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Articles of Interest

Below are selected articles of interest collected by our firm members.  We view them as useful resources on issues that shape our work every day from the importance of transit oriented development to sustainable design and construction.
 
ARTICLES OF INTEREST
walkabilitypremium-PivoFisher-1002-1 The Walkability Premium in Commercial Real Estate Investments
Responsible Property Investing Center, University of Arizona
Benecki Center for Real Estate Studies, Indiana University

Link: Click to View the Working Paper
walkingwalk-Cortright-0908-1 Walking the Walk: How Walkability Raises Home Values in U.S. Cities
CEOs For Cities

Link: Click to View Report


Perserving_Opp_thumb Preserving Opportunities: Saving Affordable Homes Near Transit
Reconnecting America

Link: Click to View Report


gccoverorder1 Growing COOLER: The Evidence on Urban Development and Climate Change
Smart Growth America

Link: http://www.smartgrowthamerica.org/gcindex.html


IndexMap_copy Metro New York
Transit-Oriented Development Newsletter
Date: January 2010, Volume 1, Number 1

Link: http://policy.rutgers.edu/vtc/tod/METRONYTOD/Vol1-No1/CT.php


so_who_left_lights So Who Left the Lights on? This System Knows
The New York Times
Date: October 6, 2009

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/07/realestate/commercial/
07meter.html?_r=1&emc=eta1


friends-of-ncptt-small Pocantico Proclamation
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Date: August 3, 2009

Link: http://www.ncptt.nps.gov/pocantico-proclamation-on-sustainability-and
-historic-preservation/3/


Walk_in_the_woods A Walk in the Woods, Right or Privilege?
Orion Magazine
Date: March/April 2009

Link: http://www.orionmagazine.org/index.php/articles/article/4401/


Greening_Mass_Transit Greening Mass Transit & Metro Regions:
The Final Report of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Sustainability and the MTA

Link: Click to View Report


CCCEH_logo The Nothern Manhattan Mothers and Newborn Study
Columbia Center For Children's Environmental Health

Link: Click to View Article


florida_geography_200 How the Crash Will Reshape America
the Atlantic
Date: March 2009

Link: http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200903/meltdown-geography


REBNYFS_Renters Five Simple Steps for Saving Money, Energy, and the Environment: A Guide for Apartment Dwellers
NRDC (National Resources Defense Council)
Date: February 27, 2009

Link: http://www.nrdc.org/greenbusiness/guides/rebny/files/rebny_renters.pdf


REBNYFS_Owners Five Simple Steps for Saving Money, Energy, and the Environment:
A Guide for Building Owners and Managers
NRDC (National Resources Defense Council)
Date: February 27, 2009

Link: http://www.nrdc.org/greenbusiness/guides/rebny/files/rebny_owners.pdf


transit_span Rider Paradox: Surge in Mass, Drop in Transit
The New York Times
Date: February 3, 2009

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/04/us/04transit.html?_r=1&pagewanted=1

MrLeinberger Christopher B. Leinberger: Sprawl is the Root Cause of the Financial Crisis
Island Press
Date: September 22, 2008

Link: http://blog.islandpress.org/author/christopher

 

RE08 The Third National Summit on Equitable Development, Social Justice and Smart Growth
Date: March 5-7, 2008

Link: http://www.regionalequity08.org

 

so_many_deals_so_much_debt So Many Deals, So Much Debt
The New York Times
Date: August 22, 2007

Link: http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/08/22/so-many-deals- so-much-debt/



green_building_handbook Green Building Handbook
Economic Development Corporation
Date: August 13, 2007

Link: http://www.nycedc.com/Web/NewsPublications/News/
GreenBuilingHandbookAvailable.htm
cost_energy_savings The Cost of Saving Energy
New York Times
Date: July 15, 2007

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/15/realestate/15cov.html?ex=1186804800&
en=8d9f1a59667334&ei=5070



uli Out with the New and in with the Old
Urban Land Institute
Date: March 2007

Link: http://www.uli.org/ResearchAndPublications/Magazines/
MagazineArchive/MultifamilyTrends/2007/March_April/



drivers_cut_back Drivers cut back — a 1st in 26 years
USA Today
Date: May 18, 2007

Link: http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2007-05-17-gas-prices_N.htm

pub_heavy_load_thumb A HEAVY LOAD: The Combined Housing and Transportation Burdens of Working Families
Center for Housing Policy
Date: October 2006

Link: Click to View Article

 

TheNewYorker Green Manhattan, Everywhere should be more like New York
The New Yorker
Date: October 18, 2004

Link: http://www.newyorker.com/archive/2004/10/18/041018fa_fact_owen?currentPage=all

 

The_CommutersParadox_1 Stress That Doesn't Pay: The Commuting Paradox
Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich
Date: August 2004

Link: Click to View Article



TOD Transit Oriented Development: Moving from
Rhetoric to Reality
Strategic Economics
Date: June 2002

Link: http://www.rose-network.com/resources/Transit_Oriented_Development1.pdf