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Archive for March, 2012

NJDOT Proposes to Restore Transit Village Program Funding

Friday, March 30th, 2012

NJDOT’s capital program for 2012 proposes to fund the Transit Village program and the Safe Streets to Transit program. It’s important that both proposals make it into the final budget.

State Officials: Redevelopment at the Heart of State Strategic Plan

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

The lieutenant governor and four senior state officials discuss how the new State Strategic Plan will help foster redevelopment in the Garden State.

A Better Transportation Bill

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

The U.S.Senate has passed a better transportation bill than the House did. Now it’s time for the House to pass it too.

Redevelopment Forum Keynote: ‘Walkable Urbanism’ Is Key to New Jersey’s Future

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Noted urbanist Chris Leinberger, who gave the keynote address at New Jersey Future’s Redevelopment Forum, highlights the many opportunities in developing walkable urban places, and provides New Jersey with a to-do list to help move that kind of redevelopment forward.

What’s Next in the New Jersey Highlands?

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

After Highlands Council Executive Director Eileen Swan was dismissed last week, we congratulated her on a job well done. Then we asked ourselves, what next?

State Planning Commission targets April 25 for State Strategic Plan adoption

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

The State Planning Commission will meet April 25 to vote on adoption of the State Strategic Plan as the new State Development and Redevelopment Plan.

New Jersey Isn’t Capitalizing on Demand for Walkable Places

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Guest author Chris Leinberger, who will deliver the luncheon keynote at New Jersey Future’s Redevelopment Forum, examines some successful examples of redevelopment from suburban to walkable urban areas in the Washington, D.C., area, and highlights what New Jersey municipalities must do in order to enjoy similar success.

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