New Jersey Future provided comments strongly supporting the state’s continued membership in the Northeast Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative as a way to generate funds for energy conservation and alternatives.
Land Use Solutions
Hopewell became the 103th municipality to adopt such a policy and the first municipality to do so via a Complete Streets ordinance.
A new report identifies a significant mismatch in New Jersey between where large numbers of older residents live and which municipalities are most prepared, from a land-use perspective, to accommodate them.
Nominations are now open for New Jersey Future’s 2014 Smart Growth Awards. Winners will be honored at our annual celebration June 5, 2014.
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.