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’s post-Sandy recovery planning report “In Deep” wins a national floodplain management award.
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.
On their 15th anniversary, a salute to the multi-year winners and supporters of New Jersey Future’s Smart Growth Awards.
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.
Mega-ships unloading at New Jersey ports will be a boon for the state, but we must be sure our port-related infrastructure is robust enough to handle the increased volume.
Public-Interest Organizations Urge Commitment of Disaster Competition Award Funds to Regional PlanningThursday, March 24th, 2016
A group of public-interest organizations sent a joint letter to Gov. Christie urging him to commit National Disaster Resilience Competition award funds to regional resiliency planning initiatives.
The Build it Green (BIG) Competition will provide technical assistance and engineering support services to selected New Jersey cities and utilities to design innovative, financeable projects that reduce combined sewer outflows (CSOs) while also making neighborhoods and downtowns better places to live, work and invest.
The New Jersey State Redevelopment and Development Plan just turned 15. It’s working, but it needs to work better.
A public information session will review findings and recommendations from a study of the health impacts of a buyout program on Mystic Island’s residents, and on the community overall.