The latest research news and announcements from the Department of Urban Planning and Public Policy

dockless bikes in San Diego

Sarah Catz, Director of the Center for Urban Infrastructure, specialist in transportation and disruptive innovation and technology, and instructor for UPPP’s Transportation Planning course, shared her expertise in a recent San Diego Union-Tribune article about various business and practical aspects of dockless bikes and scooters.

Schneider (center, bottom row) at one of her community-based study partner schools

Margaret Schneider, PhD, Researcher in the Department of Urban Planning and Public Policy, is the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) 2018 Outstanding Academic Community Researcher. 

Virginia Parks, UCI professor of urban planning and public policy and department chair, was interviewed about Detroit’s first year under a community benefits ordinance, “requiring developers who want tax breaks for large projects to sit down with residents before their plans receive approval.”