A look at how several cities have updated their zoning codes reveals some common approaches to using their land more flexibly and smartly.
Cities and Towns
Two Somerset County municipalities are considering taking smart-growth initiatives to revitalize their local economies.
The inaugural New Jersey Urban Water Conference outlined the challenges and opportunities in upgrading New Jersey’s inadequate urban water infrastructure. The new collaborative Jersey Water Works was officially introduced.
Stakeholders from a variety of sectors have come together to form a new collaborative focused on transforming the inadequate water infrastructure in New Jersey’s cities and towns.
A new report analyzes the question of housing affordability for New Jersey’s older residents, and finds barriers in two types of communities.
A new report card on preparedness for climate change gives New Jersey a low grade for failing to put plans in place to mitigate future risks.
In this report, New Jersey Future and Smart Growth America analyzed per-capita road usage. The results show that places with the highest activity density have the lowest per-capita usage, suggesting per-capita road-maintenance costs can be reduced by even marginal increases in density.
At a New Jersey Future reception, elected officials, friends and supporters came together on Oct. 29 to honor Dr. George Pruitt of Thomas Edison State College.
In a panel discussion at a conference on New Jersey’s cities, three developers explore what makes urban redevelopment successful.
Trenton mayor announces a new collaborative economic-development entity that will help to spark downtown redevelopment in the city.