Publication Library

Publication Library

Water Loss Control in the Great Lakes States, A Utility Survey Report

by CNT
September, 2012

This survey report provides a baseline of current water loss practices and policies among water supply utilities that can be used to support collaboration in developing strategies for improvement.Read more

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon CNT_WaterLossControl.pdf

 

Recommendations for Integrated Water Resources Planning in Lake Zurich

by CNT, CMAP, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant, MPC, Village of Lake Zurich
August, 2012

The report provides objective, external analysis and recommendations to advise the Village of Lake Zurich as it develops an integrated water resources plan.Read more

 

Economic Effects of Public Investment in Transportation and Directions for the Future

CNT
May, 2012

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

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon ScorecardReport.pdf

 

Prospering in Place: Linking Jobs, Development, and Transit to Spur Chicago’s Economy

by CNT
February, 2012

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

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon CNT_ProsperinginPlace.pdf

 

Safe, Decent and Affordable: Transportation Costs of Affordable Housing in the Chicago Region

by CNT
January, 2012

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

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon CNT_SDA.pdf

 

Transforming and Embracing Innovation in Ohio’s 9th Congressional District: Moving towards Sustainable, Efficient and Reliable Energy

CNT
December, 2011

Northern Ohio has enough wind, solar and biogas potential to meet all of its electricity needs, but only a small fraction of the region's energy comes from these sources. In spite of its vast untapped renewable resources, production of renewable...Read more

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon CNT_Oberlin.DOE_.pdf

 

Driving Up the Cost of Living: How Housing and Transportation Costs Pressure Economic Development in Northwest Arkansas

by CNT
August, 2011

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

 

Housing + Transportation Affordability in Washington, DC

by CNT
August, 2011

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

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon CNT_HT_in_DC.pdf

 

Tree Asset Management in Portland, Oregon

by CNT
June, 2011

This study shows that Portland is well-positioned to pilot a tree asset management program that would lay the groundwork for turning its tree canopy into a bondable asset, similar to bridges and roads. The study identified six steps through which...Read more

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon CNT_PDXTreeAssetMgmt.pdf

 

BUILT in Cleveland

by CNT
April, 2011

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

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon CNT_BUILTinCleveland.pdf

 

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