2018 National Planning Conference

NPC18 Program: 2018 National Planning Conference


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  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    In response to a recent upsurge of development, the "hot-spots" project promotes the urban ecologies of Newark, New Jersey, and advocates for environmental justice related to critical vulnerabilities in the floodplain and within concentrated areas of environmental contamination.
    NPC187103

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The 8Twelve Coalition, formed in 2015 to address disinvestment and blight within Muncie, Indiana's south-east neighborhoods, developed a plan that was used to successfully raise over $1 million in support of grassroots efforts to revitalize the 8Twelve target area.
    NPC187000

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Our research will improve existing transit service in rural areas in Georgia. Over 80 individual, disconnected sub-recipients serve its rural communities. New routes in underserved areas can link employment centers, health services, and regional urban areas to those in need. ,
    NPC187032

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Strategic placement of workforce housing can be used as poverty-fighting and economic development tools. Placement near opportunity areas and transit corridors stand to improve metropolitan areas and help disperse concentrated areas of poverty. Poster includes a case study of metropolitan Milwaukee.
    NPC187033

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Using network distances and drive times, we examined the accessibility of 72 American Indian reservations to the nearest health services facilities equipped with screening and other preventive tools that treat heart diseases, diabetes-related diseases, and malignant neoplasm.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Cities across the country have multiple plans that should fit together with the same goals. Although those plans should ideally be consistent with each other, oftentimes comprehensive plans and hazard mitigation plans are inconsistent, potentially reducing resiliency and vulnerability.
    NPC187035

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Despite their contribution to transport inclusiveness, market supply of smartphone transport apps specifically developed for persons with disabilities is limited. My study asks why. Findings show that existing business models of the app industry are nonviable for such specialty apps.
    NPC187036

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    While bicycling as a form of active transportation offers numerous benefits, opportunities are often inequitable across communities and assessment tools are not geared towards equity. This poster pilots an equity-minded tool and assesses bicycling opportunities in Chicago neighborhoods.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    How can intergenerational learning and greater access to nature be achieved through assisted living and healthcare models? How can a network of sites based on those models engage a town's natural and cultural heritage?
    NPC187038

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    This project alleviates trends endemic to aging small towns, including business closures and declining school enrollment. It preserves the county’s future by developing business succession plans, boosting entrepreneurial capacity, increasing housing diversity, overcoming child-care shortages, and marketing to young families.
    NPC187039

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Cities can leverage connected automated vehicles to improve transit operations and rider experiences through cost reductions, improved safety, and more effective service. We look at specific applications of these technologies, using Atlanta as a case study.
    NPC187040

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Four streets in Eugene, Oregon, are reimagined to promote active transportation in an autonomous-vehicle future. The design ideas aim to enhance safety and accessibility through complete-street principles and the potential opportunities provided by autonomous vehicles.
    NPC187041

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Bicycle counting is an important planning and evaluation tool. We’ll discuss NYCDOT’s evolving approach to bike counting in a city of 8.5 million people, focusing on how count strategies have changed in response to agency goals and bicycle network expansion.
    NPC187001

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    By systematically comparing the safety impacts of various types of bicycle infrastructure, we can make better-informed decisions about where to allocate financial and human capital to ensure the greatest return on investment in terms of collisions reduced.
    NPC187042

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Transportation networks can encourage active living and promote the movement of people regardless of age, ability, or method of transportation. Learn the tools and philosophies necessary for successful multi-modal transportation in the United States by examining Denmark and Amsterdam.
    NPC187043

