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2009-2010 Transportation Service Indicators Report
   August 8, 2010

Rob Hamby

The Transportation Service Indicator Report is released annually by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) and compiled at the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute in cooperation with the Institute for Transportation Research and Education at North Carolina State University. 

This report summarizes operational data for every North Carolina public school district.  Based...

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Reporting on Growth and Open Space
   August 4, 2010

The Reporting on Growth and Open Space Project produced the Open Space Journalism Resource Manual. The manual combines a wealth of information for journalists on generating story ideas and researching stories on growth, open space and related issues. The Open Space Journalism Resource Manual is available in our web publications section. (Note: this is a large document and requires additional...

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Urban Growth Mapping & Forecasting: 1976-2030, Western NC County Profiles
   August 3, 2010

John Vogler

The Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) at UNC Charlotte expanded the urban growth mapping and forecasting into 19 counties in the Western part of North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey Counties. The full research report is...

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Charlotte Regional Indicators Partners- Coming Soon
   August 1, 2010

The UNC Charlotte Urban Institute is collaborating with community partners to collect and analyze data that will be available through the Institute’s interactive Charlotte Regional Indicators Project website, due out Fall 2010.  The resulting databank will build on the Institute’s Charlotte Regional Indicators project to address social, economic,...

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Charlotte Regional Indicators
   August 1, 2010

TThe Charlotte Regional Indicators - Now available.

The Charlotte Regional Indicators Project compiles objective, reliable, and relevant measures for the greater Charlotte region on indicators that are important to the region's quality of life.  Organized in ten theme areas, measured over time, and compared to state or national data,...

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1995 Citistates Report
   July 31, 2010

This 1995 report on the region was published in multiple regional newspapers.  Written by Neal Peirce, Curtis Johnson and Alex Marshall, it examines a range of regional issues.

 

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Mecklenburg County Latino Community Needs Assessment
   July 2, 2010

This report was undertaken for the purpose of assessing the community service needs of Mecklenburg County’s Latino residents; and from this perspective, offers recommendations to public and private service providers.

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