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.
An upcoming conference focuses on how best to repurpose the growing number of obsolete suburban office parks in New Jersey.