Particulate Matter in New Haven: Local Diesel Sources and Solutions
Diesel traffic in New Haven is a major contributor to particulate matter pollution. Air pollution is a detriment to health and the aesthetics of the area. The report identifies sources of diesel pollution and recommendations to handle them.
October 26, 2004
Keeping Children on the Path to School Success: How is Connecticut Doing?
Early Childhood DataCONNections released this indicator report to show how the state's young children (0-5 years old) are faring in terms of early learning and development, which typically predict future success in school.
September 30, 2004
Reaching Home: Ending Long-Term Homelessness in Connecticut
This guide to ending homelesssness focuses on the role that supportive housing can play in cost-effectively solving chronic homelessness. It explores the need for housing in Connecticut as well as the way in which supportive housing would be implemented.
June 30, 2004
The Changing Demographics of Connecticut — 1900 to 2000, Part 2: The Five Connecticuts
This report is the second in the series titled The Changing Demographics of Connecticut — 1990 to 2000. In the preceding report, Part 1: Comparing Connecticut to National Averages, it was shown that Connecticut's statewide averages, whether in terms of income, poverty, or racial composition, provided a misleading description of the state’s socioeconomics. In this report a more representative description of town demographics is provided. Each town has been assigned to one of five town groups.
May 31, 2004
On Crime as Science
This New York Times article explores a study carried out by Dr. Felton Earls to better understand the connection between neighborhood dynamics and crime.
January 06, 2004
State of the Workforce 2003
This report focuses on the role of 16-24 year old youths in the workforce and occupation-related decisions with which they are faced.
December 31, 2003