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  • Covid-19 Vulnerability Index for United States Counties 

    Nair, Shruthy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    COVID-19 is a highly infective virus with a rapid transmission rate. It has led to a pandemic that has impacted millions of people all around the world. In the United States alone, over 3 million people have being directly ...
  • A Text-Mining and GIS Approach to Understanding Transit Customer Satisfaction 

    Yap, Soo Huey (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-07-24)
    Performance evaluation is a concept that most can understand. Examples of performance evaluation include evaluating the performance of students in schools via assignments and exams, and corporations and boards evaluating ...
  • Quantifying Impact of Weather Condition on Travel Time 

    Joshi, Sambhavi (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    Most transportation systems operate at capacity. Minor changes in the system could result in congestion and delays. One of the many impacting factors of transportation is weather condition. Weather conditions might lead ...
  • Little Five Points Studio 

    Arias, Daniel; Boissiere, Cameron; Caddell, Ed; Dervarics, Kelly; Postma, Deborah; Scranton, Cooper; Staley, Rachel; Stickels, Charles (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019)
    The Little Five Points studio set out to assist the recently formed umbrella organization of neighborhoods and businesses around Little Five Points (L5P) with identifying and advancing common interests. The studio worked ...
  • Lindbergh Studio 

    Corrao, Laurel; Karra, Ian; Krieger, Jenna; Ling, Sharon; Martin, Katie; Orsini, Callie; Pimentel, Ruth; Raychev, Luben; Whitacre, Jacob; Zakas, Chelsea (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019)
    This studio worked in the Lindbergh neighborhood of Atlanta (north of Midtown, south of Buckhead), focusing on Peachtree Creek which runs, relatively concealed, throughout the neighborhood and the surrounding greenway. ...
  • Measuring climate resilience in the built environment around the Atlanta BeltLine 

    Tucker, William McKendree Daniel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-07-27)
    There is a need to reorient the discourse around urban sustainability and, increasingly, urban resilience away from a reliance on intuition and appearance toward more rigorous evaluation of performance – particularly at ...
  • Making Cataño Count 

    Apollon, Celine; As-Salaam, Kamau; Braun, Jonathan; Ferreira, Andrea; Hart, Haley; Highfield, Robert; Lim, Matthew; Jones-Bynes, Jasmine; Prendergast, Kyla (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    The School of City and Regional Planning at Georgia Tech hosted its second iteration of its Planning Studio master’s requirement in Puerto Rico in Spring of 2020. This year’s studio focused on the United States Decennial ...
  • Tokyo Smart City Design at Shinagawa 

    Barnum, Christopher L.; Bolden, Willie M.; Colburn, Ryan L.; O-charoen, Natcha; Pedrick, David J.; Starbuck, Zachary W.; Zhen, Shuhui; Baldwin, Ashley S.; Bernard, Violet F.; Blumenthal, Danielle L.; Dhurkunde, Akhilesh V.; Doyle, George P.; Dunham, Andrew; Kokitkar, Bhaswini B.; Kroi, Eleni; Peng, Cynthia; Sisson, Danielle M.; Slep, Hannah L.; Wang, Jun; Watson, Alexandra D.; Zahin, Sanjana (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-05)
    The Tokyo smart city project is an international collaboration from 2016 to 2020 between the Eco Urban Lab of School of City and Regional Planning and School of Architecture at Georgia Tech, Global Carbon Project (GCP), ...
  • In the Mix: Middle Housing and Income Diversity in Atlanta 

    Orsini, Callie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    This study explores a correlation between Atlanta’s modest supply of middle housing (often referred to as “missing middle”), and income diversity among residents. While Atlanta has historically been one of the most ethnically ...
  • The Impact of Eviction on Student Displacement: An Atlanta Case Study 

    Haley, Victor P., Jr. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    This paper models the relationship between residential eviction and the displacement of public school students. Using a unique dataset assembled from eviction case records and school enrollment reports, the paper uses a ...
  • The application of ecosystem services in higher education planning: Very high research institutes 

    Rose, Jessica (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-04-28)
    The question this study aims to answer is “Are ecosystem services being utilized within campus planning frameworks to address human health and environmental performance?” and then –“If yes- is there an effective measurement ...
  • Travel behavior dynamics from a longitudinal perspective in Indonesia 

    Widita, Alyas Abibawa (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-04-22)
    This dissertation links urbanization phenomenon with the literature of travel behavior, particularly as it relates to its interaction with the built environment. The aim is to extend the collective understanding of how the ...
  • Perspective on Planning for Sea Level Rise 

    Corrao, Laurel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    Residents in the world's cities face great uncertainty in the face of sea level rise. It is the responsibility of planners and government leaders to prepare communities through planned retreat, shore protection, and ...
  • Increasing Bicycles’ Share of Commuter Trips in Atlanta Through Improved Trip Routing Methodologies 

    Zhen, Shuhui (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    The paper investigates some of the many elements required for successful bicycling. It gives some suggestions to encourage people to choose bicycles as their trip mode. Due to limited data, the paper considers only ...
  • Climate Mitigation Planning: Are Plans with Policy Tools Measurably More Effective? 

    Zakas, Chelsea (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    A climate action plan is the ultimate tool used by cities in their efforts to combat climate change. Climate action plans are used by cities as a guide to reduce their contribution of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Within ...
  • Historic Preservation and Downtown Revitalization: How Does the Georgia Main Street Program Affect the Population Size, Racial Makeup, Median Household Income, and Retail Sales of Designated Cities? 

    Staley, Rachel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    Main streets and downtowns across the United States have experienced a steady decline in activity due to the popularity of shopping centers and the expansion of highway systems. The Main Street America program is a popular ...
  • Bridging the Affordability Gap: How Can Faith Based Organizations Leverage Their Real Estate Assets? 

    Seidenberg, Alex H. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    The City of Atlanta faces a critical need for more affordable housing. This paper seeks to understand whether faith-based organizations can leverage their real estate assets to help aid in the solution, and what parcels ...
  • The Influence of Transit - Oriented Developments on Housing Cost and Ridership in Denver, Colorado 

    Prendergast, Kyla (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    This research looks to understand how affordable housing policies can influence the success of compact, transit-oriented developments (TODs). Specifically, does the presence of affordable housing stock or affordable housing ...
  • Funding Parks for Community Interests 

    Pimentel, Ruth (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    Public parks have lost significant government funding in recent decades, and are continuing to lose it. However, non-profits, corporate foundations, real estate developers, and community organizations can also play important ...
  • Affordable Atlanta 

    Macbeth, Joshua (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    Since the 2008 housing recession, American cities have been undergoing a reversal period where people who once fled the city center are now drawn to its alluring qualities. The period of “white flight” that decentralized ...

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