Like food deserts, transit deserts have demonstrable demand but a dearth of supply. Those who live in transit deserts face restricted mobility and limited access to jobs and amenities.
Friday, July 11th, 2014 at 2:30 pm
On June 27, the Chicago Tribune published a lead story about air pollution linked to freight transportation. The story cites new research that found higher than average diesel soot pollution near a Chicago-area rail yard. It’s time that railroads and community leaders start seeing the opportunities to transform freight rail from noisy polluter to sustainable urban revitalizer.
Monday, August 11th, 2014 at 4:57 pm
Urban flooding is a problem with a broad range of causes. The way neighborhoods are developed, the capacity of sewer systems, regional weather variations – all of these, and more, affect flood risk. This means it will take a diverse array of expertise to develop effective solutions to a community’s flooding problems.
Monday, June 2nd, 2014 at 12:30 pm
CNT’s affilate, Elevate Energy, is dedicated to smarter energy use for all. This is exactly why we support strong carbon pollution standards. Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, under President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, proposed a plan to cut carbon pollution from power plants. We support this important move to take action to confront climate change.