urban planning

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Urban Institute has new interim director

May 3. Lori Thomas is the new interim director of the UNC-Charlotte Urban Institute. She replaces Jeff Michael, the Institute’s long-time director, who is leaving the position April 30 after serving 18 years to become North Carolina’s Deputy Secretary for Natural Resources. Thomas, who is also an Associate Professor of Social Work, serves as executive director […]

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Bicycling puts a new spin on economic development

By Dave Yochum. The most cycling-friendly towns and neighborhoods are “that much more attractive to younger and older people,” according to Brian Jenest, founder of ColeJenest & Stone, the land planning and urban design firm behind the Billy Graham complex in Charlotte. The Davidson resident said cycling is a “very viable way” to create the street-level […]

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