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.
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 Technical and Policy Committee meetings for the month of November have been cancelled. At this time, the next scheduled meeting dates are in December.
The Rockford Mass Transit District will be holding a series of informational sessions on its new route structure and route revisions during the week of November 18, 2013. The informational sessions will be held at the following times and locations:
Monday, November 18, 2013 @ 10:00 a.m. at the RMTD East Side Transfer Center (725 Lyford Road)
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 @ 2:00 p.m. at the Rockford Public Library Montague Branch
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 @ 6:30 p.m. at the Rockford Public Library Main Branch.
For more information please read the RMTD Press Release here. RMTD asks that you please share this information with any employees or clients that have an interest in our public transportation system.
The agenda for the November meeting of the Mobility Subcommittee is now available here.
The interchange ramps between I-90 and State Street/U.S. 20 Business will be closed for six weeks. For more details, view the notice.
Notice is hereby given that the RMAP Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) application period is open from October 1st, 2013 until January 31st, 2014. For descriptions of eligible project sponsors, please refer to page 2 and page 3 of the application.
The goal of RMAP TAP is to allocate resources to well-planned projects that provide and support alternate modes of transportation, enhance the transportation system through preservation of visual and cultural resources and improve the quality of life for members of the communities. TAP requires communities to coordinate efforts to develop and build safe, valuable and functional projects in a timely manner.
Please forward a completed electronic copy (PDF or Word file) and two (2) printed applications to:
Rockford Metropolitan Agency for Planning
313 North Main Street
Rockford, Illinois 61101
Application submittal deadline is 4:30pm, January 31st, 2014.
Please contact RMAP if there are any questions.
The final 2014 TIP is now available here. For any comments or questions regarding the TIP, contact Michael Hren, TIP Manager. The TIP is scheduled to be approved by the Policy Committee at their July 25th meeting.
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.
RMTD has issued a press release regarding a Public Hearing on Additional Paratransit Service Offering. Click here to view the press release.
The League of Illinois Bicyclists has released a new 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.
RMAP has released a memorandum regarding the air quality in the region. To view the memorandum, click here.