NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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The Planning Expo is the place to discover these visual displays of exciting projects undertaken by talented planners from students to veterans. Posters are on exhibit throughout the conference. On Monday, May 8, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., poster presenters will be on hand in the Planning Expo, eager to discuss their projects with other attendees. No other NPC17 sessions are scheduled for this hour, so take the time to browse through the posters and talk with their creators. Student posters are entered into a competition and attendees are encouraged to vote for their favorite via the APA NPC17 app. The winners will be announced in the Planning Expo near the end of the conference.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 1:29 p.m.
#9124852
Monday, May 8 | 1:29 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Room: Planning Expo, Hall C
Activity Type: Posters

Vote for your favorite poster and be entered into a drawing for $100 Amazon gift card! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/APAPoster

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 1:30 p.m.
#9113784
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

The poster is a presentation of a research on the potential that the planning and design of public spaces today have to link urban development, adaptation, and resilience, and how to maximize this potential and provide innovative and comprehensive solutions to the new challenges our cities are confronting in terms of growth, health, economics, environment, and resilience.

#9113758
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

Alabama was once the leading state in agricultural education. Today industry is far more prevalent statewide. How have Alabama's land-use trends over the past six decades impacted its longstanding (and proud) agricultural traditions? This poster examines that question.

La' Kesha Stewart

#9109969
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Regional Planning

Nebraska’s unique approach to water resources planning relies on a coordinated framework of local and regional plans, developed collaboratively by the state and local water managers. This decentralized approach provides flexibility in meeting the state’s water needs through localized solutions.

#9113776
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

This poster will offer a worldwide comparative perception of minimum parking requirements in Asian cities and American cities.

#9113340
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

This work looked at the association between Complete Streets and increased economic activity such as increased property values, tax collections, and business activity. It identified three case studies. Findings show that Complete Streets performed well, demonstrating enhanced economic activity.

#9113763
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

Exploring Participatory Vulnerability Assessment (PVA) as a tool to involve the target population in the role of hazard mitigation planning and decision making. Which eventually would enable planners to understand local conditions and thus develop more efficient plans to mitigate hazard vulnerability.

#9113767
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Climate

The investigation of the characteristics of heat island in a study on small scale areas can provide more information about how to manage the increasing energy consumption in buildings.Read an  analysis of the effect of urban development, considering the height of development, and the effect of the Floor Area Ratio of the development on Heating Degree Days and Cooling Degree Days.

SHIVA KHODADADI

#9113751
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Planning Methods

Business improvement districts (or BIDs) remain popular tools for revitalizing urban cores, existing across the United States and spreading worldwide. Fresno, California, adopted a BID in 2011 to return life to its core. Has it achieved expectations? This poster explores that question.

#9113734
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Suburban Planning

What will the Gateway Office Park in Columbia, Maryland, look like in the future? This poster proposes creating an innovation district at the site to spur greater economic activity in Howard County.

#9113782
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

The Valleyheart Riverwalk is a section of the LA River that has undergone revitalization through community led efforts. This research can be applied to metropolitan areas for implementation of greenways, providing better quality of life for the community.

#9113755
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

Based on work conducted at the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office, this poster examines ways to facilitate planning, as well as disaster-response activities, when historic districts are impacted. Specifically, learn about a methodology to prioritize flood-prone historic districts for risk-reduction measures.

#9113789
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Urban Design

An attempt that seeks to look into the evolution of a major transportation system, through a series of case studies, which show longitudinal changes that took place from its peak era to its debacle and then towards revitalization attempts.

#9113787
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

Explore the accessibility patterns of highway, railway, waterway and civil aviation respectively and discover the accessibility patterns of integrated transportation in the Yangtze River Delta under opening conditions.

#9113759
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: International

Explore the unseen opportunities of the interplay between blue and grey transport in a water-dependent city. Invent a toolkit to help planners to identify the breach between land and water transportation and take steps towards the revival and integration of waterways into current street network.

#9113780
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

This poster proposes a vibrant maritime innovation ecosystem for Annapolis, Maryland and includes an evidence-based strategy for how this can be implemented by the city. The strategy addresses social, spatial, economic, and environmental aspects of the area.

