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Urban Studies and Planning Dissertations and Theses

Theses/dissertations from 2023 2023.

E Hui me ke Kaiāulu: To Connect with the Community , Heather Kayleen Bartlett (Thesis)

The Affective Discourses of Eviction: Right to Counsel in New York City , Hadley Savana Bates (Thesis)

A Just Futures Framework: Insurgent Roller-Skating in Portland, Oregon , Célia Camile Beauchamp (Thesis)

Factors Affecting Community Rating System Participation in the National Flood Insurance Program: A Case Study of Texas , Ryan David Eddings (Dissertation)

LEED Buildings and Green Gentrification: Portland as a Case Study , Jordan Macintosh (Thesis)

Wasted Space , Ryan Martyn (Thesis)

The Use and Influence of Health Indicators in Municipal Transportation Plans , Kelly Christine Rodgers (Dissertation)

Uncovering the Nuance and Complexity of Gentrification in Asian Immigrant Communities: A Case Study of Koreatown, Los Angeles , Seyoung Sung (Dissertation)

Defining Dementia-Friendly Communities From the Perspective of Those Affected , Iris Alexandra Wernher (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2022 2022

Heat, Wildfire and Energy Demand: An Examination of Residential Buildings and Community Equity , Chrissi Argyro Antonopoulos (Dissertation)

The Connections Between Innovation, Culture, and Expertise in Water Infrastructure Organizations , Alice Brawley-Chesworth (Dissertation)

The New Shiny Penny? Regenerative Agriculture Beliefs and Practices Among Portland's Urban Agriculturalists , Melia Ann Chase (Thesis)

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land: Dwelling and Residential Alienation in Santa Monica's Rent-Controlled Housing , Lauren E.M. Everett (Dissertation)

In Favor of Bringing Game Theory into Urban Studies and Planning Curriculum: Reintroducing an Underused Method for the Next Generation of Urban Scholars , Brian McDonald Gardner (Thesis)

Transportation Mode Choice Behavior in the Era of Autonomous Vehicles: The Application of Discrete Choice Modeling and Machine Learning , Sangwan Lee (Dissertation)

An Analysis of the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Tulsa Remote Program, As an Effective Economic Development Strategy , Kristen J. Padilla (Thesis)

Geographies of Urban Unsafety: Homeless Women, Mental Maps, and Isolation , Jan Radle Roberson (Dissertation)

The Impact of New Light Rail Service on Employment Growth in Portland, Oregon , Lahar Santra (Thesis)

Examining Emergency Citizen Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Emergent Groups Addressing Food Insecurity in Portland, Oregon , Aliza Ruth Tuttle (Thesis)

Theses/Dissertations from 2021 2021

Nature-Based Solutions in Environmental Planning: Ecosystem-Based Adaptations, Green Infrastructures, and Ecosystem Services to Promote Diversity in Urban Landscapes , Lorena Alves Carvalho Nascimento (Dissertation)

Gas Stations and the Wealth Divide: Analyzing Spatial Correlations Between Wealth and Fuel Branding , Jean-Carl Ende (Thesis)

'There are No Bathrooms Available!': How Older Adults Experiencing Houselessness Manage their Daily Activities , Ellis Jourdan Hews (Thesis)

The Mode Less Traveled: Exploring Bicyclist Identity in Portland, OR , Christopher Johnson (Thesis)

The Soniferous Experience of Public Space: A Soundscape Approach , Kenya DuBois Williams (Dissertation)

Short-term and Long-term Effects of New Light Rail Transit Service on Transit Ridership and Traffic Congestion at Two Geographical Levels , Huajie Yang (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2020 2020

Waste Management in the Global South: an Inquiry on the Patterns of Plastic and Waste Material Flows in Colombo, Sri Lanka , Katie Ann Conlon (Dissertation)

Unpacking the Process and Outcomes of Ethical Markets: a Focus on Certified B Corporations , Renée Bogin Curtis (Dissertation)

The Persistence of Indigenous Markets in Mexico's 'Supermarket Revolution' , Diana Christina Denham (Dissertation)

The Electronic Hardware Music Subculture in Portland, Oregon , James Andrew Hickey (Thesis)

"I Should Have Moved Somewhere Else": the Impacts of Gentrification on Transportation and Social Support for Black Working-Poor Families in Portland, Oregon , Steven Anthony Howland (Dissertation)

The Impacts of the Bicycle Network on Bicycling Activity: a Longitudinal Multi-City Approach , Wei Shi (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2019 2019

"Poverty Wages Are Not Fresh, Local, or Sustainable": Building Worker Power by Organizing Around (Re)production in Portland's "Sustainable" Food Industry , Amy Katherine Rose Coplen (Dissertation)

Manufacturing in Place: Industrial Preservation in the US , Jamaal William Green (Dissertation)

Can Churches Change a Neighborhood? A Census Tract, Multilevel Analysis of Churches and Neighborhood Change , David E. Kresta (Dissertation)

An Examination of Non-waged Labor and Local Food Movement Growth in the Southern Appalachians , Amy Kathryn Marion (Thesis)

Making Imaginaries: Identity, Value, and Place in the Maker Movement in Detroit and Portland , Stephen Joseph Marotta (Dissertation)

Recognizing and Addressing Risk Ambiguity in Sea Level Rise Adaptation Planning: a Case Study of Miami-Dade County, Florida , Mary Ann Rozance (Dissertation)

The Impact of Implementing Different Cordon Size Designs on Land Use Patterns in Portland, OR , Asia Spilotros (Dissertation)

Gentrification and Student Achievement: a Quantitative Analysis of Student Performance on Standardized Tests in Portland's Gentrifying Neighborhoods , Justin Joseph Ward (Thesis)

Theses/Dissertations from 2018 2018

Environmental Justice in Natural Disaster Mitigation Policy and Planning: a Case Study of Flood Risk Management in Johnson Creek, Portland, Oregon , Seong Yun Cho (Dissertation)

Our Town: Articulating Place Meanings and Attachments in St. Johns Using Resident-Employed Photography , Lauren Elizabeth Morrow Everett (Thesis)

Millennial Perceptions on Homeownership and Financial Planning Decisions , Margaret Ann Greenfield (Thesis)

Utilitarian Skateboarding: Insight into an Emergent Mode of Mobility , Michael Joseph Harpool (Thesis)

Consciousness Against Commodifcation: the Potential for a Radical Housing Movement in the Cully Neighborhood , Cameron Hart Herrington (Thesis)

News Work: the Impact of Corporate Newsroom Culture on News Workers & Community Reporting , Carey Lynne Higgins-Dobney (Dissertation)

Recent Advances in Activity-Based Travel Demand Models for Greater Flexibility , Kihong Kim (Dissertation)

An Analysis of the BizX Commercial Trade Exchange: the Attitudes and Motivations Behind Its Use , Ján André Montoya (Thesis)

Between a Rock and a Hot Place: Economic Development and Climate Change Adaptation in Vietnam , Khanh Katherine Pham (Thesis)

Neighborhood Economic Impacts of Contemporary Art Centers , Steve Van Eck (Closed Thesis)

Urban Geocomputation: Two Studies on Urban Form and its Role in Altering Climate , Jackson Lee Voelkel (Thesis)

Theses/Dissertations from 2017 2017

Explaining Unequal Transportation Outcomes in a Gentrifying City: the Example of Portland, Oregon , Eugenio Arriaga Cordero (Dissertation)

Identifying Clusters of Non-Farm Activity within Exclusive Farm Use Zones in the Northern Willamette Valley , Nicholas Chun (Thesis)

Drivers' Attitudes and Behaviors Toward Bicyclists: Intermodal Interactions and Implications for Road Safety , Tara Beth Goddard (Dissertation)

Grassroots Resistance in the Sustainable City: Portland Harbor Superfund Site Contamination, Cleanup, and Collective Action , Erin Katherine Goodling (Dissertation)

Responsible Pet Ownership: Dog Parks and Demographic Change in Portland, Oregon , Matthew Harris (Thesis)

The Tension between Technocratic and Social Values in Environmental Decision-making: An'Yang Stream Restoration in South Korea , Chang-Yu Hong (Dissertation)

Regulating Pavement Dwellers: the Politics of the Visibly Poor in Public Space , Lauren Marie Larin (Dissertation)

Making Software, Making Regions: Labor Market Dualization, Segmentation, and Feminization in Austin, Portland and Seattle , Dillon Mahmoudi (Dissertation)

Knowing Nature in the City: Comparative Analysis of Knowledge Systems Challenges Along the 'Eco-Techno' Spectrum of Green Infrastructure in Portland & Baltimore , Annie Marissa Matsler (Dissertation)

Assessing the Impact of Land Use and Travel on Carbon Dioxide Emissions in Portland, Oregon , Zakari Mumuni (Thesis)

Trade-offs: the Production of Sustainability in Households , Kirstin Marie Elizabeth Munro (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2016 2016

The Kazaks of Istanbul: A Case of Social Cohesion, Economic Breakdown and the Search for a Moral Economy , Daniel Marc Auger (Thesis)

Citizen-led Urban Agriculture and the Politics of Spatial Reappropriation in Montreal, Quebec , Claire Emmanuelle Bach (Thesis)

Travel Mode Choice Framework Incorporating Realistic Bike and Walk Routes , Joseph Broach (Dissertation)

Cyclist Path Choices Through Shared Space Intersections in England , Allison Boyce Duncan (Dissertation)

Star Academics: Do They Garner Increasing Returns? , James Jeffrey Kline (Dissertation)

Configuring the Urban Smart Grid: Transitions, Experimentation, and Governance , Anthony Michael Levenda (Dissertation)

The Effects of Frequency of Social Interaction, Social Cohesion, Age, and the Built Environment on Walking , Gretchen Allison Luhr (Dissertation)

The Village Market: New Columbia Goes Shopping for Food Justice , Jane Therese Waddell (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2015 2015

Developing Key Sustainability Competencies through Real-World Learning Experiences: Evaluating Community Environmental Services , Erin Lorene Anderson (Thesis)

Beyond Fruit: Examining Community in a Community Orchard , Emily Jane Becker (Thesis)

Challenges, Experiences, and Future Directions of Senior Centers Serving the Portland Metropolitan Area , Melissa Lynn Cannon (Dissertation)

Building Social Sustainability from the Ground Up: The Contested Social Dimension of Sustainability in Neighborhood-Scale Urban Regeneration in Portland, Copenhagen, and Nagoya , Jacklyn Nicole Kohon (Dissertation)

The Effects of Urban Containment Policies on Commuting Patterns , Sung Moon Kwon (Dissertation)

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Attitudes: An Exploration of a Landscape of Choices , Mersiha Spahic McClaren (Dissertation)

The Impact of Communication Impairments on the Social Relationships of Older Adults , Andrew Demetrius Palmer (Dissertation)

The Scales and Shapes of Queer Women's Geographies: Mapping Private, Public and Cyber Spaces in Portland, OR , Paola Renata Saldaña (Thesis)

Caring for the Land, Serving People: Creating a Multicultural Forest Service in the Civil Rights Era , Donna Lynn Sinclair (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2014 2014

Determinants of Recent Mover Non-work Travel Mode Choice , Arlie Steven Adkins (Dissertation)

Changing the Face of the Earth: The Morrison-­Knudsen Corporation as Partner to the U.S. Federal Government , Christopher S. Blanchard (Dissertation)

Participation, Information, Values, and Community Interests Within Health Impact Assessments , Nicole Iroz-Elardo (Dissertation)

The Objective vs. the Perceived Environment: What Matters for Active Travel , Liang Ma (Dissertation)

Implications of Local and Regional Food Systems: Toward a New Food Economy in Portland, Oregon , Michael Mercer Mertens (Dissertation)

Spirituality and Religion in Women's Leadership for Sustainable Development in Crisis Conditions: The Case of Burma , Phyusin Myo Kyaw Myint (Dissertation)

Street Level Food Networks: Understanding Ethnic Food Cart Supply Chains in Eastern Portland, OR , Alexander G. Novie (Thesis)

Theses/Dissertations from 2013 2013

Diffusion of Energy Efficient Technology in Commercial Buildings: An Analysis of the Commercial Building Partnerships Program , Chrissi Argyro Antonopoulos (Thesis)

Faulty Measurements and Shaky Tools: An Exploration into Hazus and the Seismic Vulnerabilities of Portland, OR , Brittany Ann Brannon (Thesis)

Sustainable, Affordable Housing for Older Adults: A Case Study of Factors that Affect Development in Portland, Oregon , Alan Kenneth DeLaTorre (Dissertation)

The Historical, Political, Social, and Individual Factors That Have Influenced the Development of Aging and Disability Resource Centers and Options Counseling , Sheryl DeJoy Elliott (Thesis)

Neighborhood Identity and Sustainability: A Comparison Study of Two Neighborhoods in Portland, Oregon , Zachary Lawrence Hathaway (Thesis)

Neighborhood Commercial Corridor Change: Portland, Oregon 1990-2010 , Kelly Ann Howsley-Glover (Dissertation)

Public Space and Urban Life: A Spatial Ethnography of a Portland Plaza , Katrina Leigh Johnston (Thesis)

Green Mind Gray Yard: Micro Scale Assessment of Ecosystem Services , Erin Jolene Kirkpatrick (Thesis)

The Impacts of Urban Renewal: The Residents' Experiences in Qianmen, Beijing, China , Yongxia Kou (Dissertation)

The Dynamics of Creating Strong Democracy in Portland, Oregon : 1974 to 2013 , Paul Roland Leistner (Dissertation)

Neighboring in Strip City: A Situational Analysis of Strip Clubs, Land Use Conflict, and Occupational Health in Portland, Oregon , Moriah McSharry McGrath (Dissertation)

Bicycle Traffic Count Factoring: An Examination of National, State and Locally Derived Daily Extrapolation Factors , Josh Frank Roll (Thesis)

Forming a New Art in the Pacific Northwest: Studio Glass in the Puget Sound Region, 1970-2003 , Marianne Ryder (Dissertation)

Peak of the Day or the Daily Grind: Commuting and Subjective Well-Being , Oliver Blair Smith (Dissertation)

The Metropolitan Dimensions of United States Immigration Policy: A Theoretical and Comparative Analysis , Nicole G. Toussaint (Dissertation)

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MUP Theses + Professional Projects

Students in the Master of Urban Planning program may do a thesis or a professional project. Titles and authors for student theses and professional projects are sorted by year below. Theses can be viewed on the UW ResearchWorks Archive , and hard copies prior to 2012 may be held in the College of Built Environments Library – both of which are accessible to the public

Forms and guidelines regarding theses and professional projects for currently enrolled students can be accessed on the MUP Forms webpage.

Redeveloping Gas Station Sites to Pocket Parks in the City of Seattle – A Benefit-Cost Analysis (Thesis)

Anzlovar, Isaac

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Whittington

The role of urban parks in crisis communications: A content analysis of local park and recreation department online communication strategies during a public health emergency using COVID-19 as a case study (Thesis)

Archer, Megan

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Nicole Errett and Professor Andrew Dannenberg

Accessing Assessibility: The Role of Data in Pedestrian Accessibility Planning (Professional Project)

Brown, Rachel Lee

Chair of Supervisory Committee:

The COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Access to Culturally Sensitive Food in Seattle (Thesis)

Chen, Tristan

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

The Legacy of Redlining and the Disproportionate Exposure to Extreme Heat in Seattle, Washington (Thesis)

D’Aquila, Kellee

Becoming Green Places: Attachment to Public Green and Recreational Space Among Multi-Unit Dwellers in Ballard (Thesis)

Claire Farrington

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christopher Campbell

Coastal Forests as a Tsunami Mitigation Measure in Pacific Northwest Coastal Communities (Thesis)

Goodwin, Brook A.

