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  1. Climate Resilience

    Seattle Utility, Housing Groups Launch Bold Experiment in Climate Equity
    Revista Land Lines
    Agosto 2019
    By Emma Zehner, August 20, 2019

    In 2001, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared Seattle’s lower Duwamish River, a major industrial waterway flowing into Puget Sound, a Superfund Site. Later studies of health...

  2. Global Urbanization

    Learning From China's Explosive Urban Growth
    Revista Land Lines
    Agosto 2019
    By 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...

  3. Are Land Use and Development Changes Associated with Value Capture as a Result of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Investments?

    A Longitudinal Land Parcel Data Analysis of the First Phase of the BRT System in Bogota, Colombia
    Documentos de trabajo
    Agosto 2019
    C. Erik Vergel-Tovar and Patrick Welch

    There has been a rapid growth of bus rapid transit (BRT) systems in the world. Currently, more than 200 cities have this type of mass transportation system. Few studies have examined the association...

  4. Economic Develompent

    Vermont Attempts a Kinder, Gentler TIF—But Will it Work?
    Revista Land Lines
    Agosto 2019
    By 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?

  5. Taxes and Economic Development

    An Update on the State of the Economics Literature
    Documentos de trabajo
    Agosto 2019
    Andrew Hanson

    There is a large literature examining the effect of taxes and tax concessions on local economic development, but the last comprehensive review of taxes and economic development was Wasylenko (1997),...

  6. Agentes económicos en el mercado del suelo urbano de Santiago de Chile, período 2010–2015

    Aportes a la discusión pública
    Documentos de trabajo
    Agosto 2019
    Pablo Wainer Infante, Ivo Gasic Klett, and Rodrigo Sánchez Leiva

    Se estudia la formación de reservas de suelo urbano por agentes de intermediación financiera, en especial compañías aseguradoras, y de qué forma dichos agentes econ...

  7. Podcast: Water Meets Land

    Videos y multimedia
    Julio 2019
    Episode 3 of the Land Matters podcast with Anthony Flint.

    As the global water crisis intensifies, the Colorado River Basin is poised to become a model for how to bring together stakeholders representing agriculture, urban areas, and the natural environment...

  8. Land Matters Podcast

    Episode 3: Water Meets Land
    Revista Land Lines
    Julio 2019
    By Anthony Flint , July 23, 2019 

    Fifth-generation Colorado rancher Paul Bruchez has long been worried about dwindling water resources from the Colorado River, only from the perspective of what it means for his own land and livestock...

  9. Exploring the Use of Land Value Capture Instruments for Green Resilient Infrastructure Benefits

    A Framework Applied in Cali, Colombia
    Documentos de trabajo
    Julio 2019
    Stelios Grafakos, Alexandra Tsatsou, Luca D'Acci, James Kostaras, Adriana Patricia López Valencia, Nohemi Ramirez Aranda, and Barbara Summers

    Building resilient infrastructure is one of the major challenges cities face due to urbanization rates and climate change. Financing these investments is an additional challenge particularly for...

  10. Biography

    “Why Do I Have to Be the Man to Bring You the Bad News?”
    Revista Land Lines
    Julio 2019
    By William Whitaker

    The following is an excerpt from a longer essay in Design with Nature Now. Its title refers to the opening line of Ian McHarg’s speech at the first Earth Day in 1970. As a native of Clydebank,...

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