to section Board meeting rem...

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November 20, 2018

New data show the need for dedicated and adequate capital funding for transit

Nov 20, 2018 New data show the need for dedicated and adequate capital funding for transit ...

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October 26, 2018

Congress passes bill to invest in the nation's water resources

Oct 26, 2018 Congress passes bill to invest in the nation's water resources On ...

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December 4, 2017

New CMAP website

Dec 4, 2017 New CMAP website To prepare for the final stages of ON TO 2050 deve...

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November 3, 2017

Strategic, regionally driven economic development in New York

In today's fast-paced global economy, metropolitan regions -- rather than just countries -- compete with one another. With its unparalleled transportation s...

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November 3, 2017

Strategies to reduce the effects of flooding in metropolitan Chicago

The Chicago region experiences significant and repeated damages from flooding. Between 2007 and 2014, $2.319 billion in damages were paid out from public and pr...

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August 18, 2017

Final Alternative Futures forum discusses future with constrained resources

At the final Alternative Futures forum, panelists with experience in government, nonprofit work, and the private sector shared ideas about how the region can continue to provide resident...

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August 3, 2017

Chicago area students learn to be Future Leaders in Planning

For six days, 33 students from throughout the Chicago region learned about planning and how it affects their communities.

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July 27, 2017

Panel discusses a future with economic opportunity for all

"The Future of Economic Opportunity," held at the Homewood-Flossmoor Auditorium in Homewood on Wednesday, July 19, was the fourth of five Alternative Futures forums hosted by Chicago Met...

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July 21, 2017

FY18 budget impacts on state finances, regional transportation, and local governments

The Illinois General Assembly enacted a series of budget bills on July 6, 2017, overriding the Governor's veto and ending the state's two-year budget impasse. Among changes to income tax d...

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July 19, 2017

Local leadership on climate change issues

In June 2017, Mayor Rahm Emanuel issued an executive order committing the City of Chicago to a goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by at least 26 percent from 2005 levels by 2025.  ...

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July 6, 2017

Proposal for new national freight infrastructure fee and grants

On June 22, 2017, H.R. 3001 , Economy in Motion: The National Multimodal and Sustainable Freight Infrastructure Act, was filed in the U.S. House of Representatives.  The current proposal h...

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Partner Spotlight

IEPA safeguards the state's natural resources from pollution and provides a healthy environment for its citizens.

The WCGL is a not-for-profit intergovernmental organization of 30 municipalities and Will County, representing over 675,000 residents.

Instituto del Progreso Latino contributes to the development of Latino immigrants and their families through education, training, and employment.

CUPPA is committeed to providing innovative urban planning and public management education that puts engaged research to purposeful use

Prairie State College is a two-year community college offering associate degrees, technical and career certificates, and adult, corporate, and continuing education.

NHS is a nonprofit neighborhood revitalization organization committeed to helping homeowners and neighborhoods throughout Chicago, South Suburban Cook County, and Elgin.

CDOT keeps the city's surface transportation networks and public way safe for users, environmentally sustainable, and in a state of good repairs.

The Lan-Oak Park District strives to enhance the quality of life for all Lansing residents by providing clean, safe parks, and well-developed recreational facilities.