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Kate Lowe Discusses Declining Transit Ridership

The National Interest magazine quotes Kate Lowe, UIC associate professor of urban planning and policy, in a story on declining ridership and revenue facing the nation’s transit agencies, particularly the Washington’s Metro system, due…

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Assessing Trends in Digital Technologies in Cities

As digital technologies continue to remake urban planning and its engagement with the city, planners themselves must remain thoughtful about how these tools change and aid their work. Of course, the increasing datafication…

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Kate Lowe Discusses Amazon Facilities In Chicago

A Streetsblog Chicago story recapping discussions of new Amazon facilities in Chicago held during a recent South Side transportation summit includes perspectives from event panelist Kate Lowe, UIC associate professor of urban planning…

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UPP Welcomes Dr. Ana Peric-Momcilovic, Fulbright Visiting Scholar

Department of Urban Planning and Policy welcomes Dr. Ana Peric-Momcilovic, lecturer at ETH Zurich and research fellow at the University of Belgrade. Ana was awarded Fulbright Visiting Scholar grant to conduct research on “Place-based…