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CUPPA's Center for Urban Economic Development reports UIC's benefit to Illinois at $4 billion per year.
UIC offers new bachelor's degree in public policy: Beginning in fall 2015, students may enroll in the public policy B.A. program in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs.
The Chicago Tribune reported on a stretch of I-90 from Roosevelt Road to I-94 being the most congested roadway in the nation, and quotes Steve Schlickman, executive director of the Urban Transportation Center.
The Washington Post quotes John Betancur, professor of urban planning and policy, on a poll showing that African Americans in Washington do not feel that urban redevelopment benefits them.
Prof. Rachel Weber, Urban Planning and Policy, published her newest book: "From Boom to Bubble: How Finance Built the New Chicago."