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ken Yocom and Professor Daniel Ambramson

The Social Life of Privately-Owned Public Spaces (Thesis)

Harrang, Owen

Environmental Justice Analysis of the Washington State Stormwater Financial Assistance Program (Professional Project)

Hohlbien, Charlotta

Chair of Supervisory Committee

An Equity Analysis of the Scooter Share Program in Seattle, WA (Thesis)

Hong, Barnabas Soonhoo

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Community Engagement is Harming Cities: Disrupting Racial Planning for a Planning End of Shared Well-being (Thesis)

Johnson, Markus

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Mark Purcell

“Where’s My Money?” Analysis of Federal COVID-19 Rent Relief in Washington Local Governments (Thesis)

Lansing, Arthur

Safe and Slow Seattle: Pedestrian Safety and Racial Bias on City Streets (Professional Project)

Larson, Nicole

How We Faced a Pandemic: Narrative Approaches to Disaggregating Asian Pacific American COVID-19-Related Experiences through a Cultural, Place-Based Lens (Thesis)

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jeffrey Hou and Professor A.Gita Krishnaswamy

Minecraft as a Tool for Investing Adolescents in Climate Adaptation: A Case Study in Westport Washington (Thesis)

Lukins, Sarah

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel Ambrason and Professor Ken Yocom

Night Riders: Accessibility, Land Use, and Late-Night Transit (Thesis)

Margetic, Benjamin

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Himanshu Grover

E-Governance in Urban Planning: Use and management of websites in Puget Sound planning offices  (Thesis)

McDaniel, Sarah Johanna

Why Don’t We Plan for Climate Change? Reaffirming Planners’ Roles and Ethical Responsibilities in the Climate Crisis  (Thesis)

Mu, Adela Hah Chin

The Kernel-Up Polycentric Model: A Modular, Community-based Urban Development Framework (Thesis)

Perkins, Jona

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel Ambramson

Bicycle Access to Opportunity in Bellevue, Washington: An Assessment of Proximity, Comfort, and Network Connectivity between People and Places  (Professional Project)

Piller, Andreas G.

Defining A Cultural Landscape: A Mixed-Modal Conversation on Whidbey Island  (Thesis)

Pitts, Joshua Robert

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Pedestrian Safety Implications on the Lack of Sidewalks Along Aurora Ave N in Seattle, Washington (Thesis)

Popoca, Pedro

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Rachel Berney

Beyond the Status Quo: What’s Possible Under a Form-Based Code in Central Issaquah (Professional Project)

Smith, Tyler

Prioritizing Locations for the Implementation of Multimodal Mobility Hubs (Professional Project)

Randall, Andrew

Federal Subsidy Overlap in Affordable Rental Housing in the United States (Thesis)

Ressler, Samara N.

Portland’s 20-Minute Neighborhoods after Ten Years: How a Planning Initiative Impacted Accessibility (Thesis)

Simon, Chaim

Perceptions of Homelessness in Seattle’s Green Lake/Lower Woodland Park (Thesis)

Smith, Carmen Claire

The Goat Next Door: An examination of the underlying community dynamics in agrihoods and the policy strategies that can assist in the expansion of this model (Thesis)

Stinnett, Antonia

Opportunities and Challenges of Light Rail Station Development for Women and/or Minority Owned Businesses in Seattle, Washington (Thesis)

Urban Faith-Based Organizations and Community Economic Development: Understanding the Characteristics and Context of a Movement (Thesis)

Tempel, Flora Shannon

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

“Dancing Until…?” A Community Strategy for Preserving the Black and Tan Club’s Cultural Heritage in Seattle’s Chinatown International-District (Thesis)

Tevlin, Liam

Formal Planning and Neighborhood Change in Ballard, Seattle: An Assessment of the Impacts of 1990’s Planning Policy on Attachment and Identity (Thesis)

Trevino, Anna

Sustainable Transportation for all: An Analysis of Non-Motorized Transport (Thesis)

Turner-Brady, Ryan-Alexander

Established and emerging group build (Baugruppen) development processes (Thesis)

Walker, Benjamin

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Sofia Dermisis

Does Climate Investment Funding Intensify Green Gentrification in San FranciscoOakland-Berkeley Bay Area? (Thesis)

2021 MUP Thesis and Professional Projects

The Cost of Cruise: Estimating a Shadow Price of Carbon for the Port of Seattle’s Shore Power Infrastructure (Thesis)

Abunaja, Michelle

Baker, Olivia

Equity of the Pierce Transit System: A Geospatial Comparison of Accessibility for Key Population Groups (Thesis)

Bean, Veronica Michelle

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Qing Shen

Community and Agency Perspectives on Local Self-Reliance in Disasters (Thesis)

Cano-Calhoun, Christina Geneva

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel Ambramson and Professor Cynthia Chen

Cheung, Theodore

Examining the Effects of Common Carrier Lockers on Residential Delivery (Thesis)

Diehl, Caleb

A Proposal for Using Geonarratives in Hazard-Adaptive Planning: Coastline Change in South Beach, Washington (Thesis)

Donovan, Cara

Intermodal Transfers to Light Rail: Using smartcard data to estimate transfer barriers in Seattle, WA (Thesis)

Eager, James Mccall

Access to Opportunity and Locational Equity in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program: A Case of the Seattle Metropolitan Area (Thesis)

Efthimiadis, Nicholas

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Sofia Dermisi

Urban Traffic Congestion Pricing: Literature Review and Real-world Applications (Thesis)

Pre-Pandemic, Pandemic, and Post-Pandemic Engagement: A Qualitative Look at the Changes to Engagement Cause by the COVID-19 Pandemic and its Impacts on the Future of Engagement (Thesis)

Hagstrom, Gillian

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Robert Mugerauer

A Comparative Study of Transit-Oriented Development Projects in China and the United States (Thesis)

Huang, Jing

Visual interactive urban design in commemorative public spaces (Thesis)

Huang, Liang

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel Winterbottom and Professor Daniel Ambramson

How variations in design, site selection and regulations affect ADU programs (Thesis)

Kennedy, Stephanie

Krause, Gregory

Diversity, Inclusion, Underrepresented Communities, and Historic Preservation: A Study of Preserving Jewish Heritage in the Seattle Central Area Engaging an Intersectional Framework (Thesis)

Merriman-Cohen, Jamie Elyse

From Past to Present: An Examination of the Effects of Historic Redlining on Net Worth Within Seattle (Thesis)

Mitchell, Dejai

Child Walkability Across Seattle Census Tracts: Comparing Child-Friendliness Through Geospatial Analysis and an Equity Lens  (Thesis)

Mulhausen, Eli

Policing Art: An Investigation of Protest Art, Policy, and Identity in Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA. (Thesis)

Nauert, Laura

Cities for the People: Evaluating Democratic Spatial Practices in Bogotá and New York City (Thesis)

Nautiyal, Arpana

Romaneko, Aleksandr

Incremental Housing as a Strategy to Address Coastal Hazard-Related Housing Precarity and Vulnerability for Rural Low-Income Households: A Case Study in Westport, WA (Thesis)

Ross, Courtney

Creating Maximum Pedestrian Benefit in an Open Street Design: A Case Study of Alki’s Keep Moving Streets Project 

Sliz, Jordan

Shoreline Master Program Competitive Grant Pilot Program Application for the City of Westport, Washington (Professional Project)

Smith, Trajan Coke

Estimating Carbon Sequestration of Green Roofs and Elevated Green Courtyards in Seattle  (Thesis)

Steinberg, Jason

Exploring Tax Base Implications of Sea Level Rise in Westport, WA  (Thesis)

Stevens, Lauren

Hubs and Stewards: A Proposed Expansion of the Seattle Community Emergency Hubs in West Seattle and the South End  (Thesis)

Stueve, Nathan F

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana and Professor Jeffrey Hou

EV Friendly Cities: A Comparison of Policy and Infrastructure in Sixteen Global Cities  (Thesis)

Suravi, Romana, Haque

Do Complete Streets Offer Cyclists High Levels of Service? Applying David Harkey’s Bicycle Compatibility Index to Seattle and Copenhagen’s Complete Street Networks  (Thesis)

Tiedeman, Kerry Ann

Barriers to Transportation and Well-being in King County: An exploration of how subsidized public transportation could eliminate barriers to transportation and increase opportunities for improved well-being (Thesis)

Walsh, Jason

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Rachel Berney and Professor William Daniell

Investigating the Relationship Between Transit Planning for Leisure and Household Vehicle Ownership in King County (Thesis)

Young, Grace

How do socioeconomic and urban form factors affect the spatial distribution of coworking spaces? The case of Shanghai, China  (Thesis)

Zhai, Liwangzhi

A Case Study of COVID-19 Impact on Public Transportation Ridership in Seattle — From Social Demographic Perspective  (Thesis)

Zhang, Yunkai

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Rents in the City of Seattle limits  (Thesis)

Zhu, Jianxia

Living With Water: How Flexible Structure Types Build Resilience in a Dynamic Landscape? (Thesis)

Zou, Jianeng

Urban Experience Design: A Human-Centered Method Applied to University District in Seattle (Thesis)

Bu, Jingjing

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Robert Mugerauer and Professor Daniel Winterbottom

Exploring the Potentials of Interdisciplinary Studios in the University of Washington College of Built Environments (Thesis)

Cai, Yuansi

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born and Professor Julie Johnson

Pedestrian Exposure to PM2.5 in Commercial Core, Seattle (Thesis)

A study of senior-friendly transportation services in Beijing (Thesis)

Cheng, Linya

Efficacy of Military and Community Compatibility Planning in the Puget Sound Region (Thesis)

Cloutier, Daniel

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Robert Freitag

Does Rail Transit Induce Displacement? A Longitudinal Study of 24 US Metro Areas From 2000-2017 (Thesis)

Clute, Eric

Prioritizing Areas for King County Metro Transit’s Feeder-to-Fixed Route Flexible Services: A Preliminary Approach for the Systematic Locational Prioritization of Future Services (Thesis)

Cowick, Morgan

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Qing Shen and Professor Joaquín Herranz

Planning for Meaningful Public Art & Youth Engagement Around Transit in Bellevue, WA (Professional Project)

Gray, Joseph

Cultural Resilience in Diasporic Communities: The Case of the Arab Community in Greater Seattle Area (Thesis)

Hasan, Rawan

Community governance and Urban Design in an Historic Preservation District: The Case of Pingjiang Historic Block in Suzhou, China (Thesis)

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dan Abramson

Design Implication from Public Life Data Around Bus Stations: Two Case Studies in Seattle (Thesis)

Reclaiming the Right of Way: A New Infill Model for the Urban US A Seattle Case Study (Thesis)

London, Kristian Tapio

Site-specific Transportation Demand Management in Seattle: A review of transportation management programs in Downtown and South Lake Union (Thesis)

McKnight-Slottee, Mairin

Investigating Grassroots Strategies for Sea Level Rise Adaptation A Review of Island County’ Sea Level Rise Strategy Study (Thesis)

Mulkern, Dorothy

Munkel, Daniel

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Qing Shen and Professor Joaquín Herranz

The Impact of Light Rail Station Type on Single Family Residential Property Value in the City of Portland, OR (Thesis)

Ning, Siman

Documenting the Impact of Lifeline Service Disruptions on Healthcare System Performance Following Earthquakes Since 2000: A Reconnaissance Report Analysis (Thesis)

Pederson, Katherine

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Himanshu Grover and Professor Nicole Errett

Building a Better Bus Lane A Quantitative Analysis of Dedicated Bus Lane Traffic Control Devices on Bus Reliability and Non-Bus Driver 

Phillips-White, Alexander

Exacting the Sidewalk: Legal Bases for Right-of-Way Improvements Under Nollan/Dolan Criteria (Professional Project)

Riddle, Mary

A False Promise of Green, Equitable Urban Growth? A Critical Review of the Literature and Implications for Seattle (Thesis)

Shields, Chloe

Tactical Urbanism Demonstration Projects as Community Participation (Thesis)

Simpson, Charles

The Seattle Waterfront an Exploration in Site Analysis (Thesis)

Wallace, Sarah

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born and Daniel Winterbotom

The Use of Braess Paradox for Urban Planning A Case Study Analysis in Downtown Seattle (Thesis)

Xia, Zhengguo

Let the Street Dance Back into the Street: How a Danceable Public Realm May Support a More Inclusive Seattle (Thesis)

Growth Management Planning’s Effect on Employment Trends in Washington State Rural Counties (Thesis)

Alcorn, Samuel

Equity Impacts of Central Link (Thesis)

Armstrong, Jacob B

23 rd and Union: Land Value Patterns in an Upzoned Urban Village (Thesis)

Barimani, Curowsh Ali

Investigating the Asset Based Approach to Housing and Homelessness: a Phenomenological Case Study (Thesis)

Campbell, Hayden

Free-floating Bikeshare: Lessons for Transit Integration (Thesis)

De Simone, Anthony Generoso

Emotional Infrastructure: Through time, place and disruption, fostering a culture of care in post-earthquake Christchurch, New Zealand (joint thesis with Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning) (Thesis)

Durgerian, Laura

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Rachel Berney and Professor Lynne Manzo

Factors associated with the rate of bike plan implementation in American cities (Thesis)

Frazier, Jonathan

Privatized Public Spaces in Seattle: Incorporating Well-designed Water Features as a Focal Point for Engagement Opportunities (joint thesis with Public Administration and Urban Planning) (Thesis)

Hoerr, Lauren A

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Robert Mugerauer and Professor Joaquin Herranz

Keep Your Habitat: Preventing the displacement of vulnerable homeowners in Seattle’s Central District  (Thesis)

Johnson, Benjamin

Exploring the Impact of Mixed-Impact/ Mixed-Use Redevelopments in Building Community Cohesion at Seattle’s Yesler Terrace (joint thesis with Public Health and Urban Planning) (Thesis)

Joseph, Jonathan

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born and Professor William Daniell

Seattle Municipal Golf Courses: A Hole in One for Affordable Housing  (Thesis)

Kapsa, Marlo

Analysis of TNC passenger and driver responses to curb-space allocation in urban land use contexts (joint thesis with Public Administration and Urban Planning) (Thesis)

Kennan-Koch, Jackson A

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti and Professor David Layton

Incorporating Social Equity in Transit Service and Capital Planning: A Preemptive Analysis of Preliminary Bus Rapid Transit Corridor Design in King County, Washington (joint thesis with Public Administration and Urban Planning) (Thesis)

Kowalski, Ian

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington and Joaquin Herranz

Analysis of the Intended Implementation Strategies of Municipal Climate Action Plans  (Thesis)

Mathurin, Zachary

The Black Spatial Imaginary in Urban Design Practice: Lessons for Creating Black-affirming Public Spaces  (Thesis)

Nunez Pedraza, Ishmael

Street Vitality: A Socio-Spatial Analysis of S Jackson St  (Thesis)

Design for Trust: A Relationship-Centered Approach to Community Engagement in City Planning (joint thesis with Public Administration and Urban Planning) (Thesis)

Prusia, Kizz S

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christopher Campbell and Professor Joaquin Herranz

Racial Justice-Oriented Grantmaking: A Community Driven Improvement Plan Design for Seattle’s Equitable Development Initiative Fund (joint thesis with Public Health and Urban Planning) (Thesis)

