City Heights: The Gentrification & Displacement of Vulnerable Populations

submitted by: pmhuynh
Urban redevelopment has been the “new” strategy to bring re-investments within cities. However, this has caused great concern for many because redevelopment can also lead to the gentrification of “blighted” communities and the displacement of low-income residents, many of which are minorities of color. By focusing on the impacts of redevelopment on the residents of City Heights, a community within San Diego, this case study seeks to identify signs of gentrification and displacement.

Role of Sketch Planning Tools in Participatory Planning

submitted by: baconswimfreak

The sketch modeling tool I-PLACE3S is an excellent planning tool that is designed to facilitate the collaborative planning process. I-PLACE3S provide information to its users regarding land use scenarios and is capable of receiving immediate feedbacks.

How to Manage Your Stress

submitted by: knowledgeocity

Knowledgeocity.com presents Stress Management as a part of the Lifestyle Learning Series. This lesson covers how to bring down your stress level at work and in life. For the full training video course and much more, visit Knowledgeocity.com

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...