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FAU Lands $2 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Transportation
May 10, 2023

Researchers from Florida Atlantic University, in collaboration with the University of New Orleans, and other institutions, received a grant from the United States Department of Transportation to establish the “Center for...

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April 21, 2023

Virtual Planet, in partnership with Florida Atlantic University and the City of West Palm Beach, announced the launch of a revolutionary new virtual reality experience, “Sea Level Rise Explorer WPB.” The multidisciplinary...

Many Americans Can No Longer Afford to Drive
April 10, 2023

John Renne, Ph.D., director of the Center of Urban and Environmental Solutions, featured as expert in Salon.com article discussing greater equity brought by a car-free society.

Many Americans Can No Longer Afford to Drive
March 20, 2023

Authored by the National University of Singapore's Xize Wang and Florida Atlantic University's John L. Renne, the paper analyzes a wealth of data about American transportation habits based on the 2017 National Household Travel...

America on the Move: How Urban Travel Has Changed Over a Decade
March 01, 2023

A new Florida Atlantic University study on America’s urban travel trends shows important variations in travel behaviors across income, home ownership, ethnicity, gender, age, and life-cycle stages. The sixth in a series...

WPTV: Virtual Simulation Shows Impact of Sea Level Rise in West Palm Beach
February 02, 2023

John Renne, Ph.D., director of the Center of Urban and Environmental Solutions, featured on WPTV to showcase the center’s sea level rise and hurricane impact study and virtual simulation on the city of West Palm Beach.

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October 05, 2022

The measurable changes in sea-level rise – and the scientific projections of its increase within the next 30 years – present immense challenges to our notions of living and continuing to develop in South Florida’s flood...

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October 04, 2022

The measurable changes in sea-level rise – and the scientific projections of its increase within the next 30 years – present immense challenges to our notions of living and continuing to develop in South Florida’s flood...

West Palm Beach Aerial
August 10, 2022

The new Engineering Research Center for Smart Streetscapes (CS3) will be supported for five years with $26 million; renewable for an additional five years, for a total of up to $52 million. The ERC program is NSF’s flagship...

NSF Grant Awarded to Challenge Response for Sea Level Rise Along Gulf of Mexico
January 26, 2022

The National Science Foundation awarded a team of researchers from Florida Atlantic University, University of Miami, Texas A&M, and Louisiana State University $149,577 to create an interdisciplinary research network to address...