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Local Planning

Community Meetings To Focus on Flood Vulnerability, Potential Solutions

Friday, April 10th, 2015

A series of free public meetings in Tuckerton and Little Egg Harbor will focus on vulnerability to coastal flooding, and explore potential solutions.

Forum Plenary: Impact Investing and Systems Thinking

Friday, April 10th, 2015

A look at how new approaches to investing are reshaping New Jersey’s cities both above and below ground.

2015 Smart Growth Award Winners Announced

Monday, March 30th, 2015

New Jersey Future announces the winners of its 2015 Smart Growth Awards; Anne Babineau Esq. to receive leadership award.

Opinion: Bill To Reform Meadowlands Commission an Ill-Planned Clean-Up Attempt

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

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.

Meadowlands ‘Cleanup Bill’ Needs Cleaning Up

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

The proposed Meadowlands “cleanup” bill doesn’t go far enough to fix the flaws in the original legislation.

Release of Combined-Sewer Permits Should Trigger Generational Investments in Affected Communities

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

The new DEP permits for combined sewers should spark significant investment in revitalization in New Jersey’s urban communities.

COAH Decision Will Allow New Jersey To Move Forward With Fair Housing Process

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

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.

DEP Approves Permits To Restore Assunpink Creek

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

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 Detail Challenges of Adapting to Climate Change

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Experts at a recent roundtable discussed the challenges New Jersey faces in adapting to a changing climate.

New Jersey Future Vulnerability Assessment Process To Be Presented at National Conference

Friday, February 6th, 2015

A process developed by New Jersey Future helps that municipalities quantify their financial vulnerability to flooding and sea-level rise will be featured at the American Planning Association’s national conference in April 2015.

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