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Stay up to date with the latest Community Data Analytics news and upcoming events.

 

CDA Presents at the 2017 APA National Conference

CDA team presented in New York City at the 2017 American Planning Association National Planning Conference. The team led two independent sessions, and also participated in a poster session.

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CDA to Present at APA 2017 National Conference

The Community Data Analytics Team will be leading a session at the American Planning Association 2017 National Planning Conference in New York City. The session titled, “Improving Fiscal Impact Analysis” will take place Tuesday, May 9, 2017, from 9:30 – 10:45 AM at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

Click here to register for the APA 2017 National Conference.

CDA to Present at 2017 NJ Planning Conference

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The Community Data Analytics Team will be leading a session at the 2017 New Jersey Planning Conference being held January 26 – 27, 2017.

“Fiscal Impact Analysis: New Methods, New Data and Best Practices” will provide practitioners’ and researchers’ experience in reconceiving and reimagining fiscal impact and the new ability to develop better localized data from the annually released ACS-PUMS data. It will discuss methodological improvements, best practices, and introduce a method called “reverse” fiscal impact analysis used to evaluate buy-outs and acquisition proposals as part of resiliency planning in disaster prone areas.

Click here to register for the 2017 New Jersey Planning Conference.

Sidney Wong Published in Planning & Technology Today

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Sidney Wong, CDA Project Lead

Sidney Wong was recently published in issue 113 of Planning & Technology today, a publication of the American Planning Association. His article, Demographic Multipliers: Data Mining & Measuring Development Impacts, reports on recent advanced made by the CDA team in providing the best demographic multipliers for leaders to assess how a new development will impact their community and affect fiscal costs and revenues.

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New Insight on Fiscal Impact Analysis

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On October 18, 2016 the CDA Team, along with Econsult Solutions Senior Advisor Steven Nelson, led a continuing professional education session in Allentown at the 2016 Annual Conference for the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association. The team offered new insight into fiscal impact analysis processes and applications, and how the newest generation of demographic multipliers can drastically improve this type of work. Over 50 Pennsylvania planners and local officials were present for this workshop.

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CDA Presents at the 2016 NCAC-APA Annual Conference

The CDA team recently attended the annual National Capital Area Chapter (NCAC) of the American Planning Association (APA) in Washington, DC.

Dr. Sidney Wong, Dr. Daniel Miles and Research Analyst, Rinoa Guo gave a presentation entitled Projecting Development Impacts for Sustainable and Fiscally Responsible Growth. This presentation focused on the importance of utilizing up-to-date and geographic specific data when it comes to the planning and development of cities and municipalities.

CDA Attends APA National Conference in Phoenix

The CDA team headed to Phoenix from April 2nd-5th for the American Planning Association (APA) National Conference.

The APA conference marked the launch of Community Data Analytics (CDA). Based on the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey PUMS, CDA provides up-to-date, customized demographic analyses and projections to assist communities with ensuring their success in planning their development.

We believe communities can only plan for their future if they have access to the best and most accurate information that matters to them. Going beyond simple data assistance, CDA offers a better understanding of the different types of impacts of land use decisions and development plans to developers, planners, school districts, local government officials, and researchers.

From people and schools to traffic and income, CDA provides critical insights into the key characteristics that shape your community. Our data is specific to each community and customized to fit your needs, providing the most relevant information that allows you to make better decisions.

ESI Launches Community Data Analytics

Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) has launched Community Data Analytics (CDA), the latest in data products and services. Based on the Census Bureau’s American Community survey PUMS, CDA provides up-to-date, customized demographic analyses and projections to assist communities with ensuring their success in planning their development.