Location Efficiency and the Metric of Affordability

On this episode of Smart City, Scott Bernstein of the Center for Neighborhood Technology discusses the Housing and Transportation Affordability Index.

When housing is located more conveniently to goods and services, transportation costs go down. This relationship is documented in the CNT index.

"Scott Bernstein is the president of the Center for Neighborhood Technology where he has developed the Housing and Transportation Affordability Index. We'll speak with Scott about the true cost of commuting and the toll it takes on your wallet and your time."

Full Story: Scott Bernstein and Diana Lind

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