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    This study will evaluate the performance of different types of bikeways in Chicago vis-à-vis safety. This study will combine Chicago bike routes and crash data to analyze bicycle-related crash locations and how different types of bikeways affect bicycle-related crashes.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Honolulu is building America’s first driverless light-rail system, and the transit agency is working with the community to identify Hawaiian-language station names and undertake other efforts to sustainably integrate the project into the community.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    To be vibrant and competitive, communities must be ready for development. Just like the Choose Your Own Adventure book series, effective community plans and policies are based on a series of choices, getting your community ready, determining direction, and outcomes.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    A discussion of how 25,700 people living in the vibrant West End neighborhood of Kenyon-Barr were forcefully removed from their community and why the preservation of their story is important to the story of Cincinnati itself.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The City Health Dashboard is an innovative, free web resource for city leaders and community members. Viewing and comparing data from multiple sources on health and the factors that shape health help them devise local solutions.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    What tools are available for cities that want to address Vision Zero goals? This poster displays a High-Injury Network to help Atlanta identify where to target infrastructure investments in order to reduce traffic-related fatalities and severe injuries.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Hazard mitigation plans inform residents and policy makers of risks and vulnerabilities within a community. By examining major components of mitigation planning (risk exposure, policy implementation, community perception), planners can better understand possible disconnects and fallacies that decrease mitigation plan efficacy.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    This presentation will propose design strategies to prepare for various climate factors, using as examples two commercial pedestrian streets in China: one in the northern city of Tianjin, the other in the southern city of Guangzhou
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Big box retail stores have recently suffered from the severe downturn in sales. Although technology and demographic changes exacerbate the crisis, the urbanization of suburbia — converting the stores into new mixed-use centers — can attract young families with children seeking affordable environments.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Cornell University research on emergency management in Michigan highlights the need for effective long-term planning under fiscal stress. Emergency management is the state’s intervention for local-level financial crises. It replaces local officials with governor-appointed emergency managers, disproportionately affecting vulnerable communities.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    What role does strategy play in the demolition of Baltimore’s historic but undervalued alley houses? University of Maryland Planning and Preservation students present a methodology for identifying alley houses and decision making based on physical condition and objective and subjective significance.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The International Design Studio at the Georgia Institute of Technology developed a community smart-city framework for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The design seeks to bridge the gap between the aging population and the future technological shifts that will occur.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Tribal Traffic Safety for Native American Nations
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    We project individual and combined effects of local and global changes to rooftop solar photovoltaic electricity potential by parcel in a representative developing megacity. We find effects of similar magnitude by the 2050s that synergistically reduce resource potential.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The National Renewable Energy Laboratory works with a wide range of local stakeholders to plan for and deploy distributed energy systems to enhance climate resilience. This poster summarizes best practices.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Food Based Dietary Guidelines are one of food systems planning’s most-utilized tools, but few studies from a planning perspective have attempted to measure their effectiveness. Are FBDGs effective? How can we make them more so?
    NPC187055

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    In the aftermath of the costliest hurricane season on record, impacted communities have turned to New York State for best practices and resiliency strategies in planning for their complex recovery needs. New York shares eight lessons from its Superstorm Sandy recovery.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Getting neighborhood activists behind projects that prioritize moving people instead of cars can be challenging. In Boston, a series of Mobility Action Plans are using new techniques to enlarge the tent and build support for big changes.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The Cedar County, Iowa, Great Places Vision Plan combines community engagement with urban design expertise to develop a vision to enhance the county's historic and cultural assets to improve the quality of life for residents and visitors.
    NPC187056

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Growing cities can learn from Water Sensitive Urban Design, the leading approach to urban water resource management. A case study of London’s Metropolitan Green Belt will demonstrate a multi-scalar approach to water-resilient regional planning, that protects human and ecosystem health.
    NPC187057

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    We use GSI features to create creative, community-scale green spaces — that also reduce stormwater runoff — in vulnerable Pittsburgh communities. We build awareness around stormwater issues and prepare residents to effectively advocate for equitable infrastructure investments.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Negotiating zoning on a project-by-project basis can become a valuable plan-implementation tool for local governments. Common pitfalls of negotiating zoning can be avoided under rigorous management of the negotiation process.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Our national survey, conducted in partnership with the APA Women and Planning Division, examined experiences unique to American female planners. Findings show how workplace policies, benefits, and communication culture affect female planners’ careers.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The state of Georgia developed a program to provide rehabilitation and employment tax credits to communities that have prioritized strategic planning for their historic downtowns. Dubbed "Rural Zones," Georgia designated nine such areas in 2017.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    This Better Philadelphia Challenge entry was a corridor enhancement in a minority community. Public health was approached through active transportation modes and green infrastructure. The repurposing of auto-oriented properties lowers environmental impact and stimulates the local economy.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    In Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, the cycling movement has turned into a phenomenon of local transformation. The cycling community's achievements include women's empowerment, road safety, citizen participation, and public space appropriation. The proposed Plan for Urban Cycling pushes Hermosillo's cycling movement forward.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Although sometimes viewed as incompatible with social justice, historic preservation may offer tools and strategies that can empower disadvantaged and historically underrepresented communities. We explore the linkages between historic preservation, community development, and social equity in Buffalo, New York.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Rights-of-way are often managed by different agencies with inconsistent regulations. Inefficiencies in design and governance in New Orleans exacerbate existing issues of equity and climate resiliency. Local stakeholder interviews guide development of criteria for a context-sensitive design of Martin Luther King Boulevard.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Many mountain resort communities like Ketchum, Idaho, lack sufficient workforce housing. There are several policies and planning tools to grow the workforce housing supply and capture the economic benefits of vacation homes and short-term rentals while minimizing negative impacts.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Housing stock has become increasingly bifurcated with the majority of units taking the form of single-family homes or apartments and condos. This study analyzes the relationship between the variety of housing types and neighborhood sustainability.
    NPC187012

