Category Archives: Education

Mixed use and crime linked?

Here some interesting research out of Ohio State University that studied the effects on crime given different levels of residential and business activity in neighborhoods. ┬áIt seems to support a link between increased density, a balance of uses, and a … Continue reading

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Urban Schools Gain Momentum

“Parents who believe they must flee Marion County to find good schools might do as well or better by staying put” – Johathan Plucker, Indiana University Center fro Evaluation and Education Policy. Continue reading

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How do you prepare for 100 Million more people?

I spent an hour with some Ball State University students this morning discussing the role of planners in development. These students are a fortunate group, as the job growth for planners through 2018 is projected at 19% according to the … Continue reading

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