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State Planning

Planning for Sea-Level Rise V: Overlay Zones

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Fifth of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses the use of overlay zones to delineate and regulate areas at risk.

Remembering Caren Franzini

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

The passing of New Jersey Future trustee Caren Franzini is a loss not just to all who knew her, but for all of New Jersey.

Developers Convention To Address ‘Why Green Infrastructure?’

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

New Jersey Future and the New Jersey Builders Association will offer a suite of green infrastructure resources and tools at the Atlantic Builders Convention.

Planning for Sea-Level Rise I: Accounting for Damage

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

First of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses ways to account for substantial damage to structures.

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.

NJ Spotlight on Cities Looks Toward an Urban Agenda for New Jersey

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

The second annual NJ Spotlight on Cities conference explores a variety of topics relevant to developing an integrated urban agenda for New Jersey.

Explainer: How to Think About New Jersey’s Population (and Income) Growth

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

When we examine population and income migration into and out of New Jersey, it’s important to include all the factors that comprise it. The good news: Both are growing.

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.

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