Older African Americans More Physically Active in Green Neighborhoods
October 22, 2021

Researchers from the Department of Urban and Regional Planning are first to explore whether greater amounts of neighborhood open space and forest are associated with neighborhood-based walking in older adults.

September 29, 2021

A group of 14 Master of Urban and Regional Planning students, led by Louis A. Merlin, Ph.D., AICP, Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, were awarded the Outstanding Student Project Award from the Florida Chapter...

renne interview journal
August 26, 2021

The journal interviewed John L. Renne of Florida Atlantic University and David Listokin of Rutgers University about their article “Transit-oriented development and historic preservation across the United States: A geospatial...

renne journal interview
August 25, 2021

John L. Renne of Florida Atlantic University and David Listokin of Rutgers University were interviewed by the journal, Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, about their article “Transit-oriented development...

Adaptation Urbanism and Resilient Communities
May 04, 2021

Adaptation Urbanism and Resilient Communities: Transforming Streets to Address Climate Change by Billy Fields and John Renne will be released by Taylor & Francis. The book outlines adaptation urbanism as a theoretical framework...

Natural Hazard Review's Most Downloaded Article
February 22, 2021

An article co-authored by John Renne, Ph.D., in Natural Hazards Review, "Traffic Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Statewide Analysis of Social Separation and Activity Restriction,” has become the most downloaded paper...

January 13, 2021

Funding will be utilized on a project with FAU’s Center for Urban and Environmental Studies that uses immersive technology to engage the North End community, schools, and decision-makers on the topic of sea-level rise to...

top 25
October 26, 2020

FAU Department of Urban and Regional Planning ranked in the top 25 of the latest (2020) urban planning program citation ranking conducted by Virginia Tech

Diana Mitsova Eminent Scholar
October 21, 2020

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.

traffic congestion
October 15, 2020

A survey of 117 traffic engineering programs in the United States found only about one in five offer any formal instruction on traffic safety. Read the new article by Dr. Eric Dumbaugh in Streetsblog.