Lecciones que nunca se aprendieronRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2019
“Ojalá no supiera ahora lo que no sabía antes”. Era un verso al pasar en la balada “Against the Wind” (“Contra el viento”) de Bob Seger de 1980, una reflexión sobre la inocencia y el remordimiento....
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 has established multi-modal street layouts and special drop-off zones for Uber and Lyft, for example. But the task is about to...
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...
Episode 6: The (Late) Great Climate Change MobilizationRevista Land LinesOctubre 2019By Anthony Flint, October 25, 2019
Climate change can seem like an insurmountable challenge. But many tools and policies to decarbonize the economy and build resilience are readily available, says Billy Fleming, director of The McHarg...
Episode 5: How One Midwestern City Is Trying to Stay AffordableRevista Land LinesSeptiembre 2019By Anthony Flint, September 30, 2019
Minneapolis has passed some of the most progressive housing policies and zoning reforms in the country, and other cities—including those on the coasts struggling to overcome an affordability crisis—are taking notice.
Lessons Never LearnedRevista Land LinesSeptiembre 2019By George W. McCarthy, September 27, 2019
Lincoln Institute President George McCarthy reflects on the lessons we can learn from the evolution of affordable housing policy in the 20th century, and invites readers to share their own examples...
How to Design Your Scenario Planning ProcessRevista Land LinesSeptiembre 2019By Emma Zehner, September 16, 2019
A new memo, intended to help planners new to scenario planning, as well as veteran scenario planners who want to improve their practice, combines a step by step guide to designing a scenario planning...
Episode 4: Solutions in SlumsRevista Land LinesAgosto 2019By Anthony Flint, August 30, 2019
Over the years, cities have responded to the expansion of such informal settlements with a range of policies including eviction and relocation. But some suggest that cities should stop thinking of slums as a problem to be solved.
Learning From China's Explosive Urban GrowthRevista Land LinesAgosto 2019By Katharine Wroth, August 19, 2019
Over the past four decades, more than 500 million people have moved from rural China to the nation’s cities, leading to rapid and often uncoordinated urbanization. A recent conference in...
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?