Securing a Sustainable Future
Sustainability, United States, North America, Government
Looking to instill sustainability and creative energy management in all city functions, Asheville partnered with CDM Smith to create an award-winning sustainability management plan that encompasses solutions for transportation, water, wastewater, solid waste, green building and land use planning.
Advanced Simulation of Urban Systems
Sustainability, Water, Environment, Energy, Transportation
Developed at CDM Smith’s Neysadurai Centre, our urban systems modeling process simulates the performance of a city’s water, energy, transportation, solid waste, urban form and natural environment sectors using a suite of modeling tools.
Connecting a Congested City
Transportation, North America, United States, Government
Responding to tremendous population and employment growth, the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority is leading several corridor studies to improve the city’s rail transit system, decrease traffic congestion, and increase sustainability.
Back to Basics: Improving our Cities with Natural Systems
Environment, Government, Green Design, Sustainability, Water
This interview with Dwayne Myers explores using green infrastructure—a broad concept that considers the benefits of natural systems, as opposed to manmade infrastructure—in land use planning.