Small Community Case Study: Mission St. Revitalization, South Pasadena, CA
Case study describes successful downtown redevelopment and transit-oriented development.
How do Long Island’s residents feel about housing costs and the exodus of our young adults?
Who Determines Our Property Taxes?
Long Islanders have some of the highest property taxes in the country and they are increasing at a faster rate than inflation.
A Lasting Legacy?
Our schools are highly separated. However, if we drew our districts at the town level, many of our differences would disappear.
How Healthy are We?
Insights on where Long Island’s health stands in comparison to others.
The Clock is Still Ticking
A video showcasing the key problems facing the region.
A Changing Population
Long Island’s population is changing.
Transit as a Catalyst for Redevelopment
System case study of Chicago’s Metra Union Pacific-Northwest Line
Ridership on our trains has declined while others have increased. Why?
A story of how breakthrough ideas became a reality in Silicon Valley.
Voices from the Region
Interviews detail the experiences of elected officials in creating successful community redevelopment projects on Long Island.
Long Island’s Population Balance
Long Island’s population balance has shifted.
Places to Grow
An analysis of the potential for transit-accessible housing and jobs in Long Island’s downtowns and station areas.
The Housing Equation
Long Island has too few affordable homes and the housing cost burden is too high.
The Clock is Ticking
The clock is ticking on Long Island.
Long Island needs to diversify its housing stock. How are we doing?
Open Space Preservation
Our last chance to preserve open space is slipping away
Too Much Education?
Long Islands school system isn’t just expensive; it results in many disparities between districts.
Long Island Economic Trends
Not very long ago, Long Island was a region with high paying jobs and affordable homes. No longer.
A Taxing Problem
When you live in a region with some of the highest property taxes in the country, it makes you wonder, why?
Long Island Index Report, 2010
2010 Long Island Index indicators
Why Boundaries Matter
A study of five separate and unequal school districts on Long Island.
A State by State Review of Local Preference Bids
List Based on Lexis Database Search Conducted November, 2008.
Long Island Index Report, 2009
Working together in new ways for Long Island’s future