Publication Library

Publication Library

RainReady Chatham Plan

CNT
February 22, 2017

The scope and severity of flood risk and flood-related damages in the Chatham community are among the worst in Cook County, Illinois. In September 2013, CNT began its Chatham program outreach... read more

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Chicago’s Central Manufacturing District: The Past and Future of Urban Manufacturing

CNT
July 7, 2016

Anchored by its landmark 12-story clock tower on Pershing Road, Chicago’s Central Manufacturing District (CMD) was the first planned manufacturing district in the United States. Today, it stands... read more

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Stalled Out: How Empty Parking Spaces Diminish Neighborhood Affordability

CNT
March 25, 2016

Stalled Out: How Empty Parking Spaces Diminish Neighborhood Affordability explores the relationship between unused parking and neighborhood affordability. Many cities, including Chicago,... read more

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Estimating Parking Utilization in Multi-Family Residential Buildings in Washington, D.C.

Jonathan Rogers, Dan Emerine, Peter Haas, David Jackson, Peter Kauffmann, Rick Rybeck, Ryan Westrom
January 27, 2016

The District Department of Transportation and the District of Columbia Office of Planning recently led a research effort to understand how parking utilization in multi-family residential buildings... read more

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RainReady Midlothian Plan

CNT
January 8, 2016

What would a RainReady Midlothian look like? It would be a community where residents and businesses benefit from flood relief in a way that also brings neighborhood beautification, retail activity... read more

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Income, Location Efficiency, and VMT: Affordable Housing as a Climate Strategy

Gregory L. Newmark Ph.D and Peter M. Haas Ph.D
December 16, 2015

This paper combines detailed travel-survey, transit-service, and land-use data to estimate a model for predicting the role of income and location efficiency in reducing household vehicle-miles... read more

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Freight Train to Community Prosperity: Metrics for the Integration of Community Economic Development and Efficient Freight Movement

CNT
November 18, 2015

In this report, CNT proposes metrics to assess the feasibility and performance of cargo-oriented development (COD), a form of development that integrates... read more

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Putting Places First: Targeting Infrastructure Improvements to Spur Investment in Priority Development Areas

CNT
November 16, 2015

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) has helped chart a new framework for regional development focused on underutilized land in existing communities and anchored by walkable... read more

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RainReady Chatham Phase One Report

CNT
October 19, 2015

Chatham, a neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side, has been susceptible to flooding since it was first developed in the 1860s. In January 2015, the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT), the U.S... read more

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Rx for a Prosperous Region

CNT
June 29, 2015

Cook County's hub-and-spoke transit system no longer meets the needs of residents. Filling in the system's gaps will increase access to jobs, shorten commutes, and lower household... read more

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