All Work

Urban disasters beyond the city: Environmental risk in India’s fast-growing towns and villages

Andrew Rumbach

Gretel Follingstad

3/1/2019 In March 2019, Urban and Regional Planning Associate Professor Andy Rumbach and Gretel Follingstad (PhD candidate in Design & Planning) published a new article in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. They studied 5 fast-growing towns and villages in the mountains of West Bengal, India with some pretty eye-opening findings.

Resilient Development: Fantasy Plans and Unplanned Developments in India's Flood‐Prone Coastal Cities

Andrew Rumbach

Liza Weinstein (Northeastern University)
Saumitra Sinha (University of North Carolina)

1/2/2019 In February 2019, Urban and Regional Planning Associate Professor Andy Rumbach, along with colleagues at Northeastern University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, published a new article on urban development and coastal flooding in India in the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research.

Auraria Vision Zero

1/1/2019 In January 2019, the WTS Colorado Student Chapter launched the Auraria Vision Zero project as part of Denver’s larger effort to promote safer streets and eliminate traffic fatalities. The project will bring public art, signage, and new lighting to several key areas around Auraria campus to slow traffic speeds and raise awareness of the Vision Zero project.