Publication Library

Publication Library

RainReady Video Tutorials

CNT
October, 2019

Learn about helpful methods and tools for handeling, and preventing water from entering your home:

Finding Water in the Home Learn about signs of water entry in your home Preventing Floods in your Home Learn...Read more

 

The Real Estate Mantra – Locate Near Public Transportation

CNT
October, 2019

This report details how public transit has increased value for properties, why developers should build near transit, why consumers that live near transit experience significant savings, and why policy makers need to work with communities on developing affordable housing near...Read more

 

Equity and Smart Mobility

CNT
September, 2019

Transportation is central to quality of life and well-being, linking people to employment, goods and services, health care, education, social activities, recreation, and cultural activities. However, access to transportation options in the U.S. is not always equitable, leaving many communities...Read more

 

Robbins Residential Drinking Water: Seeking Sustainable Solutions

March, 2019

The primarily African-American residents of Robbins, Illinois pay a higher rate for water than 80% of all municipalities in the region – and that rate will increase. Why? As population declines, each household must pay a higher share of the...Read more

 

Assessing Disparities of Urban Flood Risk for Households of Color in Chicago

December, 2018

In a 2014 report, Center for Neighborhood Technology’s (CNT) analysis revealed the repeated occurrence of flooding in areas outside federally designated floodplains within Cook County. This flooding, called urban flooding, is caused by climate change, aging infrastructure, and diminishing permeable...Read more

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon Flood Equity Report.pdf

 

Equity Express Fact Sheet

by CNT
April, 2018

Equity Express Financial Education Workshops give participants the information and support they need to decrease household expenses, increase savings and reduce environmental impacts. They respond to two major crises of our time- economic and ecological- by increasing the wealth of...Read more

 

Industrial EcoDistricts: Primer

CNT
June, 2017

This paper presents CNT’s recent research on a range of innovations for Industrial EcoDistricts in the areas of energy, water, transportation, and waste. Our work looks at district-scale interventions through the lenses of: What is it?, Why do it?, and...Read more

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon CNT_EcoDistrictPrimer.pdf

 

Food Incubator Energy Systems

Jen McGraw, CNT Director of Sustainability Innovation
April, 2017

With the recent uptick in manufacturing around the United States, the importance of food manufacturing to local economies has come into focus for its roles in creating jobs and building on the local culinary and cultural assets of a community....Read more

 

RainReady Dolton

CNT
March, 2017

The RainReady Calumet Corridor Plan represents the collective vision of over 2,100 residents, business owners, and municipal staff, elected representatives, regional leaders, and non-governmental organizations that all share interest in strengthening the homes, neighborhoods, communities throughout the Calumet Corridor in...Read more

 

RainReady Calumet Park

CNT
March, 2017

The RainReady Calumet Corridor Plan represents the collective vision of over 2,100 residents, business owners, and municipal staff, elected representatives, regional leaders, and non-governmental organizations that all share interest in strengthening the homes, neighborhoods, communities throughout the Calumet Corridor in...Read more

 

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