Urban Planning Archive

Humphrey School PhD candidate Andrew Guthrie is quoted in this article on plans to expand the number of bus rapid transit lines in the Twin Cities metro area. 

Star Tribune
February 19, 2018

Senior Fellow Lee Munnich of the State and Local Policy Program is quoted in this story about mileage-based taxation of drivers as one replacement for the gas tax. 

Governing
January 16, 2018

Professor Jason Cao is quoted in this story looking at his recent research on the appropriate kinds of development around park-and-ride lots for transit users.

Center for Transportation Studies
January 17, 2018

This story outlines a new smartphone application called Daynamica, developed by Humphrey School Associate Professor Yingling Fan and others to log activities and trips of consumers in metropolitan areas using various forms of transportation.

MinneInno
January 17, 2018

Student Frank Alarcon (MURP '18) is profiled by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning. Among other topics, Frank discusses his passion for transportation planning.

Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning
January 11, 2018

Frank Douma, director of the State and Local Policy Program, is quoted in this article recapping a community forum in Grand Rapids regarding his research into self-driving vehicles. 

Grand Rapids Herald-Review
November 15, 2017

Frank Douma of the State and Local Policy Program is quoted in this story about driverless shuttle buses that will be in use in Minneapolis during the Super Bowl in February 2018.

Star Tribune
December 13, 2017

Frank Douma of the State and Local Policy Program is quoted in this story looking at the potential of driverless vehicles to serve small communities in Minnesota. This AP story was published by numerous news outlets around the country. 

Associated Press
December 3, 2017

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