A Brief History of Tributaries, Tribulations, and Triumphs in the Colorado River BasinRevista Land LinesDiciembre 2018By Allen Best
In its sheer complexity, the Colorado stands out among the rivers of America, and probably the world. Explore the twists and turns of this 1,450-mile waterway, which lead from the snowy mountains of...
The Shift from Farms to CitiesRevista Land LinesDiciembre 2018By Allen Best
Until recent decades, agriculture was the main driver of development along the Colorado River. But with population growth, water use has shifted to urban needs, with implications for water-sharing...
East Meets West in Mapping Pilot ProjectRevista Land LinesDiciembre 2018By Rob Walker
Officials are assessing how precision mapping tools—first developed to understand pollution in the Chesapeake Bay—can help manage drought and, yes, flooding in Arizona’s desert...
How Planners in Two Western Cities Are Integrating Water and Land UseRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2018By Kathleen McCormick
In the face of a multiyear drought and the uncertainty of climate change, planning for the future availability of water in the arid and rapidly urbanizing southwestern United States has taken on a...
Revista Land LinesNoviembre 2018By Kathleen McCormick
As communities throughout the Colorado River Basin confront the realities of operating in a water-constrained world, a wide-ranging group of stakeholders in the state of Colorado has come together to...
Curriculum Innovation and Case Study Awards Will Evolve and Promote Land PolicyRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2018By Rohan Kocharekar, November 20, 2018
The Lincoln Institute and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning are launching a competition to promote innovative curricula and case studies focused on land policy.
Leading Warsaw to Prosperity, One Bike Lane at a TimeRevista Land LinesOctubre 2018
A native of Warsaw, Poland, Mayor Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz has made her mark on this city of 1.7 million people. She was elected its first female mayor in 2006 and is currently serving an...
Waking Up to Scenario PlanningRevista Land LinesOctubre 2018
Has anyone tried to spur you to solve a problem by presenting a nightmare scenario? This tactic often backfires, but a new Lincoln Institute initiative provides a better way: the Consortium for Scenario Planning.
Consortium for Scenario Planning Picks Up SteamRevista Land LinesOctubre 2018By Janae Futrell, October 22, 2018
Our Consortium for Scenario Planning, which unites planning professionals, organizations, and other stakeholders to share ideas and promote best practices, hosted its second annual conference last month.
Tax Incentives for Amazon HQ2—When Winners End Up Losers?Revista Land LinesSeptiembre 2018By David Franco
Amazon wants tax incentives to locate its second headquarters. Could the costs outweigh the benefits for a city like Boston?