Managing the Impacts of Peripheral Land Uses on Water Quantity and QualityDocumentos de trabajoNoviembre 2022Lance Gloss
This working paper considers how the common land use planning tool of establishing Urban Growth Boundaries (UGBs) can better integrate water management. Three case studies and mixed methods research...
Upstream and Downstream Communities Join Forces to Protect Water SuppliesRevista Land LinesOctubre 2022By Heather Hansman, October 6, 2022
Billions of urban dwellers depend on water for hydration, sanitation, and other basic needs, but global water supplies are at risk. Water funds provide a mechanism for downstream utilities and businesses to invest in upstream watershed conservation projec
Resúmenes de políticas públicasAgosto 2022By Erin Rugland
Land without water cannot support urban form of any scale, yet many land use decisions are made without regard to water, and vice versa. This Policy Brief introduces readers to best management...
Documentos de trabajoSeptiembre 2022Larissa Larsen, Gerrit Knaap, Zorica Nedović-Budić , and Brendan Williams
While the disciplines of urban planning and public health originated together to improve the living and working conditions of the urban poor, over the last century, urban planning’s focus has...
Revista Land LinesSeptiembre 2022By Rob Walker. September 19, 2022
Living in the city means contending with noise from traffic, construction, neighbors, and other sources. New tools are making this a pivotal moment for assessing and addressing our built soundscapes.
An Analysis of Municipal Landscaping and Water Management Practices in the Dallas-Fort Worth MetroplexDocumentos de trabajoSeptiembre 2022Lauren Ames Fischer and Matthew Fry
How do municipalities in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) region integrate their land use and water conservation efforts? How do local practices correlate with institutional, development, and population...
XSP for Floodplain Buyout ParcelsDocumentos de trabajoAgosto 2022Kelly Leilani Main, Risa Hiser, Victoria Woods, Osamu Kumasaka, Maggie Tsang, and Isaac Stein
Flood risk is increasing across the country due to extreme precipitation, outdated infrastructure, poor development practices, and climate change. As climate impacts like storm surge and sea level...
ConferenciasFebrero 1, 2023
Focused on new and current scenario planning projects, the in-person conference will showcase scenario planning work in the Southwest,
Revista Land LinesJulio 2022By Sivan Kartha, July 27, 2022
From sequestering carbon to providing homes for displaced people, from producing food to siting renewable energy, land is an essential component of many climate solutions. How can we prioritize the demands we place on this finite resource?
Revista Land LinesJulio 2022By Anthony Flint, July 25, 2022
Leaders in the city of Burlington, Vermont, are promising to eliminate net fossil fuel use by 2030. Mayor Miro Weinberger discusses the city’s ambitious plans, the critical role of utilities, and the ways local leaders can take meaningful climate action.