Reports and studies on the array of quality growth issues.

Source:http://www.cqgrd.gatech.edu/publications

Recent Submissions

  • Health in all Policies: Addressing the Legal and Policy Foundations of Health Impact Assessment 

    Rajotte, Benjamin R.; Ross, Catherine L.; Ekechi, Chinyere O.; Cadet, Vladimir N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011)
    The concept of Health in all Policies aims to improve the health outcomes associated with policies in an attempt to mitigate health disparities and provide optimal environments for healthier living. This multidisciplinary ...
  • Transport and Megaregions: High-Speed Rail in the United States 

    Ross, Catherine L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011)
    This lead paper examines the status of high-speed rail in the United States within the context of emerging megaregions. It reflects on the current state of high-speed rail planning globally and examines its link to economic ...
  • Preliminary Assessment for Community Revitalization at 10th and Monroe 

    Ross, Catherine L.; Elliott, Michael; Woo, Myungje; Smith, Sarah; Douthat, Thomas; Kent, John (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-10)
    The purpose of this report is to assess opportunities and barriers to revitalization and redevelopment at 10th and Monroe. It strives to identify likely stakeholder concerns. Additionally, it interprets the character and ...
  • Aerotropolis Atlanta Brownfield Redevelopment Health Impact Assessment 

    Ross, Catherine L.; Elliott, Michael L.; Rushing, Michelle Marcus; Barringer, Jason; Cox, Sarah; Frackelton, Alexandra; Kent, John; Rao, Arthi (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-12)
    HIA is a process that uses a variety of methods and approaches to identify and measure potential health impacts, both positive and negative, that may result from a particular policy or project. Furthermore, an HIA seeks ...
  • Estimating the Safety Benefits of Context Sensitive Solutions (CSS) 

    Ross, Catherine L.; Elliott, Michael; Barringer, Jason; Smith, Sarah M.; Woo, Myungje; Kent, John; Lilly, Margaret (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-12-31)
    Context Sensitive Solutions (CSS), also commonly known by the original name Context Sensitive Design (CSD), is an alternative approach to the conventional transportation-oriented decision-making and design processes. The ...
  • Health Benefits of the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail: A Pre-Impact Assessment 

    Ross, Catherine L.; West, Harry; Elliott, Michael; Smith, Sarah M.; Marcus, Michelle; Woo, Myungje; Lilly, Margaret (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-01-31)
    The objective of the research is to measure the impact of the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside trail on the physical activity, mental health, behavior, and characteristics of the population located along the Eastside Trail section ...
  • Community and Environmental Scan and Assessment: Atlanta Regional Freight Mobility Plan 

    Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-08)
    The purpose of this report is three-fold: to analyze the impacts of freight movement on communities and the environment based on current conditions and populations; to assess future impacts, and to suggest mitigation ...
  • The Milton Trail Plan: Shared Use Trail Plan 

    Drummond, William J.; Ross, Catherine L.; Leone de Nie, Karen; Barringer, Jason; Giarrusso, Tony (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-08)
    This Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan for the newly established City of Milton, Georgia, proposes a network of multiuse trails to connect Milton’s neighborhoods with its parks, schools, libraries, stores, sports facilities, and ...
  • Atlanta BeltLine Health Impact Assessment 

    Ross, Catherine L.; West, Harry (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-06)
    The Atlanta BeltLine project is one of the largest redevelopment projects currently underway in the United States. It includes the transformation of a 22-mile loop of freight rail to parks, trails, transit, and residential ...
  • Emerging MegaRegions: Studying the Southeastern United States 

    Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-01)
    Between now and the year 2050, more than half of the nation’s population growth, and perhaps as much as two-thirds of its economic growth, will occur in several "MegaRegions." These MegaRegions are extended networks of ...
  • Georgia Coast 2030: Population Projections for the 10-county Coastal Region 

    Ross, Catherine L.; Barringer, Jason; Benjamin, Saskia; Foard, Andrea; Leone de Nie, Karen; Pierce, David; Vargo, Jason; Boston, Thomas D.; Wilkins, Joy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-09)
  • Development Potential of the SR 365 Corridor in Hall County, Georgia: A Quality Growth Study 

    Ross, Catherine L.; Leigh, Nancey Green; Hashas, Mine; Kaur, Ikroop; Leone de Nie, Karen; Phaneuf, Alyssa (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-10-08)
  • The Atlanta Beltline: Transit Feasibility White Paper 

    Ross, Catherine L.; Meyer, Michael D.; Dobbins, Michael A.; Jackson, Tim; Millar, William W. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-09-29)
    The BeltLine Transit Panel was assembled by the Atlanta Development Authority (ADA) to review the studies done to date on the BeltLine project and assess and comment on the feasibility of the transit component and how it ...
  • Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development – Tool for Planning and Analyses 

    Ross, Catherine L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004)
  • Economic Diversification of Camden County, Georgia: Infrastructure Management Report 

    Ross, Catherine L.; Barringer, Jason; Benjamin, Saskia; Hashas, Mine; Leone de Nie, Karen; Pierce, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-10-25)
    Camden’s infrastructure can be thought of as its skeleton, the underlying structure that helps determine the form of an area. To function effectively, these systems need to be maintained and monitored to ensure they are ...
  • Alternative Land Use Futures: Metropolitan Atlanta 2025 

    French, Steven P.; Lee, Sugie; Bashyal, Sandeep; Burger, Chip; Cassell, David; Duggal, Mausam; Holt, Jamee; Park, Jean Hee (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002)
    The purpose of this graduate planning studio was to inform the ongoing regional discussion of possible land use futures for the Atlanta region. This project is intended to help citizens and decision makers understand the ...