A look at how several cities have updated their zoning codes reveals some common approaches to using their land more flexibly and smartly.
Two Somerset County municipalities are considering taking smart-growth initiatives to revitalize their local economies.
A new report analyzes the question of housing affordability for New Jersey’s older residents, and finds barriers in two types of communities.
In this report, New Jersey Future and Smart Growth America analyzed per-capita road usage. The results show that places with the highest activity density have the lowest per-capita usage, suggesting per-capita road-maintenance costs can be reduced by even marginal increases in density.
The surgeon general’s call for more walking, and acknowledgement that not all communities are designed to foster walking, is a welcome recognition of the importance of smart-growth design.
Two recent articles highlight the difficulties many New Jersey towns have in making themselves accommodating to older residents.
A report from a studio class at the Bloustein School examines Somerset County’s opportunities to attract Millennials.
The state’s 29th and 30th Transit Villages have been designated, including the second one anchored by a bus terminal.
A new analysis of income distribution in the neighborhoods around New Jersey’s transit stations shows that the benefits of access to transit are not always available across all income groups.
A new report highlights corporations that have focused on downtown for relocation or expansion, and offers strategies for urban areas that want to attract corporate investment.