Working for Smart Growth:
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Capitalize on the Benefits of Walkable and Bike Friendly Communities: Strategies and Funding Sources

April 2, 2014
10:00 amto12:00 pm

There is growing evidence that providing places to walk and bicycle is a successful strategy for maintaining or restoring economic vitality and improving public health in a community. Learn about the successful strategies, tools, and funding opportunities available to help your town realize these benefits.

Place:

Rutgers Student Center, Room 411

ABC 126 College Avenue

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Workshop is co-sponsored by New Jersey Future.

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Capitalize on the Benefits of Walkable and Bike Friendly Communities: Strategies and Funding Sources

April 3, 2014
10:00 amto12:00 pm

There is growing evidence that providing places to walk and bicycle is a successful strategy for maintaining or restoring economic vitality and improving public health in a community. Learn about the successful strategies, tools, and funding opportunities available to help your town realize these benefits.

Place:

Township of Montclair Fire Department Headquarters

1 Pine Street

Montclair, NJ 07042

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Workshop is co-sponsored by New Jersey Future.

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Capitalize on the Benefits of Walkable and Bike Friendly Communities: Strategies and Funding Sources

April 4, 2014
10:00 amto12:00 pm

There is growing evidence that providing places to walk and bicycle is a successful strategy for maintaining or restoring economic vitality and improving public health in a community. Learn about the successful strategies, tools, and funding opportunities available to help your town realize these benefits.

Place:

Camden County MUA

1645 Ferry Avenue

Camden, NJ 08104

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Workshop is co-sponsored by New Jersey Future.

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Is Your State Resilient? Planning for Climate Change

April 11, 2014
1:00 pmto2:30 pm

Join the National Collaborative of State Planners on Friday, April 11 for a free webinar: Is Your State Resilient? Planning for Climate Change. Planetary changes are occurring in measurable ways, from rising sea levels to floods to drought. How can communities safeguard human health and the physical environment in the face of nature’s response to warming temperatures? This webinar focuses on plans, policies and laws that address the impacts of climate change on the state level. Webinar presenters include Michael McCormick, senior planner and adviser, California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, Zoë Johnson, program manager for climate change planning and policy with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, and Julie Dennis, community program manager, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s Division of Community Development, sharing their work on how forward-thinking state policies can alleviate the impacts of climate change. 1 p.m. EDT Friday, April 11. AICP continuing education credits pending.

For more information, click here.

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Climate Change Demands We Change. Why Aren’t We?

April 24, 2014 11:30 amtoApril 25, 2014 4:00 pm

The Center for Public Scholarship is pleased to present the 31st Social Research conference,“Climate Change Demands We Change. Why Aren’t We?,” on Thursday and Friday, April 24 and 25, 2014, at The New School in New York City.

Where:

The New School 
University Center
John L. Tishman Auditorium 
63 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10003

Conference is free, for more information, click here.

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RPA Assembly

April 25, 2014
8:00 amto4:00 pm

Register today for the RPA Assembly

At this year’s Assembly, speakers, workshops and interactive presentations will explore RPA’s initial research for the Fourth Regional Plan for the New York metropolitan area, and discuss how to create more livable and equitable communities, protect ourselves from future catastrophes and ensure that every resident of the region has an equal chance to prosper.

 This year’s keynote speakers include:

  • Bill de Blasio, Mayor, City of New York (invited),
  • Christopher S. Murphy, U.S. Senator, Connecticut 

Join RPA at the Waldorf-Astoria on April 25 to help chart the future of the region. Visit assembly.rpa.org for the Assembly program and more information. 

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Exploring Bayshore Wastewater Solutions

April 28, 2014
5:30 pmto9:00 pm

Public forum and information session. New Jersey Future’s local recovery manager, Nick Graviano, will be a speaker at the event.

Explore options for wastewater systems in Cumberland County and the Bayshore region. Find out what municipalities and the county are investigating and implementing. Which is best suited for your area — sewers, septic systems or package treatment plants? How much will it cost? Why is it needed? Discuss options with the experts.
Registration is free, but required to help plan background materials and light supper.

To register or for further information, call 973-539-7547 or email ANJEC  (infoatanjecdotorg)  .

Where: Downe Township Senior Center, 288 Main St., Newport

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