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  1. Local Property Tax Reform

    Prospects and Politics
    Revista Land Lines
    Julio 1996

    To what extent are problems of distressed urban areas attributable to the property tax, and how can changes in property taxation help remedy urban decline? Political leaders, policy analysts and...

  2. Land Lines, July 1996

    Revista Land Lines
    Julio 1996
    Edited by Ann LeRoyer

    This issue explores strategies for overcoming financial obstacles to smart growth and development in the U.S.; the complex and controversial issue of local property tax reform; and whether federal...

  3. On Borrowed Land

    Public Policies for Floodplains
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Junio 1996
    Scott Faber

    Flooding is a natural hydrologic occurrence, but flood-related damage to property and the risks to human life are exacerbated by urban growth and other intensive development in floodplains. The...

  4. Effects of Urban Density on Rail Transit

    Revista Land Lines
    Mayo 1996
    Judy S. Davis and Samuel Seskin

    Despite the long-term and continuing trend away from central business districts and toward suburban development, a number of factors are motivating recent attention to rail transit. These factors...

  5. Sustainable Development in the Mekong River Basin

    Revista Land Lines
    Mayo 1996
    Trang D. Tu

    The mighty Mekong, tenth largest river in the world, faces conflicting pressures for developing its floodplains and harnessing its powerful flow, which spans 4200 kilometers from the Himalayas...

  6. Land Lines, May 1996

    Revista Land Lines
    Mayo 1996
    Edited by Ann LeRoyer

    This issue examines the effects of urban density on rail-based public transit in the U.S.; sustainable development initiatives carried out for the Mekong River Basin in southeast Asia; and how...

  7. Land Use in America

    Past Experience and Future Goals
    Revista Land Lines
    Marzo 1996
    Ann LeRoyer

    In their new book, Land Use in America, copublished by the Lincoln Institute and Island Press, Henry L. Diamond and Patrick F. Noonan propose a 10-point agenda to help America's communities...

  8. Land Lines, March 1996

    Revista Land Lines
    Marzo 1996
    Edited by Ann LeRoyer

    This issue looks at urban revitalization and renewal efforts of smaller U.S. cities; cityscapes and the politics of urban development; and past experiences and future goals of land use in America.

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