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Report: Many Older New Jerseyans Don’t Live in Aging-Friendly Places

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

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.

Is Redevelopment the ‘New Normal?’

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

New population migration data show that, at least for the moment, New Jersey’s pattern of sprawl development has slowed significantly.

2014 Smart Growth Awards

June 5, 2014
5:30 pmto8:00 pm

SGA 2014 button smallThe Smart Growth Awards celebration is considered one of the state’s premier networking events and an occasion that draws wide media attention and an attendance of more than 300 development industry professionals, as well as local, regional, and state leaders.

The 2014 Smart Growth Awards celebration will be June 5, 2014, at the Metropolitan Room at the Newark Club in Newark.

For more information, visit our website.

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The Smart Growth Awards celebration is considered one of the state’s premier networking events and an occasion that draws wide media attention and an attendance of more than 300 development industry professionals, as well as local, regional, and state leaders.

The 2014 Smart Growth Awards celebration will be June 5, 2014, at the Metropolitan Room at the Newark Club in Newark.

For sponsorship information, contact Diana Meyer-Counard, (609) 393-0008, ext. 110.

- See more at: http://www.njfuture.org/cevents/awards/2014-smart-growth-awards/#sthash.Tl3DpJlP.dpuf

Time for New Jersey To Be Smarter Than the Storm

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Incorporating projected sea-level rise into all Sandy-related recovery and planning decision-making will help create a stronger, more resilient Garden State.

Sustainable Jersey Leadership Forum

October 3, 2013
5:00 pmto8:00 pm

Sustainable Jersey is bringing together Green Teams and sustainability leaders to foster regional collaboration, joint projects and to share best practices and resources.

Where:
Monroe Township High School
1629 Perrineville Road, Monroe Township, N.J.

There is no charge, but registration is required.  For more information or to register, click here.

Have an upcoming event that deals with how New Jersey uses its land? Submit it to New Jersey Future’s calendar.

Reform Task Force Calls for Large Cut in Property Taxes

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

The New Jersey State League of Municipalities unveiled a proposal to reform the state’s property tax system by shifting part of the burden to a broader state income tax.

Bill To Increase Aid to Sandy-Stricken Communities Introduced in Congress

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

A bill introduced in the House of Representatives by several New Jersey legislators would, if passed, direct additional aid to Sandy-stricken communities in the state.

Frank Lautenberg, Champion of Smart Growth

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

We mourn the passing of a true champion of smart growth in the Garden State.

Concern Expressed Over Lack of Planning Funds in Sandy Recovery Action Plan

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Concerns over Gov. Christie’s Sandy Recovery Action Plan include insufficient funds for planning, too little assistance for low-income renters.

Smart Growth Awards 2013 Winners Announced

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Four innovative projects and three visionary plans comprise the list of winners of New Jersey Future’s 2013 Smart Growth Awards.

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