UNC scholars will develop an app to help low-income families find affordable homes in better neighborhoods.
Be transparent about the flow of information AND don’t ignore power and history.
We are looking for mentors for our Peer Application Support Service program.
The “Golden Era of Southern Governors” led to multi-state institutions that helped Southerners advance education, economic development, banking, and technology.
Learn more about Dr. Rohe’s 25 years as director of the UNC Center for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS).
Dr. Mai Nguyen, an Associate Professor at Carolina Planning, was part of an international team that collaborated with the Viet Nam Institute for Urban and Rural Planning (VIUP) to develop a regional p … Continued
Award to support the creation of an app to help low-income people find safe, affordable housing.
A strength of the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill is the potential for students to take courses in other departments and engage with faculty a … Continued
This winter has certainly been a wild ride with the Midwest suffering from record setting cold and unprecedented flooding, Washington experiencing unparalleled amounts of snow, and an usually wet wint … Continued
If you have ever felt compelled to confront the importance of planning in your daily life, try biking on the rumble strip of a highway. The discomfort of being distinctly out of place reveals underlyi … Continued
Thank you to our alumni!
Three UNC-Chapel Hill Department of City and Regional Planning students were awarded the 2018 Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship through the U.S. DOT’s Federal Highway Administration. T … Continued
The NC WTS International Chapter will present awards to women pursuing careers in transportation-related fields at its annual foundation luncheon.
Read Mai Nguyen’s critique of Housing Policy Debate paper where they measure the effect of affordable housing on property values.
APA’s inaugural CPAT project helps heal a fractured African-American community in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Can the Pragmatist Philosophy of Richard Rorty Help Reinvigorate Planning?
Meenu Tewari discusses her current book project on urban development in India, specifically regarding connecting people to water.
Volume 43 of the Carolina Planning Journal is now available for free on the Carolina Planning Journal webpage. The theme for this issue, “Planning for Uncertainty,” was inspired by the unexpected resu … Continued
A new study finds that high-growth companies flock to neighborhoods that are more mixed-use and transit-accessible, whether in urban centers or suburbia. For all the talk about tech firms heading back … Continued
Scholars from Beijing Municipal Institute of City Planning and Design Undertake Comparative Study of American Cities Five UNC Program on Chinese Cities visiting scholars from the Beijing Municipal Ins … Continued
Can firms and economies utilize global value chains (GVC) for development? How can they move from low-income to middle-income and even high-income status?
How is ride-hailing technology changing health care transportation in the United States?
Mission-Driven Intermediaries as Anchors of the Middle Ground in the American Food System: Evidence from Warrenton, NCDecember 11, 2018
Meenu Tewari, Sophie Kelmenson, Andrew Guinn, Gabriel Cumming, and Rudolph Colloredo-Mansfeld Abstract Moving beyond direct marketing, food systems work is increasingly connecting sustainably grown fo … Continued
While autonomous vehicles begin to appear on roadways, gaps in knowledge are blocking the way to their full integration.
We talk with mortgage finance expert Roberto Quercia, and ask him how he got into planning, what projects he’s currently working on and how he brings his research into the classroom.
How can well-structured and effective workforce programs and policies result in better economic outcomes for individuals, businesses, and communities?
Carolina Planning’s Dr. Allie Thomas took part in the 14th annual ICARDC Meeting on “Urbanization and Rural-Urban Integration: New Forms of Inclusion and Exclusion.” She presented on urban villages in … Continued
The Community Development Block Grant Program has been a primary source of funding for local community improvement projects since it was created in 1974. Under this program, the federal government pro … Continued
What’s best for a local economy—recruiting big, established companies, or nurturing home-grown startups?
Welcome to the Carolina Planning Plan to Talk Podcast Series, where we profile fascinating people connected to the Department of City and Regional Planning at The University of North Carolina at Chape … Continued
The rapid growth of classes, minors, degrees, studios and programs makes these findings highly relevant as we enter an era of climate change and continue to struggle with the ever-increasing losses as … Continued
As private businesses increasingly demand incentive payments, economic developers have responded by more sophisticated analytical tools, integrating incentives within broader industrial targeting stra … Continued
PLAN 823 Workshop is working with a client to help Guian New District in China with strategic planning that will enable the district with its “smart city” concept.
The Godschalk Symposium was a remarkable opportunity to connect with alumni and learn how Dave’s efforts and work still influences current faculty research.
We are thrilled to welcome Mary Beth Powell (back) to DCRP as our Career Services Coordinator.
Thank you to all the students and faculty that attended our State-of-the-Department Address.
Economic development incentives, on average, fail to produce new employment opportunities.
Todd BenDor talks about his research on transfer of development rights and water quality trading programs.
Carly Hoffman awarded the NC APA 2018 Marvin Collins Outstanding Graduate Student Award.
Satellites and drones are driving efforts by Indian states to map informal settlements in order to speed up the process of delivering services and land titles.
Bias in land use decisions is difficult to measure, but new research in Durham reveals that race has been a significant factor.
1st International Forum of Urban-Rural Sustainability with Professor Yan Song addressing past and present scholars of the Program in Chinese Cities.
Join us to celebrates the life’s work of David Godschalk.
Yan Song discusses Beijing’s upscale sub-center plan with a focus on green transportation.
For the Long Haul: Public-Private Partnerships for Long-Term Disaster Recovery.
CRC certificate students host Climate Change and Resilience Symposium.
“Planning for Uncertainty,” the theme for this year’s Carolina Planning Journal issue.
Adaptation for Restoration: Evolving Policies, Business Models, and Markets
Shared Mobility Services and Their Connection to Roadway Fatalities
Conversations at Hickerson House: Bill Rohe on Work Requirements in Public Housing
Are Floodplain Buyouts a Smart Investment for Local Governments?
How can the Carolina Textile District help us better understand the maker phenomena in the context of a non-urban legacy manufacturing region?
The challenges facing China’s cities and metropolitan regions are daunting in scale and complexity – without exaggeration, the lives of millions will depend on how well China manages the continued gro … Continued
Thank you to our alums who joined us for the second in a series of spring career development speaker series events: Planning Freelancers and Entrepreneurs. Guests: Matt Tomasulo (MCRP/MLA ’12), Entrep … Continued
_____________________________________________________________________________ Updated July 2018 – For nearly 40 years, Dr. David Godschalk shaped how generations of planners and academics understand a … Continued
Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS initiative helps students succeed in graduate school.
IAH Faculty Fellow Meenu Tewari discusses her research on connecting communities to water in India.
Carolina Planning Students Use GIS to Visualize Displacement Risk in Durham.
The DCRP P2P Program – P2P stands for peer to peer – is a program that is designed to help connect incoming students with current students and other academic and community resources.
A third of urban population around the world live in irregular settlements. Yet we know little about where these settlements are and how they function.