Tag: Transit Oriented Development

#cityplanningBU Student Proposes Strategic Plan of Urban Development for Valledupar, Colombia

The city of Valledupar, in the department (state) of Cesar, Colombia, has been suffering from an accelerated rate of growth. Valledupar was included among a group of 200 cities with the fastest growth in Latin America by the New York University Urban Expansion Program, United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat) and the Lincoln Institute of Land […]

Unforgettable Celebration Heightens Gratitude for #BUCPUA alumni

The minutia of courses, homework deadlines, and late nights can take its toll on graduate students.   But ask any alumni, and the dividends of immersive learning are more than paid in full. Throughout the academic year, BU City Planning and Urban Affairs (#BUCPUA) alumni have returned time and again in a variety of roles to […]

#BUCPUA students hit the streets, analyze MBTA station areas

On June 14, #BUCPUA students spent a gorgeous evening strolling around the Andrew Square and Davis Square MBTA stations.   Through qualitative observations, students compared how well these contrasting areas deliver ideal outcomes of a transit-oriented development. Doug Johnson’s UA 510 course, Special Topics: Transit-Oriented Development in the 21st Century, provides students the tools to complete […]