Articles by Anthony Flint

About Anthony Flint

Anthony Flint is a fellow and director of public affairs at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. He is a regular contributor to The Atlantic Monthly's The Atlantic Cities, as well as Citiwire, The Next American City, Planning magazine, Planetizen, Architecture Boston, and many other publications.

Driverless car revolution is coming

This is the second in a series entitled The Future of Mobility, a joint project of CommonWealth and Meeting of the Minds. Transition will be tricky, so planning needs to start now The connection between land use and transportation has been well-established, but it’s...

To the People of Boston of 2015:

This blog post is a response to the Dear 2015 group blogging event prompt: The year is 2050. Write a letter to the people of 2015 describing what your city is like, and give them advice on the next 35 years. For more responses, see the Dear 2015 Event Page. October 6,...

In the Wake of Ferguson, Regeneration in St. Louis

St. Louis was ranked 8 of 18 post-industrial cities studied in our Policy Focus Report Regenerating America’s Legacy Cities, and the metropolitan area continued to make progress in planning and economic development. The revitalization along Washington Avenue,...

Value Capture: Lessons from Latin America

Of all the themes explored in Meeting of the Minds related to urban development and infrastructure, the elephant in the room remains the question of financing. The fiscal situation is dire at the local, state, and federal level, just at the time when new investments...

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