The second annual NJ Spotlight on Cities conference explores a variety of topics relevant to developing an integrated urban agenda for New Jersey.
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.
The emphasis at the Jersey Water Works membership meeting was on collaboration to accomplish the work, and on treating water wholistically as a resource, in all its forms.
National Infrastructure Week is May 16 thru 23, and offers a good reminder of the importance of investing in infrastructure: It benefits the community, and the economy, and the costs of not investing can be far higher.
The Build it Green (BIG) Competition will provide technical assistance and engineering support services to selected New Jersey cities and utilities to design innovative, financeable projects that reduce combined sewer outflows (CSOs) while also making neighborhoods and downtowns better places to live, work and invest.
Caren Franzini, a New Jersey Future trustee and the former chief executive officer of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, has been inducted into the NJBIZ Business Hall of Fame.
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.
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.