Militarization of Education

submitted by: mmmorale

Spatial analysis of GIS maps to show correlations between schools and military recruitment in low-income areas of San Diego.

Truths and Fallacies Surrounding the Mortgage Interest Deduction: A Case Study of San Diego County

submitted by: jevans1357
The mortgage interest deduction (MID) represents the federal government’s largest housing subsidy. The MID is surrounded by significant debate regarding its equality and effectiveness. Opponents of the policy argue that it favors the rich, while supporters see it as a vital housing stimulus. The focus of this project is to provide a case study to use as complimentary evidence to the current literature, which is largely conceptual and policy based. To do this, the project is rooted in...

The Citizen Impact on the Politics of Land Use and Planning

submitted by: ghk002
The geographical configuration of a city is not an outcome of chance. Rather, it is the result of pressure from various dependent needs such as that of the federal and local government, investors, large-scale financial institutions and private investors. So many different groups of varying objectives take an interest in local politics because change is most visibly implemented at the local level, and it is these local levels of change that most directly impacts individual lives. While the...

Re-Building La Jolla as a Low Automobile Dependency Community

submitted by: fredtou725

UCSD student research project, aims to illustrate why walking and biking are not popular in La Jolla, CA, and discuss the solutions to increase the walkability and bikeability in order to build the city as a low automobile dependency community.

Community Mobilization and Pervious Paver

submitted by: damejia

Tools For Erosion Control and Storm Water Management Projects

The Birdland Pit: Community Involvement in Infill Development

submitted by: agage
Infill development is the future of growth in San Diego. Yet when new infill projects are announced they are often opposed by community groups that do not want the character of their neighborhood to change. The goal of this case study was to get ahead of the contentious phase of the redevelopment process by examining a potential infill site in the Birdland neighborhood. The study sought to determine whether there was consensus among the residents -- without the pressure that a looming...