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Peter Haas, Stephanie Morse, Daniel Rowe, Ransford S. McCourt

As part of the Right Size Parking project in King County, Washington, we collected of data to develop a fact-based understanding of variations in residential parking supply and demand. A key objective of this study was to provide better data...Read more

Commissioned by the Manhattan Strategy Group, with CNT work by Sofia Becker, Peter Haas, Stephanie Morse, and Linda Young

This December 2012 paper calculates expenditures on a variety of costs of car ownership from the 2006-2010 waves of the Consumer Expenditure Survey (CEX). The Consumer Expenditure Survey is conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and tracks the...Read more

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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 + The Center for Housing Policy

Report draws the latest five-year data from the American Communities Survey and finds that for the average family in the 25 largest U.S. metro areas, any income gains made in the last decade have been erased—and then some—by the skyrocketing...Read more

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This report, written by CNT for the State Smart Transportation Initiative (SSTI), examines current economic analysis practices in state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) through examples in nine state transportation agencies and an extensive literature review. For additional understanding of the...Read more

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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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CNT applied the H+T Index to 248 multifamily properties financed by the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) from 2001-2008 in the Chicago region. The study reveals the average transportation costs in these locations and measures the degree to which residents...Read more

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This report examines the state of housing, transportation, and job access in Northwest Arkansas, which includes the four core cities of Bentonville, Fayetteville, Springdale, and Rogers. The analysis is supplemented by findings from 23 interviews of business leaders, elected officials,...Read more

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This study, written by CNT for the District of Columbia’s Office of Planning, customizes CNT’s H+T Index with localized data to examine how neighborhood characteristics across the region affect household transportation costs.Read more

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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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