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

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.

 

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.

 

ETOD Social Impact Calculator

Discover the social and economic impacts of your affordable housing development and the benefits of locating it near transit.

 

Urban Opportunity Agenda Tool

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

 

Urban Flooding Baseline Project

Center for Neighborhood Technology is developing a visualized map of flooding indicators and urban flooding locations in the Calumet region of Cook County.

 

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.

 

Great Lakes Water Infrastructure

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

 

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.