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Archive for November, 2011

Building Healthier Communities: A Transdisciplinary Approach to New Jersey’s Obesity Epidemic

December 6, 2011
9:30 amto2:00 pm

New Jersey Public Health Association
Princeton Hospital Association
760 Alexander Road  Princeton, N.J. 

Agenda includes Dr. George Rhoads, Interim Dean of the UMDNJ-SPH, Dr. Sandra Echeverria, Professor at the UMDNJ-School of Public Health and New Jersey Future’s Dan Fatton for ShapingNJ, a state partnership for the Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Program.

There is no cost to attend the meeting and a light breakfast and lunch will be provided. 

Registration (required; you will be asked to set up a login in order to register)

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Symposium for Facing our Future

December 9, 2011
9:00 amto11:30 am

Facing Our Future is an effort coordinated through the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers and led by an independent, nonpartisan leadership group.

Location:  Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs at Princeton University

Admission is free, but registration is required.

 

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North Jersey Receives $5 Million Federal Grant To Boost Growth Around Transit

Monday, November 21st, 2011

New Jersey Future is pleased to be part of the project team that will manage a $5 million HUD Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant award, announced today by Secretary Shaun Donovan.

Innovative Technologies for Site Remediation

December 15, 2011
9:00 amto4:30 pm

This one-day program will provide you with the basics of performing successful remediation using a variety of innovative in situ technologies and will present “real” site data derived from actual innovative technologies projects.

Location:
 
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 (address will be provided to registrants)
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Registration

For more information please contact Pamela Mayer  (pspringatrcidotrutgersdotedu)  , 732-932-9271

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Working With Your LSRP

December 5, 2011
9:00 amto4:00 pm

If you require the services of an LSRP, you need to know about the structure and mandates of the NEW Site Remediation Program! Learn about the roles and requirements of an LSRP in this one-day training program.

Location:
 
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 (address will be provided to all registrants)
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Registration

For more information, please contact Pamela Mayer  (pspringatrcidotrutgersdotedu)  , 732-932-9271. 

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Compact Downtown Development Offers Property Tax Benefits

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

An analysis of properties in New Brunswick and the Morristown area finds that compact downtown developments pay significantly higher property taxes per acre than lower-density development located outside downtown areas.

Town’s Balanced Approach to Transportation Wins Leadership Award

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Hoboken’s adoption of a Complete Streets approach — which shifts the emphasis from accommodating more cars and parking to making roadways more convenient for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders and automobiles — has earned the city a Leadership Award from Sustainable Jersey.

Talking About Transportation

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Greg Kelly, transportation president at Parsons Brinckerhoff, hosted a breakfast for Young Professionals in Transportation – NYC, and spoke at length about his professional experiences, the current state of our infrastructure and the future of large projects.

State Planning Commission Releases Draft Final State Plan for Public Hearings

Monday, November 14th, 2011

The State Strategic Plan has been released in draft final form, with comments from New Jersey Future and others, and now goes to public hearings.

New Book Offers Regional Planning Solutions That Work

Monday, November 14th, 2011

A new book offers effective regional approaches to sustainable growth and resource conservation.

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