Rasmussen, Elise

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christopher Campbell and Professor A. Gita Krishnaswamy

Traffic Impacts of an SOV Mode Split Target Policy: Evaluating Seattle’s New Transportation Concurrency System (joint thesis with Public Administration and Urban Planning) (Thesis)

Simons, Lucas Tyler

Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington and Professor Joaquin Herranz

Urban Design for Resilience to Multiple Uncertain Hazard Scenarios Robust Strategies for Coastal Resilience in Westport, Washington  (Thesis)

Sreenivasan, Sreya

The Legacy We Leave Behind: Rehabilitating Single Room Occupancy Hotels in Seattle’s Chinatown International District through Use of a Legacy Development Fund  (Thesis)

Surber, Michelle

A Different Kind of Gentrification: Seattle and its Relationship with Industrial Land  (Thesis)

Tomporowski, David

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ed Donald McCormack

Planning for Seattle’s Mandatory Retrofitting Policy: A Retrofitting Plan for the Northern Pacific Hotel  (Thesis)

Vickers, Rachel Ashley

Planning for Climate Change in Seattle, Exploring Energy Infrastructure through Scenario Planning Processes  (Thesis)

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Identifying Valued Community Resilience Indicators and Dimensions for King County (Thesis)

Argiroff, Emma L

The impact of peer-to-peer ridesharing on travel mode: empirical study of Uber effects on travel mode in Seattle (Thesis)

Examining the efficacy of rent control: an empirical analysis for consideration of rent control in Seattle (Thesis)

Conley, Allison

Pedestrianizing Pike Street: continuing to re-envision the right of way of Pike Street in Capitol Hill (Thesis)

Cotchett, Kyle

Regional open-space conservation strategies: a case study of the Intertwine Alliance’s Regional Conservation Strategy (Thesis)

Curry, Travis Richard

Comfort, safety, delight & aesthetics: an evaluation of S Henderson Street’s pedestrian realm (Thesis)

Duffy, Kaylie

Rethinking the right-of-way: exploring Seattle’s autonomous future (Thesis- joint with Landscape Architecture)

Gawne, Joshua D

Co-Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professors Manish Chalana and Ken Yocom

Planning for community resilience: a spatial planning approach to New Orleans’ Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard (Thesis)

Green, Timothy

Preparing for an autonomous future: transportation planning for autonomous vehicles in the Puget Sound Region (Thesis)

Halberg, Alicia Anne

Examining opportunities to improve the pre-construction schedule performance of Seattle Public Utilities scope in Seattle Department of Transportation capital projects (Thesis- joint with Public Policy & Governance)

Herrera, Marlon Dylan

Co-Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professors Jan Whittington and Joaquin Herranz

An investigation of evaluation methods of weighted-point landscaping policy — in Seattle and Malmö (Thesis)

Hoff, Joshua B

[Dis]placed by illness : Lyme disease as a case for re-imagining everyday places to recognize invisible chronic illnesses (Thesis- joint with Landscape Architecture)

Janicki, Sylvia H

Co-Chairs of Supervisory Committee: Professors Rachel Berney and Ken Yocom

Equitable improvements to public space in the right-of-way (Thesis)

Killebrew, Chase

Retail spaces in mixed-use developments: supporting small businesses and creating place in Seattle’s neighborhoods (Thesis)

Lee, James Adam

Increasing access to solar energy in Seattle, Washington through the framework of energy democracy (Thesis)

Membrino, Pauline

Approaches to scenario planning at the intersection of urbanization and climate change (Thesis)

Moore, Lauren

Urban Forest Restoration and Park Design, A Study of Improvements in Habitat Conditions and Open Space Amenity in Kirkland, WA (Thesis)

O’Brien, Hallie

Urban freeway removal: building a case for the re-purposing of I-5 through downtown Seattle (Thesis)

Ryan, Lee Ann

Seattle’s year-round neighborhood-scale farmers markets: a study of inclusivity (Thesis)

Sampson, Meredith Anne

From process to product: An analysis of Seattle’s Design Review Program (Professional project)

Scott, Meagan,

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor, Manish Chalana

Serving the public in neighborhood design review: a case study of Seattle’s Capitol Hill design guidelines (Thesis)

Settlemeyer, Diana

Observing goods delivery activities and identifying opportunities to improve the design of commercial vehicle load zones in Seattle (Thesis)

Sheth, Manali

Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ed McCormack

The effects of Commute Trip Reduction Program on employee non-SOV travel frequency (Thesis)

Wu, Xiatian

Comparative research on rural redevelopment planning in the linpan landscape: case study of Sandaoyan town, Chengdu (Thesis)

Zhu, Liying

What makes people feel at home? Reframing home and homelessness through stories from Seattle’s Tent City 3 (Thesis)

Al-Abweh, Ru’A

The influence of climatic conditions, demographic variations, and water demand management policy on domestic per-capita water use in the United States ( Thesis)

Cai, Yingying

Analyzing Measurements of Housing Affordability (Thesis)

Climate Change Adaptation Strategies for Coastal Military Installations: Design and Planning Principles for Naval Facilities Engineering Command (Thesis)

Caponigro, Michelle

Planning for equity: recommendations for drainage and wastewater system planning at Seattle Public Utilities (Professional Project)

Combs, Connie Elizabeth

Developing a quantitative method for the measurement of public life-supportive urban form: eight test sites and applications in Seattle, WA and Copenhagen, Denmark    (Thesis)

Crozier, Ian

Are Neighborhood Bicycle Greenways the Answer? Analyzing the Impact of Bicycle Greenways on Collisions between Bicycles and Motor Vehicles (Thesis)

Gibson, Grant M

A post-design evaluation of park design and usage: Cal Anderson and Judkins Park (Seattle, WA) (Thesis) Harris, Melanie R

Barriers to a successful and sustainable dynamic car-pooling system (Thesis)

He, Xinchang

Urban nature for well-being: design recommendations for psychological benefits in urban public spaces (Thesis)

Kaiserman, Joanna

Commercial zoning code revisions for the city of Bellingham, Washington (Professional Project)

Keim, Elise K

Disasters are not inevitable: social vulnerability, hazard losses, and adaptive learning in communities of the Atlantic and Gulf coastal watersheds (Thesis)

Lambrick, Jennifer E

A Case Study in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Great Plains Regional Office Division of Facilities Pilot Project (Thesis)               

Langley, Mathew I

Native cultural design: exploring design to address historical trauma and assist with village relocation on the Quinault Indian Nation in Taholah, WA (Thesis)

Lehman, Timothy Archer

Equity analysis of paid parking at King County Metro park & rides (Professional Project)

Manford, Brian T

Sustainable Urban Transportation: Examining Cargo Bike Use in Seattle (Thesis)

Masterson, Ali Rose

Seattle neighborhood greenway evaluation (Thesis)

Miller, Joel M

Exploring walkability: a spatial analysis of vibrancy in New Holly, a new urbanist community in south Seattle, WA (Thesis)

Nautsch, Annegret H

An equity analysis of bicycle infrastructure around light rail stations in Seattle, WA (Thesis)

Osmonson, Bryanna L

Training wheels: designing traffic playscapes into Seattle’s Safe Routes to School program (Thesis) Panganiban, Justin M

Reflections on recovery: analyzing disaster recovery frameworks for the cities of Seattle and Wellington through a lens of reflexive sociology (Thesis)

Ripley, Samuel John

What Contributes to Successful Commute Trip Reduction in the State of Washington? A Focus on Transit Accessibility (Thesis)

Wieben, Zachary James

Beyond Integrity: Prioritizing Historic Significance over Historic Integrity for a Representative Landscape of Built Cultural Heritage in Seattle’s Central District (Thesis)

Yellin, Michelle

Public Risk Interpretation and Community Resilience Planning: A Case Study in Aberdeen, Washington  (Thesis) Bennis, Ashley

Business Signage Control in Seattle’s Chinatown International District, Pursuing Healthy Balance of Preservation and Commercial Vitalization in a Historic Commercial Districts   (Thesis) Cartier, Misa

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Through Alterations to the Public Right-of-Way (Thesis) Faulkner, Katherine

Redefining Urban Alleywalls: Urban Design for Active Public Space in Maynard Alley, Chinatown-International District, Seattle (Thesis) Liu, Jialing

Policy and Design Guidelines for Trees in a Growing Seattle (Thesis) Moll, Elizabeth

Design Guidelines and Development Policies for an Adaptable Historic Urban Street: The Case of West Street in Quanzhou, Fujian, China (Thesis) Pan, Meicheng

The Impact of Light Rail Transit-Oriented Development on Residential Property Value in Seattle, WA (Thesis) Wang, Ze

Under the Bridge: Utilizing Covered Liminal Spaces for Formal Homeless Encampments in the City of Seattle (Thesis) Baker, Maxwell

Thinking local about self-driving cars : a local framework for autonomous vehicle development in the United States (Thesis – joint with Public Policy & Governance) Brett, Jacob

From process to product : an analysis of Seattle’s design review program (Thesis) Cutler, Scott

The relationship of built environment and weather with bike share : evidence from the Pronto Bike Share System in Seattle (Thesis) Ding, Wei

Urban design guidelines for human wellbeing in Martian settlements (Thesis) Donoghue, Matthew

Place and urban experience in the suburbs : Microsoft’s campus location and its long-term competitiveness (Thesis) Flanigan, William

Privacy in the smart city : implications of sensor network design, law, and policy for locational privacy (Thesis) Gaughan, Melissa

Public land for affordable housing : an evaluation of a HALA proposal in Seattle (Thesis) Janet, Joshua

Case study : commercial gentrification in the Pike/Pine corridor (Thesis) Johnson, Elizabeth

Promote neighborhood character : a case study of Pike/Pine neighborhood (Thesis) Liu, Jingchen

Multimodal Transportation in Northeast Seattle: An Integrated Design (Thesis) Martinucci, Domenico

Traffic-Related PM2.5 Air Pollution and Schools in Proximity to Major Roadways in Shanghai, China (Thesis) Lu, Yougeng

Relocation and Resilience: Exploring Co-Benefits in Aberdeen, WA (Thesis) Poff, Colin

Portland’s Urban Growth Boundary and Lessons for Shanghai and Suzhou-Wuxi-Changzhou Urban Agglomeration, China (Thesis) Pu, Ziqin

A Review of the Residential Parking Management Program in Bellevue, WA (Thesis) Roth, Dillon

Therapeutic streetscapes : a new bell street designed to accommodate those on the Autism Spectrum (Thesis – joint with Landscape Architecture) Saitelbach, Joshua

Expanding bicycle access to transit : providing increased secure bicycle parking at light rail stations in the Seattle area (Thesis) Scanlan, Brandt

A Site Analysis for Programming Public Art on the University of Washington’s Burke-Gilman Trail  (Thesis) Seivert, Ana

An Exploratory Assessment of Parklet Usage in Seattle: Methods and Findings (Thesis) Smith, Ellie

Online Video as a Tool for Planning Education and Engagement: A Content Analysis of U.S. City Planning Departments’ YouTube Channels (Thesis) Velasco, Stephanie

Modeling Seasonal and Weather Impacts on Cycling Count (Thesis) Zhao, Weiran

An Investigation of the Potential for Side Sewer Infiltration to Local Freshwater Systems – Thornton Creek, Seattle WA: A Case Study (Thesis) Hockett, Angelique

Rose color light (Thesis – joint with Landscape Architecture) Ray, Finis

A New Direction for Bellevue: From Cars to People and a Livable Community (Thesis) Wagner, Solomon

Corporate Real Estate Office Building Leasing Strategy: Case: T-Mobile Bellevue Campus Maximization Project : A professional project submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Urban Planning, University of Washington  (Professional Project – joint with Real Estate) An, Junyong

Urban Planning and Housing: An Assessment of Fair Housing Laws Providing Protective Status to Veterans (Thesis) Davidson, Lisa

Protecting Neighborhood Character: Pike/Pine’s Conservation Overlay District (Thesis) Piona, Amber

Bellevue College connection multimodal transportation corridor : transportation urban design concept (Professional Project) Abed, Stela

Lightning in the Night: Transgression in Urban Design (Thesis) Castagno, Cory

Historic Alley Reactivation in Seattle’s Chinatown International District  (Thesis) Chan, Ching

A Comparative Study of Design Guidelines for Chinatowns in North America: A Reference for Façade Design Regulation in Seattle’s Chinatown – International District (Thesis) Jiang, Xiao

Applying Climate Change Models to Risk Assessment and Flood Hazard Scenario Modeling in Snohomish County (Thesis) Veith, Stephen

Accessibility and Population Density in the Linpan Landscape: A Study of Urbanization in the Chengdu Plain, Sichuan, China (Thesis) Wang, Xingyu

Buying Time for the Farmers of Chengdu: Settlement Form, Labor Time Allocation, and their Implications for Resilient Land Use Planning in a Rapidly Urbanizing Region (Thesis) Xiao, Lei

Let’s Bury I-5: An Urban Design Framework for Freeway Lids in Downtown Seattle (Thesis) Bonjukian, Scott

Incorporating and measuring social equity in transit service allocation (Thesis) Brick, Andrew

A Study of backyard cottage policy in Seattle, Washington: existing conditions study, capacity analysis, and survey in conjunction with Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development (Thesis) Buker, Gerald

Community-driven public spaces : strategies for developing Seattle’s pavement to parks program (Professional Project) Burgesser, David

Shared Transit Parking in Multifamily Developments: A Geospatial Analysis for King County Metro Transit (Thesis) Burseth, Sonja

Equity & The Public Meeting: Are Public Meetings Engaging the Community? (Thesis) Cubillos, Sarah

The Location of Public Schools: Implications for Communities and Planners, and School District Decision-Making in the Puget Sound Region (Thesis) Garnham, Jason

Adaptive Reuse and Rehabilitation: Connecting Historic Preservation and Affordable Housing Developments in Seattle, Washington (Thesis) Joe, Monica

The Impact of New Urbanism on Single Family Housing Values: The Case of Issaquah Highlands (Thesis) Kim, Jinyhup

Parking in and around mixed-use buildings in designated growth areas with frequent and reliable transit service : a Puget Sound Region study (Profesisonal Project) Kopca, Cole

HOW TRANSIT AGENCIES HANDLE BICYCLES | AN ANALYSIS OF NINE NORTH AMERICAN TRANSIT AGENCIES (Thesis) Koster, Brand

The Walking City is a Better City: Promoting Human Social-Spatial Understanding as a Foundational Framework for Urban Planning (Thesis) McFarland, Ross

Residual San Francisco: Evaluating Identity and Creating Distinction for Bayview’s PDR Districts (Thesis – joint with Landscape Architecture) Murillo, Erik

SEATTLE CENTER: Exploring ways to document, designate and reactivate the Modern era exposition site as a historic district (Thesis) O’Lone, Katie

Bicyclists’ Stopping Behaviors: An Observational Study of Bicyclists’ Patterns and Practices (Thesis) Silva, Catherine Marie Caverly

PEDESTRIANS’ EXPOSURE TO AIR POLLUTION: PM2.5, THE CASE FOR INTERNATIONAL DISTRICT, SEATTLE (Thesis) Sinha, Debmalya

Urban Forestry in a Time of Climate Change: Can Seattle, Washington Become More Resilient Through the Effective Management of Urban Forests? (Thesis) Titcomb, Sarah

