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  • Bayonne Water Guardians, Kearny AWAKE and Harrison TIDE Champion Green Initiatives

    Bayonne Water Guardians, Kearny AWAKE and Harrison TIDE Champion Green Initiatives

    April 18, 2018 : 0 comments

    New Jersey Future has been working with Municipal Action Teams in three cities to educate residents on environmental issues and to help implement green infrastructure practices that will reduce combined-sewer overflows by keeping stormwater out of sewer systems.

  • Opportunity Zones Take Another Step Forward

    Opportunity Zones Take Another Step Forward

    April 10, 2018 : 0 comments

    New Jersey’s proposal to designate 169 Census tracts as Opportunity Zones has been approved. Analysis shows they represent the kinds of places where the state would like to direct growth, and where targeted investment can catalyze economic revitalization.

  • How Do We Pay for New Jersey’s Aging Stormwater Infrastructure?

    How Do We Pay for New Jersey’s Aging Stormwater Infrastructure?

    April 4, 2018 : 0 comments

    A session at the New Jersey Future Redevelopment Forum examined how stormwater utilities work in other states, what their benefits are, why New Jersey may want to consider authorizing them, and where the state is in that process.

  • A Competition Over Placemaking

    A Competition Over Placemaking

    April 2, 2018 : 0 comments

    Speakers at the New Jersey Future Redevelopment Forum plenary session discussed how to capitalize on national trends affecting redevelopment, and things New Jersey can do to foster revitalization of communities of all sizes. The key, they all said, is placemaking.

  • Maximizing the Impact of Public-Private Partnerships

    Maximizing the Impact of Public-Private Partnerships

    March 30, 2018 : 0 comments

    A panel at New Jersey Future’s Redevelopment Forum focused on two key things that can make or break public-private partnerships: making sure goals and incentives are aligned among all parties, and making sure the community and its local government has the lead role.

  • Making New Jersey’s Communities More Aging-Friendly

    Making New Jersey’s Communities More Aging-Friendly

    March 29, 2018 : 0 comments

    Speakers at a New Jersey Future Redevelopment Forum session on making the state’s communities more aging-friendly highlighted the need for a greater range of housing options, and more places where all the amenities older residents need are within easy, walkable reach.

  • Survey: New Jersey Residents Name Clean Drinking Water as Top Environmental Priority

    Survey: New Jersey Residents Name Clean Drinking Water as Top Environmental Priority

    March 28, 2018 : 0 comments

    A New Jersey Future/Jersey Water Works survey shows that New Jersey residents rate clean drinking water as their top environmental priority, and support investments in upgrading the state’s water systems.

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