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Survey Will Gather Input on Health Effects of Flooding in Hoboken

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

A survey will assess the health impacts on Hoboken residents of repeated flooding. The results will be presented to the city to use in evaluating alternative solutions.

Thought Leaders To Gather at Regional Conference

Monday, November 10th, 2014

A regional conference Nov. 14 will explore the next generation of big ideas to be included in Regional Plan Association’s Fourth Regional Plan.

New Jersey Future Partners With Lincoln Institute To Host Resiliency Symposium

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Event will focus on concrete steps that are being taken post-Hurricane Sandy to plan, pay for and implement resiliency measures on the ground.

HUD Secretary Donovan To Speak at Redevelopment Forum

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

HUD Secretary Donovan, who is leading the long-term post-Superstorm Sandy rebuilding effort, will talk about the issues his task force will need to address.

New Jersey Future Seeks Nominations for 2012 Smart Growth Awards

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Do you know of an innovative project, plan or initiative that deserves to be honored for bringing smart growth ideals to light? Consider nominating it for a 2012 Smart Growth Award.

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.

Summit Moves Toward Transit Village Designation, Future of Program Remains Uncertain

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

The city of Summit’s planning board voted unanimously in favor of seeking Transit Village status with the NJ Department of Transportation, but the initiative could fall short should the DOT fail to commit to the Transit Village program this year.

New Jersey Future Announces 10th Anniversary Smart Growth Award-Winners

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

A diverse group of innovative development and redevelopment projects located in cities, towns and townships across New Jersey will be honored with Smart Growth Awards from New Jersey Future as part of the 10th Anniversary awards celebration and retrospective.

Local Agriculture Growing in Popularity and Importance

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

With increased importance being placed on eating locally grown fresh food, more and more citizens and local governments are exploring small-scale farming, community food gardens and farmer’s markets.

Seven Innovative Projects Win Smart Growth Awards

Monday, June 1st, 2009

Seven projects, ranging from a town-gown redevelopment in Gloucester County to a “green” building in Morristown, have been selected to receive 2009 Smart Growth Awards from New Jersey Future.

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