Quantifying and Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Local Government Cement and Asphalt Purchasing (Thesis) Tracy, Jacob

An equity analysis of the 2014 Seattle Bicycle Master Plan: initial findings and recommended methods improvements (Thesis) Ullmer, Michael

Suggesting future uses of Mercer Street parking garage through real estate market assessments and stakeholders’ interests identification (Professional Project) Wong, Sing

The Impact of Transit-Oriented Development on Residential Property Value in King County, WA (Thesis) Xu, Simin

Establishing a framework for landscape narrative exploration within Seattle’s Pioneer Square Historic District (Thesis – joint with Landscape Architecture) Garnier, Ian

Physiosocial landscape interventions for the Holy Child Program, a school for children with behavioral difficulties in Beit Sahour, Palestine (Thesis – joint with Landscape Architecture) Giampietro, VeraEve

The Good, the Bad, and the Robust: Climate Change Adaptation Choices for the Port of Rotterdam, Port of San Diego, and Naval Base Kitsap – Bremerton  (Thesis) Smith, Riley

Title: How an Asset-Based Appreciative Inquiry Risk Assessment Approach Could Improve the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Risk Map Process Student Name: Maximilian Dixon Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Maximizing Ecological and social Benefits of Habitat Restoration in the Lower Duwamish River: A Spatial Framework for Site Selection Student Name: Tess Brandon Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: Evaluating the Impacts of Discount Function and Rate Selection on the Net Present Valuation of Coastal-Wetland Ecosystem Services: An Exploratory Meta-Analysis Student Name: Kristen A Vitro Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Traffic-Related Air Pollution, PM2.5: The Case of Shanghai Student Name: Shijia Ling Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: Economic Approaches to Managing Stormwater Runoff in the Seattle Area Student Name: Mori Wallner Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Washington State Vehicle Miles Traveled Reduction Benchmarks: How Might They Be Reached? Student Name: Jonathon Olds Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: The Use of Patient Capital to Promote Real Estate Development in Walkable Communities Student Name: Francisco Traverso Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Operationalizing Jan Gehl’s 12 Quality Criteria on Ballard Avenue Student Name: Aaron C Lykken Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: Sustainable Urban Community Development: A Case Study of Flood Design in Sonqualmie, WA, USA Student Name: Huang Pin-Hao Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: Howard Street Artisan Manufacturing District: Operationalizing the Quadruple Bottom Line in Corridor Design and Development Student Name: Stacy Cannon Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ronald J Kasprisin

Title: The Lake City Commons: A Catalytic Approach for Generating Urban Coherence Student Name: Katy Haima Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ronald J Kasprisin

Title: A Review of the Traffic Safety Culture in Europe to Improve Pedestrian Safety in the U.S.: Lessons from France and Sweden Student Name: Jean Kim Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

Title: Landscape Infrastructure Strategies for Post-Industrial Reuse Student Name: Jessica N Michalak Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jeffrey Hou

Title: A Preliminary Assessment of Adding New Retail Space in the City of Snoqualmie, Washington: The Case of Highway 18/Interstate 90 Interchange Student Name: Lynn Marion Fredenburg Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frederick Wagner

Title: Assessing the Relationship between City Growth and Electricity Use Over Time: A Comparative Analysis of Chandigarh and Seattle Student Name: Reid R Haefer Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: 1000 Campus Parkway: Seattle’s New Gateway to the University of a Thousand Years Student Name: Nathan Daum Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Tactical Urbanism and the Right to the City Student Name: Lana K Alisdairi Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Mark Purcell

Title: Sharing the Street: Shared Space in an American Context Student Name: Gregory Behrens Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ronald J Kasprisin

Title: Public Involvement as an Opportunity for Multicultural Sociability in an Urban Context Student Name: Ian Nunley Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Mark Purcell

Title: Process Based Learning in Planning Studio Pedagogy: A Theoretical Model for Planning Education Student Name: Kelly R Hostetler Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christopher Campbell

Title: Preserving Place for Transient Populations in Gentrifying Urban Spaces Student Name: Erica Bush Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jeffrey Hou

Title: Planning Effectively for Legalized Recreational Marijuana Use: An Assessment of Community Land Use Ordinances in Washington State Student Name: Kali F Hollenhorst Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald H Miller

Title: Planning for Small & Ordinary Natural Urban Spaces to Enhance Mental Health & Well-Being: The Psychological Health Benefits from Contact with Nature Student Name: Wren McNally Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Robert Mugerauer

Title: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: A Guidebook for Implementing Role-Playing Simulation Games in the Planning Process Student Name: Michele M Hill Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Prioritizing Pedestrian Safety Improvement Locations: A Spatial Analytical Approach Using Network Kernel Density Estimation Student Name: Scott Beckstrom Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: How to Increase Revenue for King County Metro Operations Student Name: Brian Macik Chair of Supervisory Committee: Qing Shen

Title: A Geodesign Inspired Multiple Criteria Decision Tool for Prioritizing Levee Setback Project Sites Student Name: Jesse Reynolds Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald H Miller

Title: Within the Edge: A revised Approach to Urban Containment within the Chandigarh Periphery Student Name: Abigail Weber Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: Moving Forward towards Sustainability: Contributions of the Living Building Challenge to Triple Bottom Line Reporting Student Name: Jiajia Ge Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Bicycle Infrastructure Safety: A Review and Application of the Case-Control Methodology Student Name: Lisa Enns Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald H Miller

Title: How Urban Planners can Promote Education Equality Student Name: Sophie Glass Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Sharon E Sutton

Title: Land Value under Growth Control in King County Student Name: Yang Liu Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christopher Bitter

Title: Planning for Self-Organized Homeless Camps: Policy, Community Relations, and Locational Process Student Name: Virginia C Werner Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana & Professor Lynne Manzo

Title: The Cost of On-Site Parking: How Supply-Side Decisions Affect Developers and Tenants of Multifamily Housing Student Name: Jesse London Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: Planning for Resilience: A Proposed Landscape Evaluation for Redevelopment Planning in the Linpan Landscape Student Name: Jennifer L Tippins Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel Abramson

Title: Recommendation of Residential Property Taxing for the City of Wenzhou Student Name: Daren Dai Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James R DeLisle

Title: From Recess to Community Resource: Adaptive Reuse Options for Mountain View Commons, Port Townsend, Washington Student Name: Anna Kristina M. Gallant Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Swinomish Tribal business Opportunity Program Student Name: Travis English Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: To Evaluate and Recommend a Design Model for the Public Plaza in Overlake Village Student Name: Lawrence Chung Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ronald J Kasprisin

Title: A Preliminary Exploration of the Differences Between Two Financing Options for University Real Estate Projects Under Public-Private Partnerships : A Case Study of 501(c)3 and 63-20 Tax Exempt Bond Processes Student Name: Leanna Man Li Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: Westlake Union Traverse Student Name: Andrea Fitch Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Robert Mugerauer & Professor Thaisa Way

Title: Waterfront Transit Alternatives Analysis Student Name: Erin Holly Walter Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: Up an Urban Creek: The Role of Development Patterns in Stream Health Student Name: Maria Sandercock Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: Factors Associated with Accessory Dwelling Units Student Name: Cynthia Krass Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

Title: The Dilemma of Urban Road Space Reallocation: An Outreach and Engagement Strategy for Bus Rapid Transit on Seattle’s Madison Street Student Name: Drew Dresman Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald H Miller

Title: Seattle’s Experience with Traffic Calming on Arterial Streets Student Name: Stephen K Padua Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Edward McCormack

Title: Seattle Apartment Market Alignment Analysis (2011-2016) Student Name: Adrien Renaud Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christopher Bitter

Title: Turn Left at the Station: How Safety and Way finding Influences the Transit User’s Experience Student Name: Michelle Marie Whitfield Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: Evaluating Public Participation Techniques: Improving the Planner’s Tool Box Student Name: Zachary T Ambrose Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald H Miller

Title: Reducing Urban Heat Island Effect in Copenhagen Student Name: Erik Alskog Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Nancy Rottle

Title: Fish and Floods: Implementation of the 2008 Biological Opinion on the National Flood Insurance Program in Washington State Student Name: Margaret Olson Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Spatial and Process Strategies Toward the Formalization and Integration of the Informal Settlement, Villa 31, In Buenos Aires, Argentina Student Name: Timothy A Trujillo Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: Frozen Landscapes, Swirling History: Constructing Meaning at San Juan Island National Historical Park Student Name: David Smolker Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: Using GIS to Assist Location and Site Selection Student Name: Adriana Abramovich Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James R DeLisle

Title: Exploring the Relationship between Walkability and the Built Environment: A Case Study of Three Intersections in Seattle’s University District Student Name: Laura Barker Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: A Feasibility Analysis of an Affordable Mixed-Use Development: The Case of El Centro de la Raza Student Name: Matthew J Beal Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: The Eatonville Comprehensive Plan: Chapter 8 Shorelines – Mashel River Greenbelt, Town of Eatonville, Washington Student Name: Nicholas M Bond Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ronald Kasprisin

Title: Perspectives on Seattle Women’s Decisions to Bike for Transportation Student Name: Anne Broache Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Qing Shen

Title: Cross-Cultural Communication for International Urban Design Practice: Lessons from a Field Studio in China Student Name: Ting Chen Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: The Civic Waterfront: Public Participation in Urban Megaproject Design Student Name: Magdalena Celinska Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: New Urbanism in Oregon’s Growth Managed Communities Student Name: Cameron AM Duncan Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: Raze-or-Retrofit: Institutional Influences on Redevelopment for Energy Efficiency Student Name: Sean Shannon Engle Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ronald Kasprisin

Title: The Exclusionary Benefit in Multifamily Housing Student Name: Michael HK Goldman Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James R DeLisle

Title: Ecosystem Service Values in Benefit-Cost Analysis of Flood Mitigation Projects Student Name: Patrick Green Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Tools and Policies for Promoting Social Equity in Seattle Transit Communities Student Name: Erika Harris Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Qing Shen

Title: Feasibility Analysis Case Study: Seattle Central Community College’s Development in the Surplus Space of Sound Transit’s Capitol Hill Light Rail Station Student Name: Janice Ruth Jarman Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe Title: An Analysis of Historic Preservation and Affordable Housing Incentives in Seattle’s Chinatown – International District Student Name: Brian Kalthoff Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: Governance of Public Development Authorities in the State of Washington: Variations and a Prospective Application Generated by a Case-Study Review Student Name: Michael L Lazarus Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Tomorrow Was Yesterday: Urban Options for Preserving Historic, Modern Chandigarh Student Name: Emily Anne C Lindsey Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Vikramāditya Prakāsh

Title: Homestays as Livelihood Strategies in Rural Economies: The Case of Johar Valley, Uttarakhand, India Student Name: Ian Christian Macek Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: Potential Initiatives that Military Leadership Can Take to Reduce Automobile Dependency for Service-Members and Employees at Naval Base Kitsap – Bremerton and the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, WA Student Name: Joel McMillan Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: To Walk or Not to Walk? The Barriers and Facilitators of Walking for Recreation and Transport Student Name: Erin Marie Montgomery Chair of Supervisory Committee: Jan Whittington

Title: Stretching the Limits of Walkability: Comparing Walk and Bus Trips in Urban Seattle Neighborhoods Student Name: John Murphy Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Cynthia Chen

Title: Mobile Food Vending and the Public Realm: A Seattle Study Student Name: Jenny Ngo Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Urban Design for a Local Merchant Community: The Case of “Uptown” Bellevue, WA Student Name: Gloria L Ramirez Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: The Food Access Policy and Planning Guide Student Name: Eva Elise Ringstrom Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: An Empirical Study of Urban/Suburban Residential Location Choice in the Seattle Metropolitan Area Student Name: Eun Jin Shin Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor C-H Christine Bae

Title: New Urbanism and Neighborhood Revitalization: A Case Study Analysis of Social and Economic Development in HOPE VI Student Name: Joshua Richard Vitulli Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ronald Kasprisin

Title: Appropriate Parking Management Strategy for Successful Transit Oriented Development Student Name: Bo Wang Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James R DeLisle

Title: The Production of Value: A Study of Urbansism in South Lake Union Student Name: Michael K Ward Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Robert Mugerauer

Title: Multifamily Residential Parking Demand and Walkable Food Access in Suburban Transit Corridors Student Name: Jonathon Morrison Winters Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Edward McCormack

Title: Urban Heat Island (UHI) Effect in the Puget Sound Region: Adaptation and Biomimetic Strategies to Mitigate the Effects of Climate Change Student Name: Stefanie R Young Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Interim Land Uses: An Analysis of Seattle’s Vacant and Underused Lot Pilot Program Student Name: Diana K Benson Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: The Role of Civil Engineering Design in Addressing Community Need Student Name: Patricia DeMarco Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Living Streets: Woonerf-based, People-oriented Street Policy and Design for the City of Seattle Student Name: Seth Geiser Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Nancy Rottle

Title: Cultural Facilities Planning and Land Use Planning: Seattle Case Study Student Name: Noa Ginger Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Joaquin Herranz Jr

Title: Reducing Vulnerability through Public Participation in Hazard Mitigation: Strategies, Practices, and Lessons Learned from Everett’s Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Process Student Name: Derrick C Hiebert-Flamm Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Mark Purcell

Title: Bicyclists’ Exposure to Air Pollution in Seattle and Seoul: A Hybrid Analysis Using Personal Monitoring and Land Use Regression Student Name: E-Sok Andy Hong Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Chang-Hee Christine Bae

Title: Greenhouse Gas Inventories for Local Governments: Methods, Models and Two Washington State Case Studies Student Name: Jennifer Lail Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Promising Approaches for Reducing Urban Congestion? A Comparative Case Study of Seattle, Washington, and Guangzhou, China Student Name: Yifan Li Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Qing Shen

Title: The Effect of Urban Renewal Act Building Bulk Incentives on Real Estate in Taipei City, Taiwan Student Name: Yi-Chieh Lin Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James R DeLisle

Title: A Case Study of Beijing’s Economical and Applicable Housing Program Student Name: Yifei Ma Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: Economic Efficiency of Green Buildings: A Pilot Study of Green and Non-green Buildings Held by Japanese Real Estate Investment Trusts Student Name: Hiroshi Maruyama Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James R DeLisle

Title: 130th Avenue NE Light Rail Station Area Bicycle Improvements: Analysis and Recommendations Student Name: Patrick B McGrath Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Rachel Garshick Kleit

Title: Urban Design with Global Publics: West African Immigrants’ Appropriation of Space in the Rainier Valley Student Name: Rachel Miller Supervisory Committee: Professors Manish Chalana and Lynne Manzo

Title: The Influence of Cultural Values on the Text of Environmental Laws and Regulations: Lummi Nation and City of Bellingham Student Name: Helen O’Neil Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Robert Mugerauer

Title: Lessons Learned from Assessing Three Affordable Housing Models: In Conjunction with the Haines Apartment Project with Capitol Hill Housing in Seattle, WA Student Name: Katie Porter Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: An Evaluation of the Implementation of the Seattle Bicycle Master Plan Student Name: Danielle Rose Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner Title: Applicability of Health Impact Assessment to Road Diets Student Name: Peter Schmiedeskamp Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Public Participation Tools in Megaprojects to Increase Public Acceptance and Support: A Lesson in What Not to Do in Airport Expansions from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Third Runway Student Name: Amanda Snypp Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Mark Purcell

Title: Boulevard Design Guidelines for 148th Avenue SE/150th Avenue SE in Bellevue, WA Student Name: Jessica Elizabeth Stein Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: Developing Capitol Hill Apartments Without On-site Parking: A Literature Review and Real Estate Feasibility Study Student Name: Paul William Allen Symington Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James R DeLisle

