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Local Planning

Water Infrastructure Funds: An Opportunity To Make Communities More Resilient

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

The New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust’s plan for its revolving funds must be improved if the funds are to enhance resilience to extreme weather.

Community Meeting Brings Assunpink “Daylighting” to the Light of Day

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

A community meeting in Trenton about the Assunpink Creek daylighting project highlighted safety and access concerns and yielded a wealth of suggestions.

Creating a Model for Statewide, Nationwide Innovation

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Lynn Broaddus of The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread discusses how New Jersey can become a model for communities nationally in addressing its water systems, in the final installment of Inspiring Solutions.

Princeton Is First New Jersey Community To Earn WHO ‘Age-Friendly’ Designation

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Princeton has earned the World Health Organization’s age-friendly communities designation, the first municipality in New Jersey to receive the honor.

New Jersey Future Partners With Lincoln Institute To Host Resiliency Symposium

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Event will focus on concrete steps that are being taken post-Hurricane Sandy to plan, pay for and implement resiliency measures on the ground.

New Jersey Future To Honor Trustee Henry A. Coleman

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

A cocktail reception Oct. 30 will honor longtime New Jersey Future trustee Henry A. Coleman for his many contributions to various organizations and to the state of New Jersey.

Survey Will Help Identify Downtown Revitalization Needs

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

A survey of municipal officials and executives in charge of downtown revitalization will help identify towns’ most urgent redevelopment needs.

Stormwater Utilities: A Tool for Managing Rainwater Runoff

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

A new report examines the need for stormwater utilities, how they are structured in other states, and how New Jersey communities could take advantage of them.

Sept. 15 Community Meeting Will Focus on Reopening of Downtown Trenton’s Assunpink Creek

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Trenton are preparing to undertake a habitat restoration project that adds parkland and natural space.

Delegation From Japan Visits To Compare Notes on Disaster Preparedness

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

A Japanese delegation visited New Jersey Future to compare notes on best practices and challenges in disaster preparedness.

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