Urban and Regional Planning Work

Student Work


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Colorado Main Street Guidebook: Creating and Preserving Historic Main Street Districts in Colorado

Student Researcher: Jesse Sheets
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Montbello on the Move: Connecting Community through Microtransit

Student Researcher: Rey H. Sosa
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Highway 112 Revitalization

Student Researcher: Tiffany Tran
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Reconnecting to Nature: Sand Creek and Bluff Lake

Student Researcher: Derek Updegrove
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Sustainable Development: Incorporating Sustainability into Thornton's Development and Zoning Code

Student Researcher: Karlyn Vasan and Kyle Hendricks
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Sunrise Neighborhood Land Use Initiative

Student Researcher: Samantha Snyder

Faculty Work


Defining a Public: The Management of Privately Owned Public Space

Principal Researchers:

Jeremy Németh, Ph.D
This paper empirically explores the management of privately owned public space.

Supporting Parent Engagement in Children's Learning through Neighborhood Development and Improvements to Accessibility

Principal Researchers:

Dr. Carrie Makarewicz
Study findings suggest planning can contribute to student achievement through investments and coordination that bolster parents' time, energy, and resources for educational engagement in their homes, schools, and communities.

Sustainability through Citizen-Municipal Partnerships

Principal Researchers:

Dr. Carrie Makarewicz
Dr. Carrie Makarewicz, an assistant professor in the urban and regional planning program, has been working on research to determine how sustainability may be affected by municipality-supported but citizen-driven projects and neighborhood engagement.

Design by Community Charrette

In late September 2016, MURP students in Assistant Professor Jennifer Steffel Johnson's Urban Housing class participated in a community design charrette, which is an intensive, hands-on workshop that brings together numerous disciplines to explore architectural, planning and development options for particular areas or sites.

Crafting Form-Based Codes: Resilient Design, Policy & Regulations

Principal Researchers:

Korkut Onaran, Ph.D

Planning Project Studio: Creating a Quality-of-Life Plan for RiNo's Arts District

Urban and Regional Planning Planning Project Studio