Prospects and PoliticsRevista Land LinesJulio 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...
Revista Land LinesJulio 1996Edited 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...
Public Policies for FloodplainsEnfoques en políticas de sueloJunio 1996Scott 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...
Revista Land LinesMayo 1996Judy 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...
Revista Land LinesMayo 1996Trang 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...
Revista Land LinesMayo 1996Edited 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...
Past Experience and Future GoalsRevista Land LinesMarzo 1996Ann 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...
Revista Land LinesMarzo 1996Edited 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.