Publications and Reports (author, co-author, editor)

A Web-based Portal for Information for Local Governments to Reduce Energy Use and Emissions from Local Transportation SystemsWenzel, Tom, Elizabeth Morris (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), Samer Madanat, Nakul Sathaye, Kimberly Rudy, Chris Long (UC Berkeley). 2010. California Energy Commission. Publication number: CEC- XXX-2010-XXX.

Advanced Bus Stops for Bus Rapid TransitLead author and PI: Joy Dahlgren,  California PATH Research Report UCB-ITS-IRR-2005-6, California PATH Program/ Institute for Transportation Studies, University of California, Berkeley.

Bus Stops: What do Passengers Want?  Lead Author and PI: Joy Dahlgren, Transportation Research Board (04-3181). Paper presented  at TRB annual conference, January 2004.

Social Capital in a Historically African-American Neighborhood.  Field research report to the Public Research Institute/San Francisco State University for the Rockefeller Institute of Government, Albany, NY. Principal Investigator, David Wright. 2000.

Effects of Welfare Reform on Bay Area Community Development Corporations. Field research report on eight case studies for the Rockefeller Institute of Government, Albany, NY. Principal Investigator, David Wright. 1998.  

Urban Redevelopment and the Emerging Community Sector. 1998. Unpublished PhD dissertation in City & Regional Planning, UC Berkeley, CA.  Research funded by the Aspen Institute, Washington, DC.

Neighborhood leadership networks and organizational capacity.  1997-98.  A series of field Interviews and document research in Bayview Hunters Point in San Francisco, and West Oakland, San Antonio, and East Oakland neighborhoods in Oakland, CA. Prepared for the Community Institutions and Capacity Building Project, San Francisco, CA. Multiple funders. Project Director: Madeline Landau. 

Review of Research on Workforce Development (vol.1, 1994) and Initiatives by Other States (vol. 2, 1995).  Briefing books prepared for the California State Job Training and Coordinating Council.  PI: Ted Bradshaw, Institute for Urban and Regional Development, UC Berkeley, and Alicia Bugarin, State of California Research Bureau.

Editor. Future of the Bay Area Economy.  1991-92. Part 1: Regional Change and Economic Viability; Part 2: The Nature of Regional Interdependence (co-author); Part 3: Equity and Distributional Aspects of the Bay Area Economy. Graduate research seminar team papers under Visiting Professor Tapan Munroe. Published as Working Papers 553, 570, 575 by the Institute for Urban & Regional Development, UC Berkeley, CA. (Editor position by Pacific Gas & Electric Co and the Bay Area Forum). 

Economic Conditions and Forces of Change in San Joaquin County.1988. Lead Author & PI:  Cynthia Kroll. Working paper #88-179, Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics, Berkeley, CA. Funded by the Grupe Development Corporation and San Joaquin Business Council.

Editor. Case Studies of the Neighborhood Development Demonstration Project: prospects for neighborhood fundraising.1988. Community Information Exchange and U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, DC.

Peer Reviewed Papers and Conference Presentations  

Community in Theory and Practice: A Framework for Intellectual Renewal.  Journal of Planning Literature,11 1. August 1996.  Extensive bibliography with topical commentaries on contemporary and classic writings.

Comparative structures of community participation.  Presentation at the annual conference of the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Tempe, AZ. November 5, 1994.

Adversaries, advocates, and agenda setters: nonprofits in urban redevelopment.  1994Paper given at the national conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations, Berkeley, CA. October 22, 1994. (Final report to Aspen Institute, for nonprofit management dissertation research fellowship.)

Yerba Buena Center: a case study of citizen participation in urban redevelopment. Paper given at the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning annual conference, Philadelphia, PA. Oct. 30, 1993.

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