Resilient Communities Project (RCP), University of Minnesota
This project was completed as part of the 2016-2017 Resilient Communities Project (rcp.umn.edu) partnership with the City of Brooklyn Park. The city saw a pattern of home foreclosures occurring within reasonable walking distance of transit areas, but not in areas inaccessible by foot. To determine if there was a relationship between proximity to transit areas and foreclosure rates, Brooklyn Park partnered with students in Dr. Ying Song’s Urban GIS and Analysis class. The students used geographic information systems software (GIS) to see if there truly was a relationship between proximity and foreclosure. No correlation was found, and the pattern was suggested to be attributed to other various factors. The students’ final report, poster, and presentation are available.
Report, poster, and presentation completed by students enrolled in GEOG 5564: Urban GIS and Analysis, taught by Ying Song in Spring 2017.
This project was supported by the Resilient Communities Project (RCP), a program at the University of Minnesota whose mission is to connect communities in Minnesota with U of MN faculty and students to advance local sustainability and resilience through collaborative,
course-based projects. RCP is a program of the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA). More information at http://www.rcp.umn.edu.
Haney, Patrick; Helgeson, Nicole; Peterson, Arie.
Brooklyn Park Foreclosure and Transit Proximity: Relationship Between Transit Locations and Foreclosure Rates.
Resilient Communities Project (RCP), University of Minnesota.
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