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Prof. Matthew Lasner Co-Authors Editorial Calling Upon Those Who Study Built Environment to Bear Witness to Racialized Injustices

Prof. Matthew Lasner has co-authored an editorial, Power to Witness, calling upon those who study the built environment, globally, to bear witness to racialized injustices and other systemic assaults on BIPOC and the right to peacefully protest.

By |2020-07-10T15:34:23-04:00June 25th, 2020|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Prof. Matthew Lasner Co-Authors Editorial Calling Upon Those Who Study Built Environment to Bear Witness to Racialized Injustices

Prof. Matthew Lasner Speaks at “Re: Housing: Detroit” Symposium

Prof. Matthew Lasner spoke at the "Re: Housing: Detroit” symposium hosted by the City of Detroit Planning and Development Department and the University of Michigan’s Taubman College, exploring and evaluating Detroit’s “Missing Middle” housing program. The full symposium can be watched here.  

By |2020-01-06T21:53:01-05:00September 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Prof. Matthew Lasner Speaks at “Re: Housing: Detroit” Symposium

UPP Chair, Joseph Viteritti, Media Coverage October & Nov 2017

UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti participated in a three-way conversation with Jarrett Murphy, executive editor of City Limits (moderator) and journalist/author Juan Gonzalez, "The de Blasio Authors Weigh In: Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Viteritti on the Mayor's Past and Future." A edited transcript of the conversation has been published simultaneously online in City Limits and the Nation magazines along with complete podcasts [...]

By |2017-11-17T17:29:33-05:00November 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on UPP Chair, Joseph Viteritti, Media Coverage October & Nov 2017

UPP Prof. Peter Kwong Quoted in NY Times Article, July 20, 2016

UPP Distinguished Prof. Peter Kwong is quoted in NY times  article, "Jeremy Lin Is Back in New York, and So Is a Glimpse of the Old Linsanity", Liz Robbins, ( 2016, July 20). As the only Chinese-American in the N.B.A., Mr. Lin represents a new “model minority,” said Peter Kwong, a professor of urban affairs at [...]

By |2017-04-12T06:27:15-04:00July 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on UPP Prof. Peter Kwong Quoted in NY Times Article, July 20, 2016

UPP Prof. Milczarski, SOC Prof.’s Tuckel and Benediktsson Study Etiquette of Riders on NYC Subways

Urban Policy and Planning Department Professor William Milczarski and Sociology Professors Peter Tuckel and Mike Owen Benediktsson recently released a study, Etiquette of Riders on New York City Subways, as it relates to the MTA's Courtesy Counts Campaign.  For further reading, click on the links below. "How Badly Do New York City Subway Riders Actually [...]

By |2017-04-12T06:31:37-04:00May 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on UPP Prof. Milczarski, SOC Prof.’s Tuckel and Benediktsson Study Etiquette of Riders on NYC Subways

Planning Alum Ryan Rzepecki’s Company Receives Contract for Portland Bike Share Program

Our 2009 Urban Planning degree alum, Ryan Rzepecki, is the CEO of Social Bicycles (SoBi), an NYC-based company that recently won a contract to manage Portland's bike share system. The proposal calls for a 600-bike fleet as part of a long-delayed bike rental program to be rolled out as soon as next summer in order [...]

By |2015-10-01T10:10:30-04:00October 1st, 2015|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Planning Alum Ryan Rzepecki’s Company Receives Contract for Portland Bike Share Program