Episode 7: Designing the Future CityRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2019By Anthony Flint, November 20, 2019
Cities around the world are hard at work on traffic congestion. Boston is designing streets for a mix of bikes, pedestrians, buses, scooters, and cars, and creating special drop-off zones for Uber...
Contest Winners Use Maps to Tell Stories of PlaceRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2019By Emma Zehner, November 15, 2019
The winning projects from The Place Database Contest explored complex policy questions related to climate mitigation, affordable housing, and sprawl. The contest asked participants to use The Place...
Jane Difley of the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests Wins the Kingsbury Browne Fellowship and Conservation Leadership AwardRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2019By Emma Zehner, Novermber 11, 2019
Jane Difley, a forester and conservation pioneer who led the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests for 23 years, has been named the new Kingsbury Browne Fellow at the Lincoln Institute...
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh On the Urgency of Climate ActionRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2019By Anthony Flint, November 8, 2019
Boston native and two-term Mayor Martin J. Walsh has become a leader on climate action, from retrofitting city buildings to raising parks and roads. He spoke with Senior Fellow Anthony Flint about...
Housing Affordability in Brooklyn, New YorkRevista Land LinesOctubre 2019By Jenna DeAngelo, October 1, 2019
Median rent in Brooklyn climbed between two to six percent each month during the first half of 2019, reaching $2,914 by July, according to Bloomberg (Price 2019). As the map indicates, low-income...
Revista Land LinesOctubre 2019Edited by Katharine Wroth
In this issue, we report on an educational experiment taking root in Detroit, explore the role libraries can play in addressing affordable housing, and reveal the surprising role of games in the...
Design with Nature Now Amplifies Ian McHarg's Manifesto on Ecological Planning and Land UseRevista Land LinesOctubre 2019By Katharine Wroth, October 15, 2019
With climate change posing imminent risks that range from rising seas to more extreme weather events, cities must work with ecology rather than against it to develop sustainably, according to the new...
Streetlights Are Getting Smarter—Are We?Revista Land LinesSeptiembre 2019By Rob Walker, September 27, 2019
The new generation of streetlights can do everything from monitor the weather to listen for gunshots. Many city officials view this as a boon, but some civil rights organizations are calling for...
Vermont Attempts a Kinder, Gentler TIF—But Will it Work?Revista Land LinesAgosto 2019By Will Jason, August 20, 2019
Vermont has enacted some of the nation’s tightest restrictions on tax increment financing, a common economic development tool with a less-than-stellar track record. Can these guardrails make TIF work?
Restituir a la naturaleza a su debido lugarRevista Land LinesJulio 2019
“El hombre es una epidemia, destruye el medioambiente del que depende y sentencia su propia extinción”. Al dirigirse a una multitud de 30.000 personas en el parque Fairmount, de Filadelfia, durante...