Maps

[title_1]
Mapping de facto segregation in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
   September 23, 2010

After boasting one of the nation’s most successful mandatory busing plans to desegregate the district’s schools, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) has once again become increasingly segregated.   This shift has been documented meticulously through numerous recent studies and disseminated to the public through coverage in the local media.  In partnership with...

Read more


[title_1]
Mecklenburg County Community Food Assessment 2010
   September 17, 2010

Elizabeth Racine, Qingfang Wang & Christina Wilson

Read more


[title_1]
Nearly 570% Increase in Development in Western NC Mountains Since 1976
   August 10, 2010

Sara Gleave

From 1976 to 2006, land development in the North Carolina mountains increased 568 percent - from 34,348 acres to 229,422 acres - and is expected to increase another 63 percent by 2030.  Population, meanwhile, increased only 42 percent between 1976 and 2006 and is projected to increase only another 25 percent by 2030.  The result?  An increase in the average number of developed...

Read more


[title_1]
Mapping historical development patterns and forecasting urban growth in Western North Carolina
   August 10, 2010

Monica Dorning, John Vogler, Doug Shoemaker & Ross Meentemeyer

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,...

Read more


[title_1]
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...

Read more


[title_1]
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...

Read more