What is the purpose of this site?

    Our Engage with CMAP website is one of CMAP’s public engagement tools. It is an online platform that offers multiple ways for you to participate in our projects and share your input. You can offer feedback on our regional projects using surveys, maps, and discussion forums. CMAP intends for this website to enhance the accessibility and reach of our public engagement, and provide another way for you to engage in our regional planning projects.

    How can I participate?

    You can use some of the public participation tools on this website anonymously. Others may require you to sign in. To register a new account:

    • Click on the “Register” button in the top right of any page.
    • Choose a username and password.
    • Answer a few questions.
    • Access your email to validate your account.
    • Return to the website and click the “Sign in” button. Enter your new username and password.

    What happens to my feedback?

    The managers of each project will record, review, and consider all public feedback in the development of the project’s plans. We appreciate and value all input.  

    Is my privacy protected?

    Yes. CMAP will only use your email to contact you with project updates and to invite you to participate in public meetings for the project. Your email address will not be distributed to any third party or used for any other purpose. For more information, see our Privacy Policy.

    How can I contact CMAP?

    If you have any questions about the website or a particular project, or if you’d like to submit a comment or concern, please contact the CMAP engagement team at onto2050@cmap.illinois.gov.