Journal articles

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2017. Privately owned parks in New Urbanist communities: A study of environmental privilege, equity, and inclusion. Forthcoming in Journal of Urban Affairs (with A. Rigolon).

2016. A quality index of parks for youth (QUINPY): Evaluating urban parks through geographic information systemsEnvironment and Planning B (with A. Rigolon).

2016. The importance of place in early disaster recovery: A case study of the 2013 Colorado floodsJournal of Environmental Planning and Management, 59(11): 2045-2063 (with A. Rumbach and C. Makarewicz).

2016. Right-sizing shrinking cities: A landscape and design strategy for abandoned propertiesJournal of Landscape Architecture, 11(2): 90-100 (with J.B. Hollander).

2014. Planning for medical marijuana: The cannabis conundrum. Journal of the American Planning Association, 80(1): 6-20 (with E. Ross).

Featured in: Ewing, R. 2015. Research you can usePlanning (October): 56-57.

2014. Rethinking urban transformation: Vacant land and the temporary use modelCities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning, 40(B): 143-150 (with J. Langhorst).

2012. Control in the commons: How public is public space? Urban Affairs Review, 48(6): 814-838.

2012. Assessing learning outcomes in US planning studio coursesJournal of Planning Education and Research, 32(4): 476-490 (with J. Long).

2011. The bounds of smart decline: A foundational theory for planning shrinking citiesHousing Policy Debate, 21(3): 349–367 (with J.B. Hollander).

2011. The evolution of privately owned public spaces in New York CityUrban Design International, 16(4): 270-284 (with S. Schmidt and E. Botsford).

2011. The privatization of public space: Modeling and measuring publicnessEnvironment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 38(1): 5-23 (with S. Schmidt).

Reprinted in: Mehta, V. (Ed.) 2015. Public space: Critical concepts in built environment. New York: Routledge.

2010. Security in public space: An empirical assessment in three US citiesEnvironment and Planning A, 42(10): 2487-2507.

2010. Space, place, and the city: Emerging research on public space design and planningJournal of Urban Design, 15(4): 453-457 (with S. Schmidt).

2010. Security zones and New York City’s shrinking public spaceInternational Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 34(1): 20-34 (with J.B. Hollander).

2009. Defining a public: Managing privately owned public space. Urban Studies, 46(11): 2463-2490.

2007. Toward a methodology for measuring the security of publicly accessible spacesJournal of the American Planning Association, 73(3): 283-297 (with S. Schmidt).

Featured in: Ewing, R. 2007. Research you can usePlanning (July): 54.

2006. Conflict, exclusion, relocation: Skateboarding and public spaceJournal of Urban Design, 11(3): 297-318.

2006. Suburban bypass roads and inter-jurisdictional politics: A case studyWorld Transport Policy and Practice, 12(1): 15-29 (with A. Lichtenstein and S. Schmidt).