Managing urban land to ensure equity and sustainability
As pointed out by Alejandro Mendo in his post on urban land - "In developing countries like Mexico urban planning institutions have proved to be decorative offices no longer effective due to mighty pressures from private sector interested on develop land market at a real-estate highly speculative basis." So, how can urban land be managed in a manner that ensures sustainable and equitable urban development, that makes cities inclusive rather than exclusive? Any ideas, innovations, best practices?
All the comments below are quite valid. So, let me add a poll here to make this more interesting. What do you think is the best way of managing urban land for ensuring equity?