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Community Design

Preparing for the Next Sandy Requires Facing Hard Facts

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

We need to begin the difficult conversation about how to accommodate rising sea levels and future severe storms, if we’re going to be ready for the next Sandy.

Community Meeting Brings Assunpink “Daylighting” to the Light of Day

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

A community meeting in Trenton about the Assunpink Creek daylighting project highlighted safety and access concerns and yielded a wealth of suggestions.

Princeton Is First New Jersey Community To Earn WHO ‘Age-Friendly’ Designation

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Princeton has earned the World Health Organization’s age-friendly communities designation, the first municipality in New Jersey to receive the honor.

Time To Make Some Noise

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

NY/NJ Baykeeper Debbie Mans makes the case that green infrastructure can help address CSO problems while providing recreational access to our parks and waterways, in this next installment from Inspiring Solutions.

New Jersey Future Partners With Lincoln Institute To Host Resiliency Symposium

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Event will focus on concrete steps that are being taken post-Hurricane Sandy to plan, pay for and implement resiliency measures on the ground.

ProWalk ProBike ProPlace: Making Active Transportation Happen

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Highlights from this year’s Alliance for Biking and Walking conference in Pittsburgh.

New Jersey Should Re-Join Greenhouse Gas Initiative

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

New Jersey Future provided comments strongly supporting the state’s continued membership in the Northeast Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative as a way to generate funds for energy conservation and alternatives.

Proposed CAFRA Rule Amendment Increases Dangers from Flooding and Future Storms

Friday, August 1st, 2014

New Jersey Future’s comments on the proposed new CAFRA rules call for more stringent protections.

Hopewell Becomes First Municipality in New Jersey To Adopt Complete Streets Ordinance

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Hopewell became the 103th municipality to adopt such a policy and the first municipality to do so via a Complete Streets ordinance.

Hoboken’s Newest Green Infrastructure Project Takes a Step Forward

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

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.

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