The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the 10 finalist projects in its Rebuild by Design competition.
Nominations are now open for New Jersey Future’s 2014 Smart Growth Awards. Winners will be honored at our annual celebration June 5, 2014.
The State Planning Commission has approved a resolution supporting Somerset County’s Strategic Investment Framework, a recognition well deserved.
A new report from the Urban Land Institute’s Advisory Services Panel outlines a broad range of recommendations for long-term resilience strategies in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
Voters in three S. Hunterdon municipalities overwhelmingly approved regionalization of their schools, something that can have significant land-use implications as well as academic and financial benefits.
A new study indicates that creating greater opportunities for those who are poor to live in mixed-income neighborhoods enhances their ability to move into the middle class, and can thus enhance overall economic growth.
New Jersey’s “first suburbs” are becoming a leading indicator for the state’s increasing diversity, accompanied by all its opportunities and challenges. They are also often overlooked in favor of larger cities.
A new report from Somerset County that examines seven prototypical suburban commercial sites, with recommendations for redevelopment, could serve as a model for other counties.
Re-imagining suburban office parks will be key to New Jersey’s economic vitality in the future. Municipalities can play a key role in making that easier.
Recommendations to President Obama’s Hurricane Sandy Task Force focused on long-term planning to reduce risk; on equitable access to rebuilding resources; and on transparency and public engagement in the process.