Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning
The Department of Urban and Regional Planning is one of the largest planning programs in the U.S., and it is one of very few programs that offers three degrees: a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Planning, a Master of Urban Planning, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Regional Planning. It also offers a Minor in Urban Planning, as well as joint master's degree options, including with Law, Architecture, and Landscape Architecture. The size of the planning faculty, and the Department's presence on an Urbana campus with eleven colleges, nearly 3,000 faculty, 41,000 students, and over $330 million in funded research annually means that Illinois planning students have an extraordinarily rich array of learning and research opportunities available to them.
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(2016)As urban planners, knowing how to work with data is essential. Increasingly, this task has become less about analysis and more about finding innovative and engaging ways to tell stories. Planners can incorporate technology ...
(2016)The City of Mobile, Alabama struggles with a history of auto-oriented development, limiting pedestrian accessibility outside of the downtown core. The city’s current comprehensive plan, the Map for Mobile, identifies a ...
How do Low-Income Housing Tax Credit projects trigger revitalization in shrinking cities? A case of St. Louis, MO (2015-12-10)The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program plays a significant role in providing affordable housing to low-income households by promoting affordable housing development through tax credits to private investors. In ...
(2015-11-30)The aim of this study is to uncover the role of urban spatial structure in greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation and to understand how sustainable urban form can better reduce climate change. Until now, a great number of studies ...
(2005)The City of Danville, Illinois, proposed creating a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district in the Midtown and Western Gateway areas of the city. The goal for the redevelopment areas is tri-fold: to return these areas to ...