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John L. Renne

John L. Renne, Ph.D., AICP is the Director of the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions (CUES) and Associate Professor in the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida.  He is also an Honorary Research Associate in the School of Geography and the Environment at Oxford University and Dr. Renne is the founder of The TOD Group, a private development firm that specializes in Transit Oriented Development.  His research focuses on transportation planning and policy for resilient, livable and sustainable communities. Dr. Renne is an author and editor of Transit-Oriented Development: Making It Happen (2009) and Transport Beyond Oil:  Policy Choices for a Multimodal Future (Island Press, 2013).  He is the chair of the Transportation and Land Development Committee of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies. 

Transport Beyond Oil

Transport Beyond Oil

Policy Choices for a Multimodal Future

Seventy percent of the oil America uses each year goes to transportation. That means that the national oil addiction and all its consequences, from climate change to disastrous spills to dependence on foreign markets, can be greatly reduced by...