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Testimony on the Green Resources for Energy Efficient Neighborhoods Act of 2008

by Scott Bernstein, CNT
June, 2008

CNT President, Scott Bernstein’s, testimony on the proposed bill HR6078, the Green Resources for Energy Efficient Neighborhoods Act of 2008 (GREEN Act).Read more

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon CNT_Bernstein061108.pdf

 

Reconnecting Fort Wayne: System Reliability and Energy Efficiency Benchmarking

by CNT
June, 2008

Establishing measurable goals for the City of Ft. Wayne’s energy service is a critical step towards defining a sustainable energy plan. In order to establish realistic and achievable goals, this report sought to define indicators and identify performance standards that...Read more

 

Reconnecting Fort Wayne: Transportation Funding

by CNT
May, 2008

Transportation is key to Fort Wayne’s future. CNT was asked by the City of Fort Wayne to analyze how and where transportation expenditures are being made and to make recommendations to move Fort Wayne toward a more sustainable and equitable...Read more

 

Reconnecting Fort Wayne: Energy Efficiency

by CNT
April, 2008

The cost of energy is one of the largest, fastest growing, and least predictable components of the operating costs of residential, commercial and industrial buildings. This report sought to identify the significant potential for savings.Read more

 

Reconnecting Fort Wayne: Land Use and Zoning

by CNT
April, 2008

Local governments manage their growth and boundaries by very distinct land use controls determining both where and how they grow. The most common tools used by municipalities are comprehensive plans, zoning ordinances, subdivision ordinances, and building and sanitation codes.Read more

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon CNT_ReconnectingFWLandUse.pdf

 

Amtrak Downeaster: Overview of Projected Economic Benefits

by CNT
March, 2008

Our twenty-five-year projection of the economic impacts of existing and expanded rail service helped convince Maine’s legislature to allocate $10 million in annual operating subsidies and $35 million in capital improvements to extend service to Brunswick. Those funds were later...Read more

 

Public Priorities for the North Milwaukee Avenue Corridor

by CNT
January, 2008

A diverse group of neighbors and businesspeople from the portion of Milwaukee Avenue between the Western Avenue and California Avenue CTA stations met on November 28, 2007 at CNT. Their mission was to identify a community vision for the corridor.Read more

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon CNT_Milw.Ave_.Report.pdf

 

Reconnecting Fort Wayne: Streetcars

by CNT
December, 2007

Fort Wayne needs a dramatic catalyst to create excitement about its new urban future. Streetcars could play that role. Streetcars are enjoying a resurgence across the nation. Many cities that once had streetcars are reviving them; other cities are building...Read more

 

Reconnecting Fort Wayne: Car Sharing

by CNT
December, 2007

This report provides an overview of how car sharing works and how it can benefit Fort Wayne, as well as start-up strategies and recommendations for next steps based on the specific opportunities available in Fort Wayne.Read more

 

Reconnecting Fort Wayne: UPASS

by CNT
December, 2007

Fort Wayne is fortunate to have a number of universities within its boundaries. One option that offers potential benefits to students and their schools is the UPASS, a transit pass purchased in bulk that offers unlimited use for a specified...Read more

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon CNT_ReconnectingFWUPASS.pdf

 

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