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Sprawl

New County Population Estimates: Older Places Continue Their Revival

Friday, April 4th, 2014

The new Census estimates show a continuation of county population trends: Older, already-built places see growth, and exurban counties see population losses.

Report: Many Older New Jerseyans Don’t Live in Aging-Friendly Places

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

A new report identifies a significant mismatch in New Jersey between where large numbers of older residents live and which municipalities are most prepared, from a land-use perspective, to accommodate them.

Sprawl Isn’t Dead, It’s Just Hibernating

Monday, February 10th, 2014

The suburban places that used to lead the list of fastest-growing municipalities in New Jersey are still growing, just more slowly.

Is Redevelopment the ‘New Normal?’

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

New population migration data show that, at least for the moment, New Jersey’s pattern of sprawl development has slowed significantly.

AIA-NJ Honors New Jersey Future Executive Director

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

New Jersey Future Executive Director Peter Kasabach received the Resident of the Year Award at AIA-NJ’s annual awards gala.

New Jersey Future Offers Grants To Foster Noncontiguous Clustering

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

New Jersey Future is offering a competitive grant to encourage municipalities to develop noncontiguous-clustering ordinances.

New Jersey Future Offers Webinar Series, Grant Program for Noncontiguous Cluster Development

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

New Jersey Future is offering two new webinars and a grant to encourage municipalities to take advantage of updated non-contiguous cluster development tools.

Complete Streets: ‘A Rational Response to Irrational Thinking’

Friday, November 1st, 2013

Complete Streets is, in Charles Marohn’s opinion, a worthy effort to direct streets and roads back to their original intended uses, and to boost the value inherent in walkable downtowns.

Key Issues: Silence on the Environment

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

This is the second in a series of articles from our friends at NJ Spotlight laying out the critical policy challenges that the next governor and Legislature will face, as well as their positions on these issues.

Four Key Issues for New Jersey’s Future

Sunday, October 20th, 2013

Unless we focus on difficult, long-term issues, we risk making New Jersey less competitive and hindering our future growth and prosperity.

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