Working for Smart Growth:
More Livable Places and Open Spaces

 

Regional Planning

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.

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.

School District Regionalization: The Land-Use Connection

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

The fragmented nature of New Jersey’s school districts, and the way they are funded, give rise to unintended negative land-use consequences. Regionalization of school districts could mitigate that.

New Jersey Future Wins National Award for Sandy Report

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

New Jersey Future’s post-Sandy recovery planning report “In Deep” wins a national floodplain management award.

Infrastructure Matters

Monday, May 16th, 2016

National Infrastructure Week is May 16 thru 23, and offers a good reminder of the importance of investing in infrastructure: It benefits the community, and the economy, and the costs of not investing can be far higher.

Fifteen Years of Smart Growth Success

Friday, May 13th, 2016

On their 15th anniversary, a salute to the multi-year winners and supporters of New Jersey Future’s Smart Growth Awards.

Forum Roundup: Gateway Tunnel Will Provide Much-Needed New Transit Capacity

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Panelists at a Redevelopment Forum session on the proposed Gateway Tunnel project highlighted the much-needed new transit capacity across the Hudson River it will bring, allowing New Jersey residents greater access to jobs and boosting the region’s economic growth.

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