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Community Design

Forum Keynote: Opportunities (and Challenges) for Great Change

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Redevelopment Forum keynote speaker Lynn Richards from Congress for the New Urbanism argued that this is the moment for great change in how we grow and develop.

New Jersey Enters National Disaster Resilience Contest

Friday, February 27th, 2015

New Jersey DEP has posted a draft of its application to the National Disaster Resilience Competition, and is inviting public comment. If successful, the state could get up to $1 billion for design and implementation of resiliency projects.

Experts Detail Challenges of Adapting to Climate Change

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Experts at a recent roundtable discussed the challenges New Jersey faces in adapting to a changing climate.

New Jersey Future Vulnerability Assessment Process To Be Presented at National Conference

Friday, February 6th, 2015

A process developed by New Jersey Future helps that municipalities quantify their financial vulnerability to flooding and sea-level rise will be featured at the American Planning Association’s national conference in April 2015.

White House Executive Order May Make Shore Communities Less Vulnerable to Storm Damage

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

New Jersey policymakers applaud the White House executive order requiring all federal agencies that distribute project money to require consideration of sea-level rise in building standards.

CNU President Is 2015 Forum Keynote Speaker

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Incoming CNU President Lynn Richards will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 Redevelopment Forum.

Rebuild By Design Projects Must Ensure Equity, Resiliency, Public Involvement

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Our comments on the proposed plan for the third round of federal Sandy recovery funds stress that implementation must ensure equity, public participation and resiliency.

Study Highlights Opportunities for Green Infrastructure in Trenton

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

A new study highlights opportunities in Trenton where green infrastructure can be incorporated in order to reduce stormwater runoff.

Lincoln Institute Symposium: Collaboration, Regional Focus Are Keys to Successful Resilience

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

At the Lincoln Institute symposium, panelists stressed that innovative resiliency solutions need collaboration and a regional focus.

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.

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