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
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
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!
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
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
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
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