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.
Bicycle and Pedestrian
On their 15th anniversary, a salute to the multi-year winners and supporters of New Jersey Future’s Smart Growth Awards.
At a recent presentation in New Jersey, Strong Towns’ Chuck Marohn talked about how people, rather than cars, create community wealth, and how we benefit from prioritizing people in our planning.
Forum Feature: We Need To Do Transportation Planning for People, Not Cars. And We Need To Do It Fast.Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
Urban innovator, author and transportation expert Gabe Klein urged attendees at the Redevelopment Forum to re-think how they plan for people to move — and to stay in one place.
A look at how several cities have updated their zoning codes reveals some common approaches to using their land more flexibly and smartly.
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.
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.
New Jersey Future announces the winners of its 2015 Smart Growth Awards; Anne Babineau Esq. to receive leadership award.
The results of a survey of officials responsible for downtown revitalization in New Jersey show a need for greater proactivity, even as demographics provide an unprecedented opportunity.