January 14, 2020
The Smart Growth Awards celebrate projects that lead the way toward better development. If you know a project, plan, or initiative that contributes to a brighter future for New Jersey, submit it for consideration today!
The extended deadline for all nominations is January 24, 2020.

Climate change is here and Medford is addressing the problem head-on. New Jersey Future, through its Community Rating System (CRS) planning assistance program, is working with Medford officials to begin the process of making the town a CRS community.

Fair Lawn’s goal is to make its community more aging friendly. Fair Lawn is working with New Jersey Future’s planning team to make that happen. Using a decision-maker and stakeholder engagement process, the borough will focus on housing, transportation, walkability and access to destinations. 

Join us at this New Jersey Future hosted event to learn what state and local officials, and wastewater utilities are doing to upgrade wastewater infrastructure to be resilient and mitigate climate change on January 28, 2020.

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F eatured Resources

This report from the Jersey Water Works Lead in Drinking Water Task Force outlines actions New Jersey can take to virtually eliminate lead in drinking water in 10 years. New Jersey Future is a member of the Jersey Water Works collaborative.
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Founded in 1987, New Jersey Future is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that promotes sensible growth, redevelopment and infrastructure investments to foster vibrant cities and towns, protect natural lands and waterways, enhance transportation choices, provide access to safe, affordable and aging-friendly neighborhoods and fuel a strong economy. The organization does this through original research, innovative policy development, coalition-building, advocacy, and hands-on strategic assistance.