Previous Work

Queen City Planning

Queen City Planning

Comprehensive Planning and Urban Design for the City of Buffalo.

Great Lakes Governance

Great Lakes Governance

Governance of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence River Basin

The Larkin District Plan

The Larkin District Plan

A strategic plan for the area centered at Exchange and Van Rensselaer Streets, the site of the highly successful Larkin at Exchange commercial redevelopment project

Pathways to Progress for the Women and Girls of Western New York

Pathways to Progress for the Women and Girls of Western New York

An initiative of the WNY Women's Fund

Sustainable Futures

Sustainable Futures

Sustainable Futures is a ten week course open to graduate students who will learn while living in a rural Costa Rican rain forest community.

WNY Community Health Needs Assessment

WNY Community Health Needs Assessment

Identifying opportunities to improve the quality of care and reduce costs

Better by Degrees

Better by Degrees

Securing a Higher Role for Higher Education in Western New York

Building UB

Building UB

A Comprehensive Physical Plan

Public Policy & Research

Public Policy & Research

Objective, independent research on issues that matter to regions

Global Research and Engagement Programming

Global Research and Engagement Programming

Overcoming barriers, shaping agendas and helping to solve complex problems in binational Buffalo Niagara and beyond

Reaching for Excellence

Reaching for Excellence

Community Vision and Voices for Western New York Health Care

How SUNY Matters

How SUNY Matters

Economic Impacts of the State University of New York

Book Smart

Book Smart

A Field Guide to Library System Organization for Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

Innovation Impact

Innovation Impact

The Value of University-Industry Partnerships

Humboldt Parkway Deck Economic Impact Study

Humboldt Parkway Deck Economic Impact Study

Exploring possible future economic impacts of constructing a deck over the existing Kensington Expressway.

WNY Environmental Alliance

WNY Environmental Alliance

Establishing a shared agenda for environmental issues in WNY

Economic Impact Assessment of One Summerlong Sensation

Economic Impact Assessment of One Summerlong Sensation

A Report to the Buffalo Niagara Convention & Visitors Bureau

Sustaining Arts and Culture in Buffalo Niagara

Sustaining Arts and Culture in Buffalo Niagara

Assessing the region's system of arts and culture support

Buffalo Niagara Cultural Tourism Initiative

Buffalo Niagara Cultural Tourism Initiative

Long-term strategic plan for cultural tourism development in Buffalo Niagara

Border Barometer

Border Barometer

Featuring analysis of economic activity along the U.S.-Canadian border

Public Choices and the Dynamics of Sprawl

Public Choices and the Dynamics of Sprawl

Adapted from the League of Women Voters' Education Campaign on Urban Sprawl

Who’s Your Economy

Who’s Your Economy

Buffalo Niagara Labor Market Assessment 2010

Report Card on Charitable Giving in Erie County

Report Card on Charitable Giving in Erie County

A quantitative analysis of philanthropic trends in the region

Foundation Giving in Erie and Niagara Counties

Foundation Giving in Erie and Niagara Counties

Assessing how foundation dollars are distributed in the region

Western New York Regional Skills Assessment

Western New York Regional Skills Assessment

A comprehensive analysis of employer skill needs

Erie Two Supervisory District

Erie Two Supervisory District

An Analysis of Reorganization Options

University at Buffalo Economic Impact Study

University at Buffalo Economic Impact Study

Assessing UB's quantitative and qualitative impacts upon the region and state

Go With the Flow: Niagara Falls Bridge Commission Crossings

Go With the Flow: Niagara Falls Bridge Commission Crossings

Understanding Industries, Trends, and Drivers that Affect Niagara Falls Bridge Commission Crossings

Vacant Properties

Vacant Properties

A multi-jurisdictional Vacant Property Systems Assessment

Partnering for Tourism in the Southtowns of Erie County

Partnering for Tourism in the Southtowns of Erie County

Sowing the Seeds for Southtowns Agribusiness

Regional Economic Development Database

Regional Economic Development Database

An online, GIS-enriched database to support coordination among various providers of economic development services

Richardson Olmsted Complex Master Plan

Richardson Olmsted Complex Master Plan

Organizing and supporting ongoing community involvement in the Master Plan process

