Publications

Journal Articles

Stevens, M.R., & Senbel, M. (Forthcoming). Are Municipal Land Use Plans Keeping Pace With Global Climate Change? Land Use Policy. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2017.07.026

Stevens, M.R. (2017). Response to commentaries on “Does Compact Development Make People Drive Less?” Journal of the American Planning Association. 83(2), 151-158. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01944363.2017.1287588

Stevens, M.R. (2017). Does Compact Development Make People Drive Less? Journal of the American Planning Association. 83(1), 7-18. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01944363.2016.1240044

Song, Y., Stevens, M.R. Gao, J., Berke, P.R, & Chen, Y. (Forthcoming). An Examination of Early New Urbanist Developments in the United States: Where Are they Located and Why? Citieshttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264275116304802

Berke, P., & Stevens, M.R.* (2016). Land Use Planning for Climate Adaptation: Theory and Practice. (Journal of Planning Education and Research). 36(3), 283-289. Symposium on Planning for Climate Adaptation. * Authors are listed alphabetically as they are equal co-authors for this paper and equal co-editors for this focus issue. http://jpe.sagepub.com/content/36/3/283.short

Stevens, M.R., & Shoubridge, J. (2015). Municipal Hazard Mitigation Planning: A Comparison of Plans in British Columbia and the United States. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 58(11), 1988-2014. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09640568.2014.973479

Lyles, W., & Stevens, M.R. (2014). Plan Quality Evaluation 1994-2012: Growth and Contributions, Limitations, and New Directions. Journal of Planning Education and Research. 34(4), 433-450. http://jpe.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/10/08/0739456X14549752.abstract

Stevens, M.R., & Hanschka, S. (2014). Municipal Flood Hazard Mapping: The Case of British Columbia, Canada. Natural Hazards. 73(2), 907-932. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11069-014-1117-4

Stevens, M.R., Lyles, L.W., & Berke, P.R. (2014). Measuring and Reporting Intercoder Reliability in Plan Quality Evaluation Research. Journal of Planning Education and Research. 34(1), 77-93. http://jpe.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/10/08/0739456X14549752.abstract

Stevens, M.R., & Hanschka, S. (2014). Multilevel Governance of Flood Hazards: Municipal Flood Bylaws in British Columbia, Canada. Natural Hazards Review. 15(1), 74-87. http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/(ASCE)NH.1527-6996.0000116

Baynham, M., & Stevens, M.R. (2014). Are We Planning Effectively For Climate Change? An Evaluation of Official Community Plans in British Columbia. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 57(4), 557-587.

Stevens, M.R. (2013). Evaluating the Quality of Official Community Plans in Southern British Columbia. Journal of Planning Education and Research. 33(4), 471-490. http://jpe.sagepub.com/content/33/4/471.abstract

Stevens, M.R., & Mody, A.Z.D. (2013). Sustainability Plans in British Columbia: Instruments of Change or Token Gestures? Canadian Journal of Urban Research. 22(1, Supplement), 46-71.

Senbel, M., Fergusson, D., & Stevens, M.R. (2013). Local Responses to Regional Mandates: Assessing Municipal Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Targets in British Columbia. Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy. 9(1), 28-41. http://sspp.proquest.com/archives/vol9iss1/1012-068.senbel.html

Stevens, M.R., & Senbel, M. (2012). Examining Municipal Response to a Provincial Climate Action Planning Mandate in British Columbia, Canada. Local Environment: International Journal of Justice and Sustainability. 17(8), 837-861. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13549839.2012.714752?journalCode=cloe20#.UiyB78Z02So

Stevens, M.R. (2010). Implementing Natural Hazard Mitigation Provisions: Exploring The Role That Individual Land Use Planners Can Play. Journal of Planning Literature 24(4), 362-371. http://jpl.sagepub.com/content/24/4/362.full.pdf

Stevens, M.R., Berke P.R., & Song, Y. (2010). Creating Disaster-Resilient Communities: Evaluating the Promise and Performance of New Urbanism. Landscape and Urban Planning 94(2), 105-115. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169204609001704

Stevens, M.R., Berke, P.R., & Song, Y. (2010). Public Participation in Local Government Review of Development Proposals in Hazardous Locations: Does it Matter, and What Do Local Government Planners Have to Do With It? Environmental Management 45(2), 320-335. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00267-009-9397-2

Stevens, M.R., Song, Y., & Berke, P.R. (2010). New Urbanist Developments in Flood-prone Areas: Safe Development, or Safe Development Paradox? Natural Hazards 53(3), 605-629. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11069-009-9450-8

Berke P.R., Song, Y., & Stevens, M.R. (2009). Integrating Hazard Mitigation into New Urban and Conventional Developments. Journal of Planning Education and Research 28(4), 441-455. http://jpe.sagepub.com/content/28/4/441.short

Song, Y., Berke, P.R., & Stevens, M.R. (2009). Smart Developments in Dangerous Locations: A Reality Check of Existing New Urbanist Developments. International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters 27(1), 1-24. http://ijmed.org/articles/116/

Stevens, M.R., Berke, P.R., & Song, Y. (2008). Protecting People and Property: The Influence of Land Use Planners on Flood Hazard Mitigation in New Urbanist Developments. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 51(6), 737-757. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09640560802423525#.UiyDC8Z02So


Book Chapters

Yumagulova, L., Struik, L., Stevens, M.R., & Dicken, E. “Hazard Mitigation”, in Encyclopedia of Crisis Management, Penual, K.B., Statler, M., and Hagen, R., (eds). (2013). Sage Publications.

Song, Y., & Stevens, M.R. “The Economics of New Urbanism and Smart Growth: Comparing Price Gains and Costs Between New Urbanist and Conventional Developments”, in Oxford Handbook of Urban Economics and Planning, Brooks, N., Donaghy, K., and Knaap, G., (eds). (2011). New York, Oxford University Press: 503-521.

Stevens, M. R., Berke, P.R., and Song, Y. “Disaster-resilient Subdivision Design: Evaluating the Potential and Performance of New Urbanism for Reducing Flood Risks”, in Floodplains: Physical Geography, Ecology and Societal Interactions, Alvarez, M.A. (ed). (2011). New York, Nova Science Publishing, Inc: 249-261.

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