Center for Neighborhood Technology

August 4, 2014, 8am PDT
A new report challenges assumptions about Chicago's transit system, identifying well-populated neighborhoods that are cut off from frequent transit service.
Chicago Tribune
November 15, 2012, 10am PST
Scott Bernstein joins in the Happiness Index conversation, starting with references to the Anatomy of Melancholy.
PlaceShakers
October 21, 2012, 1pm PDT
Katie Pearce discusses the surprising findings of a new study from the Center for Housing Policy and the Center for Neighborhood Technology that evaluates why it can be more affordable to live in an “expensive” city.
Streetsblog D.C.
Blog post
June 7, 2012, 2pm PDT

Editor's Note: A recent Planetizen blog post by the University of South Florida’s Steven Polzin voiced several criticisms about the Housing + Transportation (H+T®) Affordability Index, created by the Chicago-based Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT). We have provided a venue for Scott Bernstein, founder and president of CNT, to respond below.

CNT’s H+T Index Fills Gaps in Data that Others Don’t Provide

Jonathan Nettler
Feature
April 23, 2012, 5pm PDT

After a decade of slow growth and missed opportunities, Scott Bernstein and Kyle Smith, of the Center for Neighborhood Technology, offer a "back to the future" scenario for revitalizing Chi

Scott Bernstein
March 1, 2012, 7am PST
Kaid Benfield reports on the Chicago-based Center for Neighborhood Technology's robust, interactive Housing + Transportation Affordability Index, a fantastic resource for location-specific information, including housing and transportation costs.
Switchboard
April 26, 2011, 9am PDT
The New York Times, in a front page article, was startled to conclude that the housing market continued to suffer, because "buyers now demand something smaller, cheaper and, thanks to $4 a gallon gas, as close to their jobs as possible."
The New Republic
December 28, 2010, 2pm PST
A new free online tool, developed by the Center for Neighborhood Technology for the US Green Building Council, adds the effect of transportation and indirect emissions to the sustainable building equation.
Chicago Tribune
September 14, 2010, 6am PDT
A new website created by the Center for Neighborhood Technology calculates how much an average household in your neighborhood would spend on transportation, with results for cars and public transit.
Governing Magazine
September 17, 2008, 9am PDT
On this episode of <em>Smart City</em>, Scott Bernstein of the Center for Neighborhood Technology discusses the Housing and Transportation Affordability Index.
Smart City
Blog post
August 17, 2008, 9pm PDT

In a much discussed speech, ‘A Generational Challenge to Repower America,’ Al Gore challenged America to hit the off-switch on foreign oil and re-power itself with home-grown carbon-free energy– namely wind, solar and geothermal.

The predicted outcome Gore said would be a bold, energy independent nation ready to lead the world into the 21st century. However, such an effort, he asserted, would require “commitment to changing not just light bulbs, but laws. And Laws will only change with leadership.”

Mike Lydon