Publication Library

Publication Library

Upgrade Your Infrastructure: A Guide to the Green Infrastructure Portfolio Standard And Building Stormwater Retrofits

by CNT, American Rivers, The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative
December 18, 2012

The guide provides a framework for the long term and predictable implementation of green infrastructure. The concepts were developed around actual on-the-ground work done in Grand Rapids, MI and... read more

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West Cook County COD+TOD Report

by CNT
October 30, 2012

Report lays out two interconnected strategies (cargo-oriented development and transit-oriented development) to generate economic development and preserve natural resources in the western suburbs... read more

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Losing Ground: The Struggle of Moderate-Income Households to Afford the Rising Costs of Housing and Transportation

by CNT + The Center for Housing Policy
October 17, 2012

Report draws the latest five-year data from the American Communities Survey and finds that for the average family in the 25 largest U.S. metro areas, any income gains made in the last decade have... read more

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Urban Flooding in the Great Lakes States, A Municipality/Utility Survey Report

by CNT
September 19, 2012

The purpose of this survey is to develop an understanding of the effect of flooding on Great Lakes cities and to identify strategies to manage the problem. By providing a baseline of practices and... read more

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Water Loss Control in the Great Lakes States, A Utility Survey Report

by CNT
September 19, 2012

This survey report provides a baseline of current water loss practices and policies among water supply utilities that can be used to support collaboration in developing strategies for improvement... read more

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People, Water, and the Great Lakes: Ready for Change?

by CNT
September 19, 2012

The “Smart Water for Smart Regions” initiative offers a blueprint for the responsible and sustainable utilization of water in the Great Lakes states.

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Recommendations for Integrated Water Resources Planning in Lake Zurich

by CNT, CMAP, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant, MPC, Village of Lake Zurich
August 3, 2012

The report provides objective, external analysis and recommendations to advise the Village of Lake Zurich as it develops an integrated water resources plan.

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