Kate Lowe

Kate Lowe Discusses Racial Bias And Transportation

Kate Lowe, Urban Planning and Policy Associate Professor, discusses streetcar implementation decisions, racial bias, and why transportation and urban planning professionals must address racial and gentrification dynamics in transit decision-making. Read more here.

Transportation in Chicago

MUPP Steven Vance Presents Transportation Platform

MUPP alum (’10) Steven Vance co-authored a CityLab article that presents a transportation platform for the Chicago mayoral candidates’ consideration. Vance and the other co-authors argue that this race presents an opportunity to advance key…

UIC Student

UIC Noted for Economic Impact

According to this study, published by the University of Illinois System, UIC contributes $7.6 billion to the state annually. Furthermore, UIC supports 171,000 jobs (1 in every 46 jobs) across the state. Check out…

Prof Merriman's TIF Research Featured on Gazette

A Chicago Gazette editorial on Tax Increment Financing (TIF) cites findings from David Merriman, James J. Stukel Presidential Professor in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, whose recent released report examines…

CJ Bright

MUPP CJ Bright One Of Mass Transit's 40 Under 40

MUPP and former UTC research assistant, CJ Bright, has been recognized in Mass Transit magazine’s 40 Under 40 awards. CJ started as an intern at the Chicago Transit Authority to improve rider experience.…

Amanda Kass

Hear Amanda Kass on Radio Islam

GFRC Associate Director, Amanda Kass, spoke to Radio Islam on the future on Chicago public pension funds and what issue the new Chicago mayor will inherit. You can listen to the livestream here.

Stacey Sutton

UPP Professor Stacey Sutton Appeared On Everything Co-op

UPP Assistant Professor Stacey Sutton spoke on Everything Co-op, a radio show streamed live at Hosted by Vernon Oakes, Everything Co-op features people who have influenced the advancement of the cooperative business model. Sutton’s primary research areas…