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Posts Tagged ‘New Jersey’

Deadline Friday – Join Us!

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

More than 200 people are already committed to attending our 10th Smart Growth Awards on Thursday, June 9. As usual, we expect a great networking event with a room full of New Jersey’s leaders in smart growth.
We hope you and your colleagues will join us for the occasion, and a great way to participate is […]

Smart Growth Photo Contest

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

We are inviting artists, students and anyone interested to submit original artwork representing smart growth themes such as walkable communities, vibrant civic spaces, alternative transportation (walking, biking, public transit), preserved farms and natural spaces.

Controversial Wastewater Deadline Passes

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Where sewers are located largely dictates where development goes, especially smaller lot development. Similarly, where and how septic systems are regulated governs how larger lot subdivisions are designed.

A Bleak Recent Past, a Brighter Future Ahead

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Experts paint a picture of the Garden State in transition — from a manufacturing and construction-based economy to a services-based economy, from a state in deep recession to a state in slow recovery, from a Baby Boomer-induced growth pattern of suburban sprawl to a Generation Y-inspired comeback for compact, walkable communities.

2011 Redevelopment Forum SUCCESS!

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

The 2011 Redevelopment Forum was a huge success!
Thank you again to our generous title sponsors:

 
Special thanks to the luncheon & keynote speaker sponsor:

Our tote bags and audio visuals were generously provided by:

Beverages made possible by the generosity of:

More than 150 joined us for a great afternoon networking reception, thanks to sponsors:

More than 80 speakers spoke […]

More than 500 registered – join us Friday!

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Today we received the registration of our 500th attendee for Friday’s Redevelopment Forum, which will be held at the Hyatt Hotel & Conference Center in New Brunswick. The guest list includes reputable planners, architects, developers, municipal leaders and elected officials.
The entire staff has been working hard, putting the finishing touches on New […]

New Jer…..

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

The United States of Autocomplete. Source: verysmallarray.com
We’re a few months late on this — it’s already been covered ably by numerous other blogs – but the New Jersey angle is interesting enough to warrant a post here. (As an aside: this is a perfect example of something that used to get sent around the New Jersey Future […]

State Planning Commission Meets for the First Time Since 2009

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Today marked the first meeting of the New Jersey State Planning Commission under the Christie administration.
Chairman Ed McKenna presided over the meeting, which was attended by new members Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno, Economic Development Authority CEO Caren Franzini, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin and Schools Development Authority CEO Marc Larkins.  Also in attendance […]

Pete Kasabach Discussing Transit-Oriented Development in Jersey City

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

New Jersey Future Executive Director Peter Kasabach was featured in a recent video by Streetsfilms focused on transit-oriented development in Jersey City. The video is the first in their MBA: Moving Beyond the Automobile series, and also features friends of New Jersey Future Kate Slevin (Tri-State Transportation Campaign), Vivian Baker (NJ Transit) and Bob Cotter (Jersey […]

Jay Corbalis discussing transportation funding on MY9 News

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

New Jersey Future Policy Analyst Jay Corbalis joined Brenda Blackmon last night on MY9 News to discuss the controversy over the planned toll increase for the Turnpike and Parkway

 

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