Storytelling to build community and inspiring the next generation of urban planners, the 3rd annual Urban Stories Festival will take place on January 22-26 in West Palm Beach. Read more
CUES lunchtime panel event explores the aesthetic, environmental and community revitalization benefits of historic preservation, as well as economic and other consequences. Read more
SURP Graduate Student Amir Koleini and Outreach Coordinator Serena Hoermann presented research by Professor John L. Renne, PhD, AICP at Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) 9th International Visualization in Transportation Symposium: Visualization in Action on November, 5-6, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Read more
On Monday, October 21, 2019, CUES Professional Affiliate Josh Sawislak, AICP, presented to the Florida Mayors Summit on Flood and Sea Level Rise in Washington, DC. Read more
Dr. John Renne, AICP, presented a research poster Evacuating Carless and Vulnerable Populations: How prepared are Florida Counties? at the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Conference in Greenville, SC on October 24-27, 2019. The interactive poster highlighted Dr. Renne’s research with doctoral student Andrea Ramos, which examined levels of preparedness for evacuating, for example, people with special needs and people with pets.
A panel presentation and Q&A will discuss policies, incentives, and project examples to address South Florida’s “missing middle” housing gap Read more
Dr. Mike Mouritz reflects on 20 years’ work in urban regeneration and the integration of transit in Perth and Sydney, Australia Read more
As part of a study on South Florida Transit-Oriented Development (SFTOD), CUES prepared two reports for the South Florida Regional Planning Council in partnership with the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council and the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (operating Tri-Rail). Funding was awarded for SFTOD through the Federal Transit Administration (FTA’s) Transit Oriented Development Planning Pilot Program.
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.
For more information, please contact Dr. Fred Bloetscher.
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.
In an article by David Wilkening titled, “The Branson Effect, Train-Style–Could Florida’s future commercial growth emulate Europe’s with a new rail system?” John L. Renne, Director and Associate Professor of Urban Planning at Florida Atlantic University and a Mobility Chair at the Urban Land Institute, tells GlobeSt.com:
“The recently opened Brightline in Miami is unique to the United States as it creates an experience only offered in places like Europe and Asia. Similar to these other cities, the Brightline is already proving to be a catalyst for urban infill projects in Downtown Miami that will reshape the city into a more walkable hub for the creative economy of the 21st Century.”