New Jersey Future Working for Smart Growth: More Livable Places and Open Spaces
New Jersey Future and NJDEP release report of local options and actions for resilience
by Missy Rebovich on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 2:26 pm
New Jersey Future analyzed 350 innovative strategies applied in 76 cities or regions that could serve as model initiatives to develop the 15 strategies detailed in the Local Options/Local Actions: […]
Smart Growth Gets Smarter
by New Jersey Future staff on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 7:35 pm
More than 500 planners, developers, local and state officials, and other professionals joined New Jersey Future in New Brunswick at the March 6 day-long conference to look at current redevelopment […]
It’s Official: NJDEP Amends State Stormwater Rules to Require Green Infrastructure
by Louise Wilson on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 3:39 pm
In a welcome and important step forward, long-awaited amendments to New Jersey’s stormwater management rules were published in the March 2, 2020 New Jersey Register. The new rule amendments, […]
The Best Is Yet To Come: New Jersey Future Helps Towns Become Great Places to Age
by New Jersey Future staff on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 3:10 pm
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.
It’s Official: NJDEP’s Stormwater Rule Changes Published in the New Jersey Register
by Louise Wilson on Monday, March 2, 2020 at 3:40 pm
On March 2, important changes to the state’s stormwater management rules (NJAC 7:8) were published in the New Jersey Register.
Climate-Ready CSO Solutions Forum
by Moriah Kinberg on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 6:06 pm
New Jersey Communities Discuss Climate Change Impact on Multi-Billion Dollar Sewer Improvement Plans.
New Jersey’s Supply of Developable Land Is Shrinking – As a Result of Both Development and Preservation
by Tim Evans on Monday, February 17, 2020 at 5:01 pm
Recently-released 2015 land use/land cover data from the Department of Environmental Protection offer an opportunity to assess the state of land development in New Jersey.
Does the Retail Apocalypse Mean the End of Downtowns?
by Peter Kasabach on Monday, February 17, 2020 at 4:58 pm
New Jersey Future and JGSC Group presented Does the Retail Apocalypse Mean the End of Downtowns? at the annual American Planning Association–New Jersey conference held on January 23rd in New […]
New Jersey Losing Population for the First Time in Four Decades
by Tim Evans on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 3:28 pm
A long-term decline in the national birth rate and a recent drop-off in immigration have joined forces with ongoing out-migration to other states to produce New Jersey’s first population loss […]
Deadline Extended! Apply for a 2020 Smart Growth Award
by Emily Eckart on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 9:16 pm
The deadline for 2020 Smart Growth Award submissions is January 17, 2020. Get started on your application today!