WPTV - 30-year Anniversary of Hurricane Andrew
August 30, 2022

The measurable changes in sea-level rise – and the scientific projections of its increase within the next 30 years – present immense challenges to our notions of living and continuing to develop in South Florida’s flood...

West Palm Beach Aerial
August 10, 2022

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
April 14, 2022

 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...

NSF Grant Awarded to Challenge Response for Sea Level Rise Along Gulf of Mexico
January 26, 2022

The National Science Foundation awarded a team of researchers from Florida Atlantic University, University of Miami, Texas A&M, and Louisiana State University $149,577 to create an interdisciplinary research network to address...

Supporting the SDGs: Rethinking the Role of Streets in the Climate-adapted City
January 06, 2022

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...

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...