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

Leahy Guest Lecture

Art Leahy, Chief Executive Officer at Metrolink, regaled students with insights and anecdotes gleaned from his career in the transit field during his visit to the department’s Transportation Planning course on February 28, 2018.

View of Plaza, Obama Presidential Center: Courtesy Obama Foundation

Virginia Parks, professor of urban planning and public policy, and department chair, is frequently sought out for her expertise on Community Benefit Agreements (CBAs) and how they are utilized by community activist groups in influencing development campaigns.

Susan Harden, who provides leadership and instruction for UCI MURP students’ Capstone Projects in the Community Practicum course, has been elected to the College of Fellows, American Institute of Certified Planners (FAICP) by the American Planning Association (APA).