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    • 2011 Corporate Headquarters: An Analysis of Immediate Communities 

      Conti, Serena Nicole (2013-04-25)
      While the Bay Area’s history has shaped today’s culture, there is little written about how corporations affect their immediate communities. This thesis focuses on the largest corporations in the Bay Area to determine if ...
    • A Comprehensive Analysis of Multi-level Factors Affecting Individuals Walking to Transit Stations in the City of Los Angeles, California 

      Xu, Junping (2013-11-08)
      To decrease auto use and encourage public transit usage, transit-oriented development has been growing in importance. However, a few existing studies have examined the travel modes to transit stations. This research addresses ...
    • A Mixed-Methods Analysis of State Highway Public-Private Partnership Enabling Legislation 

      Norboge, Nicolas Dane (2018-12-05)
      This dissertation features a mixed-methods research design that tests whether outcomes seen so far show a clear public benefit after enacting highway public-private partnership (P3) enabling legislation into law. For this ...
    • A Spatial Assessment of Green Infrastructure and Its Potential Effectiveness on Streamflow 

      Lee, Hye Kyung (2015-12-07)
      As rapid urban development with its concomitant conversion of open space and added imperviousness increases the potential for adverse hazard impacts, the possible benefits of green infrastructure as a tool for hazard ...
    • Advancing Scenario Planning to Prepare for Uncertain Climate Change: Future Urban Growth Prediction and Flood Vulnerability 

      Kim, You Jung (2019-03-08)
      The people and assets endangered by flood risks due to sea level rise and coastal population increase are increasing. Complex and unpredictable future circumstances necessitates a better scenario-based planning; helping ...
    • Affordable Housing Assessment for Bastrop County, TX 

      Abou Shakra, Vera; Tedford, Emily; Cooper, John T. Jr.; Masterson, Jaimie Hicks (2016-05-12)
      The focus of the assessment is affordable housing within the County, as well as tools to encourage more affordable housing options. Similar comprehensive housing studies have been conducted in the County, but were limited ...
    • An analysis of producing ethanol and electric power from woody residues and agricultural crops in East Texas 

      Ismayilova, Rubaba Mammad (Texas A&M University, 2007-09-17)
      The increasing U.S. dependence on imported oil; the contribution of fossil fuels to the greenhouse gas emissions and the climate change issue; the current level of energy prices and other environmental concerns have increased ...
    • Are We Improving?: The Neighborhood Quality of Housing Choice Voucher Recipients in Houston, Texas, after Hurricane Harvey 

      Wilkins, Chandler Ian (2019-04-09)
      This study examines the neighborhood outcome and quality of Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) recipients in Houston, Texas before and after Hurricane Harvey. The purpose of this thesis is to discover if neighborhood quality ...
    • Assessing the economic revitalization impact of urban design improvements: the Texas Main Street Program 

      Ozdil, Taner Recep (Texas A&M University, 2007-09-17)
      The relationship between urban design and economic activity is seldom studied through empirical studies with a large number of cases due, in part, to the implicit and intangible nature of design. This study was intended ...
    • Bastrop Asset Map Tool 

      Thapa, Jeewasmi; Tedford, Emily; Cooper, John T. Jr.; Masterson, Jaimie Hicks (2016-05-12)
      A guidebook that describes the process for using ESRI online mapping platform to map social service assets in the community. The purpose of this map is to be use by social service providers and non-profit workers to point ...
    • Building healthy cities: the role of core visionary(ies) in a community visioning process- the Brazos 2020 Vision initiative 

      Niles, Marvin Lee (Texas A&M University, 2006-10-30)
      The purpose of this study is to explore the role of social entrepreneurs or core visionaries in generating conceptual, financial, and community support and acceptance for a Healthy City/Community initiative in the Bryan/College ...
    • Built Environmental Correlates of Traffic Collisions 

      Yu, Chia-Yuan (2014-07-01)
      Traffic safety has become an important concern in recent years. Built environmental characteristics have been identified as a critical factor in affecting traffic safety. However, several research gaps remain in the ...
    • City of Buffalo Comprehensive Plan 2018-2038 

      Cooper, John; Masterson, Jaimie H.; Thapa, Jeewasmi; Goddard, Tara; Eisele, Bill; Mickleson, Kim; Hoque, Amanda; Huntsman, Brett; Lee, Jeongseup; Patel, Karan; Forghanparast, Kaveh; Thiagarajan, Manasvini; Hasting, Scott; Jain, Shuchita; Potluri, Tarun Kumar; Khandaker, Taslima; Zhu, Zhixin; Muhammaddi, Raquibbi (2019-02-20)
      The City of Buffalo Comprehensive Plan 2038 provides a guide for the future growth of the city. This document was developed by Texas Target Communities in partnership with the City of Buffalo. The document was developed ...
    • City of El Campo Downtown Revitalization Plan 

