James A. LaGro, Jr.
Capital Region Sustainable Communities
With a $2 million Department of Housing and Urban Development grant, the Capital Region Sustainable Communities consortium is:
"Alternative Urbanization Scenarios for an Agricultural Watershed Design Criteria, Social Constraints, and Effects on Groundwater and Surface Water Systems."
A multi-disciplinary team of campus faculty and state and federal government scientists completed this research and hydrologic modeling project. The project was funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
model ordinance for traditional neighborhood development (TND)"
This project involved collaboration with planning professor Brian Ohm and graduate student Chuck Strawser. Flexible design guidelines were developed for this project. The model ordinance was adopted by the Wisconsin State Legislature in the summer of 2001. This project was funded by the Legislature.