Past Projects

Spring 2023

Groundwater – MiauEntertainment and pollution – Munoz
FDI in Africa – O’GuinnFire risks – Mendoza
California demographic changes – GulzhanHealthcare access – Zhuong
LA housing prices – ZuoMicromobility – Owens and Sullivan
Open space and Wi-Fi comparison – RiosRacism and superfund sites – Siguenza
Risk to historic sites – TurnerUrban heat in Milan – Zhao
Walkability – Verrado

Fall 2022

Metro Bike Expansion – WibowoHazardous Sites and Rentals – Eng
Head Start – SidorovaHistoric overlay zones – Burks
LA County Walkability – NakaoLAUSD – Oralbayv and Baltabayeva
EV Charging Stations – AgarwalRising rents in Inglewood- Robertson
Socioeconomic Accessibility via Public Transportation in LA – EmeryWater Quality – Bhosale

Spring 2020

Alcohol Policy – WangBanking Desert – Chen
Chinese Migration – H Wang & Z MinCrime Analysis – Mukashev-Tauipbayev
Disability Factors – YaoFast Food – Ussenov-Baktygali
Housing & Agricultural Land – PinedaLiquifaction Hazard Zones in California – Kamash-Zhumadilov
Metro Equity – Hwang-KimMetro Line Prioritization – Coari
Pasadena Livability-Runxiao Jiang-Ying MaoSelecting a University in California – Qin

Fall 2019

Brownfields – TanCommuter Dependency on Transit – HwangGizem-Ezgi-Cinar-Final-Project-Report-v02
Graduation Rates – GreenbergHousing Affordability – JeffreyImpact of AirBnB on Rental Housing – Chen
LA Multifamily Housing – MendozaNew School Location in San Gabriel Area – YaoOpportunity Zones – Neeley
Opportunity Zones in LA County – ZhangPanda Express Site Selection LA – WangRecycling Center Site Selection – Qi
Redlining in Los Angeles – HansenRisk of Displacement – UreniaStormwater Infiltration Projects – Vidal

Spring 2019

Brownfields – TanCommuter Dependency on Transit – HwangGizem-Ezgi-Cinar-Final-Project-Report-v02
Graduation Rates – GreenbergHousing Affordability – JeffreyImpact of AirBnB on Rental Housing – Chen
LA Multifamily Housing – MendozaNew School Location in San Gabriel Area – YaoOpportunity Zones – Neeley
Opportunity Zones in LA County – ZhangPanda Express Site Selection LA – WangRecycling Center Site Selection – Qi
Redlining in Los Angeles – HansenRisk of Displacement – UreniaStormwater Infiltration Projects – Vidal

Fall 2018

Charter and Magnet School Access – ArisyantoCongestion Relief Impacts of Public Transport – AlfawzanCrime Factors – Liang
Education and the Economy – Huang ChenExpo Line Impact on Auto Ownership – Dongyang LinGentrification – Xinyue Zhou and Xue Bai
Heat Vulnerabilities – Victoria KimHomeless Housing – Choi and DyussetayevHousing Affordability – Smith
Housing Values in LA and OC – WangIncomes in Historic LA Core – VisoLa Crescenta Economy – Dowse
LA Housing Prices – You ChenLA Libraries – Daeeun KimLAPD Language Study – Kil
Lead Abatement in LA – ResslerLibraries in Santa Monica – Qiaoyan XuLivability in Westchester- Huang
Lung cancer Assessment – Sun and SongMarijuana Dispensary Impact – ChyMurder in LA – Jingyi Lu
Nav App for Ped Safety – Zhaolun LiPurple Line Ext Demographics – Lin (Bob) ShiReal Estate Investment – Yang and Luo
Recreation Access -SturdevantRedevelopment in Little Tokyo – ZhangSeongmoon Cho-Final
Site Selection – Xinyue ChenStory Map on Asthma – SanTelecommuting – Dabade
Terrorism in Europe – HerreraTransit in LA vs NY – Xuanye ZuoTransit Locations and Housing Values – Xiaohan Lu
Villalpando Fall 2018 GIS ProjectWang Heng PPD631 Wildfire Project Updated FinalWildfire Impact on Air Quality – Yicheng Jiang

Spring 2018

Air Pollution – RothLA Home Ownership – HuPharmacy Locations – Hao
Puerto Rico Disaster Response – AvilaVets Job Fair – FalkowWater Crisis – Gu

