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Planning and Governance

Planning for Sea-Level Rise II

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Second of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses ways to redirect development away from vulnerable areas.

Planning for Sea-Level Rise I

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

First of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses ways to account for substantial damage to structures.

Remembering Al Koeppe

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

New Jersey has lost a tireless champion for the vitality of its cities.

New Jersey Future Hosts National Gathering

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

New Jersey Future hosted the annual gathering of state and regional smart-growth organizations in downtown Newark.

New Reports Assess State’s Exposure to Sea-Level Rise

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Two new reports from the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance at Rutgers University detail New Jersey’s vulnerability to projected sea-level rise.

Population Trends at the Jersey Shore, Part 2: The Sandy Effect

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

A preliminary look at how Hurricane Sandy affected population trends along the Jersey Shore, and at some of the important questions these trends raise. Part 2 of 2.

Documentary Featuring Sea Bright, New Jersey Future Is Ocean Film Festival Finalist

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

A documentary about Sea Bright, N.J.’s struggle to recover from Hurricane Sandy and featuring New Jersey Future’s local recovery planning staff has been named a finalist in the international Blue Ocean Film Festival.

Population Trends at the Jersey Shore, Part 1: Long-Term

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Population loss at the Jersey Shore did not start with Hurricane Sandy. A look at the Census data shows some more specific long-term trends. Part 1 of 2.

New Jersey Recovery Fund Shares Post-Sandy Resiliency Lessons With Chinese Delegation

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

A group of emergency managers from a Chinese province visited New Jersey to learn how the state’s philanthropic community worked to strengthen communities after Hurricane Sandy.

What Can 23 Cents Buy?

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

The 23-cent gas tax increase is a good start toward sustainable transportation funding, but it will only benefit the state if we can allocate it to the right things.

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