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2014-02-25 12:24:21

Video, slideshows, interactive maps in Made for Walking on Inkling CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a continuing effort at the frontier of electronic publishing, the Lincoln Institute is now offering its bestselling title, Made for Walking: Density and Neighborhood Form, as an enhanced ebook on the Inkling platform. A sample chapter is available for free viewing here. Inkling is renowned for uniting the latest enhanced ebook technology with the most...

2013-03-28 08:23:48

American Planning Association to host thousands at National Planning Conference April 13-17 CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jobs and economic development, recovering from the housing bust, and planning resilient infrastructure are among the issues on the agenda for the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy at the American Planning Association National Planning Conference in Chicago April 13-17. The Lincoln Institute is a conference sponsor of the APA's annual...

2013-03-20 12:24:13

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maureen Clarke, an editorial manager at Google, has been named Director of Publications at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Lincoln Institute president Gregory K. Ingram announced. She succeeds Ann LeRoyer, who retired after serving 17 years. The Lincoln Institute has published 100 books, 34 Policy Focus Reports, nearly 800 working papers, more than 120 issues of the quarterly journal Land Lines - available in English and...

2012-09-30 02:20:03

Program honors Boston attorney who helped create the Land Trust Alliance CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peter Stein, a leader in forests and rural lands conservation and managing director of Lyme Timber Co, was named the Kingsbury Browne Fellow at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Stein, who previously was senior vice president at the Trust for Public Land, was also named the winner of the Kingsbury Browne Conservation Leadership Award by the Land Trust...

2012-08-28 10:21:46

New research in volume titled "Planet of Cities" also to be unveiled CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy will have a delegation at the World Urban Forum VI at Mostra D'Oltremare in Naples, Italy September 1-6, engaging on topics from planning for climate change, housing and slum prevention, and urban planning and infrastructure in global cities. At the conference organized by UN-HABITAT, which is expected to draw more than...

2012-06-21 06:22:25

Lincoln Institute research guides future of developing world megacities CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when the world's cities are bursting with massive increases in population, the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy announced the release of the Atlas of Urban Expansion, a comprehensive guide to the past and future characteristics of metropolitan growth. The companion volume, Planet of Cities, also authored by Lincoln Institute visiting fellow Shlomo...

2012-06-06 02:23:05

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lincoln Institute's latest Policy Focus Report provides a comprehensive framework to help improve systems of property tax in Latin America countries - a critical component for financing local public services in fast-growing areas of the developing world. Improving the Performance of the Property Tax in Latin America, by Claudia M. De Cesare, suggests several reforms that would enable municipalities to increase their local revenues...

2012-05-23 06:28:56

Lincoln Institute president Gregory K. Ingram at National Building Museum, Washington D.C. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the Sixth World Urban Forum in Naples in September, coordinated by UN-Habitat, the National Building Museum in Washington D.C. will host a series of dialogues organized by a diverse network of U.S. urban policy stakeholders. The first dialogue, on Thursday May 24, 2012 at the National Building Museum will be moderated by...

2011-05-10 06:05:00

Regularization of Informal Settlements in Latin America looks at awarding titles, upgrading CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today one out of four urban residents in Latin America lives in a dwelling that does not have a legal title, or lacks urban services such as water and sanitation, or is constructed in a precarious location. Improving conditions in existing informal settlements and shantytowns in Latin American cities is a necessary and worthy goal, but the...

2010-04-14 12:20:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of non-profit leaders will highlight a new, ground-up, collaborative approach for the conservation of large landscapes - ecosystems, watersheds and wildlife corridors that involve multiple jurisdictions and land ownership -- at the White House Conference on America's Great Outdoors Friday, April 16, 2010 in Washington D.C. The conference [http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ceq/Press_Releases/March_26_2010], centered on...