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  • To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, We Need to Drive Less—and Build Smarter

    To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, We Need to Drive Less—and Build Smarter

    October 14, 2020 : 0 comments

    A new report from Transportation for America, Driving Down Emissions: Transportation, Land Use, and Climate Change, makes clear that the amount of carbon we pump into the atmosphere still depends on how much we drive, which in turn depends on where and how we build things.

  • Changes to Municipal Land Use Law would make NJ municipalities more resilient

    Changes to Municipal Land Use Law would make NJ municipalities more resilient

    October 14, 2020 : 0 comments

    Currently, New Jersey’s Municipal Land Use Law does not account for climate change, but a bill sponsored by Senator Bob Smith and Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin would require the land use plan element of municipal master plans assess likely impacts associated with climate change-related risks and devise strategies to address them.

  • The Geography of Poverty and Race in New Jersey

    The Geography of Poverty and Race in New Jersey

    October 14, 2020 : 0 comments

    Despite New Jersey’s urban resurgence in the years since the Great Recession, and despite concerns about gentrification expressed in popular media, high-poverty neighborhoods have not gone away.

  • New Jersey Future Partners with the New Jersey District of Key Club International

    New Jersey Future Partners with the New Jersey District of Key Club International

    October 14, 2020 : 0 comments

    New Jersey Future is excited to announce a new partnership with the New Jersey District of Key Club International and the District Project Steering Committee for the group’s service year project “Keeping the Garden State Green.” 

  • Broadband for All: The Geography of Digital Equity in New Jersey

    Broadband for All: The Geography of Digital Equity in New Jersey

    September 16, 2020 : 0 comments

    For New Jersey’s recovery from the pandemic to be successful, everyone should have the ability to access the internet at reasonable speeds with affordable prices regardless of their geography or income.

  • The Black-White Homeownership Gap in New Jersey

    The Black-White Homeownership Gap in New Jersey

    September 16, 2020 : 0 comments

    Where we build our housing, the type of housing we build, and for whom we build it affects our environment, our quality of life, and how segregated a state we will live in.

  • Greening the Garden State: These Three Towns Show You How! 

    Greening the Garden State: These Three Towns Show You How! 

    September 15, 2020 : 0 comments

    Green streets aren’t just for big cities like Philadelphia. They can help smaller cities like Camden and Hoboken and towns like Highland Park to meet flooding and stormwater challenges while providing community benefits.

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