Dr. John L. Renne is featured NPR’s Here and Now on 12/7/17 talking about Brightline, the private high-speed rail project delivering service to South Florida–which relates to his research into rail and economic development. Listen to the interview
In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, stakeholders and decision-makers are responding to and examining the storm’s impacts on Florida. To facilitate this discussion, the Center for Urban & Environmental Solutions (CUES) at Florida Atlantic University convened a summit, Lessons from Hurricane Irma for Increasing Resilience: From Practice to Revising Plans and Policy on Tuesday, November 28, 2017–1:00-5:00 pm, in Fort Lauderdale.
Florida Weekly’s Special Report on Planning in Florida featured input from two researchers at FAU’s School of Urban & Regional Planning. Read SURP Director Steven Bourassa’s thoughts on integrating land use and transportation regionally and CUES Director John Renne’s comments on transportation and growth.
On NPR’s All Things Considered, host Robert Siegel interviewed CUES Director Dr. John Renne on the topic Florida Prepares To Evacuate Residents Ahead Of Hurricane Irma.
On April 25-26, 2017 CUES partnered with FAU’s Center for Environmental Studies (CES) to offer the inaugural FAU Incubator for Sustainable & Resilient Communities. The cities of Hollywood and West Palm Beach participated, addressing concerns about flooding and aging infrastructure, connectivity and economic development. The FAU Incubator offers leadership and expertise based on best practices and provides guidance on developing implementable plans and policies. Watch the 2-minute video here.
Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions Director John Renne was quoted on the Brightline passenger rail project in the Wall Street Journal. Read about it here.
Dr. John Renne, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Undergraduate Programs in the School of Urban and Regional Planning, was interviewed on WFTL’s Inside West Palm Beach radio show. Dr. Renne spoke about the high demand for planners in south Florida and the degree programs offered at FAU:
Dr. John Renne, Associate Professor in the School of Urban and Regional Planning and Director of the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions, was quoted by the Associated Press in an article on the Oroville Dam escape route: http://www.dailynews.com/general-news/20170217/warning-escape-route-lack-by-oroville-dam
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: The European Financial Review – Changing Preferences for Transportation and Transit-Oriented Communities Signal a Gradual Move to a Post-Oil Based Society
Press Date: August-September 2016
The latest issue of the journal Housing Policy Debate is a special issue co-edited by SURP’s John Renne, Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions in the School of Urban and Regional Planning. The issue includes 15 papers focused on how location choices and associated transportation costs affect housing affordability.
This webinar, moderated by Dr. John Renne, Director of the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions in the School of Urban and Regional Planning, features the NACTO (National Association of City Transportation Officials) Transit Street Design Guide. The guide shows how transit design can help streets of every size support strong neighborhoods and downtowns. The webinar is available on YouTube.
In this podcast, Dr. John Renne, Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions in the School of Urban and Regional Planning, along with Shima Hamidi of the University of Texas at Arlington and Reid Ewing of the University of Utah, discuss their new article in the journal Housing Policy Debate, titled “How Affordable Is HUD Affordable Housing?” The article focuses on the relationship between transportation costs and affordable housing costs. The podcast is available on the Streetsblog USA web site.
The School of Urban and Regional Planning is very pleased to welcome John Renne, Ph.D., AICP, who has been appointed Associate Professor. Read more
Participant: John Renne
Article: WBEZ Public Radio – Escape From Chicago: How Long Would It Take to Evacuate?Press Date: May 23, 2016
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