Transportation investment

Investing in the region’s transportation needs

ON TO 2050 proposes numerous transportation revenue options to support our communities and the region. Learn more.

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Public Participation Plan

The draft plan is available for public comment through May 21.

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CMAP Board approves new local planning projects

Read more about the recently selected Local Technical Assistance (LTA) projects.

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Updates

April 19, 2019

CMAP Weekly Update, 4-19-19

CMAP Weekly Update, 4-19-19 Jump to section New CMAP analysis tracks regional popu...

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March 7, 2019

Priced parking can raise revenue, help achieve local goals

Mar 7, 2019 Priced parking can raise revenue, help achieve local goals Downlo...

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March 5, 2019

The benefits of adding more services to Illinois' sales tax base

Mar 5, 2019 The benefits of adding more services to Illinois' sales tax base ...

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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

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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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.