Resilience, smart cities top Lincoln Institute agenda at APA
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.
On to Medellin
Medellin, which has gone from murder capital to poster city for all of Latin America, with its innovations in parks, public space and transportation infrastructure, will host UN-HABITAT's World Urban Forum 7 next month, and a Lincoln Institute delegation will join some 25,000 registered participants, engaged in a wide range of topics from resilience to value capture. The Policy Focus Report Implementing Value Capture in Latin America: Policy Tools for Urban Development by Martim Smolka will be available at the convening in both English and a recently published version in Spanish.
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