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The ordinance requires that all candidates comply with contribution limits and disclosure requirements. The ordinance also established the Campaign Finance Program (the Program). Candidates who join the Program also agree to comply with strict expenditure limits, and in return they become eligible to receive public matching funds for their campaigns, based on contributions they raise from NYC residents.
Reconnecting Fort Wayne: Transportation is a six part report designed to promote sustainable transportation planning in Fort Wayne. The first five reports, published in December of 2007, are innovative approaches or tools for analyzing current conditions and offering more transportation choice and lower household transportation cost. This report explores how the city of Fort Wayne could increase transportation equity by including streetcars in their transit-oriented development (TOD) plan.
A diverse group of neighbors and businesspeople from the portion of Milwaukee Avenue between the Western Avenue and California Avenue CTA stations met on November 28, 2007 at the Center for Neighborhood Technology. Their mission was to identify a community vision for the corridor. The area is under significant development pressure and there is active debate about what form of future development is desirable. The community meeting on November 28th was convened to help the alderman and the city understand the community’s concerns and priorities. A facilitated process was used to collect information and develop areas of consensus where possible.
This report examines the resources that several U.S. cities are devoting to “green infrastructure” and analyzes their early experiences with alternative stormwater management. This report defines and describes green infrastructure; discusses barriers to green infrastructure implementation by local governments; and reviews the funding and personnel devoted to green infrastructure by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, City of Chicago, City of Philadelphia, City of Seattle, and the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District.
This report provides an overview of how car sharing works and how it can benefit Fort Wayne, as well as start-up strategies and recommendations for next steps based on the specific opportunities available in Fort Wayne.
Advantages and benefits of student transit programs.
This report provides information on housing and transportation (H + T) costs in Fort Wayne. It shows that these two household expenses are closely linked and that residents have the opportunity to reduce the cost and impacts of travel.
A Transportation Management Associations (TMAs) model used to increase transportation choice at a local level with the following goals: Promotion of walking and bicycling where feasible; Bulk sales of student and employee transit passes and administration of a universal pass program; Commuter services like van pools and ridesharing; Accessory services to transit, such as promotion and employer education about tax-free options for employee purchase of transit passes; Parking pricing and parking management services; Car sharing (individual accounts for residents and business accounts for institutions).
Analysis of transportation expenditures with recommendations to move Fort Wayne toward a more sustainable and equitable transportation system.
Ohioans spend large amounts money to heat their homes- The Home Weatherization Assistance Program helps low-income households to lower the bills. Ohio's clean energy standards drove investment on low-income weatherization, now Ohio should reinstate energy efficiency standards to motivate investment, further reducing the carbon emission and helping low-income households.