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    My study examines accessibility of transit apps to persons with disabilities by asking, "What role do transit authorities, as data providers to developers, play in the accessibility of apps?" Preliminary survey findings show accessibility is not a requirement for developers.
    NPC187065

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    This poster focuses on Inequalities in accessibility to food outlets in the metro Atlanta area. The authors analyzed the balance of healthy and unhealthy food outlets and found supporting evidence of disparities in food accessibility among communities.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Alternative freight delivery modes such as drones, central delivery lockers, and electric vehicles soon will be commonplace, especially in cities. This study aims to estimate ways to optimize the use of these modes and determine energy savings in Columbus, Ohio.
    NPC187014

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    This poster showcases an interactive plan of Spring Creek Town Center and provides solutions for people to manage change in their communities by using open source, in-browser visualization tools. The plan unifies planned and existing communities with various socioeconomic backgrounds.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    This poster highlights a planning studio experience at the University of Georgia's Master of Environmental Planning and Design program in fall 2017. This project mimicked a client-professional experience within the context of a transit-oriented development proposal for Gwinnett County, Georgia.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Find effective solutions for your social media plan without sacrificing money, time, or quality. Learn to reach the right people in the right places at the right times. Engage in an interactive demonstration of the power of social media.
    NPC187013

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    For the first time in more than 60 years, the United States could become a net exporter of energy. What do the U.S. shale revolution and increased production of liquified natural gas imply for U.S. port, maritime, road, and intermodal infrastructure and planning?
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    By engaging cultural and religious leaders, government officials, visitors, users, and preservationists, a team of students formulated strategies to balance the stresses of rapid urbanization and increased tourism with the conservation of “New Jerusalem” at the Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Our toolbox shows ways that planners and local governments can mitigate fiscal stress while keeping social equity in mind. We investigate overriding state-imposed levy limits, land banks and land trusts, payments in lieu of taxes, and community benefits agreements.
    NPC187071

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Like many other cities, Kansas City is experiencing significant revitalization and renewed interest in the urban core. With the proposed expansion of the Kansas City Streetcar, urban design principles that enhance the public realm should guide transit-oriented development investment.
    NPC187073

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Silver Spring Connect, an interactive online map created by University of Maryland planning students, identifies community assets to reaffirm, preserve, and strengthen community character in the changing areas around nine future Purple Line light rail stations in Silver Spring, Maryland.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    What if we could pinpoint where a student is most likely to encounter free food on campus? Our project provides a composite picture of food convenience and availability on a college campus, revealing both sites of excess and of need.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    This study develops a robust metric to quantify urban-wildland juxtapositions. The outcome of the study includes the metric, indexes, and maps of 36 urban-wildland juxtapositions for multi-city comparisons, which will be linked to various studies on human health and well-being.
    NPC187074

