Presentations & Publications

Journal Articles

Equitable Distribution of Green Infrastructure: a capacity-based framework for implementation in disadvantaged communities

Authors: Mandarano, L. and Meenar, M. (2017)

Journal: Local Environment

E-Participation: Comparing Trends in Practice and the Classroom

Authors: Mandarano, L. and Meenar, M. (2015)

Journal: Planning Practice and Research

Civic Engagement Capacity Building: An assessment of the citizen planning academy model of public outreach and education

Author: Mandarano, L. (2015)

Journal: Journal of Planning Education and Research

Community-Based Organizations in City Environmental Policy Regimes: Lessons from Philadelphia

Authors: Stokes, R., Mandarano, L., & Dilworth, R. (2014)

Journal: Local Environment

Housing location in a Philadelphia metro watershed: Can profitable be green?

Authors: Sorrentino, J., Meenar, M., Wargo, D., & Lambert, A. (2014)

Journal: Landscape and Urban Planning

Changes in access to public transportation for cycle-transit users in response to service reductions

Authors: Flamm, B., Sutula, K., and Meenar, M. (2014)

Journal: Transport Policy

Application of a Monitoring Plan for Stormwater Control Measures in the Philadelphia Region

Authors: Welker, A., Mandarano, L., Greising, K., & Hankins, K. (2013)

Journal: Journal of Environmental Engineering

Determinants of Bicycle-On-Bus Boardings: A Case Study of the Greater Cleveland RTA

Authors: Flamm, B.(2013)

Journal: Journal of Public Transportation

Adaptive Management and Governance of Delaware River Water Resources

Authors: Mandarano, L., & Mason, R. (2013)

Journal: Water Policy

Food security via community gardens: understanding people, place, economy, and accessibility from food justice perspective

Authors: Meenar, M., & Hoover, B. (2012)

Journal: Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development

Constraints to Green Vehicle Ownership: A Focus Group Study

Authors: Flamm, B., & Agrawal, A. W. (2012)

Journal: Transportation Research Part D: Transportation and the Environment

Governance Capacity in Collaborative Watershed Partnerships: Evidence from the Philadelphia Region

Authors: Mandarano, L., & Paulsen, K. (2011)

Journal: Journal of Environmental Planning and Management

Building Social Capital in the Digital Age of Civic Engagement

Authors: Mandarano, L., Meenar, M., & Steins, C. (2011)

Journal: Journal of Planning Literature

Sustainable Land-use Planning: Revitalizing a Flood Prone Office Park

Author: Mandarano, L. (2010)

Journal: Journal of Environmental Planning and Management

The Impacts of Environmental Knowledge and Attitudes on Vehicle Ownership and Use

Author: Flamm, B. (2009)

Journal: Transportation Research Part D: Transportation and the Environment

Social Network Analysis of Social Capital in Collaborative Planning

Author: Mandarano, L. (2009)

Journal: Society and Natural Resources

Evaluating Collaborative Environmental Planning Outputs and Outcomes: Restoring and Protecting Habitat and the New York New Jersey Harbor Estuary Program

Author: Mandarano, L. (2008)

Journal: Journal of Planning Education and Research

Suitable Housing Placement: A GIS-Based Approach

Authors: Sorrentino, J., Meenar, M., & Bradley, F. (2008)

Journal: Environmental Management

Institutions for Interstate Water Resources Management

Authors: Mandarano, L., Featherstone, J., & Paulsen, K. (2008)

Journal: Journal of American Water Resources Association

Conservation Induced Wastewater Flow Reductions Improve Nitrogen Removal: Evidence from New York City

Authors: Paulsen, K., Featherstone, J., & Greene. S. (2007)

Journal: Journal of American Water Resources Association

Putting the Brakes on “Non-Essential” Travel: 1940s Wartime Mobility, Prosperity, and the U.S. Office of Defense Transportation

Author: Flamm, B. (2006)

Journal: Journal of Transport History

Using Geoinformation Technology to Develop a Vulnerability Assessment Model in Natural Disaster-Prone Areas

Author: Meenar, M. (2006)

Journal: Daffodil International University Journal of Science and Technology

The Garden Valley: Remembering Visions and Values in 1950s Cleveland with Allan Jacobs

Author: Flamm, B. (2005)

Journal: Berkeley Planning Journal

 

Book Chapters / Encyclopedia Entries

Gardening and quality of life

Author: Meenar, M. (2014)

Book: Encyclopedia of Quality of Life Research

Feeding the Hungry: Food Insecurity in Lower Income Communities

Author: Meenar, M. (2012)

Book: Local Food Geographies: Concepts, Spatial Context, and the Local Practices

Green City Clean Waters: Sustainable Stormwater Management in Philadelphia

Author: Mandarano, L. (2011)

Book: Sustainability in America's Cities: Creating the Green Metropolis

Dealing with 3D Surface Models: Raster and TIN

Authors: Meenar, M., & Sorrentino, J., (2009)

