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Publication Library

Economic Effects of Public Investment in Transportation and Directions for the Future

CNT
May 31, 2012

This report, written by CNT for the State Smart Transportation Initiative (SSTI), examines current economic analysis practices in state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) through examples in... read more

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Prospering in Place: Linking Jobs, Development, and Transit to Spur Chicago’s Economy

by CNT
February 16, 2012

A call to action that embraces the goals of the Chicago region’s GO TO 2040 plan and translates them into a place-based blueprint for prosperity. It shows how to restore location efficiency and... read more

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Safe, Decent and Affordable: Transportation Costs of Affordable Housing in the Chicago Region

by CNT
January 31, 2012

CNT applied the H+T Index to 248 multifamily properties financed by the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) from 2001-2008 in the Chicago region. The study reveals the average... read more

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Transforming and Embracing Innovation in Ohio’s 9th Congressional District: Moving towards Sustainable, Efficient and Reliable Energy

CNT
December 1, 2011

Northern Ohio has enough wind, solar and biogas potential to meet all of its electricity needs, but only a small fraction of the region's energy comes from these sources. In spite of its vast... read more

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Driving Up the Cost of Living: How Housing and Transportation Costs Pressure Economic Development in Northwest Arkansas

by CNT
August 23, 2011

This report examines the state of housing, transportation, and job access in Northwest Arkansas, which includes the four core cities of Bentonville, Fayetteville, Springdale, and Rogers. The... read more

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Housing + Transportation Affordability in Washington, DC

by CNT
August 3, 2011

This study, written by CNT for the District of Columbia’s Office of Planning, customizes CNT’s H+T Index with localized data to examine how neighborhood characteristics across the region affect... read more

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Tree Asset Management in Portland, Oregon

by CNT
June 28, 2011

This study shows that Portland is well-positioned to pilot a tree asset management program that would lay the groundwork for turning its tree canopy into a bondable asset, similar to bridges and... read more

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BUILT in Cleveland

by CNT
April 8, 2011

The effects of unemployment, rising gas costs, and economic uncertainty have pushed household budgets to their limits. Now, more than ever, the state’s infrastructure investments must bolster the... read more

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Chicago’s South Suburbs: Smart Growth in Older Communities

by CNT
March 9, 2011

This case study tracks CNT’s work in Blue Island and Harvey and discusses the regional partnerships that developed and attracted public funding for predevelopment; eventually creating a pipeline... read more

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The Value of Green Infrastructure: A Guide to Recognizing Its Economic, Environmental and Social Benefits

by CNT
January 21, 2011

A broad analysis that is the first to place an economic value on the numerous benefits provided by green infrastructure. Goals: 1- Inform decision-makers and planners about the multiple benefits... read more

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