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  • Apply for a 2020 Smart Growth Award

    Apply for a 2020 Smart Growth Award

    November 11, 2019 : 0 comments

    The deadline for 2020 Smart Growth Award submissions is January 17, 2020. Get started on your application today!

  • Where does impervious cover have the biggest impact?

    Where does impervious cover have the biggest impact?

    November 11, 2019 : 0 comments

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently released a 2015 update of its land use / land cover data set. The LU/LC dataset offers a periodic snapshot of how and where New Jersey both uses and preserves its land.

  • Addressing urban challenges at the APA Policy and Advocacy Conference

    Addressing urban challenges at the APA Policy and Advocacy Conference

    November 11, 2019 : 0 comments

    At the APA Policy and Advocacy Conference, executive director Peter Kasabach discussed the role of state policy in helping to advance “Legacy Cities.”

  • 2019 Complete Streets Summit

    2019 Complete Streets Summit

    October 15, 2019 : 0 comments

    Every two years, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) and the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers hold the Complete Streets Summit to advance strategies to make our streets safer and more accessible to everyone. 

  • Local Implementation Planning in Ridgewood Village Will Help Create Great Places to Age in New Jersey

    Local Implementation Planning in Ridgewood Village Will Help Create Great Places to Age in New Jersey

    October 14, 2019 : 0 comments

    New Jersey Future recently facilitated an implementation workshop in collaboration with aging-friendly coordinators from Westwood Borough, Teaneck Township and Ridgewood Village.

  • Trenton Holds its First Ciclovia

    Trenton Holds its First Ciclovia

    October 14, 2019 : 0 comments

    A coalition of partners led by Tri-State Transportation Campaign planned the festival to encourage biking and walking and reclaim the streets for people.

  • Three Lessons for Reinventing the Suburbs

    Three Lessons for Reinventing the Suburbs

    October 11, 2019 : 0 comments

    Peter Kasabach joined three other experts at the Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development Reinventing the Suburbs panel to unpack the top issues facing our suburbs.

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