Research In Focus: A Weekly Digest of New Research from the NIDILRR Community

Our recent article was introduced in "Research In Focus" a publication of the National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC) (link) Survey Offers Insight into Impact of COVID-19 on Community Living and Travel Behavior of People with Disabilities A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). The ability to participate … Continue reading Research In Focus: A Weekly Digest of New Research from the NIDILRR Community

Landscape Architecture Faculty Citation Measures

I, with Dr. Tom Sanchez at Virginia Tech and Jessica Zuban, my former graduate assistant, wrote a paper at Landscape Journal (link to be added here), titled "Evaluating Scholarly Productivity and Impacts of Landscape Architecture Faculty Using Citation Analysis." The citation data used in the paper are available here. A few notes about the data: … Continue reading Landscape Architecture Faculty Citation Measures

If you build it, they may not come: A story of empty parks

https://youtu.be/SBkgi7fwHBA On March 5th, 2021, I delivered a short talk (~11 minutes) at the TEDxUSU event. In this talk, I highlighted what’s missing in contemporary park development and urban planning and called for a re-imagination of our parks and neighborhoods. Below, I share an extended version of the speech script. Imagine a park you visit … Continue reading If you build it, they may not come: A story of empty parks

Invited talk at KRIHS (in Korean)

https://blog.naver.com/krihs_ubin/221577641498 [ 2019 도시재생 사례에서 배우다 ] 발표제목 : 정책사업의 효과를 평가하기 위한 성향점수매칭(PSM) 기법 활용 : 대중교통중심개발(TOD)의 효과를 사례로 발표자 : 박근현(유타주립대학교 조경·환경계획학과 조교수) 【 행사 개요 】​​ ◦​ (주제) 정책사업의 효과를 평가하기 위한 성향점수매칭(PSM) 기법 활용 ◦​ (참석대상) 도시재생 관련 연구원·공무원 등 관계기관 종사자 ​【 행사 사진 】​​ ​ 【 강연 영상 】​​ … Continue reading Invited talk at KRIHS (in Korean)

Invited talk at Dong-A University (Korean)

박근현 교수 “관찰, 계획·설계 성패 좌우”동아대 초청 강연, ‘공공공간 연구에서 드론의 활용 및 미국 유학 정보’ 주제로 열려 이형주 (jeremy28@naver.com) 입력 2019-06-10 21:42 수정 2019-06-10 21:42 박근현 미국 유타주립대학교 조경·환경계획학과 교수의 강연 모습   [동아대학교 = 김민경 통신원] “제인 제이콥스는 ‘실제 도시를 자세히 들여다보라. 그리고 무엇을 봤는지 고민해보라’고 말했다. 관찰은 변화를 만들며 관찰의 부족은 계획과 설계의 … Continue reading Invited talk at Dong-A University (Korean)

LSE USCentre

Source: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2018/12/14/transport-planning-bibles-overestimate-car-and-parking-needs-and-this-may-be-hurting-smart-growth-development/ Transport planning “bibles” overestimate car and parking needs, and this may be hurting smart growth development Cars are, and will for the foreseeable future continue to be, an incredibly important component of our society. In new research Guang Tian looks at the models used by transport planners to determine how often people use their vehicles … Continue reading LSE USCentre

Designing Vibrant Urban Streets

Source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/4076668 Designing Vibrant Urban Streets – An Empirical Research Study on auto-oriented US region by Reid Ewing Streets have been a major gathering area for people from all walks of life over the ages. In the modern world, streets are becoming important points of gathering for social, business, or personal reasons. So, it becomes … Continue reading Designing Vibrant Urban Streets