Research Projects

CSC Research

The Center conducts interdisciplinary research and offers educational and community outreach programs.
 

All Projects
 

Brownfields Revisioning Project

Location: North Kensignton, Philadelphia
Status: Ongoing

 

Green Neighborhood Toolkit

Location: Philadelphia
Status: Completed July 2015

 

EPA Grant for Community-Driven Design

Location: Delaware Direct & TTF Watersheds
Status: In Progress

 

Upstream Suburban Philadelphia Cluster

Location: Suburban Watershed Cluster
Status: In Progress

 

Flood Management Studies in Ambler

Location: Ambler
Status: In Progress

 

Route 422 Traffic Study

Location: Montgomery, Chester, & Bucks County
Status: In Progress

 

Tannery Run and Honey Run Stormwater Improvement Project

Location: Tannery Run and Honey Run, PA
Status: In Progress

 

Watershed Impact Assessment for Pennypack Creek

Location: Pennypack Creek Watershed in Bucks, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties, PA
Status: In Progress

 

Development of Act 167 Plan for the Wissahickon Creek Watershed

Location: Wissahickon Creek Watershed, PA
Status: Completed

 

Temple–Villanova Sustainable Stormwater Initiative

The CSC has a partnership with Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership to demonstrate stormwater best management practices, to conduct research and to conduct outreach program focusing on regional stormwater management.

Location: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties, PA
Status: Ongoing

 

Analyzing the Role of Community Gardens

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Status: October 2011

 

Pennypack Creek Watershed - Act 167 Plan

Related Project: Pennypack Creek Watershed Study

Location: Pennypack Creek Watershed in Bucks, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties, PA
Status: Completed April 2011

 

Bucks County Emissions Inventory & Action Plan

Location: Bucks County, PA
Status: Completed January 2011

 

Swarthmore GHG Inventory & Action Plan

Location: Swarthmore area, PA
Status: Completed December 2010

 

Sustainable 19125 Study

The study was for Philadelphia’s New Kensington Community Development Corporation Sustainable 19125 program and estimated the program’s environmental and social outcomes.

Location: New Kensington area of Philadelphia, PA
Status: Completed September 2010

 

Montgomery Township Sustainability Audit

Location: Montgomery Township, PA
Status: Completed July 2009

 

School District SWM Initiative in Southeastern PA

Location: Upper Moreland, PA
Status: Completed June 2009

 

Hunger Relief & Community Food Access

This study was a collaboration with Philabundance, assessing the spatial relationship between hunger and the distribution of hunger relief services.

Location: Delaware Valley Region - five counties of PA and five counties of NJ
Status: Completed 2009

 

3-D GIS Visualization of Fort Washington Office Park Improvement Study

Related Project: Fort Washington Office Park Study

Location: Fort Washington, PA
Status: Completed December 2008

 

Fort Washington Office Park Study

Location: Fort Washington, PA
Status: Completed December 2008

 

Sandy Run Floodplain Mapping

Location: Sandy Run Watershed
Status: Completed December 2008

 

Environmental Inventory of Upper Dublin

Location: Upper Dublin Township, PA
Status: Completed August 2007

 

EPA ReVA Project for Smaller Watersheds

Location: Pennypack Creek Watershed in Bucks, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties, PA
Status: Completed January 2007

 

Livable Communities & Physical Activity

Location: PA
Status: Completed 2007

 

Pennypack Creek Watershed Study

Related Project: Pennypack Creek Watershed - Act 167 Plan

Location: Pennypack Creek Watershed in Bucks, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties, PA
Status: Completed August 2006

 

Milford Township Growth Management Plan

Location: Milford Township, PA
Status: Completed August 2004

 

Market Analysis for Prince Gallitzin State Park

Location: Prince Gallitzin State Park, Patton, PA
Status: Completed June 2004

 

PA Environmental Education Grant

Location: PA
Status: Completed 2004

 

Pointing Pennsylvania Toward a Sustainable Future

Location: PA
Status: Completed 2004

 

Pennsylvania Green Growth Partnership

Location: PA
Status: Ongoing

 

Delaware Valley Smart Growth Alliance

A collaborative initiative of various government, private sector, and non-profit organizations.

Location: Greater Philadelphia tri-state region
Status: Ongoing