Summer 2018 Newsletter

August 17, 2018

In this issue: Chokepoints: The Challenges and Opportunities of Blockages; Access to Opportunity in Two Neighborhoods in San Francisco and New Orleans; Are There Health Risks or Health Benefits for Teens Growing Up in HUD-Assisted Housing?; Announcing: Conversations at Hickerson … Continued

CURS Research Development Initiative Cohort Announced

July 26, 2018

The Center for Urban and Regional Studies is pleased to announce the second cohort of its Research Development Initiative (RDI). The RDI is a peer-supported program developed to foster new research projects. Over a six-to-nine month period, participants will develop … Continued

Chokepoints: The Challenges and Opportunities of Blockages

June 13, 2018

Tunnels, corridors and cables – conduits that can become “chokepoints” – places where malfunction, blockage or strategic pressure constrict the flows and connections of human systems. In 2016, CURS Faculty Fellows Townsend Middleton and Gabriela Valdivia convened a group of … Continued

Conversations at Hickerson House: Brian Morton on Bike&Place

June 2, 2018

In a study for the Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education Center (STRIDE), CURS Senior Researcher Brian J. Morton used an open-source software package to create an easy-to-use travel demand model for use by planners working in towns and small cities. … Continued