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Apply for a 2020 Smart Growth Award!

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

New Jersey Future is accepting applications for the 2020 Smart Growth Awards.

2020 Redevelopment Forum: Save the Date and Submit Suggestions

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Save the date and submit suggestions! The 2020 Redevelopment Forum is scheduled for Friday, March 6 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick.

New Jersey Future is speaking at an Energy Master Plan stakeholder meeting (and you can, too!)

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities released its draft Energy Master Plan last month and has scheduled six stakeholder meetings on three days over the coming months.

DEP Moves to Require Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

The proposed new stormwater rule makes green infrastructure the priority for stormwater management, rather than an afterthought.

Policy Game Changers

September 13, 2018
7:30 amto10:00 am

Experts in city governance, branding, transportation, and economic development, who, as former colleagues invested in the region for decades, will reflect on the policies that have been transformational to our region and how Philadelphia should position itself to be a global competitor in the future.

Location: WHYY, 150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Registration and More Information

Planning for Sea-Level Rise VII: Disclosure

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Seventh of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses requirements to disclose vulnerability to flooding.

New Reports Assess State’s Exposure to Sea-Level Rise

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Two new reports from the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance at Rutgers University detail New Jersey’s vulnerability to projected sea-level rise.

NJ Spotlight on Cities Looks Toward an Urban Agenda for New Jersey

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

The second annual NJ Spotlight on Cities conference explores a variety of topics relevant to developing an integrated urban agenda for New Jersey.

The Greatest Danger Facing New Jersey’s Water Infrastructure: The Unknown

Monday, April 4th, 2016

At a recent NJ Spotlight roundtable, water experts acknowledged we have only a vague idea of the state of our aging water systems, and of true cost of upgrading them.

Bayside Flooding Highlights Inherent Vulnerability of Barrier Islands

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Bayside flooding during winter storm Jonas highlights just how vulnerable New Jersey’s barrier islands are. ‘Soft defense’ measures seem to offer the most effective long-term approaches.

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