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Archive for April, 2017

Public Workshop: Plan 2045: Connecting North Jersey

May 25, 2017
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

Public workshop on North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority’s Plan2045

Location: Hunterdon County Complex, Building One, 314 State Route 12, Flemington

More information on Plan2045

Kearny Clean Waters Presentation

April 29, 2017
11:00 amto11:30 am

Learn techniques to help keep rivers clean! There will be a presentation on green infrastructure and a rain barrel demo. The rain barrels will be for sale during the event. This event is free and open to anyone to attend.

Sponsored by New Jersey Future, Jersey Water Works and the Hudson County Improvement Authority

Hosted by the Kearny Community Garden and Kearny Public Library

Location: Kearny Public Library, 318 Kearny Ave.

More information

Webinar: Green Infrastructure and Stream Daylighting

April 27, 2017
12:30 pmto1:30 pm

This workshop will present ideas for implementing green stormwater infrastructure in urban and suburban areas. Learn about two case studies of stream daylighting in New Jersey.

If your commission/committee is on the ANJEC Workshop Plan, there is no charge to attend.To register, email ANJEC  (infoatanjecdotorg)   or call 973-539-7547.

The Future of New Jersey’s Suburbs

May 4, 2017
1:00 pmto5:00 pm

Part of the Stephen B. Siegel Lecture at the Kislak Real Estate Institute at Monmouth University

Location: Pozycki Hall Auditorium, Monmouth University, 400 Cedar Ave., W. Long Branch

More information and registration


Smart Cities and Transportation

April 26, 2017
9:00 amto1:30 pm

A symposium on emerging transportation technologies.

Location: North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, One Newark Center, 17th Floor, 1085 Raymond Blvd., Newark

More information and registration

One Water Summit

June 27, 2017toJune 29, 2017

Location: InterContinental New Orleans

More information and registration

American Planning Association National Conference

May 6, 2017toMay 9, 2017

Location: Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York

More information and registration

Creative New Jersey Statewide Convening

June 1, 2017
9:30 amto3:00 pm

The day will include a chance to learn about creative and innovative ideas taking hold throughout New Jersey, including during the popular “Speed Dating with your favorite Creative Communities” session Space is limited, so please register early.

Location:Foundation for Educational Administration, 12 Centre Dr., Monroe Township, NJ

More information and registration

Sustainability Summit

June 21, 2017
8:30 amto4:30 pm

The 2017 New Jersey Sustainability Summit will explore how coordinated local action can achieve an increased collective impact. Sustainable Jersey brings together a unique mix of public and private, state and local partners to support communities in achieving remarkable progress.

This event attracts over 300 diverse participants from across New Jersey. Attendees will participate in thought provoking conversations that focus on engaging government, community, schools, business and academia in sustainable action.

Location: College of New Jersey

More information and registration

New Office Market Report: Transit Service Is Key

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

A new report details how office properties near transit are seeing higher rents and lower vacancy rates than their counterparts in non-transit locations, confirming that smart investment in transit assets is key to maintaining New Jersey’s economic competitiveness.

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