Department of Urban and Regional Planning
 

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning is committed to providing leadership in the field of planning through education, research, scholarship, and community engagement. Our mission is to prepare planning professionals and researchers for national and global practice by promoting the ideals of social responsibility, sustainability, equity, diversity, and public service.

SAFE STREETS SUMMIT

safe street summit

Please join us on January 28-29, 2021 for the annual Safe Streets Summit’s 1st virtual conference to learn about the latest local and national initiatives for advancing safe streets for all. The event will include a terrific line up of speakers and plenty of opportunities to get involved, gain visibility as an organization, and connect with hundreds of participants.

The Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety at FAULinks to an external site is a Silver Sponsor.

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SPOTLIGHT STORIES

Diana Mitsova, Ph.D.,
Appointed as John DeGrove Eminent Scholar

Associate professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Diana Mitsova, Ph.D. , was appointed the John DeGrove Eminent Scholar Chair in Growth Management and Development.

Historic Preservation
Historic Preservation in Pearl City

Retired planner Charles Graves is leading a historic preservation project in the 100-year-old community of Pearl City in Boca Raton.

Newly Published Research
Analyzes Crash Frequency

Dibakar Saha, Ph.D., and Eric Dumbaugh, Ph.D. co-authored a new research article that analyzed three years of crash data to model frequency. The article, “Application of the Poisson-Tweedie distribution in analyzing crash frequency data”, appears in the Elsevier journal Accident Analysis & Prevention (Vol. 137, March 2020).

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