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Chapter by Jacky Grimshaw

This pioneering guide, the first edition of which was released in 1999, illustrates how the Congress for the New Urbanism works to change the practices and standards of urban design and development to support healthy regions and diverse, complete neighborhoods....Read more

by CNT

In Transit-Oriented Development in the Chicago Region: Efficient and Resilient Communities for the 21st Century , CNT researchers evaluated the dynamics of the Chicago Region’s 367 fixed Metra and CTA rail stations and station areas between 2000 and 2010. Using...Read more

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Peter Haas, Stephanie Morse, Sofia Becker, Linda Young, Paul Esling

We developed a model that relates spatial and household variables to auto ownership, auto use, and transit use. This paper focuses on the multi-dimensional regression analysis used to relate the independent spatial variables (household density, block size, access to transit...Read more

by CNT for the American Public Transit Association + National Association of Realtors

Residential real estate sales prices for properties located near transit are healthier and more resilient than in the broader metropolitan region. That’s the conclusion of this report, written by CNT and commissioned by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and...Read more

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by CNT

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 of Cook County. Together, these strategies can be harnessed to mitigate suburban sprawl and take cars and...Read more

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by CNT

A call to action that embraces the goals of the Chicago region’s GO TO 2040 plan and translates them into a place-based blueprint for prosperity. It shows how to restore location efficiency and create new jobs and economic vitality based...Read more

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by CNT

The effects of unemployment, rising gas costs, and economic uncertainty have pushed household budgets to their limits. Now, more than ever, the state’s infrastructure investments must bolster the economy and save its residents money. This report presents a policy blueprint...Read more

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by CNT

This case study tracks CNT’s work in Blue Island and Harvey and discusses the regional partnerships that developed and attracted public funding for predevelopment; eventually creating a pipeline of viable projects that has drawn the attention of developers and investors...Read more

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by CNT and SSMMA

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

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by CTOD

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.Read more

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