urban development

Study examines deterrent effect of urban greening on crime
Type: News Story
A study led by Temple undergraduate student Mary Wolfe and Department of Geography and Urban Studies Associate Professor Jeremy Mennis found that well-maintained vegetation lowered the rates of certain types of crime in urban neighborhoods.
April 4, 2014
Philly, suburbs share stake in region’s future
Type: News Story
A team of Temple researchers examining patterns of growth in metropolitan Philadelphia noticed some surprising developments.
August 21, 2008