Land Lines Magazine

Our free quarterly magazine draws on Lincoln Institute research to explore land-based solutions to social, economic, and environmental problems. Connecting the dots between our expertise and major global challenges, Land Lines shows why land policy matters.

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Latest Issues

Land Lines, April 2017

This issue looks at value capture; business tax incentives; what app data can do for city planners; the latest comprehensive plans in Denver, Seattle, and Boston, where climate resilience and equity top the urban agenda; and the Capital Absorption Framework for community investment, helping cities attract and deploy the land, money, and other resources they need to improve quality of life.

Land Lines, Winter 2017

This issue features content on planning for greater social equity, the mystery of unspent federal grants, the future of conservation finance in Chile, the challenge of transplanting urban innovations, and the growing market for app-activated bike-shares in China.

Land Lines, October 2016

In this special edition for Habitat III we map the future—with content on the New Urban Agenda; the 2016 Atlas of Urban Expansion, sponsored by UN-Habitat, New York University, and the Lincoln Institute; the Chesapeake Conservancy’s groundbreaking high-resolution land cover GIS; and the need for a U.S. infrastructure upgrade: a WPA 2.0.

Land Lines, July 2016

In this issue, we feature articles on managed retreat, gentle infill, verifying green bonds, and subsidized Uber in the suburbs, as well as a policy brief on nonprofit PILOTs (payments in lieu of taxes).

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