#9113788
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

Putting park-and-ride facilities at mass transit stations is very common for planners, but is this wise? The poster will tell a research for Gold Line in Los Angeles, analyzing various data to examine the impacts of park-and-ride facilities on nearby neighborhoods.

#9113756
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Urban Design

Study Pehonan—a neighborhood in Edmonton, Canada—and learn about urban design concepts to decolonize design and better recognize the distinct and significant histories of a site, including Indigenous heritage.

#9109743
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Arts and Culture

The poster presents the background leading to the study, including the funding source the socio- cultural, historic, geographic and recreational features and the predetermined trail termini that were used to shape the planning process.

#9110152
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Urban Design

You will learn about using a TLC approach, which asks community members to take on a do-it-yourself attitude when it comes to neighborhood planning and take on projects in more digestible chunks that can start immediately, and lead to long-term impact.

#9113793
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

An assessment of building Smart Cities through Smart Transportation System in Energy Corridor District in Houston, Texas. The outcome is to provide a quantitative measurement framework to evaluate the health, safety, and environmental benefits.

#9113666
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

Divvy system in Chicago, as a bike-sharing system, is expected to serve the first- or last-mile for transit commuting trips. This research focuses on the distances among the Divvy stations to reveal how it can affect the usage pattern for that purpose and what is commuters’ preference.

#9113485
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Development

Issues of spatial inequality, community resilience, uneven transportation investments that promoted sprawl, and environmental justice surfaced in newly constructed, “starter-home” neighborhoods in Charlotte. Findings rebuff arguments that “frills” like those prescribed in form-based code makes building affordable housing too expensive.

#9111264
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

Augmented Reality has been gaining momentum for the last few years and has grabbed everyone’s attention through the game Pokémon GO. This proposal will explore the past, present and future trends in augmented reality and how it can be used as a public outreach and tourism tool in planning.

#9110067
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

BIKEIRONBOUND demonstrates how performance metrics can be used to guide the bicycle planning process. Through bicycle level of traffic stress and demand analyses, Newark developed an implementable plan for a comfortable, convenient, and connected bicycle network.

#9113518
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

Denser communities require improved shared bicycle storage in multi-unit residential properties to encourage cycling. This poster presents field work and resident surveys to suggest improvements for shared bicycle storage design, management, and municipal regulation.

#9110493
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

Cities can be challenging environments for bicyclists to navigate. Using ArcGIS, we created a mapping tool that helps bicyclists find routes that meet their individual preferences.

#9109088
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Sustainability

Adaptive planning process for Great Barrier Reef incorporating 3 levels of government, scientists, conservationists and traditional owners with farming, fishing, tourism and ports operators. A comprehensive strategic environmental assessment (SEA) underpinned development of the integrated Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan.

#9112986
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Suburban Planning

The City of Smyrna and Georgia Tech's planning studio team up to deliver a new neighborhood vision for the city area adjacent to Suntrust Park and the Battery, the Brave's new suburban baseball facility and mixed use development.

#9113654
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

Analyzing the transit routes and its connectivity to the apartments to encourage Sustainable transportation.

#9109345
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Arts and Culture

The poster will display Gainesville, Georgia’s whimsical chicken-themed public arts and placemaking concepts included in the 2015 Downtown Gainesville Master Plan. The artistically designed poster will show arts-based design solutions derived from Gainesville’s public input process.

Kaitlin McShea Messich | Jessica Dempsey Tullar, AICP | Danny Bivins

#9113489
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: International

Explore how to support refugees populations in your community through planning but reviewing an analysis of 50+ studies regarding refugee resettlement in the United States.

#9112903
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Hazards

As climate changes, cities are increasingly called on to use their limited resources to adapt to intensified and varied hazards. However, different social groups’ diverse needs are not always accounted for in standard hazard mitigation planning processes. Learn how students at Yale University, and the City of New Haven, CT created a comprehensive and inclusive hazard mitigation planning approach.

Marisa Rodriguez-McGill | Laura Hammett, AICP

#9108448
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Data is becoming a more prevalent topic of discussion in enhancing local governments in (re)building their communities. Mayors across the nation have adapted to this particular initiative and implemented it into their day-to-day agendas. Is big data sufficient and effective?

