CMAP ON TO 2050 Planning Workshop Set for Monday, May 9

Input Sought in Development of New Comprehensive Regional Plan

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) and its partners are developing a new comprehensive regional plan – called ON TO 2050 – and are seeking the perspective of area residents and business people on how the local region should look in 2050. This interactive workshop is scheduled for Monday, May 9 at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers of the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

Topics that will be discussed at this workshop include the funding of CMAP’s transportation system, expanding access to high quality jobs, improving housing choices, managing flooding, protecting communities from the effects of climate change, ensuring the preservation of natural areas, supporting cities with workable tax policies, creating opportunities for reinvestment and defining how best to invest limited infrastructure dollars.

Interested parties unable to attend on May 9 are invited to take a survey in English at or Spanish at, email ideas to, follow on Twitter at @ONTO2050 and Facebook at and use #2050BigIdeas or visit CMAP's Get Involved webpage at

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About Naperville: Located 28 miles west of Chicago, Naperville, Ill., is home to approximately 145,000 people. This vibrant, thriving city consistently ranks as a top community in the nation in which to live, raise children and retire. The city is home to acclaimed public and parochial schools, the best public library system in the country, an array of healthcare options and an exceptionally low crime rate. Naperville has ready access to a variety of public transportation, housing and employment options. The city’s diversified employer base features high technology firms, retailers and factories, as well as small and home-based businesses. Residents also enjoy world-class parks, diverse worship options, the opportunity to serve on several City boards and commissions, a thriving downtown shopping and dining area, a renowned outdoor history museum known as Naper Settlement and an active civic community. For more information, please visit our website at