The Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions is dedicated to helping communities and decision makers plan for urban and environmental issues and enhance quality of life through partnerships, education, and research. 

Equity in Transportation Planning Webinar

Equity in Transportation
Historically, transportation infrastructure has divided communities. On March 31, 2022 at 12:00-1:30 pm, join our brown bag webinar, Equity in Transportation Planning. Our speakers will discuss ways infrastructure can reconnect people across these divisions. Convened by the FAU Department of Urban and Regional Planning DEI Committee. 1.5 AICP CM CREDITS; 1.0 Equity credits | Watch the webinar recording here.


New $26 Million NSF Engineering Research Center for Smart Streetscapes
The new Engineering Research Center for Smart Streetscapes (CS3) will be supported for five years with $26 million; renewable for an additional five years, for a total of up to $52 million. The ERC program is NSF’s flagship...
The Rail Theory of Everything
 In "The Rail Theory of Everything" part two, John Renne, Ph.D., comments on the "jobs/housing balance" of transit-oriented development. The article by Sean Keyes appeared on 3/24/22 in The Currency an online publication...
Supporting the SDGs: Rethinking the Role of Streets in the Climate-adapted City
Rethinking street space offers an opportunity to tie climate mitigation and climate adaptation together to accomplish multiple community goals. The Taylor & Francis’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Online website now...
Research and Engagement
Partnership for Sustainable Communities
The FAU Partnership for Sustainable Communities is an initiative to address issues of sustainability, housing, economic viability, clean air and water, public safety, walkability and health, and other livability goals.
MacArthur Foundation and Abacoa Project
The MacArthur Foundation and the state of Florida in partnership with CUES at FAU established a $4 million endowment known as the Abacoa Project.
Transportation Solutions for Students
FAU has received a $375,000 implementation and research grant from The Kresge Foundation to identify, address and evaluate transportation solutions for students.