When Kevin Krizek, a planning and civil engineering professor at the University of Colorado, and his colleagues asked hundreds of people living in and around Minneapolis, Minnesota, to estimate the time it would take them to reach destinations like this—the closest coffee shop, convenience store, laundromat, bank, pharmacy, hardware store, bus stop, library, post office, book store and park— on foot, only about a third got the answers right. Read more:
Kara Luckey's abstract "Planning for gentrification: Are Environmental Justice conflicts acknowledged in planning for ‘sustainable’ urban infrastructure?" has been accepted for presentation at the 2013 Assocation of American Geographers (AAG) conference in Los Angeles, California in April 2013.
She will be presenting as part of a pre-organized session focused on "Environmental Justice Research: Contemporary Issues and Emerging Topics." Kara is excited for the opportunity to present alongside other scholars interested in Environmental Justice issues. More details will be posted as they become available.
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