Book: Handbook of Research on Geoinformatics

Coupling GPS and GIS

Authors: Meenar, M., Sorrentino, J., & Yesmin, Y. (2009)

Book: Handbook of Research on Geoinformatics

GIS-Based Simulation and Visualization of Urban Landuse Change

Author: Meenar, M. (2008)

Book: Artificial Crime Analysis Systems: Using Computer Simulations and Geogrphic Information

Poverty in the United States

Authors: Sorrentino, J. & Meenar, M. (2006)

Book: The Encyclopedia of World Poverty

 

Selected Conference Proceedings

Addressing Flooding Issues in an Environmental Justice Community: A Complicated and Multi-Layered Case Study

Authors: Meenar, M., Featherstone, J., & Magaziner, J. (2015)

Conference: 51st ISOCARP Congress 2015

What Makes Implementation Happen? Can We Fool Mother Nature and Atone for Our Past Sins? Lessons Learned from an Urban Revitalization Plan for a Flood Prone Office Park

Authors: Meenar, M., Featherstone, J., & Magaziner, J. (2014)

Conference: 50th ISOCARP Congress, Gydnia, Poland

Changes in Access to Public Transportation for Cycle-Transit Users in Response to Service Reductions

Authors: Flamm, B., Sutula, K., & Meenar, M. (2013)

Conference: Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting 2013 Paper #13-4132, Washington D.C.

Effective community engagement tools in watershed plans: Examples from the USA

Authors: Meenar, M., Featherstone, J., Mandarano, L., & Olszak, B. (2013)

Conference: 49th ISOCARP Congress, Brisbane, Australia

Urban Agriculture in Post-Industrial Landscape: A Case for Community Generated Urban Design

Authors: Meenar, M., Featherstone, J., Cahn, A. L., & McCabe, J, (2012)

Conference: 48th ISOCARP Congress, Perm, Russia

Creating a Sustainable City: Philadelphia’s Green City Clean Waters Program

Authors: Featherstone, J., Cammarata, M., Barletta, M., & Devine, W. (2011)

Conference: 47th ISOCARP Congress, China

An Integrated Monitoring Plan for BioInfiltration BMPs, Association of Civil Engineers

Authors: Hankins, K., Welker, A. L., & Mandarano, L. (2008)

Conference: GeoCongress 2008, New Orleans, LA.

 

Reports

Priority Project Report 2015 Upstream Suburban Philadelphia Cluster

Author: Mullen, T. (2015)

Organizations: Center for Sustainable Communities, the William Penn Foundation, and Delaware River Watershed Initiative

Flooding and Stormwater Management Plan for Ambler Area Watersheds

Author: Meenar, M. (2014)

Organization: Temple University’s Center for Sustainable Communities

Wissahickon Creek Watershed Act 167 Plan

Authors: Featherstone, J., Fromuth, R., Meenar, M., Soro, M., & Nalbandian, R. (2014)

Organizations: Prepared by the CSC in collaboration with NTM Engineering, Inc. (DeBarry & Kavulich)

Upstream Philadelphia Suburban Cluster Implementation Plan: Protecting and Restoring Places of Ecological Significance

Authors: Mandarano, L. & Featherstone, J. (2013)

Organizations: Prepared by the CSC for the Upstream Suburban Philadelphia Cluster Steering Committee

Pennypack Creek Watershed Act 167 Plan

Authors: Featherstone, J., Fromuth, R., Meenar, M., Soro, M., & Nalbandian, R. (2011)

Organization: Prepared by the CSC

Multi-Municipal Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory and Action Plan Project—Executive Summary

Author: Flamm, B. (2011)

Organizations: Prepared by the CSC for Nether Providence Township, Rose Valley Borough, Rutledge Borough, and Swarthmore Borough

Fort Washington Area Flooding and Transportation Improvement Study

Author: Mandarano, L. (2008)

Organization: Center for Sustainable Communities

Pennypack Creek Watershed Study

Authors: Meenar, M., Nalbandian, R., Featherstone, J., Boufadel, M., Nyquist, J., & Toran, L. (2006)

Organization: Prepared by the CSC

 

Selected CSC Presentations

An Integrated Strategy to Improve Green Infrastructure Approaches in Philadelphia

Authors/Presenters: Featherstone, J., Toran, L., Sen, S., Shin, H., Weir, M., & Mandarano, L.

Date/Location: June 24, 2015

ISOCARP Gaza & West Bank UPAT Report

Author/Presenter: Featherstone, J.

Date/Location: June 14, 2015

Placemaking via Community Design: Planning for Green Stormwater Infrastructure

Author/Presenter: Meenar, M.

Date/Location: 5th Annual Conference of Urban Studies & Planning, Athens Institute for Education and Research—June 8, 2015

Sustainable Development Strategies Whitpain Township

Author/Presenter: Featherstone, J.

