Publication Library

Publication Library

HOT for Transit? Transit’s Experience of High-Occupancy Toll Lanes

Greg Newmark
January, 2014

As more and more regions seek to implement high-occupancy toll or HOT lanes, more and more transit agencies seek knowledge to take advantage of this new infrastructure opportunity. Unfortunately, as is often the case with the rapid diffusion of a...Read more

 

The Carsharing-Transit Card: Is It Good for Public Transportation?

Greg Newmark, Melissa Schramm
January, 2014

The proliferation of new shared-ride transportation services provides a unique opportunity for transit agencies to reach new markets. Unfortunately, many transit agencies are wary of partnering with private companies. To address these concerns, this research analyzes the usage data from...Read more

 

Modeling of Multifamily Residential Parking Use in King County, Washington

Daniel Rowe, Stephanie Morse, Craig Ratchford, Peter Haas, Sofia Becker
January, 2014

Multifamily residential buildings often provide too much parking, which can be an impediment to a wide range of community goals. An oversupply of parking can have deleterious effects on economic development, consumers, the community at large, and the environment. Despite...Read more

 

Building Capacity: Helping Communities Create Vibrant, Healthy and Economically Prosperous Neighborhoods

by Reconnecting America, Strategic Economics, CNT, Enterprise Community Partners, Center for Creative Land Recycling, Kim Burnett Consulting
December, 2013

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)’s Sustainable Communities Initiative offered support for sustainable development projects in cities and regions across the country. Grantees received access to capacity-building resources, including CNT’s team of technical experts, to help with...Read more

 

The Case for Fixing the Leaks: Protecting people and saving water while supporting economic growth in the Great Lakes region

by CNT
November, 2013

Every day, nearly six billion gallons of expensive, treated water is simply lost. Why? Crumbling infrastructure. Leaky, aging pipes and outdated systems are wasting an estimated 14 to 18 percent of our nation’s daily water use. At the same time,...Read more

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon CNT_CaseforFixingtheLeaks.pdf

 

Center of Prosperity and Empowerment: An Efficient Memphis and a Shared Future

CNT
October, 2013

Mayor A C Wharton made a bold commitment to reduce poverty in Memphis by 10% within 10 years – lowering it from 27% to 17%. This will require a combination of more and better jobs; better access to areas of...Read more

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon CNT_MemphisBlueprint.pdf

 

Cargo-Oriented Development: Concept and Opportunity

by CNT
September, 2013

Class I railroads are investing more than $20 billion annually in facilities and equipment. This creates a tremendous opportunity for mutually beneficial partnerships among the rail industry, logistics firms, and state and local governments. The benefits of this investment can...Read more

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon COD-ConceptAndOpportunity.pdf

 

Cargo-Oriented Development: Analysis and Implementation

by CNT
September, 2013

In a growing number of cases around the country, highlighted by the examples in this report, civic and economic development organizations and local governments are collaborating with private freight companies to realize the potential of COD for sustainable development. These...Read more

 

Charter for the New Urbanism

Chapter by Jacky Grimshaw
May, 2013

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

 

The Prevalence and Cost of Urban Flooding

by CNT
May, 2013

First-of-its-kind analysis that combines insurance and FEMA claims data, property owner surveys, and GIS mapping of flooding in an urban environment. Part of a first phase of research at CNT on the prevalence and cost of flooding to property owners—such...Read more

 

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