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Publication Library

Stepping Up Water Loss Control: Lessons from the State of Georgia

by CNT
February 27, 2014

Like every other state, Georgia’s underground system of pipes is aging. But Georgia has become a leader in the national push for improved water loss control. The success of Georgia’s program... read more

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The Carsharing-Transit Card: Is It Good for Public Transportation?

Greg Newmark, Melissa Schramm
January 30, 2014

The proliferation of new shared-ride transportation services provides a unique opportunity for transit agencies to reach new markets. Unfortunately, many transit agencies are wary of partnering... read more

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HOT for Transit? Transit’s Experience of High-Occupancy Toll Lanes

Greg Newmark
January 30, 2014

As more and more regions seek to implement high-occupancy toll or HOT lanes, more and more transit agencies seek knowledge to take advantage of this new infrastructure opportunity. Unfortunately,... read more

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Modeling of Multifamily Residential Parking Use in King County, Washington

Daniel Rowe, Stephanie Morse, Craig Ratchford, Peter Haas, Sofia Becker
January 27, 2014

Multifamily residential buildings often provide too much parking, which can be an impediment to a wide range of community goals. An oversupply of parking can have deleterious effects on economic... read more

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Building Capacity: Helping Communities Create Vibrant, Healthy and Economically Prosperous Neighborhoods

by Reconnecting America, Strategic Economics, CNT, Enterprise Community Partners, Center for Creative Land Recycling, Kim Burnett Consulting
December 6, 2013

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)’s Sustainable Communities Initiative offered support for sustainable development projects in cities and regions across the country.... read more

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The Case for Fixing the Leaks: Protecting people and saving water while supporting economic growth in the Great Lakes region

by CNT
November 18, 2013

Every day, nearly six billion gallons of expensive, treated water is simply lost. Why? Crumbling infrastructure. Leaky, aging pipes and outdated systems are wasting an estimated 14 to 18 percent... read more

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Center of Prosperity and Empowerment: An Efficient Memphis and a Shared Future

CNT
October 10, 2013

Mayor A C Wharton made a bold commitment to reduce poverty in Memphis by 10% within 10 years – lowering it from 27% to 17%. This will require a combination of more and better jobs; better access... read more

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Charter for the New Urbanism

Chapter by Jacky Grimshaw
May 31, 2013

This pioneering guide, the first edition of which was released in 1999, illustrates how the Congress for the New Urbanism works to change the practices and standards of urban design and... read more

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The Prevalence and Cost of Urban Flooding

by CNT
May 14, 2013

First-of-its-kind analysis that combines insurance and FEMA claims data, property owner surveys, and GIS mapping of flooding in an urban environment. Part of a first phase of research at CNT on... read more

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Transit-Oriented Development in the Chicago Region: Efficient and Resilient Communities for the 21st Century

by CNT
May 7, 2013

In Transit-Oriented Development in the Chicago Region: Efficient and Resilient Communities for the 21st Century, CNT researchers evaluated the dynamics of the Chicago Region’s 367 fixed Metra and... read more

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