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GO TO 2040 Wins National Smart Growth Award

February 5, 2014 - in Corporate, Planning

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) has announced that the GO TO 2040 comprehensive regional plan is the 2013 National Award for Smart Growth Achievement winner in the category of policies, programs, and plans. Congratulations to CMAP's many…

Metro Chicago Funds 50 Projects to Reduce Congestion and Improve Air Quality

Residents of metropolitan Chicago will benefit from improved transit, roads, bicycle, and pedestrian facilities through $286 million in federal transportation…

Chicago's Infrastructure Trust Has the World Watching

April 15, 2013 - in Uncategorized

Governments across Europe, Canada and Australia have long turned to the private sector to help finance public assets, and even in the U.S., more places…

Learning from Chicago's Open Data

December 28, 2012 - in Smart Cities

Chicago publishes every minute detail about the movement of its buses and every little skirmish in its neighborhoods. A team of researchers at the University of Chicago is taking that flood of data and using it to understand and improve the city. “Right…