Studies

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A comprehensive national study finds that for many original residents of gentrifying neighborhoods, the effects of gentrification can have positive effects.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
June 20, 2019, 6am PDT
A new report details the trend of jobs densification in U.S. metropolitan areas between 2004 and 2015, finding a few large metropolitan areas leading an overall increase in jobs density. Still, many areas are seeing jobs disperse around the region.
Brookings Institution
June 7, 2019, 12pm PDT
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) recently commissioned a study to explore the potential impact of congestion pricing.
The Seattle Times
June 4, 2019, 8am PDT
Another explanation for the declining mobility of Americans is revealed by a new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
CityLab
June 4, 2019, 5am PDT
New research and mapping projects reveal how the deeply embedded racism of planning and housing policies of the past are connected to the growing wealth gap of the present.
Data-Smart City Solutions
May 29, 2019, 5am PDT
Rapid urbanization and over-reliance on the inefficiencies of automobiles has set back the economies of urbanizing locations in the Global South, according to a new report.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
April 10, 2019, 10am PDT
Experts are calling a recent study published by researchers from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency the most thorough examination yet of the potential impacts of climate change on the U.S. economy.
Los Angeles Times
March 18, 2019, 8am PDT
Size and growth go hand in hand, until they don't, according to a new analysis. Density might be the reason that synergy eventually shortcircuits.
CityLab
December 10, 2018, 2pm PST
The Bus Transformation Project recently released its findings on the state of bus transit in the Washington, D.C. region.
Greater Greater Washington
November 13, 2018, 10am PST
A new report from Trulia reveals the quickly increasing number of neighborhoods in the country that have a median home price touching seven figures.
Curbed
November 2, 2018, 7am PDT
Tulane researchers received major funding support from the National Institutes of Health to study the effects of blight remediation on youth and family violence.
Tulane University
October 21, 2018, 9am PDT
A new study sheds light on what actually convinces drivers to slow down and stop for pedestrians.
Streetsblog USA
October 16, 2018, 10am PDT
A pair of new studies add to an emerging scientific model of the effect of transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft. The complication: One study reinforces earlier findings, and the other contradicts.
TechCrunch
September 16, 2018, 5am PDT
A controversial form of value capture, tax increment financing begs for further analysis and understanding. A new report by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy sheds light on the subject.
CityLab
July 30, 2018, 2pm PDT
A new report by the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities finds major flaws with property taxes in several states, and proposes a solution that could mitigate the least desirable consequences of limits to property tax increases.
Governing
July 13, 2018, 7am PDT
A new report providing credible estimates of five cities of differing size and geographic location reveals one truth about the United States: parking is the dominant land use in cities.
Streetsblog USA
June 21, 2018, 1pm PDT
Soaring land values are leaving an indelible mark on the building stock of Vancouver, British Columbia.
Business Vancouver
May 1, 2018, 6am PDT
Across racial and economic lines, not all cities are recovering equally.
Color Lines
March 27, 2018, 5am PDT
According to a new report, a U.S. "eviction epidemic" is connected to a growing number of homeless people.
The Stranger
February 24, 2018, 1pm PST
A recent study from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) predicts some of the economic impacts of climate change.
Governing