Lectures, Conferences & Meetings

The Center for Urban & Environmental Solutions hosts and participates in conferences and planning meetings for national and regional organizations involved in land use and transportation planning as well as sustainability and resilience planning.

40 Years of Trends in TODs across the United States

A presentation by Dr. John L. Renne of Florida Atlantic University and Bruce Appleyard, Ph.D. Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs San Diego State University the trends in transit-oriented development across the United States. This lecture was presented to the 57th ACSP Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado on October 14, 2017. View this lecture 

The Future of the Interstate Highway System: Land Use Perspective

A presentation by Dr. John L. Renne of Florida Atlantic University on the role of land use and transportation planning to the Future Interstate Study panel of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies. This committee is preparing a report to the U.S. Congress on the future of the Interstate Highway System. This presentation was given on September 12, 2017, in Austin, Texas. View this lecture 

Events – Hosted and Co-Hosted

Lessons from Hurricane Irma for Increasing Resilience: From Practice to Revising Plans and Policy November 28, 2017 – Fort Lauderdale, FL

Austin Becker Lecture – Stimulating transformational thinking for maritime systems climate risk adaptation
October 4, 2017 – Fort Lauderdale, FL & October 5, 2017 – Boca Raton, FL

FAU Incubator for Sustainable & Resilient Communities
April 25-26, 2017 – Fort Lauderdale, FL

Robert Cervero Lecture – Active & Smart Mobility
April 18, 2017 – Fort Lauderdale, FL

Peter Newman Lecture – The End of Automobile Dependence
West Palm Beach – August 9, 2016

Safe and Complete Streets for West Palm Beach
July 19, 2016 – West Palm Beach, FL

Events – Participated

Governor’s Hurricane Conference
May 17–19, 2017 – West Palm Beach, FL

Transportation Research Board Annual Conference
January 8-12, 2017 – Washington, DC

APA Florida 2016 Annual Conference
September 6-9, 2016 – Tampa, FL

TOD & Urban Real Estate Conference
May 3-5, 2016 – Los Angeles, CA