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The presented model facilitates the Green Stormwater Infrastructure planning process by: 1. Empowering the planner to perform hydrologic and economic analysis; 2. Allowing the fast and easy generation of planning strategies; and 3. Improving chances of plan adoption by maximizing net benefits and reducing outcomes uncertainty.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Missing-middle housing units add choice to housing markets that have little of it. This study identifies specific development code regulations that limit housing diversity and have caused an overall shortage of affordable residential units in Eugene, Oregon.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Using the Downtown of Wellman, Iowa, as a case study for urban flood risk management, this project offers a place-based methodology to find out the best management practices for mitigating flood risks by improving permeability of urban surfaces.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    How can planners encourage inclusive growth in Hawaii in the face of climate change and economic vulnerability? This University of Hawai'i-Manoa student-designed site plan aims to leverage state-owned land to encourage culturally sensitive transit-oriented development along Honolulu’s new rail corridor.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Providing National Parks visitors with access to exceptional experiences—while protecting our nation’s most valuable natural and cultural resources—presents unique transportation challenges as well as opportunities for planning innovation. Learn about the National Park Service’s first-ever National Long Range Transportation Plan.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    What’s changed for bicycling and walking in New Orleans since APA’s last visit in 2010? Hint: LOTS! This count-program data provides key insights into the who, how, when, and where of the city’s rise as an active transportation destination.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    An evaluation of options to implement transit circulators in a suburban community, including the use of self-driving vehicles.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The goal of this neighborhood plan is to revitalize a struggling urban neighborhood in a small Iowa city and spur community engagement by focusing on the connections between physical health and the built environment.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Living in specific areas heavily influences education levels, disease, access to healthy foods, and criminal activity. Opportunity Mapping can assist in identifying areas that are discriminated against and how planners and policy makers can intervene to address those challenges.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The Pan-Arab Highway is under construction in Lebanon, bringing conflict and change. We will delineate threats and opportunities emerging from the marriage of an International highway and towns shaped by historic trade routes in Beqaa, Lebanon.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    This project draws conclusions about equity, purposefulness, and accessibility distributions of public park lands in Charlotte, North Carolina. Using GIS, we can evaluate project implementation both on a local scale and within a regional system and question who benefits from planning efforts.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Cedar County, Iowa's, Comprehensive Plan, the first since 1980, guides rural development by utilizing APA best practices. Challenges, such as an aging population, agriculture preservation, and housing diversity are quantified and addressed and future prospects put forward.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Seaports anchor shorelines and economies for some of the nation’s largest metro areas. What is involved in mapping out a port’s future? Explore port master planning, the primary tool used to shape land use decisions, development policy, and vision.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    New parks are great, but how are local jurisdictions managing to keep up with aging, deferred maintenance of facilities while trying to meet the demand for new projects? This research reviews tried and true financing methods and innovative, scalable funding.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Explore the institutional evolution of urban regeneration in Beijing's inner city from the 1990s to the present, revealing the general principles and present dilemmas of community-level regeneration.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Learn how a parks commission created a plan for future natural and agricultural land protection by using a county-wide GIS assessment, analyzing priorities, engaging local partners, and performing selective outreach.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Learn how planners are leveraging the power of historic preservation and cultural identity to build social capital and promote inclusive revitalization in four rural towns in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana.
    NPC187020

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    A railroad that passes through the heart of its campus offers the University of Georgia a unique opportunity to initiate a light-rail transit system.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Evidence shows how an urban lifestyle greatly impacts individual development and emotional intelligence. This research poster discusses urban psychology as it relates to achieving community well-being and social justice through effective collaboration among psychologists, urban planners and policy makers.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Cities are partnering with private developers to create “workforce” housing for low- and moderate-income households in areas of California characterized by high amenities and high housing costs. Learn design, regulation, and finance takeaways from public/private partnerships that could work in your community.
    NPC187004

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Socially vulnerable populations are often concentrated in flood-vulnerable urban areas, resulting in multiple cultural, economic, and ecological issues. This project uses urban regeneration to enhance community revitalization and resilience that can be replicated in similarly distressed neighborhoods.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    A regenerative-design approach to river restoration offers planners critical, but currently underused, tools to build more resilient rivers, cities, and communities. Regenerative design can help planners understand broader social-ecological systems, and build in mechanisms for future adaptation and social learning.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Auburn University’s hydrologically dynamic campus supports rich riparian vegetation. However, it has lost elements of heritage and culture to poor construction practices. This plan reveals and reimagines the lost cultural experiences through incorporation of green infrastructure and efficient water resource management.
    NPC187093

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Safe Routes to School is a national program that both educates the public on the value of walkable, cyclist-friendly communities and funds infrastructure projects surrounding local schools. My research develops an algorithm to calculate the walkability of neighborhoods surrounding schools.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    To create a new economic development plan for Clinton, Iowa, a team from the University of Iowa realized the city needed focus. Subsequently, different techniques and tools were proposed to prioritize the city’s efforts to revitalize the local economy.
    NPC187095

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    This presentation demonstrates GIS techniques to assess whether school attendance zones in Gwinnett County, Georgia, are gerrymandered to exaggerate socioeconomic disparities. Methods include maps of compactness, density, poverty, and race, showing disparity between adjacent zones. Findings indicate that zones merely reflect underlying demographic/housing patterns.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Communities are racing to ensure that their communications infrastructure will support reliable transportation and mobility services. This poster explains the shared communication infrastructure model and systems (cell tower, small cell, and fiber) and explores planning for future mobility needs.
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  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Transit agency partnerships with shared-mobility services to supplement gaps in fixed-route coverage, frequency, and service span are proliferating. Nelson\Nygaard has developed a unique geospatial methodology to identify places best suited for these partnerships, using demographic and transit performance factors.
    NPC187023

