Chicago Metropolitan Agency For Planning
More and more communities are focused on integrating strategies and practices that incorporate longer term horizons. The trend is to not only accommodate the needs of today’s residents, but also to plan carefully so future generations are also served.
Although it clearly benefits neither state to gloat at the expense of its neighbors, that was unfortunately the case in your Jan. 20 story, "Illinois ranks 2nd, Ind. places 3rd in outbound migration."
Now that 2013 is behind us, we must cherish our memories, experiences and accomplishments that were created. With 2014 we have blank pages to create new chapters of experiences and memories. So cheers for 2013, and may your 2014 be filled with joy and excitement.
With Thanksgiving recently passed and the holidays quickly approaching, it’s time to reflect on the many things we are thankful for here in the Chicago Southland. I am thankful for ...
Recently, the Lowell Town Council vote to remove me as its Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission representative because of my stand on the proposed Illiana Tollway. The Illiana has stirred much discussion and disagreement between all parties involved.
Thursday's vote on the Illiana Expressway by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning's policy committee shows CMAP can look beyond Chicago interests and examine what's in the best interest of the entire metropolitan area.
Recent events concern me as a threat to sustaining a meaningful dialogue on 21st century development trends and the need for the associated infrastructure and systems in our region.
A key committee at the Chicago region's lead planning agency gave a major boost Thursday to the Illiana Expressway, opening the door to eventual federal approval of the project.
TINLEY PARK | Gov. Pat Quinn declared himself an ally of Chicago's south suburbs Monday, offering municipalities road repair funds while also reiterating his support for the Illiana Expressway project.
The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning full board foolishly voted against the Illiana Expressway on Wednesday.
A Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning committee voted 10-7 on Friday to recommend including the Illiana Expressway in its transportation plan, a key step in moving the project forward.
Indiana and Illinois are now preparing requests for proposals for private investment in the Illiana Expressway. It's a sign of progress for a road that has been needed for a long time.
The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning analysis that questions the estimated costs and benefits for the Illiana Expressway needs to be re-examined.
The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning's July 30 review of the Illiana Expressway proposal.
LOWELL | It doesn't matter where the Illiana Expressway would go. There is no need for it, according to a group that gathered Monday night.
Planners use a structured process to help a community with its goals and objectives for beneficial development.
An Illinois transportation agency has issued an analysis of the Illiana Expressway that states the road's planners have sharply underestimated its costs and overestimated its benefits.
Environmentalists from throughout Northwest Indiana and the southeast suburbs, and even a bit beyond, gathered Tuesday and Wednesday at Marquette Park in Gary to make connections across the Indiana-Illinois state line. They left with a resolve to continue that process.
In a time of limited budgets at the federal, state and local levels, never has the need for collaboration and partnerships been greater.
Daniel Burnham is perhaps the most heralded American architect and urban planner of the past century, creating groundbreaking urban plans for many cities that fostered a sense of place and community. Like Burnham, Lansing has an opportunity to “make big plans.”
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