Institute for Public Administration

 

The Institute for Public Administration(IPA) is a research and public services center in the University of Delaware School of Public Policy & Administration.

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  • Barnes, Philip J.; Swan, Brett (Institute for Public Administration, 2018-10)
    How CAVS can enhance independent mobility options for the elderly and people with disabilities.
  • Barnes, Philip J.; Swan, Brett (Institute for Public Administration, 2018-10)
    How Connected and Automated Vehicles will alter the state and municipal fiscal landscape.
  • Barnes, Philip; Swan, Brett (Institute for Public Administration, 2018-07)
    Connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) will require Delaware municipalities to rethink urban planning. As CAVs become common, action is needed on parking, land use and design practices, and suburban sprawl.
  • Kauffman, Gerald J.; Young, Jillian; Martin, Jordan; Homsey, Andrew R. (Water Resources Center, 2018-05-23)
    The water, natural resources, and ecosystems in the Maryland Coastal Bays watershed contribute an economic value of $1 to $3 billion annually to the regional Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia economy. This report examines ...
  • Raab, Linda P.; Minni, Nicole M. (Institute for Public Administration, 2016-08-24)
    On March 23, 2016, the Zoning Committee reviewed the change proposed in this Plan Amendment and recommended that the Town Council approve transmission of the amendment for review under the Preliminary Land Use Service ...
  • Raab, Linda P.; Minni, Nicole M. (Institute for Public Administration, 2014-09-04)
    Following adoption of the 2010 comprehensive plan, the Town of Townsend, to comply with Title 22, Section 702(c) of the Delaware Code, has been preparing to amend its official zoning map to rezone all lands within the ...
  • Raab, Linda P.; DeCoursey, William J.; Minni, Nicole M. (Institute for Public Administration, 2014-01-06)
    Title 22, Section 702(e) of the Delaware Code requires that at least every 5 years a municipality shall review its adopted comprehensive plan to determine if its provisions are still relevant given changing conditions in ...
  • Raab, Linda P.; Minni, Nicole M.; Wollaston, Martin W. (Institute for Public Administration, 2017-02-14)
    On March 13, 2010 by Ordinance 266, The Town of Ocean View adopted a complete update of its comprehensive plan. This plan was certified by the governor on October 21, 2010. Following adoption of the 2010 complete plan ...
  • Sherretz, Kelly L. (Institute for Public Administration, 2016-10)
    The following is a summary of takeaways from the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) 2016 Conference held on October 26th and explores national and local insights, an implementation strategy for Delaware, the importance of ...
  • DeCoursey, William J.; Scott, Marcia S.; Pragg, Sarah; Dworsky, Bernard; Kirschling, Neil W.; Heath, Geoffrey A.; Inman Perry, Rebekah (Institute for Public Administration, 2014-05-29)
    The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) Transportation Management Center (TMC) is well regarded for its state-of-the-art Integrated Transportation Management System (ITMS), which emphasizes integration and ...
  • DeCoursey, William J.; Scott, Marcia S.; Pragg, Sarah; Kirschling, Neil W.; Heath, Geoffrey A.; Inman Perry, Rebekah (Institute for Public Administration, 2014-06)
    The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) Transportation Management Center (TMC) is well regarded for its state-of-the-art Integrated Transportation Management System (ITMS), which emphasizes integration and ...
  • O'Donnell, Edward J.; DeCoursey, William J. (Institute for Public Administration, 2011-07)
    The nation, with Delaware being no exception, faces a number of pressing issues. Healthcare costs are spiraling out of control. Energy costs, particularly fossil fuels, have proven highly volatile and are inexorably trending ...
  • Jacobson, Eric D.; O'Hanlon, Julia; Scott, Jacquelyn (Institute for Public Administration, 2009-07)
    American society has traditionally desired “quick fixes” such as prescription drugs to treat physical and mental health conditions, which may contribute to the one-third of older adults over the age of 65 who lead sedentary ...
  • Jacobson, Eric D.; O'Hanlon, Julia; Scott, Jacquelyn (Institute for Public Administration, 2009-07)
    The United States’ older adult population is growing at a rapid rate due to the aging of the baby boomers and medical advancements that are increasing the population’s overall longevity. According to the Institute of ...
  • Homsey, Andrew R.; Ames, David; Jiang, Xuan; Gayley, Rebekah (Institute for Public Administration, Coastal Community Enhancement Initiative, and the Center for Historic Architecture and Design, 2007-11)
    This research assesses the feasibility of heritage tourism as part of an economic development strategy for Sussex County, Delaware. The research presented within indicates that a program of heritage tourism has a great ...
  • Bierma, Alissa; Hopkins, Erik (Institute for Public Administration, 2007-05)
    Today’s bookshelves are full of growth management policy guides and program suggestions with technical details, program specifics, and economic analysis. All of these program guides can play an important part of creating ...
  • Kelly, Christopher; Sherretz, Kelly L.; Wilson, Bill (Institute for Public Administration, 2016-08)
    Over the past two decades, the relationship between the quality of school libraries and student performance has been the focus of dozens of state-level studies. Simply stated, these studies confirm that access to high-quality ...
  • City of Milford; DeCoursey, William J.; Barnes, Philip J.; Raab, Linda P.; Pierce, Rob; Eisenhart, Scott; Oza, Jeel; Minni, Nicole (2018-05)
    This plan was prepared by the City of Milford Planning and Zoning Commission with assistance from the Institute for Public Administration (IPA), a unit within the School of Public Policy & Administration at the University ...
  • Barnes, Philip J. (2018-05)
    Today’s vehicles are packed with technologies that control, monitor, and record a variety of information. Data points include speed, acceleration, braking, geolocation, tire pressure, engine diagnostics, and the radio ...
  • Wollaston, Martin; Raab, Linda; DeCoursey, William; Patterson, Theodore; Rudd, Brandon; Connelly, Eric (2012-11)
    This document is an update to the 2005 Town of Middletown Comprehensive Plan and serves as a guide for Middletown’s land use decisions and annexation policy. It also serves as a consolidated reference containing demographic, ...

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