Universities

Jeff Selingo's latest article in the Chronicle of Higher Education (the link via Planetizen is here) provides an opportunity to reflect on the relationship between cities and universities. Opinion
Jul 31, 2014   By Dean Saitta
Despite the improving economy, the outlook for the higher education sector is still poor, especially between the endowment haves and have-nots. Another factor playing a critical role in the success or failure of institutions: their location.
Jul 29, 2014   The Chronicle of Higher Education
In an opinion piece for The Wall Street Journal, James Piereson and Naomi Schaefer Riley argue that its time for educational institutions to pay their fare share of taxes to support the communities in which they reside.
Aug 21, 2013   The Wall Street Journal
All too often when we think of 'transportation,' especially transit, our thoughts are overtaken by visions of <em>public</em> transit. Yet, private transit also plays a key role.
Sep 18, 2012   Urban Land Magazine
The rise of the innovation economy is driving fierce competition between cities across America to attract medical facilities and universities as job providers and engines of development.
Aug 13, 2012   Urban Land Magazine
As the federal and several state governments continue to allow costs for a college education to rise, local governments and business are looking for strategies to stem the tide.
Jul 12, 2012   The Huffington Post
While other NYC development is stalled out, colleges and universities are "on a building spree", writes Mitchell Moss, and they are revitalizing old buildings and infrastructure.
Aug 1, 2011   The Architect's Newspaper
Recently, the new Journal of the American Planning Association editor Randall Crane circulated a message to US planning academics in which he asked for new submissions: Opinion
Dec 10, 2010   By Bruce Stiftel
Colleges around the U.S. are implementing car sharing services to help reduce the need for private car among their students and faculty.
Oct 5, 2010   The Seattle Times
Universities bordering impoverished neighborhoods can do more to improve living conditions, according to the founders of LIFT, a group that trains volunteers. The group is featured on this week's episode of <em>Smart City</em>.
Jan 2, 2010   Smart City
Universities are looking to cut down on the number of cars students bring with them to school by offering free bikes and bike sharing programs.
Oct 22, 2008   The New York Times