Publication Library

Publication Library

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 City

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 Chatham Plan

CNT
February, 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 through the RainReady initiative. This document is a product...Read more

 

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

CNT
May, 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 largely empty. The site has myriad advantages – like its central location,...Read more

 

Stalled Out: How Empty Parking Spaces Diminish Neighborhood Affordability

CNT
March, 2016

Stalled Out: How Empty Parking Spaces Diminish Neighborhood Affordability explores the relationship between unused parking and neighborhood affordability. Many cities, including Chicago, mandate the minimum number of parking spaces new developments need to build. As the report points out,...Read more

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon CNT_Stalled Out.pdf

 

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, 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 is related to neighborhood and building characteristics. Prior research has shown that overbuilding...Read more

 

RainReady Midlothian Plan

CNT
January, 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, jobs, recreation, and habitat conservation.

In order to better...Read more

 

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

Gregory L. Newmark Ph.D and Peter M. Haas Ph.D
December, 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 traveled (VMT). The research then applies this model to census data collected in the...Read more

 

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

CNT
November, 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 neighborhoods, transit, and freight. This report reveals that the transportation projects we’re funding...Read more

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon CNT_PuttingPlacesFirst.pdf

 

RainReady Chatham Phase One Report

CNT
October, 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. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and a group of...Read more

 

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