Factors For Successful Transit-Oriented Development in San Diego County

submitted by: mnegge
An interconnected, efficient, and expansive metropolitan rail system is a long-term goal for many urban areas and has become a fixed component of many metropolitan regional plans. This study aims to uncover the leading factors contributing to the success of transit-oriented development; specifically, what motivates residents to use the San Diego County Trolley. As the nature and availability of resources to maintain and develop the urban environment changes, the way city planners and...

Affordable Housing Gone Green

submitted by: kkle

The study of green affordable housing versus conventional affordable housing development in the City of Poway, California.

Agriculture in the City?

submitted by: tigeiger

Senior research project on the viability of dedicating publicly-owned urban land to agriculture in the City of San Diego. Presents a modified cost-benefit analysis to determine the true value of gardens as a land use.

The "Bungalow-Effect" on Redevelopment Policy in North Park

submitted by: DirtyDave

North Park's 1907 blueprint sustained itself a full century, even fighting off the Modernist-Era's project-like apartment invasion between the 60s and the 80s. This poster outlines the research discovering how and why this was possible.

Promoting sustainable transportation options: Bicycle Master Planning at UC San Diego

submitted by: TylerLau
Senior Project focused on bicycle planning on university campuses. Three case studies focused on UC Davis, UC Berkeley and UC San Diego and their bicycle plans. The data collected helped determine the needs of the different campuses and the reasons for their bicycle plans and how they affected sustainability. Research was conducted through surveys, interviews, direct observations and review of scholarly literature. Findings include a need for an updated Bicycle Master Plan at UC San Diego...