A Brief History of Tributaries, Tribulations, and Triumphs in the Colorado River BasinRevista Land LinesDiciembre 2018By Allen Best
In its sheer complexity, the Colorado stands out among the rivers of America, and probably the world. Explore the twists and turns of this 1,450-mile waterway, which lead from the snowy mountains of...
The Shift from Farms to CitiesRevista Land LinesDiciembre 2018By Allen Best
Until recent decades, agriculture was the main driver of development along the Colorado River. But with population growth, water use has shifted to urban needs, with implications for water-sharing...
East Meets West in Mapping Pilot ProjectRevista Land LinesDiciembre 2018By Rob Walker
Officials are assessing how precision mapping tools—first developed to understand pollution in the Chesapeake Bay—can help manage drought and, yes, flooding in Arizona’s desert...
Revista Land LinesDiciembre 2018By Will Jason, December 14, 2018
As U.S. cities struggle to provide adequate infrastructure and affordable housing, many are underutilizing one of their greatest assets: the land on which they sit. They can look to an unlikely place...
The Future of America’s Middle NeighborhoodsRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2018By Alan Mallach
Often overlooked, middle neighborhoods matter—both to the people who live in them and to their cities and regions—and solutions demand engagement not only from the neighborhood itself but also from the city, region, and state.
How Planners in Two Western Cities Are Integrating Water and Land UseRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2018By Kathleen McCormick
In the face of a multiyear drought and the uncertainty of climate change, planning for the future availability of water in the arid and rapidly urbanizing southwestern United States has taken on a...
Revista Land LinesNoviembre 2018By Kathleen McCormick
As communities throughout the Colorado River Basin confront the realities of operating in a water-constrained world, a wide-ranging group of stakeholders in the state of Colorado has come together to...
Curriculum Innovation and Case Study Awards Will Evolve and Promote Land PolicyRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2018By Rohan Kocharekar, November 20, 2018
The Lincoln Institute and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning are launching a competition to promote innovative curricula and case studies focused on land policy.
Slums, Informal Settlements, and the Role of Land PolicyRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2018By Will Jason, November 19, 2018
Slums and informal settlements hold a quarter of the global urban population, and they are absorbing the majority of urban growth in developing regions.
Land Value Capture: Tools to Finance Our Urban FutureRevista Land LinesOctubre 2018By Lourdes Germán and Allison Ehrich Bernstein