Rebuild for resilience, not just recovery: new Lincoln Institute report
A report released by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy recommends a new federal framework for disaster recovery that will make coastal regions more resilient in the decades ahead, saving billions in the process. "Lessons from Sandy: Federal Policies to Build Climate-Resilient Coastal Regions," co-authored by Robert Pirani and Laura Tolkoff of the Regional Plan Association, was announced at RPA’s Regional Assembly in New York. “It is clear that our coastal communities cannot just simply rebuild after climate events like Superstorm Sandy,” said Armando Carbonell, senior fellow and chairman of the Department of Planning and Urban Form at the Lincoln Institute. "They must rebuild smarter and stronger."
Resilience, smart cities top Lincoln Institute agenda at APA in Atlanta
Resilience, smart cities, and resolving land use disputes are among the topics explored by experts from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy at the American Planning Association’s National Planning Conference April 25-30 in Atlanta. The Lincoln Institute’s latest Policy Focus Report, Lessons from Sandy: Federal Policies to Build Climate-Resilient Coastal Regions, having been released on Friday, April 25 at the Regional Plan Association’s Regional Assembly in New York, will be available online and on USB drives.
Lincoln Institute at World Urban Forum 7 in Medellin
A delegation from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is on hand in Medellin for UN-HABITAT's World Urban Forum 7 through April 11, engaged in a wide range of topics from resilience to value capture. Some 25,000 registered participants are expected in this city, which has gone from crime capital to one of the most innovative municipalities in all of Latin America, with innovations in parks, public space and transportation infrastructure, including the successful Metrocable aerial tram system.
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