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ACSP Annual Conference Recap

DCRP's table at the ACSP conference (pictured with PhD student Xijing Li)

This October, the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) hosted their annual conference in Chicago, Illinois. The ACSP annual conference is one of the largest gatherings of collegiate pl … Read more

Transportation Justice for Night and Evening Shift Workers in Canada

A new study led by Dr. Matthew Palm and colleagues at the University of Toronto is taking a closer look at where evening and night shift workers live in Canada’s biggest cities and researchers say mor … Read more

Improvements in California rush-hour traffic after COVID-19 pandemic

A recent study by Professor Matthew Bhagat-Conway, a faculty member in the UNC Department of City and Regional Planning, has found an interesting trend in California’s highway network—since 2020 and t … Read more

Dr. Hino Receives NC Sea Grant for Research on Chronic Flood Hazards

DCRP’s Dr. Miyuki Hino has received a North Carolina Sea Grant [link] to research chronic flood hazards in coastal communities! The North Carolina Sea Grant funds researchers seeking to examine curren … Read more

Dr. Danielle Spurlock Selected for RWJF Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program

DCRP faculty member Danielle Spurlock

Dr. Spurlock has been selected by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) for its prestigious Interdisciplinary Research Leaders (IRL) program, alongside two colleagues, Dr. Allison De Marco of UNC’ … Read more

E-Biking as a Tool for Parents and Caretakers

In new study, “Electric bicycles and cargo bikes—Tools for parents to keep on biking in auto-centric communities? Findings from a US metropolitan area” DCRP’s Dr. Allie Thomas explores how parents and … Read more

Mobility Shifts in Response to COVID-19

Some of the most glaring effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been on human mobility. The pandemic has affected our frequency, modes, and distances of travel, leading many of us to increasing our tim … Read more

Collaborative Management for Economic Benefits and Resilience

Freshwater resources contribute to agriculture, electricity production, and industrial economic growth around the world. In a new study, DCRP’s Dale Whittington and co-authors discuss how coordinated, … Read more

Dr. William Rohe Receives 2021 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award

  DCRP’s Dr. William Rohe, former Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor of City and Regional Planning and former Director of the Center for Urban and Regional Studies, received the Urban Affai … Read more

Putting Skill To Work

Nichola Lowe

An argument for reimagining skill in a way that can extend economic opportunity to workers at the bottom of the labor market.