Assessing Economic and Community Impacts
TARTA Impact Analysis
The Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce engaged CRD to conduct an analysis to determine the contributions of the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) to the local economy. The study provided an impact analysis of the operations, employment, and capital expenditures of TARTA on the economy of the local service area. The report also examined the qualitative benefits of the transit system derived in part from rider and key stakeholder interviews. View the full report.
Ohio's Creative Economy
Ohio Citizens for the Arts, a nonprofit arts advocacy organization, in partnership with CRD, commissioned a study to capture the power and impact of Ohio’s creative economies. CRD completed an economic impact analysis of the arts and creative industries in Ohio. The study found that these industries account for more than $41 billion in economic activity, support more than 289,000 jobs, and generate over $4.5 billion in tax revenue annually. View the full report.