Bay Area Parking Calculator Finds $140 Million in Unused Spaces


Is there such thing as too much parking? For many Americans, the answer may be a quick “no.” But it’s actually not that simple.

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New HUD Guidebook Offers Transportation Strategies for Small and Mid-Sized Cities

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 9:48 am

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Traverse City, MI (Photo by Michigan Municipal League/Flickr Creative Commons License)

For the average household, transportation is the second-highest expense after housing. In large, dense cities, public transit availability can dramatically decrease transportation costs. But what about smaller places – quiet suburbs, rural communities, regional centers – that don’t have the same level of public transit service? How can leaders in these communities find ways to reduce transportation costs to help low- and middle-income residents get ahead?

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Urban Flooding Bill Introduced in Congress

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 12:05 pm

Umbrellas - FlickrCC - Christopher Swerin

Urban flooding impacts people and communities all over the country, damaging homes and businesses, and polluting precious water resources. To address this issue, US Representatives Mike Quigley (D-IL) and Peter King (R-NY) introduced the bipartisan Urban Flooding Awareness Act.

This federal legislation is designed to help develop a clear-cut definition of urban flooding, and requires a comprehensive study of the personal and social costs of urban flooding in America.

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Taking Action on Climate Change Can Benefit Communities

Monday, June 2nd, 2014 at 12:30 pm

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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.

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