Publication Library

Publication Library

Performance-Based Transit-Oriented Development Typology Guidebook

by CTOD
December 16, 2010

Designed as a user-friendly tool that gives interested people around the country the ability to evaluate the performance of the transit zones in their neighborhoods and towns.

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White Street and Springfield Avenue Corridors Analysis

by CNT
December 7, 2010

Conducted as part of the multi-phase miPLAN’s Transportation Study, Champaign-Urbana Urbanized Area Transportation Study (CUUATS) – the transportation entity of the Champaign Regional Planning... read more

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Chicago Southland’s Green TIME Zone

by CNT and SSMMA
November 18, 2010

The Green Transit, Intermodal, Manufacturing, Environment Zone (Green TIME Zone) is a core element of the Southland Vision 2020 for Sustainable Development.

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Location Efficiency: Neighborhood and Socio-Economic Characteristics Determine Auto Ownership and Use - Studies in Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco

John Holtzclaw, Robert Clear, Hank Dittmar, David Goldstein + Peter Haas
October 29, 2010

Auto ownership and mileage per car are shown to vary in a systematic and predictable fashion in response to neighborhood urban design and socio-economic characteristics in the Chicago, Los Angeles... read more

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The Role of Integrated Resource Planning in Improving Water Resource Management within the Great Lakes Region

by CNT
October 9, 2010

This working paper about the benefits of Integrated Resource Planning (IRP) is a part of CNT’s Great Lakes Sustainable Water Planning project.

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Driving: A Hard Bargain

by CNT
July 30, 2010

The combined cost of housing and transportation in the Chicago metropolitan region.

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Transit-Oriented Development and the Potential for VMT-related Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction

by CNT, CTOD
June 30, 2010

Transit-oriented development – a mix of residential and commercial development within walking distance of public transportation – can play a substantial part in reducing greenhouse gas emissions... read more

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Integrating Valuation Methods to Recognize Green Infrastructure’s Multiple Benefits

by CNT, lead author
April 1, 2010

Reviews current methods, tools and case studies of valuation of the economic and social benefits produced by green infrastructure practices, particularly as they are applied in urban settings.

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Penny Wise, Pound Fuelish: New Measures of Housing + Transportation Affordability

by CNT
March 24, 2010

Penny Wise, Pound Fuelish serves as a guide to CNT’s H+T Index (www.htaindex.org), which includes 337 U.S. metropolitan regions. The Index demonstrates that... read more

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Chicago: Emissions Inventories and Reduction Strategies for Chicago and its Metropolitan Region

CNT
February 1, 2010

A greenhouse gas emissions inventory was conducted for Chicago and its metropolitanregion for the years 2000 and 2005. Emissions ofcarbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons,... read more

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