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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  • Scott, Marcia; Kelly, Christopher; Collins, Eileen; Lewis, Jerome; Faghri, Ardeshir; Li, Mingxin (Transportation Research Board, 2017-01-08)
    Outpacing air and rail transportation, the curbside intercity bus industry now represents the fastest growing mode of intercity travel in the United States. The paper highlights the industry’s unresolved transportation ...
  • Wilmington Eudcation Improvement Commission (2016-05)
    This book is the first volume in the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission’s series, Solutions for Delaware Schools. It will be followed by reports that focus on key areas of the Commission’s mandate: meeting the ...
  • Wilmington Eudcation Advisory Commission (2015-04)
    We have now published another report on Wilmington education. It’s good. The historical framing, the acknowledgment of race, class, and geography as compounding forces, the impact on children, the costs of continued ...
  • Scoglietti, Alexa; Eisenhart, Scott; Singh, Saran; Tierney, Gemma; Wollaston, Martin; Scott, Marcia (2016-02)
    The Institute for Public Administration (IPA) at the School of Public Policy & Administration at the University of Delaware is pleased to provide an updated 2016 Funding and Technical Assistance Handbook for Delaware Local ...
  • Jacobson, Eric; Homsey, Andrew; Pragg, Sarah; Floros, Emily; Stump, Jessica; Clark, Amy; Miller, Patti (2015-07)
    While the United States boasts one of the most abundant food supplies in the world, disparities in access, affordability, and quality of healthy foods have continued to plague communities across the country. Millions of ...
  • Jacobson, Eric; O'Hanlon, Julia; Clark, Amy (2011-10)
    While the United States boasts one of the most abundant food supplies in the world, disparities in access, affordability, and quality have continued to plague communities and neighborhoods throughout the country. With ...
  • Jacobson, Eric; DeCoursey, William J.; Rosenberg, Natalie (2011-02)
    The purpose of this quick guide is to introduce health-impact assessment—an exciting and relatively new analytic approach to planning healthier communities. “How are existing or planned land use, community design, and ...
  • Wollaston, Martin; Horgan, Evan; Scoglietti, Alexa; Seymour, Nicole; Tierney, Gemma (2016-02)
    In December 2011, the Institute for Public Administration completed a project that examined pedestrian-lighting policies in unincorporated areas in Delaware. The purpose of the 2011 study was to better understand who shared ...
  • O'Hanlon, Julia; Scott, Marcia; West, Lexi (2016-01)
    The Walkability Assessment Tool is designed to guide municipalities in evaluating the walkability of specific areas within their towns and cities and considering strategies and policies to improve local pedestrian networks. ...
  • Grabelsky, Brandon; Scott, Marcia (2016-01)
    Delaware is extremely susceptible to the dangers of flooding. It is one of only three states whose entire population lives in coastline counties, according to a census report. Flooding may be caused by hurricanes, tropical ...
  • DeCoursey, William J.; Jones, Kristen; Scott, Marcia (2016-01)
    The Low-Stress Bikeability Assessment Tool is designed to guide local governments 1) in evaluating the extent to which average bicycle riders can easily access low-stress areas, and 2) in developing strategies to leverage ...
  • Scott, Marcia; Pragg, Sarah; Telleri, Frank (2015-12)
    In January 2014, the Institute for Publication (IPA) at the University of Delaware launched the online Delaware Complete Communities Planning Toolbox (completecommunitiesde.org). The website was designed to be visually ...
  • The Enrollment Preferences Task Force (2015-12)
    The Enrollment Preferences Task Force was created through House Bill 90. It was charged with the role of considering the current landscape of all school enrollment preferences and practices including charter, magnet, and ...
  • Wollaston, Martin; Condliffe, Simon (Institute for Public Administration, 2014-09)
    The methodology explained in this report will assist local efforts to better understand the fiscal impacts resulting from proposed development activities. Chapter 1 describes the purpose and appropriate use of the “Fiscal ...
  • Scott, Marcia; Watkins, Matthew (Institute for Public Administration, 2014-12)
    The Institute for Public Administration (IPA) at the University of Delaware developed this guide to help Delaware local governments better understand Transportation Improvement Districts and Delaware Department of ...
  • Barnes, Philip (New Vision for Public Affairs, 2014-05)
    Despite the urgent response that climate change demands, debate over climate change policy goes round and round without showing signs that it can rest long enough for action to be taken. Meanwhile, the situation with the ...
  • DeCoursey, William; Berl, Tyler; Rothwell, Jeremy (2014-05-23)
    This document is intended to provide background on the concept and case study examples to help communities decide for themselves if Form-Based Codes are a good tool to help achieve the goals of a local comprehensive plan ...
  • DeCoursey, William (2014-05-23)
    This document is intended to provide background on the concept and case study examples to help communities decide for themselves if Form-Based Codes are a good tool to help achieve the goals of a local comprehensive plan ...
  • DeCoursey, William (2014-05-23)
    Visual guide to form-based codes.
  • Wollaston, Martin; Thorp, Steven; Pomilio, Miriam (2014-05-23)
    In the interest of developing a statewide addressing dataset, the Delaware Geographic Data Committee (DGDC) through the Office of State Planning Coordination (OSPC) contracted with the University of Delaware’s Institute ...

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