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  • News — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
    looks at the conditions under which climate security can be good for growth Analysis of Forest Persistence Study Why certain areas of forest continue to remain in urbanizing areas when they would likely be much more valuable as developed real estate Why haven t China s cities learned from America s mistakes Faceless estates Sprawling suburbs Soulless financial districts Discredited elsewhere as fostering the worst kind of urban angst these

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  • Planning and Immigrant Communities — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
    New East 101 to hear from Dr Mai Nguyen on topics of planning and immigrant communities Dr Mai Nguyen will share research on two different ways that NC communities have responded to rapid immigration growth increased local immigration enforcement vs immigrant integration She will also share insights on the roles planners can play in immigrant integration The last half hour will be devoted to peer to peer discussion and debrief

    Original URL path: http://planning.unc.edu/plan-imm-mai (2015-06-03)
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  • Rethinking Global Cities - Enrique Peñalosa — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
    means The city was awarded the National Colombian Architecture Prize He has been featured in The New York Times Herald Tribune PBS Television BBC and many others and has advised cities throughout the world such as Cape Town Denver Berkeley Seattle Melbourne Sao Paulo and more recently NYC He has traveled with the World Bank and the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy on missions to Mexico City Panama City Lima New Delhi Jakarta Guangzhou and Hong Kong in China Yogyakarta and Surabaya in Indonesia The Energy Foundation invited him to speak at a nationwide Mayors Forum in Shanghai Peñalosa has published numerous articles in newspapers and magazines as well as two books Capitalism The Best Option and Democracy and Capitalism Challenges of the Coming Century A book length interview with him by Angel Becassino was also published under the title Peñalosa and a City 2 600 meters closer to the stars See his TED TALK Why Buses Represent Democracy in Action https www ted com speakers enrique penalosa Some quotes by Enrique Peñalosa Children are a kind of indicator species If we can build a successful city for children we will have a successful city for all people Yes Magazine If you base progress on per capita income then the developing world will not catch up with rich countries for the next three or four hundred years Resalliance org We need to walk just as birds need to fly We need to be around other people We need beauty We need contact with nature And most of all we need not to be excluded We need to feel some sort of equality thetyee ca All this Bogotá s pedestrian infrastructure shows respect for human dignity We re telling people You are important Public discourse Every Sunday we close 120 kilometers of roads to motor vehicles for seven hours A million and a half people of all ages and incomes come out to ride bicycles jog and simply gather with others in community A bikeway is a symbol that shows that a citizen on a 30 bicycle is equally important as a citizen on a 30 000 car proyectozoom org If we re going to talk about transport I would say that the great city is not the one that has highways but one where a child on a tricycle or bicycle can go safely everywhere itdp org We cannot continue to deceive ourselves thinking that to paint a little line on a road is a bike way A bicycle way that is not safe for an 8 year old is not a bicycle way One symbol of lack of democracy is to have cars parked on the sidewalk International Transport Forum An advanced city is not a place where the poor move about in cars rather it s where even the rich use public transportation semana com Enrique Peñalosa ON YOUTUBE Mayor of Bogotá on Public Transportation https www youtube com watch v hPf4s2oFnp0 Published on Feb 21 2013

    Original URL path: http://planning.unc.edu/rethinkingglobalcities (2015-06-03)
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  • News — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
    Trudier Harris Distinguished Professorship Distinguished Professorships allow UNC to honor and reward its best faculty members Rodriguez named Distinguished Professor of Sustainable Community Design Transportation expert Daniel A Rodriguez has been awarded the Distinguished Professor of Sustainable Community Design in the Department of City and Regional Planning Distinguished Professorships allow UNC to honor and reward its best faculty members Grow your own way UNC researchers are helping Warren County officials

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  • News — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
    Assistant Professor Noreen McDonald participated in a study tour to Japan on the topic of walking to school Center for Community Capital director Roberto Quercia briefs FDIC on sustainable approaches to homeownership among low income families Washington D C America s housing finance system can successfully expand homeownership to low and moderate income people by using sound mortgage products and sensible servicing practices DCRP Professor and UNC Center for Community Capital Director Roberto G Quercia told members of a Federal Deposit Insurance Corp advisory board at a March meeting Terry Chapin son of DCRP founding member F Stuart Chapin visits DCRP Natural resource management is entering a new era in which rapid environmental and social change will inevitably alter ecosystems and the benefits they provide to society Enterprise meets with DCRP students to discuss community development Recently DCRP students were fortunate enough to meet with DCRP alumnus Philip Porter MRP 96 about the exciting opportunities at Enterprise Community Investment Inc Students test accessibility Students in PLAN 638 Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning recently participated in an activity to demonstrate how pedestrian design elements and the built environment affect disabled individuals Previous 5 items Next 4 items 1 31 32 33 34

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  • News — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
    around the globe those who could afford it at least have fled malarial cities to seek refuge in cool verdant hills Risk Access and the Future of Homeownership The Center for American Progress Brookings Institution Press and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill s Center for Community Capital invite you to join an esteemed panel for a deeper exploration of how the relationships between the lending industry government and borrowers worked in the past decade and how it can be revived and reformed for coming generations The Roman Roots of Gotham s London Plane It has long been a mystery in New York just how the London plane Platanus acerifolia came to be the city s most abundant shade tree Case studies in the right way to make home loans In 1998 Self Help the Durham community development organization proposed an ambitious plan to demonstrate to the financial world that making home loans to low income and minority borrowers could be profitable for lenders Regaining the Dream Millions of Americans have lost their homes since the start of the Great Recession Is the dream of homeownership for America s working families obsolete an aspiration from a bygone era Previous

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  • News — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
    economy of North Carolina s Research Triangle defined by the cities of Raleigh Durham and Chapel Hill has been transformed from one dependent on agriculture and textiles to one driven by knowledge based jobs in technology telecommunications and pharmaceuticals Program on Chinese Cities The Program on Chinese Cities PCC was established by DCRP Associate Professor Yan Song to develop an internationally recognized research agenda to better understand the impacts of rapid metropolitan development on China s built and natural environments UNC Peking University establish urban planning consortium Thanks largely to the efforts of DCRP faculty member Yan Song UNC Chapel Hill is expanding its international academic involvement through a consortium on urban and regional planning and management with Peking University one of the leading universities in China Berke named an Outstanding Alumnus by College of Architecture at Texas A M University Less than one percent of the college s 15 000 plus former students have been recognized as Outstanding Alumni the highest honor bestowed by the college to former students Roberto Quercia briefs FDIC America s housing finance system can successfully expand homeownership to low and moderate income people by using sound mortgage products and sensible servicing practices Previous 5

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  • Student Research: What makes some CaBi stations more used than others? — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
    than others Search Site only in current section Calendar Text Increase font size Decrease font size Info Send this page to someone Fill in the email address of your friend and we will send an email that contains a link to this page Address info Send to Required The e mail address to send this link to From Required Your email address Comment A comment about this link The Department

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