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BUCPUA kicks off #BUcity Co-Lab Week with panel discussion on tools for inclusive and accessible city planning

  The City Planning and Urban Affairs Program kicked off its #BUcity Co-Lab Week–– a series of events, panel discussions, and workshops running from October 26th through October 30th –– Monday night with a panel discussion event co-sponsored by BU Sustainability, and moderated by Sustainability’s own Erica Mattison, assistant director of communications. The event, “Planning […]

#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 […]

#BUCPUA Students Win Toyota/Net Impact’s Next-Generation Mobility Challenge

BUCPUA’s Professor Regan (FR), Professor Sungu (L) with BUCPUA students and winning team members Luis Quintanilla (FL) and Alejandro Delgado (BR), and their prototype of “Cindy” the cane that will assist the elderly through public transportation systems.   On Saturday, February 4, students from Boston University, UMass Boston, Wellesley College, Brandeis University, Brown University, and […]

Former Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation visits #BUCPUA, shares proposals for sustainable mobility in the 21st Century

On June 28, Jim Aloisi, a Boston-based writer, commentator and consultant, visited BU City Planning and Urban Affairs (BUCPUA) students in in Doug Johnson’s UA 510 Course, Transit-Oriented Development in the 21st Century. Aloisi used his experiences as the former Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation to form 21st Century policy recommendations. However, Aloisi also described the […]