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Public Space One - Models of Governance & and Member Engagement

Project #1: Public Space One recently completed a strategic planning process that captured the organization’s evolution and expansion over the past few years and set the stage for a new period of positive growth and change. In its strategic plan,...


Planning Students tour Downtown Iowa City

Iowa City Downtown Historic Preservation Initiative

As part of their capstone project, second-year graduate students from the School of Urban & Regional Planning assessed current community interests, planning tools, and environmental needs to develop strategies for aligning preservation of Iowa...
Solar Panels on Farm

Rethinking Energy in Johnson county

Students in the School of Planning & Public Affairs course Environmental Management and Policy conducted a study for the Johnson Clean Energy District regarding energy efficiency improvements and renewable investment possibilities in Johnson...


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Iowa City Automated Vehicle Adaptation and Equity Plan

Graduate students in the School of Urban & Regional Planning, in conjunction with the City of Iowa City and National Advance Driving Simulator, completed a plan to help Iowa City prepare for the anticipated impacts of automated vehicles on the...
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Iowa City- Envisioning Iowa City for Year 2228

As a part of the 8 Generational Plan: Envisioning Cities course taught in the School of Urban and Regional Planning, a group of 10 UI students will present their long-term visions for Iowa City as America’s Next Great Regenerative City. This...
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Iowa City- Terry Trueblood Adaptation Plan

As part of the Environmental Policy and Management course, students from the School of Urban and Regional Planning assisted the City of Iowa City with an adaption plan for Terry Trueblood Park. As part of the City of Iowa City's actions on climate...