Robert Moses Parkway South Segment

Robert Moses Parkway South Segment

Building a scenic parkway system

Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC)

Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC)

A 20-year master plan to govern anticipated growth and development of BNMC's 72-acre campus

Speaking of Health in Central New York

Speaking of Health in Central New York

Discussions on Topics that Matter

Impact Analysis

Impact Analysis

Industries for the Blind of New York State & its Affiliated Agencies

Buffalo’s Grain Elevators

Buffalo’s Grain Elevators

Rediscovering the Industrial Monuments of the Early Modern Age

Shared Municipal Services Incentive

Shared Municipal Services Incentive

Technical Assistance Project

State-County Relations in New York: Key Partnership Issues

State-County Relations in New York: Key Partnership Issues

State Mandates Study

Strategic Positioning for CAEW BOCES

Strategic Positioning for CAEW BOCES

Coordination of its strategic positioning process

Census Partnerships

Census Partnerships

A statewide initiative to promote accurate counting

Review of the Village of Arcade

Review of the Village of Arcade

A comprehensive study of the village government

Western New York Relicensing

Western New York Relicensing

Consensus Committee Website

Center SPACE Buffalo

Center SPACE Buffalo

A high quality shared space and service facility for non-profit and community groups and like-minded entrepreneurial activity in Buffalo

Groundwork Buffalo Feasibility Study

Groundwork Buffalo Feasibility Study

A feasibility study for starting a Groundwork Trust in Buffalo

Orchard Park Economic Development Committee

Orchard Park Economic Development Committee

Strategies to improve effectiveness in promoting economic development

Alternatives to Incarceration

Alternatives to Incarceration

Strategies for Success

WNY Southtowns Scenic Byway

WNY Southtowns Scenic Byway

A project grown out of the community's interest in protecting their natural environment and cultural heritage

The International Niagara Peace Park

The International Niagara Peace Park

A bi-national approach to sustainable community, economic, and environmental development through education, advocacy, and collaboration

500 Block Redevelopment Concept

500 Block Redevelopment Concept

Rethinking the 500 Block of Main Street, in Buffalo, NY

Route 5 & 20 Corridor

Route 5 & 20 Corridor

Design Guidelines

Mapping Waste

Mapping Waste

Setting the Stage to Clean-Up Niagara

Research Support to the Buffalo Fiscal Stability Authority

Research Support to the Buffalo Fiscal Stability Authority

Research support and facilitated public participation for the Buffalo Fiscal Stability Authority

Mapping Niagara

Mapping Niagara

Identifying existing data bases and sources of information on the binational Niagara Region

Niagara National Heritage Area Study

Niagara National Heritage Area Study

Determining whether to give National Heritage Area status to the area around Niagara Falls

Region’s Edge

Region’s Edge

Buffalo Niagara Region’s International Boundary

Consensus Building and Facilitation to Build an International Trade Gateway

Consensus Building and Facilitation to Build an International Trade Gateway

Consensus among Binational Regional Stakeholders

A Canal Conversation

A Canal Conversation

An array of experts talk about the Commercial Slip, the Erie Canal, and the prospects for “heritage development” in Buffalo

Border Brief

Border Brief

Adapting the Border to Regional Realities

All Politics (or International Law) is Local

All Politics (or International Law) is Local

Recommendations to Quebec

Rethinking the Niagara Frontier

Rethinking the Niagara Frontier

A bi-national effort to stimulate conversation, re-imagination, and collaboration centering around the Niagara River

Environmental Collaboration Across International Boundaries

Environmental Collaboration Across International Boundaries

Lessons Learned About Cross-Boundary Collaborations

Chautauqua County Community Summits

Chautauqua County Community Summits

An integrated program of governance reform and community development

Borders in Globalization

Borders in Globalization

Borders in Globalization (BIG) initiative

Chemung County Highway Services Study

Chemung County Highway Services Study

Chemung County Expansion of Highway Services Consolidation and Shared Services Study

Northeast Southtowns (NEST) Solid Waste Management

Northeast Southtowns (NEST) Solid Waste Management

An assessment of collaborative waste management arrangements for 37 Erie County municipalities

The Governance Project

The Governance Project

A Foundation for Understanding and Action

Buffalo Summit Series

Buffalo Summit Series

Experiments in Democratic Action