Spring 2017

Cohn – Outreach Program LocationsGuo – Officer Involved ShootingsI Lee – Daycare Center Shortage
J Lee – DMV LocationsKe – Hospital Needs for the ElderlyKim – Home Ownership in Orange County
Kloepper – Health and Economic IndicatorsLI – At-Risk YouthLiao – Ethnic Diversity in Schools
Sizemore-Smale – Ellis Act EvictionsVon Klan – Neighborhood VulnerabilityYan – Cigarette Tax

Spring 2016

Potential Impact of the USACE Los Angeles River
Revitalization Plan – Alvarado
Proposition D – Medical Marijuana
Regulation and Taxation
Implementation in Los Angeles – Carcel
Groundwater Pollution from Oil/Gas Wells and Pesticide Use in Kern County – Chan
Housing Affordability in Los Angeles – ChungLAUSD Science Scores and Vegetation – De LariosAnalysis for Improvement of the Public library’s Program – Kim
Demographic Analysis of the
City of Pico Rivera – Lan
Where should the City of Los Angeles Set Up
a Business Supporting Center for Home-Based Workers? – Lee
Analysis on the Selection of the Site
for Social Service in the LA City – Lee
A Point-Based Methodology for Integrity Analysis of Historic Districts – LockeLIHTC-funded Projects in Los Angeles:
Are They Concentrated in High-Poverty Census Tracts? – McNaughton
Measuring the Effectiveness of
Needle Exchange Programs in
Los Angeles County – Mulqueen
Income Levels Near Los Angeles Metro Rail Stations:
An Analysis Using ArcMap Tools – Nguyen
Los Angeles County High School Achievement – OrtizSite Suggestions for New Police Stations – Park
Land Use Zoning and Crime
Relationship: Unincorporated
Area within Los Angeles
County – Zavala
Los Angeles County’s Foreign Born of Residents and Violent Crime and Income Levels – SimsComparing Fire Station Locations in City of Fresno and City of Los Angeles – Sun
Preliminary Analysis
On Long Beach Economic Development Plan – Wang
GIS Project _San Pedro Bay Area Quality Analysis – Yao

Fall 2015

Implications for Solar Energy Expansion – NguyenComparing Old and New Response Time Standards for the Encinitas Fire Department – StratakisAn Analysis of Factors that Influence Suicide – Zhao
Current and Proposed Vanpool Routes for UCLA Employees – PelayoAnalyzing Access to Emergency Services Within Vulnerable Communities – CorralSyrian Refugee Placement – Berrios
The Demographics of LDS Meetinghouses in Los Angeles County – HawesPPD 631 Final Project – TruongLimited Access to Driver’s License Offices and Voter ID in Alabama:
A GIS Analysis – Hubbard
Bicycle Infrastructure in L.A.: Where is it? Who uses it? And where is it needed? – BezansonThe Socioeconomic Placement of Hospitals within Major Metropolitan Areas in Texas – ZubiateStarbucks Site Selection Analysis Based on
GIS Method – Dai
Analyzing the Association of Low-Income States and Obesity – OrtegaAn Energy Efficiency Analysis – ParkCalifornia Emergency Conservation Regulation Evaluation with GIS – Hai
Analysis on Site Selection of Farmers’ Market in City of Los Angeles – HuDoes the New Chinese Neighborhood Provide Efficient Public Facilities to Meet the
Residents’ Requirement? – Shu
Impact of Chinese Immigrants in San Gabriel City – Ge
Relationship Between Schools Distribution and Demographics in
LAUSD – Zhang

Spring 2015

Gentrification in Philadelphia – AngstTraffic Collisions in the City of Long Beach – ChenThe Politics of Transportation Funding: A Spatial Analysis of L.A. County’s Measure R – Junken
Status of Population With Disability in Los Angeles County – LalaniAvailability of Senior Services in the City of Chicago – MaAn Analysis of the Self-Reported Health Impacts of the Allenco Oil Well On Our Residents in the University Park Neighborhood – Hawkins
Mapping the Future of the Peak Program in Southern California – MyhreImpact of Public Transportation on Community Characteristics – NahHave Public Libraries Been Established in The
“Right” Place? – Qin
Uber Drunk & Needing A Lyft
An Evaluation of the Effect of Rideshare Services on Alcohol
Related Traffic Incidents – Shenkman
GIS Analysis of Crenshaw/LAX Line – Zhao

