Join graduating Master of City Planning students for a symposium of their professional reports, client reports, and theses. The symposium will be held Friday, May 17 from 2-5 p.m. in Wurster Hall at the College of Environmental Design. The event will conclude with a reception starting at 5 p.m in the 2nd Floor Lobby and East Courtyard.
Advancing Equitable Development
2:30-3 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall
Discussant: Chandra Egan, San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing
- Sam Giffin, "HOPE SF In Context: A Neighborhood Analysis of Bayview / Hunters Point, Potrero Hill and Visitacion Valley"
- Abigail Brown, "Getting on Board with Solutions: Public Transit Agencies and the Provision of Homelessness and Substance Abuse Services and Outreach in Transit Stations"
- Eli Kaplan, "Implementing a Community Preference Policy for Affordable Housing in Berkeley"
- Leslie Aguayo, "Perpetuating Poverty: Predatory Lending and Financial Exclusion"
Bikes and Equity
3:30-5 p.m. | 170 Wurster Hall
Discussant: Chandra Egan, Amber Crabbe, San Francisco County Transportation Authority
- Libby Nachman, "Evaluating the effects of bicycle education interventions on mode shift, confidence, and riding habits"
- Dorry Funaki, "Why don't Women Cycle?"
- Rachel Om, "Equity-Based Transportation Project Evaluation Framework"
- Michael Marks
Planning the Resilient City
3:30-5 p.m. | 106 Wurster Hall
Discussant: Rob Olshansky, Emeritus Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
- Michelle Wray, "Climate Gentrification | Social Inequities of Sea Level Rise and Property Values in Vulnerable Coastal Communities"
- Jesse Brown, "Coastal Transfer of Development Rights: A Managed Retreat Strategy For Sea Level Rise"
- Phoenix Alfaro, "Balancing Industry and Health: A Case Study of San Francisco's Maritime Eco-Industrial Center"
- Jamie Albrecht, "Building a Digital Local Hazard Mitigation Plan with the City of Berkeley"
Managing Growth and Neighborhood Change in California
3:30-5 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall
Discussant: James Pappas, San Francisco Planning Department
- Aline Tanielian, "Camouflaged in Marin: Gentrification Pressures in the Canal"
- Jared Nolan, "Understanding the Constraints around Upzoning in California"
- Simon Hochberg, "An Interactive Tool for Visualizing the Impacts of Statewide Transit-Based Land Use Policy"