Tag Archives: Research

The Translation and Use of Green Infrastructure Evidence

This report presents findings from a study to examine how green infrastructure research is shares with non-academic audiences. green infrastructure has been active research area in recent years, with a wealth of evidence coming from the academic community. Learn more... Read more

Baltimore Sensors Will Measure Air Pollution Block by Block

Researchers are well aware that Baltimore’s summer air quality can be hazardous to residents’ health. But understanding how smog levels differ from neighborhood to neighborhood could help policy-makers address public health crises with greater precision. Read more... Read more

Research: Art Works

The National Endowment for the Arts’ Office of Research & Analysis makes awards to support research that investigates the value and/or impact of the arts, either as individual components of the U.S. arts ecology or as they interact with each other and/or with other domains of American life. ​The first step of applications are due October 10. Learn more and apply... Read more

Visualizing Change: A Toolkit for Informal Educators using Visual Narratives on climate Change

​This toolkit contains has an extensive library of high-quality research that informs the science of both climate change and strategic framing including research reports, science summaries, glossary of terms, and communications tools for strategic framing. Learn more... Read more

NOAA Climate Program Office 2018

NOAA announced funding for climate research programs. Eligible programs can include research to improve observations and monitoring of the climate system, advance understanding of the climate, improvements in modeling and prediction, community engagement related to climate change, and research on interactions between climate and society. Applicants are encouraged to support the principles of diversity and inclusion when writing their proposals and performing their work. Applications due September 11. Learn more and apply... Read more

Framework and Tools for Quantifying Green Infrastructure Co-Benefits and Linking with Triple Bottom Line Analysis

The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) is seeking proposals to list and quantify the multiple benefits of implementing green infrastructure (GI) using cost-benefit type of analysis to cover economic, environmental, and social aspects for stormwater management and relevant programs. The objective of this effort is to develop a framework and tool for quantifying the multiple benefits of implementing GI and evaluating the economic, environmental/ecological, and social values of GI. Applications due June 19. Learn more and apply... Read more

Livable Transit Corridors: Methods, Metrics, and Strategies

​This report from the Transportation Research Board presents practical planning and implementation strategies to enhance livability in transit corridors. This handbook provides a resource for planning practitioners, policy makers, and other stakeholders to measure, understand, and improve transit corridor livability. Download report for free... Read more

Analyzing Bike Collisions Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story

​City planners often decide which intersections and roads get safety improvements based on analysis of crash data, but according to a new study, that method may be missing something. A look at “near-miss incidents” by Houston-based Kinder Institute for Urban Research reveals that some streets in critical need of improvement could be overlooked. Read more... Read more
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