Seattle Utility, Housing Groups Launch Bold Experiment in Climate EquityRevista Land LinesAgosto 2019By 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...
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...
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, ColombiaDocumentos de trabajoAgosto 2019C. 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...
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?
An Update on the State of the Economics LiteratureDocumentos de trabajoAgosto 2019Andrew 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),...
Aportes a la discusión públicaDocumentos de trabajoAgosto 2019Pablo 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...
Videos y multimediaJulio 2019Episode 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...
Episode 3: Water Meets LandRevista Land LinesJulio 2019By 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...
A Framework Applied in Cali, ColombiaDocumentos de trabajoJulio 2019Stelios 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...
“Why Do I Have to Be the Man to Bring You the Bad News?”Revista Land LinesJulio 2019By 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,...