South Florida Transit-Oriented Development

As part of a study on transit-oriented development for the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (operating Tri-Rail), CUES prepared two reports  on behalf of the South Florida Regional Planning Council in partnership with the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council. The funded by the Federal Transportation Authority (FTA) and U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) funded the project.


Business Plan for a South Florida Transit-Oriented Development Fund: Potential for Infill Development along the Tri-Rail Coastal Link Corridor. For more information, please contact Dr. John Renne at

Read the SF TOD TRCL Business Plan





South Florida Transit-Oriented Development: Evaluation of Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in Potential Tri-Rail Coastal Link Station Areas

For more information, please contact Dr. Fred Bloetscher at

Read the SFTOD TRCL Water and Wastewater Report

Florida Transportation Plan

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) invited Dr. John Renne to serve as a representative of ULI Florida on the FL Transportation Plan-Strategic Intermodal System (FTP-SIS) Steering Committee.

It’s Feeling a Little Warm in Here


by Josh Sawislak, CUES Professional Affiliate
via C2ES – the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Both climate mitigation and climate adaptation (resilience) must be achieved for all of us to prosper and for many of us to just survive.

In the 2004 Sci-Fi disaster film The Day After Tomorrow, anthropogenic (human-caused) climate change triggers a global catastrophe whose scale and speed reflect Hollywood’s desire for a good show a little more than the scientific goal of accuracy. Read more

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