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Chicago Begins Development of ON TO 2050 Comprehensive Regional Plan

February 24, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, Feb. 23, 2016—Stakeholders and leaders from across metropolitan Chicago are convening Wednesday to share ideas about how to strengthen existing communities by developing a new comprehensive regional plan called ON TO 2050. To embark on…

Joseph C. Szabo Tapped to Lead the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

June 10, 2015 - in People, Planning

CHICAGO, June 10, 2015 -- The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) will be led by a new executive director whose broad background is matched…

Amtrak Honors Former Federal Rail Administrator, Current CMAP Senior Fellow

March 11, 2015 - in People, Rail

CHICAGO, March 10, 2015—Amtrak today dedicated its Chicago railroad operations center as the Joseph C. Szabo Chicago Control Center, in recognition…

Twenty-Five New Projects Help Implement Chicago’s GO TO 2040 Comprehensive Plan

October 16, 2014 - in Planning, Projects

CHICAGO, October 16, 2014 - More than two dozen new projects led by local governments and nonprofits will receive staff assistance or grants to drive implementation of the GO TO 2040 comprehensive regional plan. Since 2011, the CMAP Local Technical Assistance…

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 funds targeted over the next four years to support the GO TO 2040 comprehensive regional plan's goals…