Working for Smart Growth:
More Livable Places and Open Spaces



The Best Is Yet To Come: New Jersey Future Helps Towns Become Great Places to Age

Monday, March 9th, 2020

New Jersey Future recently held kickoff meetings in Pompton Lakes in Passaic County and Ridgefield Park in Bergen County as part of its Creating Great Places to Age program.

Planning for Aging-Friendliness in Fair Lawn Borough

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019

Through a decision-maker and stakeholder engagement process, New Jersey Future will facilitate aging-friendly implementation planning in Fair Lawn over the next year. Kudos to Fair Lawn for integrating aging-friendly community building into local planning!

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of New Jersey’s Transit Village Program

Monday, December 9th, 2019

The NJ Department of Transportation and NJ Transit hosted an event on Nov. 14 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Transit Village program.

Apply for a 2020 Smart Growth Award

Monday, November 11th, 2019

The deadline for 2020 Smart Growth Award submissions is January 17, 2020. Get started on your application today!

Three Lessons for Reinventing the Suburbs

Friday, October 11th, 2019

Peter Kasabach joined three other experts at the Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development Reinventing the Suburbs panel to unpack the top issues facing our suburbs.

Time for public input on sewer solutions

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Twenty-one cities in New Jersey face ongoing problems caused by their outdated combined sewer systems. The N.J. Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) wants public input on proposed solutions. The deadline to submit comments is September 1, 2019. 

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.

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