Working collaboratively with clients throughout Texas and beyond, the Institute has been the state's go-to university program for smart solutions to tough urban challenges like economic development, transportation, and land-use planning. Learn more about our services >
Graduate students at the Institute have the opportunity to gain hands-on field experience in planning, project management, data gathering and analysis, small group facilitation, and report preparation and presentation. Learn about our student opportunities >
October 2014: Congratulations to our Palestine Comprehensive Plan student team for winning honorable mention at the TX APA in Frisco.
November 2014: The Institute and the Tarrant County Public Health Department collaborated through a series of presentations to find places of commonality and interest.
Texas APA in Frisco: The Institute staff was privilaged to conduct a panel presentation concerning current trends in parks, recreation and open space at TX APA conference. For more information about our research please contact us at 817-727-1729.
A study by UT Arlington looks at alternative transportation's ability to create better, more habitable communities. Read more
Established by the Texas legislature in 1967, the Institute has strengthened local economies and enhanced community planning for Texas cities, governments, and public agencies by providing customized planning and management services, while giving students relevant real-world experience.