Title: Resilience and Collaborative Planning for Freight Movements: The Case of the Washington Department of Transportaion Student Name: Chilan Tran Ta Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Edward McCormack

Title: Best Practices in Designing Affordable Multi-story Apartment Buildings for Families with Children Student Name: Courtney E Thomson Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Suitability Analysis of Park-and-Ride Facilities Locations: Case Study of Seattle Student Name: Eiji Torikai Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Qing Shen

Title: Shared Space: Harmony between Movement and Place Guidelines for Adaptation to the Seattle Context Student Name: Adam Chester Webber Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

Title: Seattle’s Historic Unreinforced Masonry Buildings: Mapping, Developing Strategies and Policy Recommendations to Support a Seattle URM Program Student Name: Jeana C Wiser Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: Mapping Suitable Locations for Development in King County Using LEED-ND as a Guide Student Name: Jason Woycke Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Reimagining the Waterfront: Revitalizing the Port and City of Blaine, Washington through Connections Student Name: Christy Alexander Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: West Seattle Triangle Urban Design Plan Student Name: Jeff Arango Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: From Ladder to Lattice: A Consideration of Activation in Urban Environmental Stewardship and Citizen Participation Student Name: Weston Brinkley Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Mark Purcell

Title: The Dutch Response to Sea Level Rise: Lessons for the Outer Banks of North Carolina Student Name: Wendy W Buffett Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Don Miller

Title: Seattle’s Link Light Rail System: A Preliminary Examination of the Mount Baker and Othello Stations and the Impact of Policy Changes to Foster Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Student Name: Sung-Zhi Chen Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: Developing a Continuity Plan for the City of Redmond, Washington: A Means for Improving Local Government Disaster Response and Resiliency Student Name: Amanda Engstfeld Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Blurring Edges: Connecting the Seattle Center to Surrounding Neighborhoods Student Name: Jaclyn M Gault Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: Planning for Sustainability: Approaches for the City of Mukilteo, Washington Student Name: Jennifer Gregerson Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: Protecting Seattle’s Auto Row: Next Steps for the Pike Pine Conservation District Student Name: Cecelia Gunn Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: Creating Public Value for Public Bicycles Student Name: Max Hepp-Buchanan Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

Title: Urban Consolidation: An Analysis of Accessory Dwelling Units and Backyard Cottages in Seattle Student Name: Nathaniel Taylor Hickey Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Greening or Greenwashing? Indicators of Successful Commute Trip Reduction Student Name: Zachary Northup Howard Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Rachel Garshick Kleit

Title: Using Multicriteria Evaluation to Select Stormwater Management Alternatives for Sums in Sub-Saharan Africa Student Name: Daniel Kastoryano Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: Developing a Guidebook to Environmental Markets for Farmers and Ranchers in Washington Student Name: Katherine Killebrew Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: Transportation Barriers, Health Care Utilization, and Health Outcomes among Urban, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Two-spirit American Indians and Alaska Natives Student Name: Ruth Lindberg Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christopher Campbell Title: The Land Use Policy Project, 1978-1988: Seattle’s First Generation of Land Use Policy Development Student Name: Catherine R McCoy Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Providing Access and Promoting Prosperity: A Proposed Framework for Sustainable Urban Planning in a Constrained-Resource Environment Student Name: William J McGurk Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

Title: Does the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development’s HOPE VI Program Result in Communities of Legible Urban Design? An Evaluation of the Emergent Urban Design Patterns of HOPE VI Communities in the Puget Sound Region Student Name: Douglas Daniel McIntyre Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: Feasibility Study for the Relocation of Peace for the Streets by Kids from the Streets (PSKS) Student Name: Cynthia D Padilla Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: The Process of Seattle’s Clear Alleys Program Student Name: Michael Pickford Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Multicriteria Evaluation of Stormwater Management Systems in Seattle Student Name: Sheena Pietzold Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Sunlight for Solar Panels: The Nexus Between Sustainable Planning and Solar Access Protection in Seattle Student Name: Kirk Rappe Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Chang-Hee Christine Bae

Title: Real Estate Feasibility Study Student Name: Noah U Roehl Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Assessing Multifamily Residential Parking Demand and Transit Service: A Comparison of Two Urban Centers in King County Student Name: Daniel H Rowe Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Chang-Hee Christine Bae

Title: Impact Mitigation of Commercial District Streetscape Revitalization Projects Student Name: Emily Davis Slotnick Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: Mixed Use Alternatives for Rainier Beach Economic Development: Low-impact Production Businesses Student Name: John Vander Sluis Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: Ecosystem Services in the Urban Landscape: How to Prioritize the Implementation of Ecological Streets Student Name: Dana Matz Spindler Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald Miller

Title: Reintegrating Isolated Historic Buildings: The Hong Kong Shophouse as a Case for Continuity in Design Student Name: Nathan Arthur Farn-Wing Tseng Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: Sound Transit Central Link Light Rail: A Study in Project Planning Student Name: Michael G Xenakis Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Public Use Bike Share Feasibility Study for King County, Washington: Demand Analysis Student Name: Tyler Benson Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: Balancing Recreation Demand and Wildlife Protection: A Compilation of Management Strategies Used in the Pacific Northwest Student Name: Jami Carter Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Gordon Bradley

Title: Discovering and Developing Carbon Forest Indicators: Combating Climate Change at the International Level Student Name: Chia-Yu Joyce Chen Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Gordon Bradley

Title: Making Seattle’s Streets Livable: A Citizen’s Guide to Understanding Seattle’s Transportation Policies and Planning Student Name: Grace Cho Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Effects of Privatization on Cooperative Housing Estates in Poland. Cases of Gdansk, Gdynia and Lublin Student Name: Maja Hadlock Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel Abramson

Title: “When You Come to a Fork in the Road, Take It”: Urban Reclamation, Placemaking, and Sustainable Traffic Design at Skewed and Multi-Leg Intersections in US Cities Student Name: Casey Hildreth Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Risk Management in LEED-NC Private Development Student Name: Ming-Yi Hsu Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James R DeLisle

Title: A Strategy for Preserving Seattle’s Industry: A Systematic Approach to Evaluate the City’s Industrial Land Using a Multi-Criterion Model Student Name: Charles Klocow Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: Assessing the Food and Fitness Environments of Neighborhood Schools in Delridge and White Center Student Name: Donald Jerome Kramer Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: Quantification of Transportation Demand Management Factors Affecting the Shift from Drive-Alone to Other Commute Modes in Bellevue, WA Student Name: Alexander Lazar Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Planning for Access to Transit: A Proposed Multicriteria Evaluation Matrix for Sound Transit’s System Access Program Student Name: Katherine Jean Lichtenstein Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald Miller

Title: Floodplain Storage Opportunities for Flood Mitigation in the Puyallup River Basin, Pierce County Student Name: Tzu-Yu Lin Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Farmers’ Perceptions of Farming in King County: The Challenges, Industry Trends and Needed Resources and Services Student Name: Kara E Martin Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: Street Design Components in Hub Urban Villages of Seattle: An Analysis of the Relationships Between Street Design and Context Student Name: Yosuke Oi Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

Title: Implementation of Inclusionary Zoning in Southeast Seattle Student Name: Torence J Powell Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Rachel Garshick Kleit

Title: Denny Regrade (1893– 2008): A Case Study in Historical GIS Student Name: Aaron Raymond Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: Improving Pedestrian Accessibility Around the Northgate Mall Through Urban Design Interventions Student Name: Angie C Salicetti Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: LEED ND as a New Urbanist Metric Student Name: Nicole Sanders Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Robert Mugerauer

Title: Metropolitan Agriculture: The Changing Face of Farming Student Name: Katherine E Sommers Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: A Case Study Comparison of Bicycle Ridership in Bellevue, Washington and Groningen, the Netherlands Student Name: Sarah Squires Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald Miller

Title: Active Transport to School: Influence, Outcomes, and Implications Student Name: Orion Stewart Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

Title: The Impact of Gasoline Prices on Automobile and Transit Travel in Washington State Student Name: Victor Stover Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: Balance on the Urban Waterfront: A Comparative Study of Sustainable, Mixed-Use Development in the Pacific Northwest Student Name: J Scott Surdyke Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Using a GIS Suitability Analysis to Identify Locations for Floodplain Reconnection in Seattle’s Salmon-bearing Streams. Student Name: Scott H Williamson Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: Beyond New Heaven and Earth: Historic City-Center Redevelopment in Qingdao, China Student Name: Jie Yang Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel Abramson

Title: Parking Pricing: Its Potential Impacts on the Economic Vitality of Central Business Districts Student Name: Melissa A Young Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Protecting Customer Parking: Strategies for Businesses near Light Rail Stations in Southeast Seattle Student Name: Michelle D Zeidman Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: A New Era in Urban Ballpark Development in the United States: A Chronological Analysis of Ballpark Development in the United States and a New Model Proposed for Manhattan’s West Side Rail Yards Student Name: Aaron Asis Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: To What Extent Has the City of Seattle Achieved Distributional Equity Within the Neighborhood Street Fund? Student Name: Kadie R Bell Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Joaquin Herranz, Jr

Title: REITs in the Thrift Savings Plan: Should REITs be Available to Service Members? Student Name: Toby Birdsell Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James DeLisle

Title: Achieving Leed for Neighborhood Development in the Center of the City Student Name: Vivian Chang Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: Advancing Urban Ecohousing: Barriers and Pathways to Resource Conservation in Urban Multifamily Housing Student Name: Heather Flint Chatto Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: A Guide to Building a Backyard Cottage in Southeast Seattle Student Name: Andrea R Clinkscales Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald Miller

Title: Creating Connections: Strategies for Improving Accessibility in the High Point Community of West Seattle Student Name: James Kingston Dewar Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Where did the Traffic Go: A Study of Spatial, Modal, and Time-Diversion Resulting from the August 2007 Seattle North Bound Interstate 5 Partial Road Closure Student Name: Wes Edwards Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Improving Bicycle Safety in Seattle: An Analysis of Bicycle-Motor Vehicle Collisions Student Name: Tessa Greegor Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

Title: A Multi-criteria Evaluation of Transit Service Areas on the Tulalip Indian Reservation Student Name: Mark D Hamilton Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Comparing Bus Rapid Transit to LINK Light Rail Transit from the University District of Northgate Student Name: Brian W Henry Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Planning for Sea Level Rise in Seattle, Washington: Seawall Replacement at Emma Schmitz Memorial Overlook as a Case Study Student Name: James D Rufo Hill Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Growing Green: An Inventory of Public Lands Suitable for Community Gardening in Seattle Washington Student Name: Megan Horst Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: A Conservation Framework Proposal for Xijie, a Street in Quanzhou, Fujian Province, China Student Name: Katherine Idziorek Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: Brew Uses for Old Buildings: The Adaptive Reuse of Historic Buildings as Microbreweries in the Pacific Northwest Student Name: Nicholas J Kindel Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Local Improvement Districts: A Creative Financing Tool for Infrastructure Projects in Seattle Student Name: Chelsea Levy Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald H Miller

Title: An Analysis of Retailing Methods for Superstores in Urban Markets Student Name: David Major Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James DeLisle

Title: Sixth Avenue South Urban Design Study: Reclaiming Urban Remnant Spaces Student Name: Jessica Caroline Majors Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: The City of Bellevue’s 2008 Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) Plan Update Student Name: Stephanie R Parkins Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Locating Farmers Markets: An Evaluation Methodology to Inform Site Selection for Farmers Markets Student Name: Matthew J Peters Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald Miller

Title: Assessing Ffarmer Interest and Identifying Barriers to Participation in Washington State’s Farm to School Program Student Name: Meghan E Pinch Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: A Community Compact: The Social Role of Neighborhood Temples in Quanzhou, China Student Name: Lee Stephen Roberts Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: Growing Homes: Increasing House size in King County, 1997-2006 Student Name: Christian Rusby Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: Institutionalizing Sustainability at the Woodland Park Zoo Student Name: Joel P Sisolak Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald Miller

Title: An Assessment of the Seattle Green Factor: Increasing and Improving the Quality of Urban Green Infrastructure Student Name: Elizabeth Stenning Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: LEED-ing Eustits Florida: An Evaluation and Remediation of Proposed Land Development Regulations for Compatibility with LEED-ND Standards Student Name: John D Tovey III Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: An Evaluation of the Impact of Dwellings on Land in Farm and Forest Zones in Hood River County, Oregon Student Name: Clay Harris Veka Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: Suburban Walkability: A Triangulated Approach Strategies for Transportation Planners in Oregon Student Name: Jana A Wright Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

Title: Best Practices and Emerging Trends in TDR Programs Student Name: Jeffrey Aken Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: An Interdisciplinary Tsunami Workbook for Tsunami Planners Student Name: Nicolas Arcos Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: A Tale of Two Cties: An Exploration of Strategies for Acquisitioin of Large Scale Contaminated Properties & the City’s Approach in the Puget Sound Area Student Name: Rebecca A Buttitta Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Hilda Blanco

Title: Urban Redevelopment in Washington State: Legal Issues, Administrative Models and Seattle’s Central Waterfront Student Name: Paul Chasan Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Hilda Blanco

Title: A Community Land Trust in White Center, Washington: Enhancing Residential Stability and Building Community Wealth Student Name: Katherine Cote Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: Increasing Bicycle Trips to the University of Washington Using the Four E’s: A Guide for Promoting Bicycle Use Student Name: Douglas Cox Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Charicteristics of Successful Programs for the Interjurisdictional Transfer of Development Rights Student Name: Mark J Daniel Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Bicycle Travel: What Can Seattle Learn from Copenhagen’s Success Student Name: Lisa Dulude Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

Title: Walk-Up Windows: Study of an Urban Retail Type in Seattle Student Name: Andrew Fenstermacher Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Moudon

Title: Hold-Sell Analysis of an Industrial Property within the North Puget Sound Region and in the Context of Institutional Portfolio Investment Student Name: Thomas Greer Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George R Rolfe

Title: Brownfield Remediation and Associated Financial Instruments in the State of Washington Student Name: Sterling Hamilton Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Hilda Blanco

Title: Integrating Design into Long-Range Regional Planning Through Collaborative Process Student Name: Talia Henze Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Conservation Districts as a Preservation Tool: Responding to Seattle’s Neighborhood Plans Student Name: Heather Hines Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: Two Wheels to Public Transit: How Implementing a Bicycle-Transit Program Can Reduce Personal Automobile Dependency Student Name: Ryan E Jones Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz W Wagner

Title: Understanding Livability: A Case Study of Seattle and the Puget Sound Region Student Name: Sean Keithly Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: Columbia City Feasibility Analysis Student Name: Joon H Kim Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Anticipating Commercial Passenger Service at Paine Field: An Application of Scenario Planning Student Name: Jennifer Kipp Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: Pedestrians and Bicyclists in the Bel-Red Corridor: Planning for Non-motorized Users Early in the Redevelopment Process Student Name: Wesley Kirkman Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Don Miller

Title: The Challenge of Homeownership for Seattle’s Hispanic Community: A Preliminary Study Student Name: Josue Licea Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: Defabrication of the City: A Plan for Restructuring Urban Form Between Pike Place Market and the Seattle Waterfront Student Name: Kenneth Loen Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: Bicycle Parking and Transit: A Demand Analysis for Bicycle Lockers at King County Metro Park and Ride Lots Student Name: Hannah McIntosh Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Don Miller

Title: Youth-focused Urban Agriculture: Innovative Programs that Meet Multiple Needs Student Name: Jenifer Naas Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Evaluating the Design of Planned Unit Developments: The Case of Mount Vernon, Washington Student Name: Alyce Nelson Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: Using Triage to Priortize Environmental Restoration Student Name: Peter Noonan Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: An Assessment of the Stream Provisions within the 1990 King County Sensitive Areas Ordinance Student Name: Karis Puruncajas Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: Low Impact Development and Transportation Infrastructure: The Puyallup-White Watershed Student Name: Andrew Redman Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Small Neighborhood Commercial Centers: Seattle Precedents Student Name: Gwen Rousseau Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Robert Mugerauer

