Projects

Viva Doña Ana

We advised a new comprehensive plan for Doña Ana County, New Mexico and created an online indicators dashboard to track the county’s progress going forward.

 

Green Infrastructure Valuation in Lancaster

Green infrastructure is a network of decentralized stormwater management practices, such as green roofs, trees, rain gardens and permeable pavement, that can capture and infiltrate rain where it falls, reducing stormwater runoff and improving the health of surrounding waterways.

 

Amtrak Downeaster: Overview of Projected Economic Impacts

In 2008, the Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority (NNEPRA) commissioned us to evaluate the economic impacts of existing and expanded rail service in Maine and New Hampshire.

 

Green TIME Zone

The southern suburbs of Chicago grew up in the nineteenth century with a dual identity: as residential communities from which people rode the train to downtown jobs and as industrial centers that rose around the nexus of the nation’s freight rail network.

 

BUILT in Cleveland

As part of the Broadening Urban Investment to Leverage Transit (BUILT) In Ohio partnership with the Office of Ohio Governor Ted Strickland and leaders in each of the three regions, we explored the impact of recent urban development patterns and identified key market opportunities in transit-oriented development and cargo-oriented development that will keep each region economically competitive.

 

Phoenix EcoDistrict

Working with prime contractor Duany Plater-Zyberk, we developed an EcoDistrict plan for financing and building infrastructure to support transit zones throughout the city for the Reinvent Phoenix project.

 

Madison Bus Rapid Transit

We were awarded a contract to manage a market assessment of the demand for real estate in Dane County, Wisconsin by the Capital Area Regional Planning Commission, supported by the HUD Regional Sustainable Communities Grant Program.

 

Location Efficiency Hub

Much like energy efficiency, the idea of location efficiency provides a new lens for using resources in a smarter, more sustainable way. Location-efficient communities are dense and vibrant, with walkable streets, access to transit, proximity to jobs, mixed land uses, and concentrations of retail and services.

 

Memphis Blueprint for Prosperity

We designed economic development strategies for Memphis Mayor A C Wharton’s Blueprint for Prosperity, which aims to reduce poverty in Memphis by 10% in ten years.

 

RainReady

Our RainReady initiative helps individuals, businesses and communities find solutions to the problem of too much or too little water.

 

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