Fall 2014

BART’s Impact on Regional Economic Development – BenLos Angeles Metro Rail – Gold Line 2015 – ChenHeeding the Call: California’s Response to Drought – Coffey
Countywide Bike Share System for Commuters in Los Angeles GIS Study on Proposed Stations – CogreveRace and History in Baltimore’s Vacants to Value Program – DevereuxIs Northeast Los Angeles a good place to develop multi-unit? – Li
Cigarette & Electronic Cigarette – An Overview
Status and Trend – Liang
Who and Where?: Single Mothers in Los Angeles County Using Census Tract
Census Data – Sun
Where to live in LA? – Wang
Demographic study of EXPO line phase 1 and prediction
of phase 2 – Xie
Allocation Strategy for Tesla’s Charging Stations in
Beijing CBD – Zhang

Spring 2013

Commuting by Public Transportation Trends in Los Angeles County, 2000 – 2010 – AmissahA Descriptive Analysis of Farmers’ Market Neighborhoods and Who They Serve – BilowRidership and Residential Density within the Gold Line Stations – Chan
Correlation of Parks with Obesity Rates in Los Angeles – ChoWhen, Not If, The ‘Big One’ Rocks The City Of Angels:
An Analysis of the Potential Effects of a Catastrophic Earthquake in the City Of Los Angeles – Cotton
Using GIS to Visualize Health Disparities: HIV Rates and Abstinence-Only Sexuality Education – Elliott
Using GIS to Understand the USC University Park Campus Historic District – HencierGIS-Based Analysis of the Commuting Behavior and the
Relationship between Commuting and Urban Form – Hu
JLLA & Its Services:
Are They Where They Need to Be? – Hunter
GIS Analysis: Demographic Baseline Study
for Los Angeles County Metropolitan
Transportation Authority (Metro) – Markovitz
Gold Line Eastside Extension Phase 2:
Identifying Disadvantaged Populations Around Light Rail Alignment Alternatives – Montana
The Increase of Burglary in the City of Santa Clarita 2011-2012 – Papazian
Obesity, Car Accidents, Parks, and Transportation:
A Web of Health Impacts – Preciado
Where to Build in East LA?
Affordable Housing Opportunities along the Gold Line Phase Two Extension – Sanchez-Lopez
Los Angeles County Transit Access – Stephenson
Hollywood Boulevard Liquor Licenses – Wall

Fall 2012

Mapping the Western Snowy Plover – BarreroWhy is Koreatown a Nice Place to Live? – BermanCreating a Pavement Management System Using GIS – Castruita
Higher Income Households Enjoy Close Proximity to Green Open Spaces: A Case
Study of City of Los Angeles – Chan
Movie Theaters & Redbox Kiosks v. Income in LA County – ChenLittle Tokyo Business Type and Location – Enzminger
Socioeconomic Change Along the Red Line Shifting Demographic Patterns From 1990 Through 2010 – JorgensenFinal Project-PPD 631 – LeePPD 631 GIS Project – Li
Santa Monica Bike-Share Station Locations
Research and Recommendations – Mao
Heritage Square – Origins and Significance – PenaGIS as Tools to Analyze the Orange Line BRT Stations in Relation with Surrounding
Neighborhood and Bus Feeder System – Shabrina
Using GIS to Identify the Potential of
Transit-Oriented Development (TOD)
in City of Santa Monica – Tan
USC Civic Engagement: Educational Attainment in the Community – UngThe Relationship Between New Housing
Developments and Crime Locations
Los Angeles County – Vo
GIS-Based Potential Site Suitability Analysis – Locating Future Store for Whole Foods Market in City of Santa Monica – Wang (Yue)Is It Safer Than Before?
An analysis of Neighborhood Around UPC, Based on Demographical Data and Student Housing
Rents – Wang (Zhan)
Children in Risk: Potential Highway-Related Health Risks and Its Socioeconomic and Ethnic Disparities in
Los Angeles County – Xu (Cheryl)
Examining the Accessibility of Active Los Angeles Civic Art Projects from a GIS Perspective – Xu (Mandy)Market-Rate Housing Development in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles and
Its Ramifications on Local Demographics – Zhang
Site selection for Starbucks by using GIS – Zhou
Research on Retail Properties and Investment Opportunities – Zhu