Working for Smart Growth:
More Livable Places and Open Spaces

 

Development and Redevelopment

Planning for Sea-Level Rise II

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Second of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses ways to redirect development away from vulnerable areas.

Planning for Sea-Level Rise I

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

First of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses ways to account for substantial damage to structures.

Remembering Al Koeppe

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

New Jersey has lost a tireless champion for the vitality of its cities.

New Jersey Future Hosts National Gathering

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

New Jersey Future hosted the annual gathering of state and regional smart-growth organizations in downtown Newark.

Art in the Capital City

Monday, November 14th, 2016

New Jersey Future’s office was one of many locations throughout Trenton to host local artists during Art All Day.

New Reports Assess State’s Exposure to Sea-Level Rise

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Two new reports from the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance at Rutgers University detail New Jersey’s vulnerability to projected sea-level rise.

Population Trends at the Jersey Shore, Part 1: Long-Term

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Population loss at the Jersey Shore did not start with Hurricane Sandy. A look at the Census data shows some more specific long-term trends. Part 1 of 2.

NJ Spotlight on Cities Looks Toward an Urban Agenda for New Jersey

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

The second annual NJ Spotlight on Cities conference explores a variety of topics relevant to developing an integrated urban agenda for New Jersey.

School District Regionalization: The Land-Use Connection

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

The fragmented nature of New Jersey’s school districts, and the way they are funded, give rise to unintended negative land-use consequences. Regionalization of school districts could mitigate that.

Lead Found in School Drinking Water Across New Jersey

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Reports show that lead has been found in at least one drinking water outlet in 137 public schools in New Jersey. Our interactive map shows where, and how many.

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