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Learn about a planning process — proven to attract outside funding — that develops, prioritizes, and creates a funding and implementation strategy for projects using a performance-based process, with guidance and leadership from local stakeholders.
    NPC187024

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    We find that small changes in street connectivity result in big gains for student walking. Advanced network-optimization techniques designed to identify new street connections can increase the number of residences within the walking distance of schools.
    NPC187097

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Does street design impact mode choice differently among genders? This cross-sectional study in New Orleans, where fewer than one-third of bicyclists are women, finds evidence of strong relationships between six streetscape factors and the presence or absence of female bicyclists.
    NPC187098

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Learn how the Cobb County Greenways & Trails Master Plan combines multiple shared-use trail typologies to enhance connectivity and ensure comfort for all users across a spectrum of settings. See sample graphics, strategies for growing the network, and examples of community input.
    NPC187025

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The public health department and local transit authority are working together to infuse public health considerations into transportation planning. Steps are being taken to increase health equity by making food, social, and health services more easily accessible by public transportation.
    NPC187027

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The Brownfields to Brightfields Project analyzes and evaluates solar potentials for brownfields in Delaware County, Indiana. This project showcases a community’s dedication to sustainability as well as economic development.
    NPC187100

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Bringing consultation processes online reaches and accommodates a large and varied public. There is a need for making consultation processes more accessible, transparent, and inclusive to counter the public's lack of trust in government.
    NPC187101

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The Center for Sustainable Development at the University of Texas at Austin has identified economically viable and beneficial opportunities for offsetting and reducing greenhouse gas emissions that are compatible with current practices on University Lands' oil and gas drilling lands in West Texas.
    NPC187102

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Traditional planning practice does not focus on the interrelationship between the built environment and education outcomes. This poster introduces the APA Public Schools Interest Group and reviews the role of planners in support of public education.
    NPC187028

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The city is a full algorithm coordinator, grounding the flows of virtual services, and commodity according to proximity. It has an in and out, flows on multiple scales across territories. Planning its proximities is critical for managing on demands urbanism.
    NPC187099

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Flat fares are easy to understand and implement and thus are commonly used. However, is a flat-fare structure equitable? Will a differentiated fare structure help the captive riders more? Come see what evidence from Atlanta's MARTA system shows.
    NPC187104

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    New York City is committed to reducing its transportation related greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050. Underpinned by sophisticated technical modeling, an action plan shows how a combination of policy changes, mode shift, and technological change is required.
    NPC187029

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Do you know who uses your parks, and why it matters? Planners around the country have turned to counts, surveys, interviews, observations, and studies to find out who park users are, sometimes with surprising results and implications for park planning.
    NPC187030

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Using new, large-scale, street-view images to measure urban informality reveals its spatial features. These findings lay the foundation for future research about urban poverty.
    NPC187105

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Do you ever wonder how university students get to campus or what factors influence transportation choices at universities? This poster presentation will outline findings from my University of Oregon Masters of Community and Regional Planning professional project analyzing campus commutes.
    NPC187106

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Urban heat is the most insidious natural hazard facing American cities. This hazard particularly affects environmental justice communities. This poster examines the urban heat island effect and its impact on environmental justice communities in Eugene, Oregon.
    NPC187107

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Paid parking can mitigate single-occupant commuting. However, owners of automated and electric vehicles may increase their vehicle miles traveled to avoid parking fees. This research analyzes the relative costs of automated-vehicle operations and parking to propose future parking strategies.
    NPC187108

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Rails-to-Trails Conservancy used its BikeAble tool to assess low-stress biking connectivity throughout Milwaukee. The analysis found that historic auto-centric and race-based planning had left disadvantaged neighborhoods most disconnected from opportunities — including trails — and that a trail network could reconnect communities.
    NPC187031

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    We evaluate the number of eligible participants and program costs for an anti-displacement property tax fund. We find that using household-level data and machine-learning techniques result in more accurate and considerably higher projections than the original proposal.
    NPC187109

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Existing data and visualizations of broadband access are either hard to understand, outdated, or inaccurate for realistically assessing issues regarding the digital divide. Using GIS and data sources that accurately communicate the problem brings wider awareness to this overlooked issue.
    NPC187110

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    How is suburban development playing out in northwest Houston? See how increased development in the Katy Prairie is encroaching on a critical ecosystem.
    NPC187111