Spring 2018 Newsletter

April 11, 2018

In this issue: Urban Planning Helps Control Air Quality for Chinese Cities; The Kids Are Not Alright; Lessons from the American Underground: A planner-led startup incubator in Durham, NC; Capturing Community History; Building a Strong Foundation: Integrating Financial Capability & … Continued

Fall/Winter 2017-18 Newsletter

November 5, 2017

In this issue: Scaling Up a Place-Based Employment Program; Trends in Automobile Travel, Motor Vehicle Fatalities, and Physical Activity; A Place Called Home – Dimensions of Homeownership; and News from the Center. Read about research on these subjects and more here!

Summer 2017 Newsletter

July 21, 2017

Community Histories Workshop Joins CURS; Post-Disaster Recovery Plans after China’s Wenchuan Earthquake; Bike&Place – A New Modeling Tool to Help Planners Help Cyclists; Tackling the Housing Affordability Crisis; Chinese Cities and the Use of Urban Planning to Help Control Air … Continued

Winter 2017 CURS Newsletter

February 21, 2017

In this issue: Extreme Housing Conditions in North Carolina; Better Cities, Better Growth in India; Chokepoints: Circulation and Regulation in India’s Siliguri Corridor; and News from the Center. Click here to read it!

Fall 2016 Newsletter

September 6, 2016

How can tree ring records tell us a 500-year-old history of drought on the U.S. West Coast? Shouldn’t new school siting be connected to transportation and land use planning? Read about research on these subjects and more here!

March 2016 Newsletter

March 15, 2016

How are worker-friendly laws changing the restaurant industry? What barriers does North Carolina’s growing Latino population face in securing housing? We cover this, and more, in our winter newsletter. Click here to read it!

Fall 2015 Newsletter

October 20, 2015

Are work requirements in public housing helping residents move toward self-sufficiency? A new CURS study, the first of its kind, looks at the efficacy of the policy. Read about it in the CURS Fall 2015 newsletter. Also, how impulsivity, which … Continued

Summer 2015 Newsletter

July 28, 2015

While environmental regulation has often been seen as an enemy to a growing economy, a new report highlights the jobs and sales growth associated with the ecological restoration industry. Also, the real reasons why Millennials drive less than Gen Xers. Click here … Continued

Spring 2015 Newsletter

May 20, 2015

A new study about the 1960 sit-in demonstrations finds that protest did indeed change the world. Find out more about this research in the CURS Spring 2015 newsletter. Also, a timely critique of the impact of AirBnB on cities and local economies, … Continued

Winter 2015 Newsletter

February 10, 2015

A new CURS report examines Moving to Work, a program that allows participating public housing authorities to bypass certain HUD regulations and simplify their accounting, granting them the latitude to test new ideas to provide decent, affordable housing to low- and moderate-income … Continued