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New Community Data Released by Regional Planning Agency
The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) is the region’s comprehensive planning agency and publishes an annual comprehensive workplan and annual report and collects comprehensive community data to help make northeastern Illinois a stronger, more resilient place to live and do business.
CMAP’s annual workplan addresses diverse factors that shape the region’s economy. The agency and its partners have developed and are now implementing ON TO 2050, a new long-range plan to help the seven counties and 284 communities of northeastern Illinois implement important strategies that address quality-of-life issues.
CMAP recently released a new set of Community Data Snapshots to help local leaders, community organizations, and others plan and make informed decisions in their communities.
Find out more about CMAP’s work and the newly released and updated Community Snapshot data here.
The Illinois Department of Transportation has launched a new website, I80will.org, to provide the public with the latest information on the $1.2 billion reconstruction of Interstate 80 through Will County, one of the cornerstone projects of Governor JB Pritzker’s historic, bipartisan Rebuild Illinois capital program.
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Thirty-three elected and appointed officials and municipal staff representing eleven Will County communities and two State of Illinois Representatives came together for a morning of learning on August 23rd at the CED’s Economic Development Training for Elected and Appointed Officials.