The surgeon general’s call for more walking, and acknowledgement that not all communities are designed to foster walking, is a welcome recognition of the importance of smart-growth design.
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The Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission, one of 25 cities and utilities to receive DEP permits that require controlling sewage overflows, is the first to to indicate it will go above minimum requirements.
The draft Citizen Outreach Plan for the Hudson River Rebuild By Design project needs to be expanded in several ways if it is to serve all affected citizens well.
A report from a studio class at the Bloustein School examines Somerset County’s opportunities to attract Millennials.
The State Planning Commission is set to extend center designations another three years, even though this action invites coastal towns to put new development in locations vulnerable to flooding and sea-level rise.
At a recent seminar, experts outlined ways that coastal areas can grow and prosper while enhancing their resilience to future climate threats.
A survey will assess the health impacts on Hoboken residents of repeated flooding. The results will be presented to the city to use in evaluating alternative solutions.
New Jersey has reached the final round of the National Disaster Resilience Competition, and has been invited to move forward to the second and final phase.
Raising NJ Transit fares without increasing the gas tax is unfair to transit riders and exempts drivers from paying their fair share of transportation system costs.
Strategies from a session at the American Planning Association conference on zoning for green infrastructure.