New Jersey Future announces the winners of its 2015 Smart Growth Awards; Anne Babineau Esq. to receive leadership award.
Planning and Governance
The president of the American Planning Association’s New Jersey chapter urges the Legislature to reconsider how it will address its proposed reform of the Meadowlands Commission.
The proposed Meadowlands “cleanup” bill doesn’t go far enough to fix the flaws in the original legislation.
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.
The new DEP permits for combined sewers should spark significant investment in revitalization in New Jersey’s urban communities.
New Jersey Future supports the state’s draft application to the National Disaster Resilience Competition and suggests ways it can be strengthened
The decision allows access to courts for affordable-housing challenges, re-opening the door to sound planning, production of housing for people of all incomes.
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.
The NJDEP has approved the permits necessary to daylight and restore Trenton’s Assunpink Creek. New Jersey Future has been involved with the project.
Experts at a recent roundtable discussed the challenges New Jersey faces in adapting to a changing climate.