      Cooper, John T.; Masterson, Jaimie Hicks; Thapa, Jeewasmi; Reid, Russell; Teal, Mike; Perkins, Blaine; Davis, Michelle; Peraza, Raul; Bui, Thu; Specht, Kendall; Hernandez, Charly; Schafer, Clifford; Valkovich, Shannon; Ellegood, Emory; Lagunes, Mayda; Kao, Lilian; Torres, Sergio; Sanders, Bailey; Huffman, Logan; Gonzalez, Ismael; Marsh, Wyatt; Luo, Eldon; Luna, Veronica; Bush, Megan; Kwiatkowski, Antoni; Martinez, Damaris; Copeland, Cayce; Yoon, Euntaek; Diaz, Catalino; Cruz, Johan; Santana, Jorge; Larkam, Matthew; Olivares, Mauricio; Birdsong, Louis; Nash, Mandy; Somerville, Natalie; Jasti, Sanjana; Easton, Emily; Muhammaddi, Raquibbi; Garcia, Brandi; Powell, Wayne; Burke, Karina; Kelly, Philip (2018-03-02)
      This planning document presents the revitalization plan for downtown El Campo, Texas. This document was developed by Texas Target Communities (TTC) in partnership with the City of El Campo. The City of El Campo collaborated ...
    • City of Ivanhoe Comprehensive Plan 2018-2038 

      Cooper, John T.; Masterson, Jaimie Hicks; Thapa, Jeewasmi; Eisele, Bill; Jain, Shuchita; Sathaye, Vrushali; Andreotti, Andie; Zhao, Qiao; Fan, Zhen; Shimek, Wesley; Nair, Gopika; Jasti, Sanjana; Tang, Yige; Lee, Kyuhyun; Sabu, Shibiya; Hitch, Chris; Cruz, Madeleine; Cobena, Bridgette; Trigg, Haiden Smith; Clardy, Calyn; Carver, Meaghan; Schulze, Rene; Ni Chong, Ching; Moffett, Collin; Henry, Grace; Huerta, Alejandro; A. Gonzalez, Jonathan; Kerns, Patrick; Montalvo, Breanna-Lynn; Solomon, Spencer; Kulka, William; Hoque, Amanda; Offer, Emily; Muhammaddi, Raquibbi; Garcia, Brandi; Powel, Wayne (Texas A&M University, 2018)
      The Ivanhoe Comprehensive Plan 2017-2037 provides guidance for the future development of the city. In the summer of 2016, Tyler County and the City of Ivanhoe collaborated with Texas Target Communities to assess current ...
    • City of Rockport State of Community Report 2018 

      Biazar, Mohammadjavad; Gerke, Michael; Huang, Chenyu; Martinez, Maria; Sameti, Soheil; Strunk, Paige; Wang, Nan; Williams, Forrest (Texas A&M University, 2018)
      Rockport, Texas, is a small coastal community located along the mid-gulf coastal bend of Texas. The community consists of very dedicated and involved residents who want to better their community. According to Rockport ...
    • Collective action for community-based hazard mitigation: a case study of Tulsa project impact 

      Lee, Hee Min (Texas A&M University, 2005-11-01)
      During the past two decades, community-based hazard mitigation (CBHM) has been newly proposed and implemented as an alternative conceptual model for emergency management to deal with disasters comprehensively in order to ...
    • Colonel James Morgan New Washington Prairie 

      Pan, Wei; Bardenhagen, Eric (2016-09-01)
      The Colonel James Morgan New Washington Prairie Master Plan provides a vision for the development of a new community recreation area to serve the residents of Morgan’s Point and visitors to the area. The focus of the ...
    • Community Involvement in the Preservation of World Heritage Sites: The Case of the Ukrainian Carpathian Wooden Churches 

      Schneider, Hans Rainer (2013-05-30)
      Encouraging the participation of the local population in the preservation of World Heritage Sites is one of the mission’s of UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre. Community involvement is also critical in the planning process. ...
    • A comparative study of housing reconstruction after two major earthquakes: The 1994 Northridge earthquake in the United States and the 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake in Taiwan 

      Wu, Jie Ying (Texas A&M University, 2004-09-30)
      Though the idea of pre-impact recovery preparedness planning has recently been promoted by federal and state governments, very little research has been done to evaluate how it affects the process of disaster recovery. This ...