Lynn Broaddus of The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread discusses how New Jersey can become a model for communities nationally in addressing its water systems, in the final installment of Inspiring Solutions.
Cities and Towns
Princeton has earned the World Health Organization’s age-friendly communities designation, the first municipality in New Jersey to receive the honor.
A survey of municipal officials and executives in charge of downtown revitalization will help identify towns’ most urgent redevelopment needs.
A new report examines the need for stormwater utilities, how they are structured in other states, and how New Jersey communities could take advantage of them.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Trenton are preparing to undertake a habitat restoration project that adds parkland and natural space.
Report: Prompt Action Is Needed for Best-Practices Upgrade of New Jersey’s Urban Water InfrastructureTuesday, September 9th, 2014
The report from a May convening stresses the need for prompt action on best-practices upgrades to New Jersey’s urban water systems.
In this next installment from Inspiring Solutions, environmental justice organizer Kim Gaddy explains how green infrastructure can improve the long-term health of New Jersey’s cities and their residents.
The Dodge Foundation’s Chris Daggett and Margaret Waldock discuss the importance of shared investments in upgrading New Jersey’s urban water infrastructure.
Hopewell became the 103th municipality to adopt such a policy and the first municipality to do so via a Complete Streets ordinance.
A grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation will fund the engineering designs needed to transform a one-acre parking lot into a community park that can manage significant stormwater on-site.