The Metropolitan Center's Dr. Maria Ilcheva opened the Palm Beach County Planning Congress and the West Palm Beach DDA's 2015 Planning Challenges event discussing the topic “Transportation and Quality of Life”.
On Tuesday October 6, The Metropolitan Center presented the Affordable Housing and Economic Analysis to the Fort Lauderdale City Commissioners. The study aims to assist the City with creating an affordable housing policy.
Associate Director Dr. Ned Murray, AICP, spoke about the next steps in improving Miami's communities at the event hosted by the Great Miami Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Ned Murray, AICP, participated on October 2nd of the luncheon and roundtable at University of Miami Law School along with honorable invitees such as Daniella Levine Cava, Miami-Dade County commissioner; Oliver G. Gilbert III, mayor of Miami Gardens and chair of Miami Dade County Local Black Elected Officials.
The Center participated as a platinum sponsor of the conference, Dr. Ned Murray was a facilitator and fellow Ralph Rosado was awarded in the conference.
University of Miami's Office of Civic and Community Engagement and Florida International University's Metropolitan Center are partnering to explore new research and strategies regarding affordable housing in urban communities.
Sant La, the Haitian Neighborhood Center, partnered with the Metropolitan Center to conduct a study to evaluate the Haitian Community.
Maria Ilcheva, PhD, Senior Researcher, presented on "Transportation and Quality of Life: The Importance of an Integrated Transportation System".
The American Planning Association (APA) Florida Executive Committee and the 2015 Awards Committee selected the Neighbors Unit to Create Coral Villas Park for an APA Florida Award of Merit in the Grassroots Initiatives category.
The annual conference of the American Planning Association, Florida chapter, will be held from September 8-11, 2015, in Hollywood, FL.