Publications for 2005
An article published in the newsletter of the Center for Transit-Oriented Development (CTOD) about the Affordability Index, a new measure for valuing transportation investments and thinking about the cost of housing.
Summary of the plan for Blue Island, which incorporates plans for residential and commercial redevelopment around the community’s passenger rail stop and industrial redevelopment of the cargo and freight facilities.
Examines the impacts of transportation spending on households in the 28 metro areas for which the federal government collects expenditure data and of rising gas prices on both households and regional economies. Finds that households in regions that have invested in public transportation reap financial benefits from having access to affordable mobility options, even as [...]
A practical guide to making your office building more healthy and efficient.
Findings from the second year of the Community Energy Cooperative’s groundbreaking ESPP program, set up to test consumer response to market-based electricity pricing. Like the first year, consumers are recpetive to price signals and willing to become more energy-efficient, saving themselves money and the electricity system stress.