Title: Navigating the Fog of Uncertainty: Scenarios for the Puget Sound Nearshore Student Name: Michal Russo Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: LEED Cost and Value in Private Development: A Sample Methodology Student Name: Jesus Alejandro Sandoval Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James R DeLisle

Title: Distinguished City of Seattle Professional Work Student Name: Diane Sugimura Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Hilda Blanco

Title: Evaluating a Private Concession Proposal at Saint Edward State Park: Decision Criteria and Case Studies in a Park Planning Context Student Name: Peter Sullivan Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Planning for Third Place Plazas: Creating Meaningful Public Outdoor Living Spaces Student Name: Mary K Warman Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: A Look at the Past, Present and Future Roles of Historic Preservation in Seattle’s Central Waterfront Student Name: Tara Ballentine Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: A Feasibility Analysis of Condominium Conversion and Affordable Home Ownership for Capitol Hill Housing Student Name: Alfredo-Jude Arriola Cari Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jim DeLisle

Title: Redmond Community Indicators Program Student Name: Jeffrey Douglas Churchill Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Don Miller

Title: ULI Workforce Housing Report: Expanding Housing Options for Seattle Households Student Name: Christine Clifford Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Re-Defining Value: Strategies for Greening Affordable Housing in Compliance with Washington State’s High-Performance Building Legislation Student Name: Ric Cochrane Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Parking Management at University of Washington: An Alternative, Market-based Approach Student Name: Jeremy R Fitcher Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Collaborative Conservation in Mount Baker Neighborhood Student Name: Andrea Flower Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: Bridging the Digital Divide in Public Participation: The Roles of Infrastructure, Hardware, Software and Social Networks in Helsinki’s Arabianranta and Maunula Student Name: Charles J Gabbe Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Mark Purcell

Title: Bringing Publicly Owned Brownfields to the Private Market in the State of Washington Student Name: Matthew T Hoffman Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Mark Purcell

Title: Property Valuations Student Name: Mark Hoyt Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Kirkland’s Innovative Housing Demonstration Program: New Housing Choices Within Single-Family Neighborhoods Student Name: Janet L Hyde-Wright Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel Abramson

Title: Redmond Overlake Neighborhood Plan Implementation and Refinement Project: Report on Existing Conditions and Challenges and Opportunities to Redevelopment Student Name: Jayme M Jonas Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: Risk Management in Brownfields Redevelopment Student Name: Taketoshi Kawakami Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: A Survey of Attitudes Towards and Understanding of Green Home Attributes Among Green Homebuyers in the Puget Sound Region Student Name: Aaron Keeler Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christopher Campbell

Title: Beacon Hill and McClellan Light Rail Station Areas Feasibility Analysis Student Name: Douglas J Larson Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Feasibility Analysis For The 125th Street Business Improvement District (Harlem, NYC) Boundary Expansion Project Student Name: Pearl Hei-Ching Leung Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Hilda Blanco

Title: Does Public School Quality Matter to Home Prices? Evidence from the Puget Sound Region Student Name: Yi-Ying Liang Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jim DeLisle

Title: A Site Planning and Feasibility Analysis of the Hathaway Parcel Student Name: Christopher Meyer Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Planning for Hazard Mitigation Opportunities in the City of Everett, Washington Following a Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquake Student Name: Kristin C Meyers Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Reversing the Trend: Strategies to Make Center City Seattle Livable and Attractive to Families with Children Student Name: Dara P O’Byrne Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Public Transportation for an Emerging Interstate Region: Evaluating the Alternatives and Feasibility for Providing Regional Public Transportation for the Counties of Spokane, WA, and Kootenai, ID Student Name: Karl R Otterstrom Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G. Scott Rutherford

Title: Strategies to Increase Investment Along Tukwila International Boulevard Student Name: Jaimie R Reavis Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Moudon

Title: Improving Community Participation In the Urban Design Field: Applications from Community-Based Social Marketing Student Name: Sara M Robertson Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Assessing the Impact of Urban Form on Travel Behavior: A Case Study in the City of Groningen, the Netherlands Student Name: Brennon E Staley Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Moudon

Title: Securing Affordable Housing in White Center: Choosing the WCCDA’s Next Affordable Housing Development Project Student Name: Catherine G Stineback Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Planning for Diversity: Seattle’s Multicultural Planning Platform Student Name: Irene Tang Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christopher Campbell

Title: Shaping the Public Realm: An Analysis of Form-Based Codes in Hercules and Petaluma, California Student Name: Diego Velasco Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: A Comparative Review of the CEDCO Market Analysis Student Name: Ross Beckley Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Displacement and Change in the Portland Region: Neighborhood Change and Growth Management Student Name: Katie Benski Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Rachel Kleit

Title: Sustainable Campus Master Planning: Current Status and Case Study Student Name: Daniel Bertolet Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: Towards a Regional Design Strategy: Application of Classical Chinese Landscaping and Garden Art to the Puget Sound Region Student Name: Lan-Yin Sophia Chen Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Public-Private Collaboration: Challenges and Strategies for Small Towns in Washington State Student Name: Joshua Curtis Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Measuring the Success of Compensatory Wetland Creation in King County, Washington Student Name: Peter Drakos Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Urban Youth and Politics of Space: The Inclusion of Skateparks in Downtown Centers Student Name: Carrie Duncan Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: Mixed-Income and Mixed-Population Models for Permanent Supportive Housing: A Survey of Non-profit Housing Providers Student Name: Christopher Fiori Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Washington State’s Growth Management Act: A Matched Pairs Approach to Evaluating Urbanized Density Student Name: Melissa Guilbeau Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Don Miller

Title: The Matter of Amenities and Amenities That Matter Student Name: Susanne Hamilton Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Hilda Blanco

Title: A Project Designed to Assess the Needs of Local Communities Participating in the National Flood Insurance Program Student Name: Sarah Hawkins Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Towards A Regional Design Strategy Student Name: Michael Hintze Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Copenhagen’s Water City Strategy: The Creation of the Øresund Region and its Effects on Urban Waterfront Redevelopment Student Name: Katherine Howe Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: King County Flood Hazard Identification and Vulnerability Analysis Student Name: Heidi Kandathil Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Planning for Food Secure Communities: A Preliminary Food Assessment of Seattle’s Chinatown-International District Student Name: Laurie Karlinsky Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: Why We Can’t All Just Get Along: An Exploration of Interdisciplinary Group Dynamics Student Name: Japhet Koteen Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: An Analysis of Whether Regulations Constrain the Implementation of Transit Oriented Development Student Name: Kokila Lochan Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: The Production of Sustainable Urban Space: A Comparative Analysis of Wallingford and the Carfree Reference District Student Name: Robert Matthews Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Bob Mugerauer

Title: Gaining Effective Voice: Officials Listen When Community Groups Use GIS Student Name: Stanley May Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Mark Purcell

Title: Public/Private Partnerships in Real Estate Development Student Name: Meredith Messmer Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Bicycle Travel Patterns in Gothenburg, Sweden: Environment and Behavior Student Name: Joshua Miller Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Moudon

Title: Respectful Negotiations: The Importance of Cultural Sensitivity in Land Use Agreements Student Name: Rodney Proctor Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Hilda Blanco

Title: Demographics of Walkable Neighborhoods in Seattle Student Name: Belen Roca Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: A Strategy for Community Economic Development: Increasing Purchasing of Washington Agricultural Products by Washington Institutions Student Name: Erin Schau Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: Seattle’s Neighborhood Business District Strategy: Mapping Pedestrian Designations Student Name: Catherine Sheehy Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Don Miller

Title: Culturally Relevant Indicator Selection For The Calista Region of Western Alaska Student Name: Aren Sparck Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Urban Development and Native Avifauna Student Name: John Walsh Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: Developing a Management Plan for Jetty Island Student Name: Jennifer Witzgall Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

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Doctoral Theses in Urban and Regional Planning

A chronological checklist.

The following are doctoral theses completed by individual students in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Please see Find Dissertations for more details about locating doctoral theses in general.  Check the online catalog for doctoral theses not listed here.

Most call numbers and locations are given after each entry; if not available, search the online catalog under author or title. Call numbers are linked to the entry in the online catalog or IDEALS when available.

Yu, Chenxi. Three papers in urban and regional economic and development/ by Chenxi Yu. Dissertation (Ph.D.) – University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign , 2015. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library Regional Planning/    Found in IDEALS

Kashem, Md Shakil Bin. Moving towards disaster: examining the changing patterns of social vulnerability in a multi-hazard urban environment/ by Md Shakil Bin Kashem. Dissertation (Ph.D.) – University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign , 2015. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library Regional Planning/    Found in IDEALS

Lee, Sungwon. The role of urban spatial structure in reducing VMT and GHG emissions/ by Sungwon Lee. Dissertation (Ph.D.) – University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2015. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library Regional Planning/   Found in IDEALS

Vincentelo Lupa, Claudia Mariella . Planning in cyberenvironments: an analysis of the impacts of open data in Chicago / by Claudia Mariella Vincentelo Lupa. Dissertation (Ph.D.)—University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2015. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library Regional Planning/    Found in IDEALS

Figueroa, Carlos. Wage equations and the regional economics in Guatemala/ by Carlos Figueroa. Dissertation (Ph.D.)—University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2014. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library Regional Planning/    Found in IDEALS

Green, Timothy. Cluster Planning and Cluster Strategy in Regional Economic Development Organizations/ by Timothy Green. Thesis (Ph.D.)—University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2014. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /   Found in IDEALS

Irawan, Andi. Regional Income Disparities in Indonesia: Measurements, Convergence Process, and Decentralization/ by Andi Irawan. Thesis (Ph.D.)—University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2014. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /   Found in IDEALS

Allred, Dustin. Examining the Effectiveness of Voluntary Coordination among Local Governments: Evidence from a Regional Land Use Planning Process/ by Dustin Allred. Thesis (Ph.D.)—University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2013. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /   Found in IDEALS

Boyer, Robert. Transitioning to Sustainable Urban Development: A Niche-Based Approach / by Robert Boyer. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /   Found in IDEALS

Rahe, Mallory. Building Prosperous Communities: The Effects of Social Capital, Financial Capital, and Place / by Mallory Rahe. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /   Found in IDEALS

Honey-Roses, Jordi. Ecosystem Services in Planning Practice for Urban and Technologically Advanced Landscapes / by Jordi Honey-Roses. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /  Found in IDEALS

Nesse, Kate. How Do We Know? Determining School District Fiscal and Administrative Policy in Rural Hispanic Boomtowns in the Midwest / by Kate Nesse. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /  Found in IDEALS

Sarraf, Saket. Three essays on Social Dynamics and Landuse Change: Framework, Model, and Estimator / by Saket Sarraf. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /  Found in IDEALS

Borich, Genevieve. The Broader Social Network of Community Planning: A Diagnostic Tool for Communities to Assess Their Planning Capacity / by Genevieve Borich. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /   Found in IDEALS

Wan, Jun. Three Papers in Regional Economics: Energy Productivity Convergence, Water Resource Planning, and Workforce Occupation-Industry Dynamics / by Jun Wan. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /   Found in IDEALS

Araj, Fidaa I. Planning Under Deep Political Conflict: The Relationship Between Afforestation Planning and the Struggle Over Space in the Palestinian Territories / by Fidaa Ibrahim Mustafa Araj. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /   Found in IDEALS

Brody, Jason. Constructing Professional Knowledge   :  The Neighborhood Unit Concept and the Community Builders Handbook / by Jason Brody. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning   /    Found in IDEALS

Budhathoki, Nama R. Participants’ Motivations to Contribute Geographic Information in an Online Community / by Nama Raj Budhathoki. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning   /    Found in IDEALS

Chandrasekhar, Divya. Understanding Stakeholder Participation in Post-Disaster Recovery (Case Study: Nagapattinam, India) / by Divya Chandrasekhar   .  Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning   /    Found in IDEALS

Dringo, Marina V. Why Use Agent-Based Models To Explore Social Issues? The Case Of Intimate Partner Violence and Social Support Systems / by Marina V. Dringo. 2010.   Found in IDEALS

Gamal, Ahmad. Appropriating decentralization: how urban poverty project triggers advocacy / by Ahmad Gamal. 2010.   Found in IDEALS

Ganning, Joanna P. Growth Effects of Urban-Rural and Intra-Regional Linkages on Non-Metropolitan Counties and Communities in the U.S. / by Joanna Paulson Ganning. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning   /    Found in IDEALS

Iuchi, Kanako. Redefining a Place to Live: Decisions, Planning Processes, and Outcomes of Resettlement after Disasters / by Kanako Iuchi. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /   Found in IDEALS

Kim, Jae H. Land Use, Spatial Structure, and Regional Economic Performance: Assessing the Economic Effects of Land Use Planning and Regulation / by Jae Hong Kim. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /   Found in IDEALS

Robles, Johanna D. The FDI and regional development in Chile / by Johanna D. Robles. 2010.  Found in IDEALS

Finn, Donovan. Our Uncertain Future: Can Good Planning Create Sustainable Communities? / by Donovan Flinn. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009. iv, 203 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 192-202). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /   Q. 338.927 F497o

Li, Jinghuan. Developing a Markup Language for Encoding Graphic Content in Plan Documents / by Jinghuan Li. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /  Found in IDEALS

Sandiford, Glenn. Transforming an Exotic Species: Nineteenth-Century narratives about Introduction of Carp in America / by Glenn Sandiford. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009. xiv, 320 leaves, bound ; 29 cm. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /  Q. 639.37483 Sa568t

Zapata, Marisa. Planning Across Differences: Collaborative Planning in the California Central Valley / by Marisa Zapata. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /  Found in IDEALS

Ha, Soo J. Integrated Assessment of Structural Change and Sustainability in the Chicago Region / by Soo Jung Ha. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008. v, 117 leaves, bound : ill., maps ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 104-111). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /  Q. 354.34 B433r

Kang, Sangjun. Spatial Distribution of Best Management Practices for Stormwater Management / by Sangjun Kang. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008. v, 113 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 87-99). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /   Q. 628.1 K131s

Kaza, Nikhil. Reasoning With Plans: Inference of Semantic Relationships among Plans about Urban Development / by Nikhil Kaza. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008. xiv, 181 leaves, bound : ill., maps (some col.) ; 29 cm. + cdrom. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 168-175). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning / Q. 711.4 K189r ; Found in IDEALS

Koschinsky, Julia. Modeling Spatial Spillover Effects from Rental to Owner Housing: The Case of Seattle / by Julia Koschinsky. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008. ix, 172 leaves, bound : ill., maps (some col. ) ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 108-114). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning / Q. 307.76097977 K846m

Warren, Drake Edward. The regional economic effects of commercial passenger air service at small airports / by Drake Edward Warren. viii, 414 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 398-413). Q. 338.1 Tbp08w

Wildermuth, Todd A. Yesterday’s city of tomorrow : the Minnesota Experimental City and green urbanism / by Todd A. Wildermuth. v, 278 leaves, bound ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 271-276). Q. 630 Tbp08w

Xiao, Yu. Local Labor Market Adjustment and Economic Impacts after a Major Disaster: Evidence from the 1993 Midwest Flood / by Yu Xiao. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008. xii, 219 leaves, bound : ill., maps ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 197-205). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning / Q. 363.34097738 X4l

