A new Policy Focus Report from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy shows how local governments make land more valuable by building infrastructure and facilitating urban development, and how they can ensure that the community reaps the benefits.
From sequestering carbon to providing homes for displaced people, from producing food to siting renewable energy, land is an essential component of many climate solutions. How can we prioritize the demands we place on this finite resource?
Leaders in the city of Burlington, Vermont, are promising to eliminate net fossil fuel use by 2030. Mayor Miro Weinberger discusses the city’s ambitious plans, the critical role of utilities, and the ways local leaders can take meaningful climate action.
When it comes to choosing a location, companies are increasingly considering factors like equity and sustainability. A mapping tool recently launched in northeast Ohio makes it possible for businesses to evaluate potential sites in a new way—and it’s an approach that could be used nationwide.
In the wake of COVID-19, policy makers have a new opportunity to craft a combination of state aid and local property tax funding that enables all students to obtain an adequate and equitable education.