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With Release of Impact Assessment, State Plan Poised for Revision, Re-adoption

Friday, January 29th, 2010

The State Planning Act requires the State Planning Commission to revise and re-adopt the State Development and Redevelopment Plan every three years.

Challenges Abound, Opportunity Knocks as Christie Prepares to Take Office

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Charting New Jersey on a path toward sustained economic growth will require many things, not the least of which is a resurrected state planning process.

Smart Growth in Transition – Part V: Property Taxes

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

New Jersey is heavily reliant on property taxes to pay for local services while New Jersey households pay the highest property taxes in the country.

Smart Growth in Transition – Part IV: Affordable Housing

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

How much affordable housing is enough? Where should affordable housing be built? Who should pay for affordable housing?

Smart Growth in Transition-Part III: Urban Revitalization

Friday, December 4th, 2009

Revitalizing New Jersey’s cities is a primary goal of the State Development and Redevelopment Plan. Yet in the two decades that have passed since the State Plan was adopted, many cities and towns have continued to exhibit signs of socioeconomic distress.

Smart Growth in Transition, Part II: Transportation

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Replenishing the Transportation Trust Fund will be the most immediate challenge confronting the incoming Christie administration.

Smart Growth in Transition, Part I: State Planning

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

The neglect suffered by the State Planning Commission and Office of Smart Growth over the past several years is well-documented.

What Will Smart Growth Look Like in a Christie Administration?

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

Photo Source: New Jersey Department of State
Yesterday’s change in leadership in Trenton will likely have an impact on land-use policy in the state in the coming years. Though we’ll have to wait and see what exactly a Christie administration will mean for smart growth in New Jersey, Christie’s responses to a New Jersey Future questionnaire […]

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