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ULI Washington Member Survey Results

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Last month, ULI Washington distributed a survey to its 2,100 members.  Over 260 responses were received.  The responses provided excellent input for understanding the experience of the members.  Thirty two percent of the respondents were women and 48 percent were under 35 years old.   A thorough analysis of the survey will be shared with members next month; below are selected results from the survey:   When asked how satisfied they are with the benefits received through their ULI membership, 36% said they were highly satisfied and 60% expressed satisfaction. … Read More

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UrbanPlan 2017 Mid-Year Update

Washington-Lee High School City Council Day Fall 2017

ULI Washington continues its track record of exposing area youth to complex urban planning and development issues through its experiential learning curriculum, UrbanPlan. Since the 2016-2017 school year began, ULI Washington volunteers have contributed to successful UrbanPlan programs at Washington-Lee High School and at Georgetown University. Two additional programs are scheduled this spring at regional high schools: Wakefield High School in Arlington (March) and Bethesda Chevy Chase in Bethesda (May-June). Conceived by ULI in conjunction with UC-Berkeley, UrbanPlan has reached over 20,000 high school and university students across the country … Read More

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Recap: 16 – 17 Leadership Institute Day 4 – Design and Construction

Leadership Component: Jess Zimbabwe

Day 4 of the Leadership Institute kicked off with an energetic presentation by Jess Zimbabwe, ED of the Daniel Rose Center, National League of Cities. Tracing an arc from Plato to Homer (Simpson!), the program offered not just food for thought and a historical context for what we do, but also a motivational call to arms for how to engage as land use professionals and how to positively impact the policies and processes that shape our built environment. The day continued with a group effort to tackle difficult problems experienced … Read More

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Release: New Report Asserts Transit Oriented Development Provides Fiscal Benefits for Local Governments

TOD Not Only “Pays its Own Way” but Subsidized nonTOD Development ULI Washington in conjunction with ULI Baltimore and the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. Transit-Oriented Development Product Council today released a new report, Fiscal Impacts of Transit-Oriented Development Projects. The study of nearly 10,000 TOD and nonTOD apartment units within the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. metropolitan region concluded that transit-oriented development (TOD) is a responsible fiscal choice for local governments and can save them money. A deeper fiscal impact analysis of four selected TODs found that these developments generated between S1.13 and $2.20 in … Read More

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