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The problem of approved but incomplete "zombie subdivisions" in the Intermountain West - and what to do about itMore >>

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Regenerating Legacy Cities

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At a time of crisis in municipal finance, this custom database allows meaningful comparisons of outlays and revenues across 112 major citiesMore >>

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Rebuild for resilience, not just recovery: new Lincoln Institute report

04.25.2014

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." Full Story

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