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Regional Planning

Preparing for the Next Sandy Requires Facing Hard Facts

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

We need to begin the difficult conversation about how to accommodate rising sea levels and future severe storms, if we’re going to be ready for the next Sandy.

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.

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.

Thought Leaders To Gather at Regional Conference

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

A regional conference Nov. 14 will explore the next generation of big ideas to be included in Regional Plan Association’s Fourth Regional Plan.

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.

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.

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.

Report: Prompt Action Is Needed for Best-Practices Upgrade of New Jersey’s Urban Water Infrastructure

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

The report from a May convening stresses the need for prompt action on best-practices upgrades to New Jersey’s urban water systems.

Documentary About Coastal Development in New Jersey To Be Shown in Rumson

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

New Jersey Future is sponsoring a free screening Sept. 20 of Shored Up, a documentary that examines the difficult issues related to coastal development in the face of severe weather and sea level rise. After the screening there will be a panel discussion and question-and-answer session.

Survey Will Help Sandy-Affected Towns Address Future Flood Risks

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

A survey will help Sandy-damaged towns determine their residents’ readiness to address flood risks.

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