CUES Director John Renne, Ph.D., AICP, was appointed by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) to chair the Mobility Committee for Southeast Florida and the Caribbean District Council. ULI staff is excited for Renne to take a leadership role in helping to envision a future strategy for transportation and land use policy for South Florida and to look for opportunities to expand their work to issues across the Caribbean. Renne has also been appointed to Miami-Dade County Urban Expansion Area Task Force. This group will advise the county on containing or expanding urban growth.
CUES Director John Renne, PhD, AICP contributed to an article in the Wall Street Journal on June 27, 2017: A Florida Rail Project Breaks New Ground by Heidi Mitchell. The article reports on Brightline, the private-public partnership passenger rail project which is the first of its kind built in the U.S. in a century. Read the article
A letter supporting the Wave streetcar in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, written by Dr. John Renne, Associate Professor and Director, Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions, appeared in the Sun Sentinel.
Dr. John Renne, Associate Professor and Director, Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions, was cited in a recent article in The Atlantic on the possible role of self-driving cars in hurricane evacuations: http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/10/self-driving-cars-evacuations/504131/. Dr. Renne has also been cited regarding hurricane evacuation recently in The New York Times (http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/11/us/hurricane-matthew-southeast-flooding.html?_r=0) and Wired (https://www.wired.com/2016/10/move-2-million-people-hurricane-matthews-way/).
Dr. John Renne, Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions, speaks about real estate on the Inside West Palm Beach radio show: https://soundcloud.com/barryob/iwpb-show-121416?utm_source=soundcloud&utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=email
Participant: John Renne
Article: WBEZ Public Radio – Escape From Chicago: How Long Would It Take to Evacuate?Press Date: May 23, 2016
Participant: Frank Schnidman Article: Miami Herald – Florida still in the top 10 for US movers Press Date: January 4, 2016 Link: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/article52974095.html
Participant: Frank Schnidman
Article: The New Tropic – Overtown’s past meets Overtown’s future
Press Date: July 2, 2015
Participant: Professor Jesse Saginor
Program: NPR: On Point with Tom Ashbrook – Home Sales – And Optimism – Rise
Date of Broadcast: June 24, 2015
Participant: Professor Frank Schnidman
Program: Miami After Dark Ep 28 – Miami CRA w/ Prof. Frank Schnidman and Brad Knoefler
Date of Broadcast: February 26, 2015