In the Media

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Miami Beach's Ocean Drive Revs Up for a Car Comeback

Research by CRP Associate Professor Stephan Schmidt is referenced in a Bloomberg CityLab story on the pandemic ups and downs of Miami's South Beach strip.

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

What the Pandemic's 'Open Streets' Really Revealed

In his Bloomberg CityLab op-ed, CRP Associate Professor Stephan Schmidt examines popularity and pushback to covid-inspired traffic restrictions and street changes in U.S. cities.

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Building to Burn

Places Journal recently published Katie Oran's (M.R.P. '21) 2020 Summer Writing Workshop essay on how catastrophic wildfires are increased by climate change, fire-control techniques, and (re)building in wildfire hazard zones.

Friday, December 17, 2021

Rolling Coal vs. Biking: How Politics Has Changed Transportation

CRP Assistant Professor Nicholas J. Klein is quoted in Governing's story on partisan rancor in the formerly "quiet" field of transportation policy. The story cites a recent paper Klein coauthored on the topic.

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Covid Infection Rate Affected by Water Access

In Health Europa Quarterly, post-doctoral researcher Xue Zhang (Ph.D. RS '19, M.S. RS '17) outlines how a lack of access to clean, affordable water results in a higher Covid infection rate and deaths.

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The Best U.S. Suburbs For City-Like Living

Storage Cafe consults experts like CRP Associate Professor Stephan Schmidt on the direction suburban living is headed. Schmidt says inner ring suburbs increasingly represent the urban core demographically, economically, and politically.

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Cornell Photographer Exhibits Work at Campus Gallery

The Ithaca Times reviews AAP staff photographer William Staffeld's solo retrospective exhibition at Cornell's John Hartell Gallery in November. Staffeld will retire in January after 37 years at Cornell.

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Own an Old Barn? A New Tax Credit Aims to Spur Rehab, Transformation of Old Structures

CRP's Professor Michael Tomlan tells Binghamton Press Connects that there are thousands of barns in need of rehabilitation throughout New York state. If signed before the start of the 2022 legislative session in January, a new law will help.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Lack of Watershed Laws Cited by Seneca-Keuka Watershed Partnership

Finger Lakes Times reports on the preliminary findings of the spring '21 CRP Land Use, Environmental Planning, and Urban Design Workshop led by Associate Professor of the Practice George Frantz.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

What We Learn from Experience and Reflection

Upon the dedication of Cornell's David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement., Einhorn Collaborative director Jennifer Hoos Rothberg (B.S. URS '04, M.R.P. '05) reflects on her community-engaged learning experiences as a CRP student.

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

And This Is Why It's Useful to Talk about Historical Examples of Institutionalized Racism

Historian and CRP Professor Thomas J. Campanella adds credence to an example of racism embedded within infrastructure, a view that is repeatedly debated in partisan politics, according to the Washington Post.

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

New Study Explicitly Links Protection of Water Access with Lower COVID-19 Infection and Death Rates

Further coverage of Mildred Warner's and Xue Zhang's (Ph.D. RS '19) study on water shut-offs and COVID, in the U.K. journal Sciencemag.

Monday, November 1, 2021

Moving To The Suburbs? Don't Become A NIMBY

Bustle quotes CRP Professor Sara Bronin on obstacles and progress to policy changes to exclusive zoning laws that select for single-family housing rather than other kinds of multiunit housing, curtailing housing supply.

Friday, October 29, 2021

Helping Low-Income People Afford Cars

Consumer Reports covers CRP Assistant Professor Nicholas Klein's recent paper on subsidized car loans for low-income persons and households, saying The Vehicles for Change program may be a solution to transportation barriers for many.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Talking Headways Podcast: How Partisanship Influences Transportation Reform

From StreetsBlog USA, CRP Assistant Professor Nicholas J. Klein talks about his recent viral paper "Political Partisanship and Transportation Reform" published in the Journal of the American Planning Association.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Partisan Splits for Transportation Politics

Further coverage of the viral paper coauthored by Assistant Professor Nicholas J. Klein, CRP, which found left-leaning respondents were more likely to favor transportation reform and sustainable modes than conservatives. In Planetizen.

Monday, October 4, 2021

Political Partisanship in Transportation Overshadows Strong Overall Support for Reform

An op-ed in The Hill coauthored by CRP's Nicholas Klein explains his research showing that while the nation is divided by partisanship, most Americans agree the transportation system isn't working and want change.

Friday, October 1, 2021

Study Examines Why the Ithaca Commons Has Survived While Other Pedestrian Malls Die

The Ithaca Voice covers CRP Associate Professor Stephan Schmidt's study that analyzed 125 pedestrian malls built a generation ago, a study Schmidt detailed in a Bloomberg op-ed in September.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

ACHP Chairman Nominee Sara Bronin Takes Step Forward in Confirmation Process

In a Senate committee hearing, CRP Professor Sara Bronin pledged support for disaster recovery response to historic places, private investment in preservation, and the Tribal Historic Preservation Offices and Native Hawaiian organizations.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Climate Change Is Making Natural Disasters Worse — Along With Our Mental Health

CRP graduate Katie Oran (M.R.P. '21), a wildfire planner working in Sacramento, California, talks with NPR about the phenomenon of "eco-grief" — increasing concerns for the future, having a family, and if any place is safe.

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