#9113670
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

The Oregon Main Street Program supports small, local business development in Portland. This poster examines the program's efficacy based on changes in economic growth, urban-design features, and business-owner satisfaction on two city streets.

#9109932
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

This poster will describe lessons learned about Complete Streets project prioritization and implementation strategies based on analysis of language included in Complete Streets policies and qualitative study interviews with a sample of jurisdictions located in the United States.

#9110185
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

The poster will demonstrate how Connecting Cook County, the first plan of its kind for the County in 70 years, facilitates economic development, prioritizes alternative transportation modes and promotes equal access to opportunities.

#9113681
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Latino Planning

Counter spaces allow individuals from racial and ethnic minorities to gather together to share and validate their experiences in dominant culture settings. This poster showcases a mapping project that details the accessibility of counter spaces for Latinx communities in Madison, Wisconsin.

Alexandra Ramirez Stege | Ivan Enzo Cabrera

#9111143
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Climate

This poster explores how civic engagement can serve as a mechanism for identifying, assessing and promoting cultural heritage in the adaptation planning process. An analysis of municipal adaptation plans identifies how civic engagement is integrated into coastal planning practice today.

#9110162
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Planning Methods

This poster will present recent changes in demographic multipliers, new methodological improvement and the potential of using PUMS records for other planning ratios.

#9113663
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Sustainability

Learn how the S.A.V.E. Farm organization transitions marginalized populations into living a sustainable lifestyle and contributing to a sustainable society. This poster will present lessons from the organization's work to help planners empower and engage marginalized populations in sustainable agriculture and design.

#9108343
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Regional Planning

Examine how engaging in transportation accessibility analysis can help form a foundation for achieving regional planning goals and environmental justice. Explore how GIS can be utilized to assess regional accessibility to and by a multimodal transportation system.

#9113492
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Before moving forward towards a Vision Zero policy and program, City of Alexandria needs to assess the traffic safety and vulnerability of City’s communities. This study aims to do achieve it through an equity analysis.

#9110221
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

This research uses GIS and statistical analysis to investigate whether the Minneapolis Neighborhood Revitalization Program made neighborhoods more desirable. By comparing Minneapolis and St. Paul neighborhoods -- only neighborhoods in Minneapolis received funding -- this study assesses changes from 1990-2014.

#9110265
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Regional Planning

Shares the recent development of transparent project scoring by states. Uncovers how multi-modal evaluation of proposed transportation projects has increased accountability and aligns agency goals with outcomes, from increasing access and equity to promoting economic development and cost-effectiveness.

#9113651
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

This is a GIS-based case study examining the transit-oriented development (TOD) in City of Portland by analyzing five dimensions of the built environment – Density, Diversity, Design, Destination, and Distance (5D-Model).

#9110192
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

The poster illustrates food as a catalyst for re-establishing the local economy and building wealth. Local entrepreneurship can be developed through the food and value-adding practices that will create local business opportunities and celebrate the cultural richness of each neighborhood.

#9110306
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

New York City, like many U.S. cities, is experiencing unprecedented growth and development trends. Learn how GIS modeling can assess shadows cast by new vertical development.

#9113664
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

This poster argues that economic sustainability is intrinsically tied to worker retention. Learn tools to help businesses in small urban and rural communities keep younger workers and engage in environmentally and socially responsible practices for the benefit of the regional economy.

#9119136
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

This research demonstrate analytical studies pertaining to Housing Discrimination through policy studies and literature review of Ethics based on various references.

#9105705
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

This poster aims at introducing the 3-C process to planners that can help to identify the bicycle accommodation needs in their communities. This methodology is also used in the development of the first San Antonio Rural Bike Plan.

#9113463
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Environment

Rural communities often lack staff and technical resources to identify brownfield sites for redevelopment. This poster details a regional inventory process developed in Iowa that enables staff and volunteers to assess and prioritize sites through a flexible, quantitative scoring system.

