Evidence from Mexico, 1990–2010Documentos de trabajoMarzo 2019Jorge Montejano, Paavo Monkkonen, Erick Guerra, and Camilo Caudillo
Urbanization is generally linked to economic growth, and agglomeration economies mean that people in larger cities are more productive. However, urban expansion is also associated with congestion,...
Could Inclusionary Housing Break the YIMBY Deadlock?Revista Land LinesFebrero 2019By Anthony Flint, February 26, 2019
The movement known as YIMBY, or Yes in My Back Yard, has long argued that more development will reduce housing prices. Critics argue—with some evidence—that things aren't that simple, but some communities are moving forward using inclusionary housing.
Resúmenes de políticas públicasFebrero 2019David Merriman
Tax increment financing (TIF) is a popular economic development tool across the United States, but it often falls short of its promise to revitalize struggling neighborhoods. In this four-page Policy...
Hospital System Helps Create Affordable Housing in San BernardinoRevista Land LinesFebrero 2019By Alyia Gaskins, February 15, 2019
For years, the City of San Bernardino, California, worked with the county housing authority, a nonprofit affordable housing developer called National CORE, and community residents to develop a plan...
Recapacitar sobre una herramienta elogiada para el desarrollo económicoRevista Land LinesFebrero 2019Por Anthony Flint
Desde sus inicios, en la década de 1950, el financiamiento por incremento tributario se enraizó en todo Estados Unidos como mecanismo popular para la financiación pública...
Sharing a Legacy, Carving a Future for the Colorado RiverRevista 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...
Precision-Mapping Water in the DesertRevista Land LinesDiciembre 2018By Rob Walker, December 14, 2018
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...
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...
The Future of America’s Middle NeighborhoodsRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2018By Alan Mallach
Often overlooked, middle neighborhoods matter—both to the people who live in them and to their cities and regions—and solutions demand engagement not only from the neighborhood itself but also from the city, region, and state.
How Planners in Two Western Cities Are Integrating Water and Land UseRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2018By Kathleen McCormick, November 27, 2018
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...