Academic Studies

Communities cannot be sustainable unless they are places where people want to live. But can communities be both livable and sustainable? Blog Post
15 hours ago   By JPER
New analysis of U.S. Census data dating back to 1880 reveals more about the breadth and depth of patterns of racial segregation.
5 days ago   Vox
A new study finds that biking to work does wonders for reducing stress levels throughout the day. Too bad most it's so hard to fund biking infrastructure.
May 19, 2015   Treehugger
A new study calculates the national consequences of restrictive housing regulations in three cities: San Francisco, New York, and San Jose.
May 12, 2015   New York Magazine
A recent study that connected place to opportunity also includes findings about the factor most likely to influence economic success: access to transportation.
May 11, 2015   New York Times - The Upshot
Academics and professional planners have access to plenty of research and data to continue to improve and expand bikeshare systems around the world.
May 8, 2015   Journalist's Resource
A new study by Harvard economists provides the best evidence yet that where children grow up matters to the outcomes of their lives.
May 4, 2015   New York Times
A new study finds that as travel speed increases, so too does the likelihood that drivers will fail to yield to pedestrians crossing legally with the right-of-way.
Apr 23, 2015   State Smart Transportation Initiative
The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970. Since then we've discovered an incredible amount about the Earth in addition to doing the planet an incredible amount of irrevocable harm.
Apr 22, 2015   Vox
With so much focus on local planning in recent years, what opportunities are there for planning at the state and nation-state level? A new study by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy examines case studies from the United States and Europe.
Apr 14, 2015   At Lincoln House
A new study explains how building new transit and density along transit corridors isn't enough alone to reduce carbon emissions in metropolitan areas.
Apr 8, 2015   Climate Central