Date/Location: February 25, 2015

Flooding and Stormwater Management Plan for Ambler Area Watersheds – Public Meeting

Authors/Presenters: Featherstone, J. & Fromuth, R., Meenar, M. & Soro, M.

Date/Location: Presented by CSC—November 12, 2014

Ambler Area Flood Mitigation and Stormwater Management Summary of Results

Authors/Presenters: Featherstone, J. & Fromuth, R.

Date/Location: October, 22, 2014

An Integrated Strategy to Improve Green Infrastructure Approaches in Philadelphia

Author/Presenter: Featherstone, J.

Date/Location: October 8, 2014

What makes implementation happen? Can we fool Mother Nature and atone for our past sins? Lessons learned from an urban revitalization plan for a flood prone office park

Authors/Presenters: Featherstone, J. Meenar, M., & Magaziner, J.

Date/Location: September 2014

What makes implementation happen? ISOCARP Planning Education Forum

Author/Presenter: Featherstone, J.

Date/Location: September 2014 (ISOCARP)

Wissahickon Creek Watershed Act 167 Plan Overview

Authors/Presenters: NTM Engineering, Inc. and Featherstone, J. & Fromuth, R., Meenar, M. & Soro, M. (CSC)

Date/Location: Presented by CSC—April 23, 2014

Upstream Philadelphia Suburban Cluster Implementation Plan

Authors/Presenters: Featherstone, J. & Starr, P.

Date/Location: 2014

Frontiers of Planning: Congress Conclusions and Statement

Authors/Presenters: Featherstone, J. and Congress Team

Date/Location: ISOCARP Congress 2013 (Brisbane, Australia)

Effective Community Engagement Tools in Watershed Plans: Examples from the USA

Authors/Presenters: Meenar, M., Featherstone, J., Mandarano, L., & Olszak, B.

Date/Location: ISOCARP Congress 2013

The Philadelphia Water Department's Systematic Watershed-wide Approach to Stormwater Management

Authors/Presenters: Featherstone, J.,  Debarry, P., Dahme, J. & Fromuth, R.

Date/Location: October 2013 (Villanova Urban SW Partnership—PA SWM Symposium)

Wissahickon Creek Watershed Act 167 Plan Public Hearing

Authors/Presenters: DeBarry, P. (NTM Engineering, Inc.) and Featherstone, J. & Fromuth, R. (CSC)

Date/Location: Presented by CSC—June 16, 2013

Urban Agriculture in Post-Industrial Landscape: A Case for Community-Generated Urban Design

Authors/Presenters: Featherstone, J., Meenar, M., Cahn, A. L.,  & McCabe, J.

Date/Location: 2012 (ISOCARP)

Urban Stormwater Management in Pennsylvania: Past and Emerging Trends

Author/Presenter: Featherstone, J.

Date/Location: October 2012

Mapping in Pennypack and Sandy Run Watersheds Using New Modeling

Author/Presenter: Featherstone, J.

Date/Location: October 12, 2012

Center for Sustainable Communities

Author/Presenter: Featherstone, J.

Date/Location: May 4, 2012

Creating a Sustainable City: Philadelphia’s Green City Clean Waters Program

Authors/Presenters: Featherstone, J., Cammarata, M., Barletta, M., & Devine, W.

Date/Location: 2011 (ISOCARP)

Marcellus Shale Water Management Issues

Author/Presenter: Featherstone, J.

Date/Location: November 2011

Overview of Water Resources Research at Temple University

Author/Presenter: Featherstone, J.

Date/Location: September 23, 2011

Temple University Research Exchange

Author/Presenter: Featherstone, J.

Date/Location: September 23, 2011

Pennypack Creek Watershed Act 167 Study Public Hearing

Authors/Presenters: Featherstone, J., Nalbandian, R., Fromuth, R., & Meenar, M.

Date/Location: June 14, 2011

Adaptation to Climate Change Upper Dublin Township

Author/Presenter: Featherstone, J.

Date/Location: March 24, 2011

Evaluation of Low Impact Development on a Watershed Basis: Two Case Studies in the Philadelphia Region

Authors/Presenters: Featherstone, J., Fromuth, R., &  Nalbandian, R.

Date/Location: 2011

Urban Stormwater Management in the Philadelphia Region: Past & Present Trend

Author/Presenter: Featherstone, J.

Date/Location: August 2010

Swarthmore Area Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Action Plan

Authors/Presenters: Featherstone, J. & Flamm, B.

Date/Location: March 2010

Smart Growth, Sprawl & Carbon Emissions

Author/Presenter: Featherstone, J.

Date/Location: October 20, 2009

Fort Washington Area Flooding and Transportation Improvement Study: Draft Final Report

Author/Presenter: Featherstone, J.

Date/Location: September 2008

Monitoring Stormwater Management Practices at Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust (PERT)

Author/Presenter: Featherstone, J., Toran, L., & Jedrzejczk, C.

Date/Location: August 14, 2008