Nominations are now open for New Jersey Future’s 2014 Smart Growth Awards. Winners will be honored at our annual celebration June 5, 2014.
Land Use Solutions
Complete Streets is, in Charles Marohn’s opinion, a worthy effort to direct streets and roads back to their original intended uses, and to boost the value inherent in walkable downtowns.
New Jersey’s “first suburbs” are becoming a leading indicator for the state’s increasing diversity, accompanied by all its opportunities and challenges. They are also often overlooked in favor of larger cities.
Re-imagining suburban office parks will be key to New Jersey’s economic vitality in the future. Municipalities can play a key role in making that easier.
Somerset County is analyzing where to invest for growth and how to retrofit obsolete suburban office parks now that employers are once again focusing on transit-accessible locations.
The Central Jersey Housing Resource Center honored New Jersey Future with its Outstanding Achievement in Affordable Housing Award.
The differing needs that ports have from their host municipalities leads to an ongoing balancing act across multiple jurisdictions.
An effort to incorporate public health impacts into all policies can result in smarter transportation and local land-use planning.
An interactive planning workshop at the Redevelopment Forum took a look at New Brunswick’s efforts to improve the pedestrian-friendliness of its streets.
Once a town passes a Complete Streets resolution, the important work of getting it implemented begins. Here are some best practices.