Below is a collection of all posts from the committees.
In order to further connect our members with rising professionals in the field and engage with each other on cutting edge planning topics, APA-NJ is partnering with the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy to create a sustained network of practitioners and graduate planning students.
Much of the current planning work in New Jersey that strives to create more sustainable communities provides direct climate change resiliency benefits. Incorporating consideration of future climate projections, including changes in flooding, temperature and precipitation, will strengthen ongoing efforts of planners to prepare for a changing climate.
FEMA released its Mitigation Assessment Team (MAT) Report last week for New Jersey and New York. Based upon field observations, the report presents conclusions and recommendations regarding key engineering concepts, codes and standards, mitigation measures and considerations.
Join us for a lively and informative discussion about the future of electric vehicles in New Jersey. This discussion will showcase recent work from the Transportation and Climate Initiative’s Northeast Electric Vehicle Network.
The US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released on Thursday, November 14, 2013, the notice of requirements for the second round of Disaster Recovery Community Development Block Grants (CDBG-DR) and has forwarded the notice to the Federal Register for publication.
Scientists predict waters along New Jersey’s coast could rise as much as three-and-a-half feet by the end of the century, compounded by the fact that the Jersey Shore is slowly sinking. What’s more, warns Boston University Earth and Environment Professor Tony Janetos, this isn’t just a problem for our children and grandchildren. It’s happening now.