Bendor, Todd K. Redistribution effects of wetland mitigation over space and time / by Todd K. Bendor. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007. v, 117 leaves, bound : ill., maps ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 104-111). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /  Q. 354.34 B433r

Lim, Jaewon. Interregional Migration and Regional Economic Structure / by Jaewon Lim. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007. xiii, 143 leaves, bound : ill., maps ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 129-134). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /  Q. 304.81 L628i

Lufin Varas, Marcelo Leonardo. Essays in social space : applications to Chilean communities on inter-sector social linkages, social capital, and social justice / by Marcelo Leonardo Lufin Varas. v, 254 leaves, bound : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 153-173).  Q. 711.40983 L967e

Maeng, Da-Mi. Information and Communications Technologies and Urban Environment: Empirical Analysis of the Washington DC Metropolitan Region / by Da-Mi Maeng. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007. x, 119 leaves, bound : ill., maps ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 104-115). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /  Q. 711.4 M268i

Silva, Carlos E. Three Essays on Regional Economics / by Carlos Eduardo Silva. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007. iv, 112 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 106-111). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /  Q. 330.9 Si382t

Sorensen, Janni. Challenges of Unequal Power Distribution in University-Community Partnerships / by Janni Sorensen. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007. ix, 212 leaves, bound : ill., maps ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 175-189). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /  Q. 711.58 So684c

Varas, Marcelo L. Essays in Social Space: Applications to Chilean Communities on Inter-Sector Social Linkages, Social Capital, and Social Justice / by Marcelo Leonardo Lufin Varas.Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007. v, 254 leaves, bound : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 153-173). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /  Q. 711.40983 L967e

Wang, Yun. Predicting long-term impacts of urbanization in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area on regional emissions of air pollutants from residential fuel combustion : a dynamic geographic information systems approach / by Yun Wang. viii, 142 leaves, bound : ill., maps ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 62-69).  Q. 711.40977866 W184p

Aldegheishem, Abdulaziz J. Geospatial sharing as an effective governance tool for policy decision : comparative analysis and implication to Saudi Arabia / by Abdulaziz J. Aldegheishem.  Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006. xiv, 221 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 204-220). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /  Q. 910.28509538 Al21g

Shammin, Md Rumi. Opportunity and challenges for sustainability in urban planning and the energy sprawl / by Md Rumi Shammin. xvi, 211 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 136-145).  Q. 630 Tbp06s

Sofhani, Tubagus Furqon. Toward empowered participatory planning: the role of planners in the local planning paradigm change in Indonesia / by Tubagus Furqon Sofhani. xii, 173 leaves, bound ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 158-167).  Q. 307.1216 So232t

Vial, Jose Fernando. Interlinking interregional economic models with infrastructure networks : three essays / by Jose Fernando Vial. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006. ix, 184 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 175-182). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /  Q. 330.9 V651i

Bonet, Jaime Alfred. Decentralization, structural change and regional disparities in Colombia / by Jaime Alfred Bonet. x, 128 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 106-113).  Q. 986.1063 B641d

Guo, Dong. Structure and structural change in China’s economy / by Dong Guo. 2005. xi, 130 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 116-125). Theses –UIUC –2005 –Urban and Regional Planning. Printout. Vita. Available on microfilm from Pro Quest Information and Learning. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /  Q. 338.951 G959s

Jang, Sung-Gheel. Interoperable multimodal travel guide system : modeling and implementation – a canonical model approach / by Sung-Gheel Jang. 2005. xi, 132 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 119-128). Theses –UIUC –2005 –Regional Planning. Printout. Vita. Available on microfilm from Pro Quest Information and Learning.  Q. 388.0285 J254i

Lee, Jong Sung. Developing spatio-temporal models for retrofit and reconstruction strategy under unscheduled events / by Jong Sung Lee. 2005. x, 102 leaves, bound : ill., maps ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 94-98). Theses –UIUC –2005 –Regional Planning. Printout. Vita. Available on microfilm from Pro Quest Information and Learning. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library City Planning /  Q. 353.9 L517d

Prasai, Sagar R. Transnational migration-development nexus and the capability approach : reframing the linkages/ by Sagar R. Prasai. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005. vii, 145 leaves, bound ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 132-140). Theses –UIUC –2005 –Regional Planning. Printout. Vita. Available on microfilm from Pro Quest Information and Learning. /  Q. 331.544 P886t

Balta, Nazmiye. Climate change policy in an enlarged European Union : institutions, efficiency, and equity / by Nazmiye Balta. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004. xvii, 285 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 279-284). Theses–UIUC–2004–Urban and Regional Planning. Printout. Vita. Available on microfilm from Pro Quest Information and Learning. /  Q. 363.7 B216c

Kim, Jungik. An assessment of the discommodity effects of swine production on rural property values : a spatial analysis / by Jungik Kim. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004. xi, 186 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 177-185). Theses–UIUC–2004–Regional Planning. Printout. Vita. Available on microfilm from Pro Quest Information and Learning.   Q. 333.3352 K56a

Plotnikova, Maria. Determinants of household housing privatization decision in Russia / by Maria Plotnikova. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004. vii, 98 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 91-97). Theses–UIUC–2004 –Urban and Regional Planning. Printout. Vita. Available on microfilm from Pro Quest Information and Learning.   Q. 363.50947 P724d

Sumadi, Pungky. Governance in a democratic transition : the case of the Urban Poverty Project in Cirebon / by Pungky Sumadi. 2004. xv, 225 leaves, bound ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 204-218). Theses –UIUC –2004 –Urban and Regional Planning. Printout.  Q. 320.85095982 Su61g

Budthimedhee, Kanjanee. Effective visualization interfaces for planning support systems / by Kanjanee Budthimedhee. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003. vi, 158 leaves, bound : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 152-156). Theses–UIUC–2003–Regional Planning. Printout. Vita. Available on microfilm from Pro Quest Information and Learning. /    Q. 005.118 B859e

Deal, Brian Michael. Sustainable land-use planning: the integration of process and technology / by Brian Michael Deal. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003. viii, 115 leaves, bound : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 79-85). Theses–UIUC–2003–Urban and Regional Planning. Printout. Vita. Available on microfilm from Pro Quest Information and Learning. /    Q. 307.1216 D342s

Haddad, Monica Amaral. Human development and regional inequalities: spatial analysis across Brazilian municipalities / by Monica Amaral Haddad. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003. xiv, 144 leaves, bound : ill. (some col.) maps ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 133-140). Theses–UIUC–2003–Regional Planning. Printout. Vita. Available on microfilm from Pro Quest Information and Learning. /  Q. 307.140981 H117h

Nazara, Suahasil. An exploration of interaction effects in Indonesian regional economic development / by Suahasil Nazara. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003. xiii, 156 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 149-155). Theses–UIUC–2003–Regional Planning. Printout. Vita. Available on microfilm from Pro Quest Information and Learning./   Q. 330.9598 N236e

Henne, Lisa Jean. Power and science in participatory watershed planning: a case study from rural Mexico / by Lisa Jean Henne. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002. ix, 170 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 157-166). Theses–UIUC–2002–Regional Planning.Printout. Vita. Available on microfilm from Pro Quest Information and Learning. /  Q. 333.730972 H391s

Song, Yan. Valuing the impacts of new urbanism on prices of single-family homes: a case study of Portland, Oregon / by Yan Song Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002. xvi, 137 leaves, bound : ill., maps. ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 130-136). Theses–UIUC–2002–Urban and Regional Planning. Printout. Vita. Available on microfilm from Pro Quest Information and Learning. /  Q. 728.370979549 So581v

Wu, Yueming. Seismic risk analysis for Mid-America communities / by Yueming Wu Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002. ix, 208 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 203-207). Theses–UIUC–2002–Urban and Regional Planning. Printout. Available on microfilm from Pro Quest Information and Learning. /  Q. 551.220287 W950s

Kumar, Sandeep. Role of information in design review : a case study / by Sandeep Kumar. 2001. ix, 189 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Printout. Vita. Theses–UIUC–2001–Regional Planning. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001.  Q. 711.40973 K96r

Tyler, Elizabeth Holl. Development of an environmental values typology / by Elizabeth Holl Tyler. xi, 256 leaves, bound ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 131-146).  Q. 363.7 T971d

Matier, Debra Anne. A cross-national study of policy entrepreneurship on the part of technical-professional bureaucrats in national environmental agencies : the case of household waste reduction policy in Germany, France and the United States / by Debra Anne Matier. 2000. vii, 269 leaves, bound ; 29 cm. Theses–UIUC–2000–Regional Planning. /  Q. 658.421

Tyler, Elizabeth Holl. Development of an environmental values typology / by Elizabeth Holl Tyler. 2001. xi, 256 leaves, bound ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 131-146). Theses –UIUC –2001 –Regional Planning. Printout. Vita. Available on microfilm from Bell & Howell Information and Learning.  Q. 363.7 T971d

You, Jinsoo. Development of a hybrid travel time forecasting model with GIS : design and implementation issues / by Jinsoo You. 2000. xv, 171 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Printout. Vita. Theses–UIUC–2000– Regional Planning. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 161-167).  Q. 388.10113 Y83d

Alvares, Lucia Maria Capanema. Classifying intermediary non-governmental organizations according to their strategies to empower local grassroots groups / by Lucia Maria Capanema Alvares. c1999. xiv, 443 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm. Printout. Vita. Data for this research was collected in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms International. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 427-440). 1. Non-governmental organizations–Case studies. 2. Community development–Brazil–Belo Horizonte–Case studies. I. Title. Other: Theses–UIUC–1999–Regional Planning.   361.763 Al86c

Carvajal N., Ana Maria . Evaluating the impact of rail-trail conversion projects on property values : empirical evidence from the Illinois Prairie Path / by Ana Maria Caraval N. 1999. vi, 37 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 34-37).   796.509773 C253e

Hanley, Paul Francis, 1965- Simulating land developers’, sewer providers’, and land owners’ behavior to assess sewer expansion policies / by Paul Francis Hanley. 1999. viii, 89 leaves : ill., maps ; 28 cm. Printout. Vita. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms International. “The research design uses a stochastic simulation model of development behavior to capture alternative explanations of sewer provider and developer behaviors. The input data and model parameters are based on 26 years of historical data for a 12 square mile study area in Washington County, Oregon…”–p.2. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Ilinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 78-80) 1. Sewage disposal–Mathematical models. 2. Stochastic processes. 3. Sewerage–Oregon–Washington County–Mathematical models. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1999–Regional Planning.   363.7284 H194s

Okuyama, Yasuhide. Analyses of structural change : input-output approaches / by Yasuhide Okuyama. 1999. xii, 141 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Printout. Vita. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 126-136). Analyzes structural change in the Chicago economy between 1980 and 1997 and the effects of the 1998 earthquake in the Hanshin region of Japan. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms International. 1. Input-output analysis. 2. Chicago (Ill.)–Economic conditions. 3. Hanshin region (Japan)–Economic conditions. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1999–Regional Planning.   339.23 Ok7a

Ellis, Christopher D. The effectiveness of qualitative spatial representation in supporting spatial awareness and spatial decision making / by Christopher D. Ellis. 1998. xii, 154 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Printout. Vita. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 148-151). Available on microfilm from University Microfilms International. 1. Space perception– Case studies. 2. Qualitative reasoning–Case studies. 3. Geographic information systems. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1998–Regional Planning.  Q.910.285El59e

Larsen, Larissa Susan. A comparison of Chicago’s scattered site and aggregate public housing residents’ psychological self-evaluations / by Larissa Susan Larsen. c1998. viii, 171 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Printout. Vita. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998. Includes bibliographical records (leaves 144-152). Available on microfilm from University Microfilms International. 1. Public housing– Resident satisfaction. 2. Public housing–Illinois–Chicago–Case studies. 3. Human ecology–Case studies. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1998– Regional Planning.  Q.363.58509773L329c

Lindsey, Timothy Craig. Promoting the adoption of pollution prevention innovations with the assistance of publicly owned treatment works / by Timothy Craig Lindsey. c1998. x, 220 leaves, bound ; 28 cm. Printout. Vita. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 209-212). Available on microfilm from University Microfilms International. 1. Sewage–Purification. 2. Membrane separation. 3. Pollution prevention–Case studies. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1998–Regional Planning.  Q. 628.50286 L645p

Brodjonegro, Bambang. The econometric input-output model of Jakarta, Indonesia, and its application for economic impact analysis / by Bambang Brodjonegoro. 1997. viii, 142 leaves, bound: ill.; 28 cm. Printout. Vita. Thesis (Ph.D.) — University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 138-141). 1. Econometric models–Indonesia–Jakarta. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1997–Regional Planning.   Q.330.015195 B784

Guo, Jiemen. Comparative study of economic structure of Chinese regional economies using new input-output techniques / by Jiemen Guo. x, 139 leaves, bound ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 126-135).   Q. 338.951 G957c

Kim, Sung-Ho. Modeling resident satisfaction : comparison of the Francescato and Fishbein-Ajzen TRA models / by Sung-Ho Kim. 1997. xiii, 180 leaves, bound: ill.; 28 cm. Printout. Vita. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997. 1. Action theory–Research. 2. Housing– Resident satisfaction. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1997–Regional Planning.   Q.155.945 K56m, cop.2

Knowles-Yanez, Kimberley Lynne. Contested land use planning: a case study of a grassroots neighborhood organization, a medical complex, and a city / by Kimberley Lynne Knowles-Yanez. xiv, 178 leaves, bound ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 140-144).   Q. 333.77 K764c

Miller, Claire Ellen. Managing local sustainability : a game theoretic analysis of natural resource conservation / by Claire Ellen Miller. 1997. vii, 195 leaves, bound: ill.; 28 cm. Printout. Thesis (Ph.D.) — University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 161-175). 1. Conservation of natural resources–United States. 2. Habitat conservation–United States–Planning. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1997–Regional Planning.   Q.333.72M612m

Montagu, Allen Simon. Natural resource management in Papua New Guinea : an analysis of the forestry sector / Allen Simon Montagu. xiii, 308 leaves, bound ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 284-304).   Q. 337.75 M76n

Chin, Yoihee. Multi-stage and multi-objective allocation procedures of urban parks using location decision support system (UPLDSS). vi, 129 leaves, bound : ill. ; 28 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 100-103).   Q. 711.5580113 C441M ;   Found in IDEALS

Ding, Chengri. Managing urban growth for efficiency in infrastructure provision : dynamic capital expansion and urban growth boundary models / by Chengri Ding. 1996. x, 118 leaves, bound : ill. ; 28 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 112-117). Infrastructure (Economics). Capital –Management. Urban economics –Management. Theses –UIUC –1996 –Regional Planning. Printout. Vita. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms International.   Q. 658.152 D613M ;   Found in IDEALS

Moore, Alan Wesley. An investigation of a collaborative meeting room supporting small group planning and decision making / by Alan Wesley Moore. x, 163 leaves, bound : ill. ; 28 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 157-162).   Q. 658.4030285 M781I ;   Found in IDEALS

Mukherjee, Jaideep. Environment and development : a study of north-south conflict / by Jaideep Mukherjee. 1996. xvii, 274 leaves, bound : ill. ; 28 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 264-268).  Theses –UIUC –1996 –Regional Planning. Printout.   Q. 333.70285 M896E ;  Found in IDEALS

