Publications for 2006

Community Wireless Networks: Cutting Edge Technology for Internet Access

November 20, 2006

A report on the Center for Neighborhood Technology’s project to bring¬†community wireless access to three Illinois communities.

Paved Over: Surface Parking Lots or Opportunities for Tax-Generating, Sustainable Development?

November 14, 2006

Summary Report: Preserving and Promoting Diverse Transit-Oriented Neighborhoods

November 5, 2006

Summary Report

Press Release and Fact Sheet: Preserving and Promoting Diverse Transit-Oriented Neighborhoods

November 2, 2006

includes the press release for the study and the fact sheet with key tables

Housing and Transportation Cost Trade-offs and Burdens of Working Families in 28 Metros

October 11, 2006

This study examines neighborhood housing and transportation choices available to working families.

Housing + Transportation: Moving the Region Toward Greater Affordability

June 29, 2006

A presentation delivered to a gathering of regional leaders in Chicago to discuss ways to apply CNT’s Affordability Index in the Chicago region.

Affordability Index: A New Tool for Measuring the True Affordability of a Housing Choice

February 1, 2006

A brief published by the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program that describes the method behind the Affordability Index and the application of this tool in the Minneapolis-St. Paul region.

High Speed Rail and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the U.S.

January 1, 2006

A corridor-by-corridor estimate of the potential annual greenhouse gas benefits — from emissions reductions — of high speed rail systems in the U.S. based on current plans for high speed rail development in the federally designated high speed rail corridors.