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Archive for July, 2013

New Jersey Future Supports Economic Incentives that Don’t Subsidize Sprawl

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

New Jersey Future would like to support the most current version of the Economic Incentives Act, as long as it advances the intent of the original version.

New Jersey’s Inner Suburbs: Leading Indicator of Opportunity and Challenge

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

New Jersey’s “first suburbs” are becoming a leading indicator for the state’s increasing diversity, accompanied by all its opportunities and challenges. They are also often overlooked in favor of larger cities.

Post-Sandy Recovery: Balancing Regional Planning With Home Rule

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

The devastation wrought by Sandy is both local and regional. Strictly top-down or bottom-up solutions are not likely to serve the recovery well.

Ready for Next Time? Rethinking the Shore After Sandy

August 27, 2013
6:00 pmto9:00 pm

Join with others who live, vacation or make a living at the Jersey Shore to think through the lessons from Superstorm Sandy. Take part in a community dialogue about what individuals, communities and governments can do to limit the harm done by the next storm. All the forums are free. For more information, click here.

Tuesday, Aug. 27, Tuckerton Seaport Museum, 120 W. Main St., Tuckerton, 6:45 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m.  Register here.

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

Ready for Next Time? Rethinking the Shore After Sandy

August 27, 2013
12:00 pmto3:00 pm

Join with others who live, vacation or make a living at the Jersey Shore to think through the lessons from Superstorm Sandy. Take part in a community dialogue about what individuals, communities and governments can do to limit the harm done by the next storm. All the forums are free. For more information, click here.

Tuesday, Aug. 27, St. Francis Community Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township, 12:45 p.m., doors open at noon.  Register here.

Tuesday, Aug. 27, Tuckerton Seaport Museum, 120 W. Main St., Tuckerton, 6:45 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m.

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

Ready for Next Time? Rethinking the Shore After Sandy

August 5, 2013
6:00 pmto9:00 pm

Join with others who live, vacation or make a living at the Jersey Shore to think through the lessons from Superstorm Sandy. Take part in a community dialogue about what individuals, communities and governments can do to limit the harm done by the next storm. All the forums are free. For more information, click here.

Monday, Aug. 5 – Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, 6:45 p.m., doors open at 6.  Register here.

Tuesday, Aug. 27, St. Francis Community Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township, 12:45 p.m., doors open at noon

Tuesday, Aug. 27, Tuckerton Seaport Museum, 120 W. Main St., Tuckerton, 6:45 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m.

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

Ready for Next Time? Rethinking the Shore After Sandy

July 30, 2013
6:00 pmto9:00 pm

Join with others who live, vacation or make a living at the Jersey Shore to think through the lessons from Superstorm Sandy. Take part in a community dialogue about what individuals, communities and governments can do to limit the harm done by the next storm. All the forums are free. For more information, click here.

Tuesday, July 30 – Middle Township High School, 300 East Atlantic Ave., Cape May Court House, 6:45 p.m., doors open at 6. Register here

Monday, Aug. 5 – Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, 6:45 p.m., doors open at 6

Tuesday, Aug. 27, St. Francis Community Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township, 12:45 p.m., doors open at noon

Tuesday, Aug. 27, Tuckerton Seaport Museum, 120 W. Main St., Tuckerton, 6:45 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m.

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

Somerset County Releases Study on Repurposing Under-Utilized Commercial Properties

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

A new report from Somerset County that examines seven prototypical suburban commercial sites, with recommendations for redevelopment, could serve as a model for other counties.

In Rush To Rebuild, Are We Failing To Plan for the Next Superstorm?

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Overdevelopment has long plagued the Jersey Shore, but rebuilding efforts tend to overlook that inconvenient truth.

Rethinking the Shore Forum Zeroes in on Better Planning, Leadership

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Our partner WHYY recaps the first of a series of community conversations about Rethinking the Shore.

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