School of Urban & Regional Planning

Florida Atlantic University

Innovative Programs

South Florida is our laboratory

SURP students bring innovative planning techniques to communities in South Florida, engaging one of the most unique metropolitan regions in the country by demonstrating the myriad ways planning can improve quality of life.

Unmatched Environment
Park(ing) Day West Palm Beach, September 2013



    This Mentorship Program aims to assist in bridging the gap between students and practitioners.

  • SURP co-sponsors Eighth Annual Ethics Seminar

    This year's theme is 'Identifying and Avoiding Ethical Traps.'

  • Regeneration City

    SURP Instructor Sherryl Muriente featured in the documentary 'ReGeneration City.

  • Highways to Boulevards Webinar: Network-Based Solutions

    Eric Dumbaugh offers a national webinar on urban freeway eliminations as part of the Congress for the New Urbanism’s Highway to Boulevards Initiative

  • MURP Student Gisla Bush Awarded Scholarship from the American Planning Association (APA)v

    Gisla Bush received the 2014 Robert A. Catlin/David W. Long Memorial Scholarship from the Planning and Black Community Division (PBCD) of American Planning Association (APA).

  • Dr. Eric Dumbaugh in the New York Times

    His research referenced in feature article

  • SURP Collaborates with Warsaw School of Economics

    Faculty developing courses on eco-innovations in cities

  • Dr. Eric Dumbaugh named 2013 Top Reviewer

    One of four awardees in the country named by the Journal of Planning Education & Research

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  • Eric Katz, MURP ’13, Named Winner of Our Miami Public Space Challenge

    His M-Path Park Project in Kendall awarded funding from The Miami Foundation

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  • Podcasts and Radio Segments

    NPR: On Point with Tom Ashbrook - Home Sales - And Optimism - Rise

    June 24, 2015 - Professor Jesse Saginor

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