The School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP), located within the Faculty of Applied Science, offers a professional and accredited Master’s program as well as a Ph.D. research program. SCARP was one of the ﬁrst dedicated planning schools in Canada. With more than ﬁve decades of experience in graduate planning education and research, it pioneered the integrated approach to planning for development. Its mission is to advance the transition to sustainability through excellence in integrated policy and planning research, professional education, and community service.
As one of the largest graduate planning programs in Canada, SCARP has the equivalent of 16 full-time faculty, over 120 Masters and PhD students enrolled, and a teaching program characterized by diversity and integration.
Dr. Lawrence Frank, Professor in the School of Community and Regional Planning, was appointed the J. Armand Bombardier Chair in Sustainable Transportation from 2003 to 2012. Over that nine year period, Dr. Frank’s research, which broadly addressed the relationships between transit investments and land use with environmental and health outcomes, was widely cited and quoted […]