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Neal Abbott's West End parking research makes news

Sharing extra spots could ease West End parking woes

Phys.org featured a UBC study that examines how renting out parking spots can help with Vancouver’s parking shortage in the West End.

Neal Abbott, who conducted the research for his master’s program at UBC’s school of community and regional planning, found that 46 of the area’s 600-plus residential properties have at least 3,700 vacant parking stalls altogether.

Jeremy Stone and the Issue of Retail Gentrification

Business in Vancouver on Roundhouse Radio featured an interview with Jeremy Stone, a PhD candidate from UBC’s school of community and regional planning.

Stone discusses the issue of retail gentrification, the phenomenon which involves the displacement of people that can occur with a rapid changeover in the types of businesses in an area.

The segment starts at 8:30.

 

Roundhouse Radio

Philippines Studio Project Recognized by the APA

SCARP's Philippines Studio Project has been selected as the winner of a 2016 AICP Student Project Award.  The project “Climate Change Adaption Planning in Bulacan Philippines” was chosen from a 'very competitive group' according to Monidca Groh of the American Planning Association. In an email to student Aaron Lao and past PSA President, George Benson, she went on to commend the students on their hard work. 

 

The full results are as follows:

Application of the Planning Process (graduate): Portland State University

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Sharing extra spots could ease West End parking woes

Phys.org featured a UBC study that examines how renting out parking spots can help with Vancouver’s parking shortage in the West End.

Neal Abbott, who conducted the research for his master’s program at UBC’s school of community and regional planning, found that 46 of the area’s 600-plus residential properties have at least 3,700 vacant parking stalls altogether.

Phys.org

Thu Mar. 2 2017
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