#9110318
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

The value of police officers as sources of information regarding dangerous pedestrian crossings is important in identification of challenging intersections by criteria other than the occurrence of crashes, including near-miss pedestrian-vehicle incidents.

#9110322
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Aging

Examine the intersections between the growing popularity of planning WHO and AARP- designated age-friendly cities and communities and traditional citywide comprehensive planning and will highlight the benefits the age-friendly lens can bring to planning.

#9110258
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

The Trust for Public Land is working with cities across the country to develop detailed GIS and planning strategies to demonstrate how strategic green space planning contributes to a resilient city and provides many critical benefits beyond recreation opportunities.

#9109532
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

San Francisco’s pioneering innovation in good governance, open space creation and testing has recently launched upon a new epoch of equity with ‘Places for People,’ a sweeping legislative package that lowers process and financial barriers for grassroots public space initiatives.

#9113667
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Sustainability

Learn about sustainability efforts in a small Midwestern community that serves as a regional health care and retail hub. These proactive efforts integrate iconic architecture and musical heritage, as well as strategies to support aging-in-place.

#9110141
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

FHWA has designated New Jersey a Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Focus State, prompting NJDOT to develop a Bicycle Safety Action Plan. This poster presents bicycle crash data analyzed for this Plan.

#9113730
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

Examine the successes and challenges student planners encountered while participating in two rounds of public outreach for the Maryland Transit Administration’s BaltimoreLink core bus network overhaul. Explore next steps as the plan nears the public hearing and public education phases.

#9110300
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

Safe Routes to School programs aim to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety to and from schools. Federal funds are awarded to local governments for improvements. This poster identifies the keys and barriers to successful completion of SRTS grant funded projects.

#9113375
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

Examine the Pedestrian Network Design Grades tool developed by the Lawrence-Douglas County metropolitan planning organization. Using GIS data, these Grades are assigned to each sidewalk segment throughout the 92,000-person town of Lawrence, KS, helping staff and other decision-makers identify areas of high and low pedestrian-friendliness.

#9113563
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Health

A visually appealing research poster which will include the result outcomes of an experimental research to identify the factors of pedestrian’s stress level from subjective and objective measurements through walking on different sidewalks based on the amount of greenery.

#9113671
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

Good placemaking can make the difference in landing top talent. This poster explores how to transform aging federal campuses using development planning based on sustainability strategies.

#9113535
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

Masters in Urban Planning students from the University of Kansas were selected to develop and draft a comprehensive plan for the City of Lake Lotawana, Missouri. This poster will present challenges and successes of the planning process in this community, which faced many planning obstacles.

#9110137
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Environment

This poster will highlight best practices and lessons learned from The Trust for Public Land's Climate-Smart Cities program deployment of their 'Smart Cities Framwork.' In 20 cities we are conducting a deep organizational look at how cities need to operationalize a new multi-benefit approach that permanently overcomes silo walls and sectoral and policy barriers.

#9113491
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Arts and Culture

Nighttime economies are more than just bars and discotheques; restaurants, transit, and activated public spaces also fuel the new economies emerging at night. Come explore planning and policy tools that have successfully helped planners navigate cities after dark.

#9110166
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Federal Planning

An informational piece that outlines and describes Department of Defense funded planning endeavors that involve both military installations and their surrounding municipalities. The poster includes an overview of plan types and provides information regarding how the plans effect municipalities.

#9109849
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

Boston's rail transit extensions in the 1970s and 1980s show evidence that improved access to rail transit is associated with increased density of housing stock. The effects take decades to be reflected, an important consideration for project assessment.

#9113115
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

This poster will explain cycling inequality for African-Americans in Columbus and will include socio-demographic characteristics in the form of a cluster map of African-American residences. I will compare bike-riding comfort level and connectivity between the African-American community and other communities, which are often made up of middle-income households and other races.

#9113370
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

How does a small, river city strengthen itself to respond to a declining, aging population and environmental change? The poster outlines the goals of comprehensive plan update and how it will contribute to build a resilient community.

#9108650
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

A retail district’s health and vitality are linked to the perception of safety. Attracting neighborhood-serving businesses to an unsafe district is challenging. Mitigating crime is the critical first step in creating a climate for retail growth.

