Our Future, Our Goals, Our Map
Welcome to the online home of the Rockford Metropolitan Agency for Planning, better known as RMAP, the Metropolitan Planning Organization for the Rockford region. Please feel free to browse our site, review our documents, send comments or suggestions to the staff, and generally get involved in the planning process.
Want to learn a little more about RMAP? Check out the About Us Page. Interested in the current activities of RMAP? You might start by looking below at the recent announcements.
Legacy documents are being added as quickly as RMAP staff is able to convert them into digital formats and upload them. Check back frequently for updates on what has recently been posted.
If you believe you have found a broken link, a missing file, incorrect information or another error on the RMAP Web site, please contact the Web Administrator. Thank you for visiting the online home of RMAP, we hope your stay is informative and enjoyable.
The RMAP Mobility Subcommittee meeting for the month of December has been rescheduled to Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. The meeting will take place at the Regional Center for Planning and Design, 315 N. Main Street, Rockford, IL. The agenda for this meeting is available by clicking here. For any questions, please contact the RMAP office at 779-348-7627.
The RMAP Technical Committee meetings for the months of November and December have been combined and will be held on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 10:00 AM at Loves Park City Hall, 100 Heart Boulevard, Loves Park, IL 61111. The agenda for this meeting is now available by clicking here. For any questions, please contact the RMAP office at 779-348-7627.
The November and December RMAP Policy Committee meetings have been combined and will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 1:00 PM at the City of Belvidere City Hall (Council Chambers), 401 Whitney Boulevard, Belvidere, IL. For questions about this meeting, please contact Christina Washington, RMAP Office Manager.
RMAP has published the interactive 2015 version of the Federal List of Obligated Projects, known affectionately as the FLOP. To view this document, click here. For any questions regarding the FLOP, please contact Michael Hren, Metropolitan Planner
- The approved 2016 RMAP UWP has been posted, and is available here.
- The approved 2016-2019 RMAP TIP has been posted, and is available here.
- The approved RMAP EJ & Title VI document has been posted, and is available here.
- The approved RMAP Limited English Proficiency Plan has been posted, and is available here.
The RMAP Policy Committee has approved the final version of the updated 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP). To view the document, click to visit the LRTP page.
The Transportation for Tomorrow (2040): A Long Range Transportation Plan for the Rockford Region was recommended by the RMAP Technical Committee at their July 23rd, 2015 meeting and adopted by the RMAP Policy Committee at their July 30th, 2015 meeting.
RMAP would like to thank all of our partner organizations and the public for all of input, comments and participation received during the development phase of the Long Range Transportation Plan update.
Questions regarding the LRTP may be sent at any time to RMAP via the emails on the staff page or by mail or in person to 313 N. Main Street, Rockford, IL 61101.
The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority has announced long-term lane closures scheduled at Illinois Route 173 and East Riverside Boulevard on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) north of Rockford. For more details, view the release.
The RMAP-created Functionally Classified Road Map is now available in digital format. Click here to view it.
RMAP has released a memorandum detailing the change in phone numbers for RMAP staff. To view the memorandum, click here.
RMAP has released its 2015 meeting schedule for the Policy Committee, Technical Committee, and Mobility Subcommittee. Click here to view the schedule.
RMAP has published a study regarding freight traffic and transportation in the region. To view the freight study, click here. If you have questions or comments regarding the freight study, please contact Gary McIntyre, Metro Program Manager.
The former Executive Director of RMAP, Mr. Steve Ernst, has retired. The staff of RMAP wishes Mr. Ernst all happiness and success in the future endeavors that he throws himself into. RMAP thanks Mr. Ernst for his many years of leadership, vision, and effort as its director.
RMAP has received a HUD Sustainable Communities Certificate, in commemoration of the progress and accomplishment of the Sustainable Communities Grant. To view the certificate, click here.
The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority has released a number of fact sheets regarding improvements being undertaken on I-90, including a Corridor Overview, a Construction Traffic Flyer, an overview of the work being done on the Business 20/State Street Interchange, and a By the Numbers Overview. For more information, visit the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority’s website.
The League of Illinois Bicyclists has released a Rockford Area Bike Map. To view the map, click here.
An interactive map detailing the congestion levels of the arterial roads in the RMAP Region has been released. To view this map, click here.