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Archive for September, 2013

State Supreme Court Ruling a Victory for Sound Planning, Housing Affordability

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The New Jersey Supreme Court decision invalidating COAH’s growth-share rules is a major victory for sound planning as well as for housing affordability.

Voters in S. Hunterdon Approve Regional School District

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Voters in three S. Hunterdon municipalities overwhelmingly approved regionalization of their schools, something that can have significant land-use implications as well as academic and financial benefits.

New Legislation Changes the Smart Growth Playing Field

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Two new pieces of legislation, dealing with economic incentives and non-condemnation in redevelopment areas, offer opportunities to focus New Jersey’s development in smart-growth areas.

Five Ways Social Entrepreneurship Could Disrupt Traditional Planning and Development

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

A new report examines a range of technology-driven innovations that have the potential to disrupt the traditional processes of planning and development.

Time for New Jersey To Be Smarter Than the Storm

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Incorporating projected sea-level rise into all Sandy-related recovery and planning decision-making will help create a stronger, more resilient Garden State.

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