#9113659
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

This poster documents the evolution of Italian planning practice over the past century and a half, analyzing the physical urban results of shifting priorities in planning and politics in Rome’s city center, as well as current Roman planning priorities.

#9113339
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

This study presents an analysis of Saudi Arabia’s affordable housing policies. The findings indicate that the Saudi government should change its focus on short-term supply-oriented solutions, and point to policy changes capable of providing quality affordable housing in an effective manner.

#9113760
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Health

Accessibility of primary care can attribute to prevention and management of chronic diseases. This study aims to address the possible presence of spatial primary care access disparities within the Seattle-Tacoma metro area.

#9113723
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

How can web and mobile GIS facilitate community-engaged data collection, analysis, and presentation? This poster presentation centers on five neighborhoods facing significant change, and how students used mobile and web GIS applications to collect their stories through the eyes of their long-term residents.

#9113579
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

The poster examines the competing narratives of loss and hope in Washington D.C.’s changing H Street neighborhood that emerged from combining historical data with oral history and cognitive maps collected from past and present residents, visitors, and business owners.

#9108595
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Forward thinking cities incorporate freight delivery considerations into planning initiatives and requirements for residential developments located in vibrant downtowns. This poster will highlight trends in freight deliveries driven by e-commerce, as well as strategies to accommodate these deliveries in downtowns.

#9113792
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

Our poster aims to study the effect of DART LRT on the land use around Dallas downtown and neighboring areas; examine their strategies, by mapping the land use change and pedestrian infrastructure from 1995 until present.

#9112644
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: International

This qualitative study investigates how social capital influences adoption of soil and water conservation practices in a Kenyan community. The effect of a public-private partnership on the level of social capital in the community is assessed.

#9113343
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

The State of Georgia is the 50th state in the U.S. to be craft brewery friendly due to its restriction on distributing and selling beer from the brewery's facility. The comeback of craft breweries has been flourishing since 2006 and has been thriving in many cities throughout the States.

#9113656
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Sustainability

Our research examines the waste management structures of Detroit, Minneapolis, and Baltimore through local history, policy research, and interviews with community stakeholders. We identified challenges and opportunities by which other post-industrial cities can achieve more sustainable waste management systems.

#9106989
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Regional Planning

Learn about Vital Signs, a joint initiative of San Francisco Bay Area regional agencies to track progress towards adopted performance targets. See how planners worked together to break down silos and build a useful online tool for a tech-savvy region.

#9113578
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Explore the built environment and transportation methods in three Cuban cities. Compare and contrast the three study cities and identify the benefits and challenges of reduced auto-dependent transportation. Identify transportation planning concepts that could be implemented in American communities.

#9109991
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

This poster presents the use of online virtual workshops as a successful alternative or complement to conventional in-person outreach meetings. This form of online outreach provides a cost-effective way to engage large and diverse audiences.

#9113713
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

What are the implications of zoning and affordable housing? This poster presents the results of a quantitative study of five variables—income, race, health, crime, and location—and how residents fared with regard to each before and after the implementation of mixed-income neighborhoods in Baltimore, Maryland.

#9110269
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

The Town of Carrboro developed a site-specific zoning district to meet changing development needs. Use of a new tool, a long time frame, and involved citizens remind us not to overlook internal and external learning curves.

#9113766
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Environment

Unregulated productive areas of a city may contribute to the economy but the price being paid for it far outweighs in terms of overall quality of life and other social indicators.

#9113779
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

The efficacy of the Housing Choice Voucher Program (commonly referred to as Section 8 Housing) is negatively impacted by its limitations in making necessary distinctions between participants who have access to urban amenities and those who do not.

#9113746
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Urban Design

What was the end result when UMKC Urban Planning + Design students worked with faculty to develop a campus plan for the University of Missouri–Kansas City? This poster explores how they addressed key issues such as human experience on campus, walk and bike circulation, and campus monuments and gateways.

#9113786
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

NYC CitiBike is considered as one of the best bike-share systems in the U.S. Who use the bike-share? Where are the origins and destinations? Why some stations are pretty busy, some just deserted? What influence the ridership? This poster will tell you.