The use of green-infrastructure elements can add real estate value through both higher revenues and lower costs, but they must be incorporated early in the design process.
Water and Sewer
The new HUD Sandy funding notice focuses on infrastructure and requires forward-looking risk assessments, including considerations of climate change.
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.
Unless we focus on difficult, long-term issues, we risk making New Jersey less competitive and hindering our future growth and prosperity.
Experts at a symposium detail how New Jersey’s water infrastructure is antiquated and disintegrating, and assert that continued inaction will only raise the cost of fixing it and lower the state’s economic competitiveness.
The revitalization of New Jersey’s cities and centers mean that investments in infrastructure will need to focus on reinvestment and innovation for sustainability.
We mourn the passing of a true champion of smart growth in the Garden State.
The Pinelands Protection Act appears to have been effective at steering growth within its jurisdiction, but we must remain vigilant to ensure that the area’s overall growth doesn’t degrade critical natural resources.
A new report looks at the regulatory and legislative barriers to widespread adoption of green infrastructure for stormwater management in New Jersey.
The billions needed to upgrade New Jersey’s infrastructure will climb even higher in wake of Hurricane Sandy.