Students in the 2016-2017 MSURP Planning Studio conducted an
analysis of community health indicators, implemented a community
survey, evaluated parks and recreation facilities, and proposed
creative solutions and policies that will provide greater
opportunities for residents to live a healthy lifestyle.
In this report students conducted a site analysis and applied
urban design strategies to produce a set of recommendations aimed
at improving walkability and connectivity in the Downtown of the
Pine Hills neighborhood.
The 2015-16 M.S.-URP Studio prepared a plan for improving the
physical layout and connectivity of Wildwood's recreational
facilities and developed concept plans for the redevelopment of
Millenium Park, Martin Luther King Jr. Park and Oxford Park. Data
was collected through an extensive community engagement and
This report was prepared for Orange County Neighborhood
Preservation and Revitalization Division. It describes the origins
and manifestations of urban blight and describes neighborhood
levels strategies that can be implemented to address community
disinvestment and spur revitalization.
UCF students in the Planning Healthy Communities course
conducted a Health Impact Assessment for the Parramore community to
determine the impact of traffic‐related pollution on the asthma
rates of residents. They provided recommendations based on HIA
theory to the City of Orlando in May 2014.
The Orange County Public Schools Road Safety Audit presents the
results of an analysis of the pedestrian infrastructure within a 2
mile radius around four elementary schools in Orange County,
Florida. The report identifies locations where there are pedestrian
safety concerns and provides recommendations for improvement.
The City of Lake Helen Vision Plan represents the culmination of
a nine month planning process conducted by the 2014 Studio.
The plan is intended to improve the prospects of private
investment along three downtown redevelopment corridors.
In partnership with Orange County Fire
Rescue Department and the East Central Florida Regional Planning
Council, this report presents the results of a regional economic
impacts analysis of OCFRD commercial fire interventions during FY
The 2013 MSURP Studio provided analyses and recommended actions
related to improving the functionality, public access, feasibility
of policy and resource allocation alternatives, implementation
mechanisms, and long-term investments in open space, parks, and
recreation facilities for the Town of Windermere.
This study is intended to highlight approaches and strategies of
economic development the Town of Inglis may wish to consider
Implementing in order to achieve its community goals. Specifically,
what complimentary approaches towards economic development should
the town consider?
The purpose of this study is two-fold. First, this study is
intended to highlight approaches and strategies of economic
development the City of Winter Springs may wish to consider in
working towards achieving its community goals.