Ortiz, Alexandra. Economic analysis of a land value capture system used to finance road infrastructure : the case of Bogota, Colombia / by Alexandra Ortiz. 1996. viii, 109 leaves, bound : ill. ; 28 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 85-91). Theses –UIUC –1996 –Regional Planning. Printout.   Q. 333.332 Or8e ;   Found in IDEALS

Schintler, Laurie A. Managing pavement in a busy urban highway network / by Laurie Shintler. 1996. iii, 103 leaves, bound ; 28 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 95-99).   Q. 388.411 Sch34m ;   Found in IDEALS

Vos, Jacobus Johannes . Environmental perceptions and participation in environmental decision-making among blacks : a study of environmental justice and solid waste management planning in two Illinois counties / by Jacobus Johannes Vos. 1996. xii, 142 leaves, bound : map ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 111-118).   Q. 363.72850977 V92E ;   Found in IDEALS

Westervelt, James Dahl. Simulating mobile objects in dynamic landscape processes / by James Dahl Westervelt. 1996. ix, 144 leaves, bound : ill., maps ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 105-114).  Digital computer simulation. Landscape –Computer simulation. Theses –UIUC –1996 –Regional Planning. Printout. Vita. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms International.   Q. 003.3 W525S ;   Found in IDEALS

Al-Kodmany, M. Kheir Al-Din. Cultural change and urban design: women’s privacy in traditional and modern Damascus / by M. Kheir Al-Din Kodmany 1995. viii, 199 leaves, bound: ill.,maps; 28 cm. Includes bibliographic references (leaves 172-196). 1. Neighborhood–Syria–Damascus. 2. Community development–Syria–Damascus. 3. City planning–Syria–Damascus. 4. Women in Islam–Syria–Damascus. 5. Women and city planning–Syria–Damascus 6.Theses–UIUC–1995–Regional Planning. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms International. Vita. City Planning Call Number:   Q. 307.09569101 ;   Found in IDEALS

Dickson, Bruce C. Ecorestoration of riparian forests for nonpoint source pollution control : policy and ecological considerations in Illinois agroecosystem watersheds / by Bruce Cameron Dickson. 1995. vii, 119 leaves, bound : ill., maps ; 28 cm. Printout. Vita. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms International. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 101-117). 1. Environmental policy–Illinois. 2. Ecosystem management–Illinois. 3. Water–Pollution–Illinois. 4. Riparian forests–Illinois. 5. Riparian ecology–Illinois. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1995–Regional Planning.   Q.363.73946D55E ;   Found in IDEALS

Kim, Hyong-Bok. Capacity expansion modeling of water supply in a planning support system for urban growth management / by Hyong-Bok Kim. 1995. xiv, 216 leaves, bound : ill. ; 28 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 206-215). Water-supply –Mathematical models. Urbanization –Water-supply. Water resources development –Mathematical models. Theses –UIUC –1995 –Regional Planning. Printout. Vita. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms International.   Q. 363.61011 K56C ,   Found in IDEALS

McGurty, Eileen Maura. The construction of environmental justice : Warren County North Carolina / by Eileen Maura McGurty. 1995. ix, 220 leaves, bound : maps ; 28 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 206-220). Environmental responsibility –North Carolina –Warren County. Hazardous waste sites –North Carolina –Warren County. Sanitary landfills –North Carolina –Warren County. Land use –North Carolina –Warren County. NIMBY syndrome –North Carolina –Warren County. Environmental ethics –North Carolina –Warren County.  Theses –UIUC –1995 –Regional Planning. Printout. Vita.    Q. 363.7009756 M179C ;   Found in IDEALS

Simon, Allison. Sequencing infrastructure development in the barrios marginales of Quito, Ecuador : policy findings of a hedonic price model. 1995. ix, 104 leaves, bound : col. maps ; 28 cm. Includes bibliographical references.   Q. 307.1409866 SI53S ; Found in IDEALS

Douglas, Judy Carol. Aesthetic-based conflict in highway planning : Federal Highway Administration putting planners at risk / by Judy Carol Douglas. 1994. xiii, 223 leaves ; ill. ; 30 cm. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms International. Printout. Vita. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 210-219). 1. Highway planning–United States. 2. Roads–United States–Design and construction. 3. Highway law–United States. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1994–Regional Planning.   Q.625.725D746A ;   Found in IDEALS

Lee, Insung. Development of procedural expertise to support multiattribute spatial decision making / by Insung Lee. 1994. xi, 153 leaves ; 29 cm. Vita. Printout. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms International. Thesis ( Ph. D. )–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 144-151). 1. City planning–Computer programs 2. City planning I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1994–Regional Planning.   Q.307.1L521D ;   Found in IDEALS

Choi, Keechoo. The implementation of an integrated transportation planning model with GIS and expert systems for interactive transportation planning / by Keechoo Choi. 1993. xviii, 217 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Printout. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993. Bibliography: leaves 198-216. 1. Transportation–Planning. 2. Geographic information systems. 3. Information storage and retrieval systems–Transportation 4. Expert systems. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1993–Regional Planning.   Q.388.0285C452I ;   Found in IDEALS

Edwards, Hazel Ruth. The role of the residential environment in defining quality of life / by Hazel Ruth Edwards. 1993. xix, 402 leaves, bound : maps ; 29 cm. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms. Printout. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 368-394) 1. Quality of life 2. Housing–Resident satisfaction I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1993–Regional Planning.   Q.155.945ED96R ;   Found in IDEALS

Mitchell, Martin D. Changes in landscape forms and functions in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California, 1920-1993 / by Martin D. Mitchell. xii, 329 leaves, bound : maps ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 297-328).   Q. 333.7153 M6946C

El-Kholei, Ahmed Osman. The role of the government in housing in developing countries : the case of Egypt / by Ahmed Osman El-Kholei. 1992. xviii, 181 leaves, bound : ill., map ; 29 cm. Printout. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 160-169). 1. Housing–Developing countries. 2. Housing–Egypt. 3. Housing–Economic aspects–Egypt. 4. Housing policy–Egypt. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1992–Regional Planning.   Q.363.5EL52R ;   Found in IDEALS

Fields, Deborah Lynn. The application of computer-aided expert decision support systems to developing countries : a case of rural development in Kenya / by Deborah Lynn Fields. 1992. xiii, 283 leaves, bound: 29 cm. Printout. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms. Vita. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992. Includes bibliographic references (leaves 267-281). 1. Rural development–Kenya–Decision making. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1992–Regional Planning.   Q.307.1412F46A ;   Found in IDEALS

Shiffer, Michael Joseph. A hypermedia implementation of a collaborative planning system / by Michael Joseph Shiffer. 1992. ix, 188 leaves, bound : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms. Printout. Vita. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 180-184) 1. Hypermedia systems. 2. User interfaces (Computer systems) 3. City planning I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1992–Regional Planning.   Q.307.120285SH61H ;   Found in IDEALS

Almansouri, Majdi Ahmed. The role of the Friday mosque (Al-Jami) in Islamic cities / by Majdi Ahmed Almansouri. 1991. xv, 301 leaves, bound : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms. Printout. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991. Includes bibliographic refernces (leaves 248-291) 1. Architecture, Islamic–Middle East 2. Cities and towns, Islamic–Middle East–Planning–History. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1991–Regional Planning.   Q.711.40956AL62R ;   Found in IDEALS

Sen, Siddhartha. Role of Indian NGO’s in housing and development : a critical appraisal / by Siddhartha Sen. 1991. vii, 204 leaves, bound ; 29 cm. Printout. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991. Includes bibliographic references (leaves 187-198) 1. Poor–Housing–India. 2. Non-governmental organizations– India. 3. Community development, Urban–India. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1991–Regional Planning.   Q.363.596942SE55R ;   Found in IDEALS

Tazik, David J. Proactive management of an endangered species on army lands : the black-capped vireo on the lands of Fort Hood, Texas / by David John Tazik. 1991. x, 247 leaves, bound : ill., maps (some col.) ; 29 cm. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms. Printout. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991. Includes bibliographic references (leaves 218-226) 1. Birds, Protection of–Texas–Fort Hood. 2. Black-capped vireo–Texas–Fort Hood. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1991–Regional Planning.   Q.333.954816T219P ;   Found in IDEALS

Chin, Yangkyo. Resident housing satisfaction in multi-family housing environments in Korea / by Yangkyo Chin. 1990. x, 222 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Vita. Printout. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990. Bibiliography: leaves 118-130. 1. Housing–Resident satisfaction–Korea. 2. Apartment houses– Korea. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1990–Regional Planning.   Q.155.94509519C441R ;   Found in IDEALS

Doak, Jill Ann. Regional economic development marketing : process, preparation and organization / by Jill Ann Doak. 1990. v, 83 leaves, bound ; 29 cm. Printout. Thesis (MUP)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990. Bibliography: leaves 79-83. 1. Regional planning–Illinois–Economic aspects. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1990–Urban Planning.  Q.338.9773D65R

Han, Sang-Yun. The application of computer-based information systems to urban planning and public policy making / by Sang-Yun Han. 1990. xvi, 206 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Vita. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms. Printout. Thesis (Ph. D)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990. Includes bibliographic references (leaves 188-205) 1. City planning–Decision making–Automation. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1990–Regional Planning.   Q.307.120285H19A ;   Found in IDEALS

Lai, Shih-Kung. A comparison of multiattribute decision making techniques using an iterative procedure to derive a convergent criterion / by Shih-Kung Lai. 1990. viii, 144 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Printout. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 138-141) 1. Multiple criteria decision making. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1990–Regional Planning.   Q.658.4035L14C ;   Found in IDEALS

Lee, Man-Hyung. Chinese housing policy : socio-historical analysis and policy evaluation / by Man-Hyung Lee. 1990. xi, 229 leaves, bound ; 29 cm. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms. Printout. Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990. Includes bibliographic references (leaves 187-218) 1. Housing policy–China–History. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1990–Regional Planning.   Q.363.50951L514C ;   Found in IDEALS

Glosser, Deanna Simmons. Differing perceptions and the resulting uncertainty of public policy : an examination of the Clean Water Act’s Section 404 regulatory program / by Deanna Simmons Glosser. 1989. viii, 165 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Vita. Printout. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989. Includes bibliographical references. 1. Regional planning–Decision making. 2. Water–Pollution–Law and legislation–United States. 3. Policy sciences I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1989–Regional Planning.   Q.307.12068G516D ;   Found in IDEALS

Suh, Sunduck. Implementation and evaluation of nonlinear bilevel programming model of equilibrium network design problem / by Sunduck Suh. 1989. xiii, 179 leaves, bound : ill., maps ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references.   Q. 388.3140113 SU36I;     Found in IDEALS

Rho, Jeong Hyun. Implementation and evaluation of a nonlinear three dimensional urban activity model / by Jeong Hyun Rho. 1988. xii, 164 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm. Vita. Printout. Available on microfilm from University Microfilms. Thesis (Ph. D.)–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988. Includes bibliographical references. 1. Traffic congestion–Mathematical models. 2. City traffic– Illinois–Chicago. 3. Land use, Urban–Mathematical models. I. Title. Other: 1. Theses–UIUC–1988–Regional Planning.  Q.388.41310151R346I ;  Found in IDEALS

Briassoulis, Helen. An integrated modeling approach for the study of the impacts of acid deposition control regulations / by Helen Briassoulis. 1985. vii, 178 leaves ; 29 cm. Bibliography: leaves 171-177.   FILM 1985 B762 ;   Found in IDEALS

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50 Best Thesis Topics for Transportation Planning

  • February 8, 2023
  • Transportation Planning , Urban design thesis , Urban Planning , urban research

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Transportation planning is a field of study concerned with the development and implementation of plans, policies, and programs for the movement of people and goods. It involves the analysis of existing and future transportation needs, the evaluation of alternative transportation solutions, and the implementation of effective and sustainable transportation systems. Transportation planning takes into account factors such as land use, population growth, economic development, environmental impact, and social equity to develop integrated and coordinated transportation networks that support regional and local mobility and accessibility needs. 

Masters of Transportation Planning:

A Master of Transportation Planning (MTP) is a graduate-level program that provides students with advanced knowledge and skills in the field of transportation planning. The program is designed for individuals who are interested in pursuing careers in transportation planning, policy development, and project management.

The coursework in an MTP program typically covers a wide range of topics, including transportation planning and policy, transportation systems analysis, land use and urban planning, transportation demand management, transportation engineering, and transportation economics. Students learn how to analyze and evaluate existing transportation systems and develop strategies to improve their efficiency and sustainability. They also learn how to effectively manage transportation projects and how to integrate transportation planning with other land use and planning initiatives.

Masters of Transportation Planning Thesis:

A Master of Transportation Planning thesis is a research-based project that is completed as a requirement for graduation program. The thesis is an opportunity for students to demonstrate their mastery of the concepts and theories they have learned in their coursework, as well as to apply their knowledge and skills to real-world transportation planning issues.   The skills and knowledge gained through the research process, as well as the insights and recommendations generated by the thesis, can be applied in a variety of careers related to transportation planning and policy development. Below we have compiled the best topics for Transportation Planning thesis. 

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  • Sustainable transportation planning
  • Active transportation and public health
  • The impact of autonomous vehicles on transportation planning
  • Public transportation and economic development
  • The role of technology in transportation planning
  • The integration of multimodal transportation systems
  • The role of transportation planning in reducing greenhouse gas emissions
  • The impact of transportation planning on urban sprawl
  • The impact of transportation planning on urban form and land use

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  • The impact of transportation planning on transportation mode choice
  • The role of transportation planning in promoting sustainable transportation practices
  • The impact of transportation planning on transportation user behavior
  • The role of transportation planning in promoting sustainable transportation policies
  • The impact of transportation planning on transportation policy development
  • The role of transportation planning in promoting sustainable transportation funding
  • The impact of transportation planning on transportation funding sources and allocation
  • The role of transportation planning in promoting sustainable transportation pricing
  • The impact of transportation planning on transportation pricing policies
  • The role of transportation planning in promoting sustainable transportation financing
  • The impact of transportation planning on transportation financing mechanisms
  • The role of transportation planning in promoting sustainable transportation systems and practices globally
  • The impact of transportation planning on global transportation systems and practices.

50 Best Thesis Topics for Transportation Planning 3

  • The role of transportation planning in promoting livable communities
  • The impact of transportation planning on social equity
  • The impact of transportation planning on public health
  • The integration of transportation and health planning
  • The role of transportation planning in promoting active transportation
  • The impact of transportation planning on pedestrian and bicycle accessibility
  • The impact of transportation planning on pedestrian and bicycle safety
  • The role of transportation planning in promoting public transportation
  • The impact of transportation planning on public transportation accessibility and convenience
  • The impact of transportation planning on public transportation ridership
  • The role of transportation planning in promoting sustainable transportation infrastructure
  • The impact of transportation planning on transportation infrastructure development
  • The role of transportation planning in promoting sustainable transportation systems
  • The impact of transportation planning on transportation system efficiency
  • The role of transportation planning in promoting sustainable transportation mode

50 Best Thesis Topics for Transportation Planning 5

The integration of transportation and land use planning

The integration of transportation and community planning

The impact of transportation planning on regional greenhouse gas emissions

The role of transportation planning in promoting sustainable communities

The impact of transportation planning on regional air quality

The impact of transportation planning on regional energy use

The impact of transportation planning on regional economic competitiveness

The impact of transportation planning on regional land use patterns

Transportation demand management

The impact of transportation planning on regional development

The integration of transportation and regional planning

The role of transportation planning in reducing congestion

Transportation equity and access for disadvantaged communities

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