Oct 26, 2018 Activists, officials, citizens of the Buffalo Niagara community and planning scholars are invited to a special public session of the national Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning conference to consider the future of Buffalo Niagara 50 years from now.
Looking 50 years ahead at mega-trends like climate change and globalization, national urban planners and community members come together on Oct. 24 to consider a more resilient Buffalo Niagara. Workshop results will be presented at a public forum on Oct. 26.
Community leaders and national urban planning scholars who came together last month for a special long-range planning session proposed a long list of "big ideas" for the region to consider as it looks ahead to the next 50 years.
UB real estate development and urban planning students are exploring the effects of market and technology innovations on the built environment, thanks to support from a Buffalo-based real estate private equity firm.
A 10-year partnership between the University at Buffalo and Carnegie Mellon University to advance physical access and public transportation for people with disabilities has been extended for another five years.
Student proposals for the reuse of a former manufacturing complex in the heart of Lockport could be implemented as part of a $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant awarded to the city by New York State.