Finding a solution begins with understanding the problem

Our deep expertise in urban sustainability solutions has been commissioned by a wide range of governments, advocates, policy makers, and community groups. Our capabilities include urban planning, sustainability strategies, policy, spatial analysis, ecodistrict design, metrics and indicators, web tool design, and community outreach.

Featured Work

Urban Opportunity Agenda Tool

The Urban Opportunity Agenda website offers ideas and metrics for simultaneously combatting poverty and promoting urban sustainability.

 

Green Values Calculator

The Green Values Calculator compares the performance, costs, and benefits of Green Infrastructure to conventional stormwater practices.

 

RainReady

RainReady helps individuals, businesses, and communities find solutions to the problem of urban flooding.

 

AllTransit

AllTransit™ is the largest source of transit connectivity, access, and frequency data in America. It offers tremendous potential for planning applications to increase our understanding of the value of transit, as well as to enhance service and operations planning.

 

Great Lakes Water Infrastructure

Analyzing and Proposing Solutions to Water Infrastructure Failures in Great Lakes Cities

 

Housing + Transportation Affordability Index

The Housing + Transportation (H+T®) Affordability Index provides a comprehensive view of affordability that includes both the cost of housing and the cost of transportation at the neighborhood level.

 

Right Size Parking Calculator

The King County Right Size Parking Calculator provides estimated parking/unit ratios for multi-family developments throughout urban areas of Seattle’s county.

 

RainReady Calumet Corridor

Throughout 2016, RainReady conducted an intensive outreach program to collect community information about flood risk and opportunity in Blue Island, Calumet City, Calumet Park, Dolton, Riverdale, and Robbins.

 

RainReady Wilmette

The Village of Wilmette is partnering with the Center for Neighborhood Technology on a grant program to help Wilmette residents better manage rain at home.

 

Memphis Blueprint for Prosperity

We designed economic development strategies for Memphis Mayor A C Wharton’s Blueprint for Prosperity, which aims to reduce poverty in Memphis by 10% in ten years.