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Maria Chrysochoou RITA visit 04/06/11. Modeling and Geostatistics Environmental Economics Catalina Granda- Carvajal (PhD.) Transportation and Urban Planning.

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1 Maria Chrysochoou RITA visit 04/06/11

2 Modeling and Geostatistics Environmental Economics Catalina Granda- Carvajal (PhD.) Transportation and Urban Planning Kweku Brown (MS) Environmental Eng Geeta Dahal (MS) Maria Chrysochoou Norman Garrick Ross Bagtzoglou Kathleen Segerson UG students Vanessa Martinez Kevin McNally Jackie Oakes

3 CT ~300 brownfields in state inventory ~13,000 total

4  Evaluate and prioritize brownfields for redevelopment -> decouple prioritization from end use  Visualize tool in GIS platform

5 Brownfield Evaluation Criteria Environmental Assess risk due to suspected contamination Smart Growth Assess location in terms of contributing to smart growth Socioeconomic Assess location in terms of state funding priorities

6 Variable [Unit] ClassificationScoreWeight Past use Industrial2 20% Commercial1 Residential0 Soil type Permeable (sand – k>10 -3 cm/s)2 20% Semi-permeable (silt – cm/s>k>10 -6 cm/s) 1 Impermeable (clay – k<10 -6 cm/s) 0 Proximity to surface water body and aquifer protection area [Miles] < % >0.50 Proximity to sensitive receptors [Miles] < % >0.50 Zoning Residential2 20% Commercial1 Industrial0 Characterization as floodplain/wetland Yes2 +10% No0 Source Pathway Receptor

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8 Journal publications  Chrysochoou M., Dahal G., Garrick N., Brown K., Segerson K., Granda-Carvajal C. and Bagtzoglou A., A GIS tool and indexing scheme to prioritize fund allocation for brownfield redevelopment, Landscape and Urban Planning, in review.  Chrysochoou M., Granda C., Brown K., Dahal G., Garrick N., Segerson K. and Bagtzoglou A., Reviving Connecticut’s brownfields: institutions and obstacles, The Connecticut Economy, press release December 8 th, Conference presentations  Dahal G., Brown K., Granda-Carvajal C., Chrysochoou M., Garrick N., Segerson K. and Bagtzoglou A., Reversing Urban Sprawl: A Reclaimability Approach to Reviving Downtown Brownfields, International Conference on Green Remediation, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, June 15-17, poster presentation.  Chrysochoou M., Garrick N., Segerson K., Bagtzoglou A., Dahal G., Brown K., and Granda- Carvajal C., Reversing Urban Sprawl: A Reclaimability Approach to Reviving Downtown Brownfields, TRB 2010 University Transportation Center Conference on Transportation for Livable Communities, Washington DC, October 18-19, poster presentation.  Chrysochoou M., Dahal G., Garrick N., Brown K., Segerson K., Granda-Carvajal C. and Bagtzoglou A., Prioritizing brownfields for development: a GIS tool and indexing scheme for environmental, socioeconomic and smart-growth factors, Transportation Research Board 90 th Annual Meeting, Washington DC, January  Chrysochoou M., Dahal G., Garrick N., Brown K., Segerson K., Granda-Carvajal C. and Bagtzoglou A., Brownfield remediation and sustainable development: a decision-support and prioritization tool for fund allocation. International Conference on Green Remediation, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, June , platform presentation

9 CT – Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD)  Has adopted our G.I.S.  Brownfield prioritization mandated by new state bill  Will fund additional work to fill information gaps on state brownfields Communicated results to several planning officials  Community Context Tool evaluation project funded by NCHRP in NC  Carla Weaver, a Principal Transportation Planner for the North Central Texas Council of Governments,  Greg Krykewycz, Senior Transportation Planner, Office of Transit, Bicycle, and Pedestrian Planning Delaware Valley Regional Planning


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