How can the least-valued, sometimes most expensive part of the water cycle become an economic asset? Stormwater infrastructure is one of New Jersey’s most expensive water-related funding needs, but, unlike 1,583 cities across the country, New Jersey communities cannot create a “utility” that is responsible for managing it. Panelists will discuss the role of stormwater management in redevelopment, how stormwater utilities have been structured in other states to meet the needs of their communities, and […]Click for more information on 'Paying for New Jersey’s Aging Stormwater Infrastructure'
Public-private partnerships make possible development and infrastructure projects that project sponsors can’t advance on their own. This session will offer insight into how to craft successful P3s by exploring the motivations of each participant: redevelopers, municipalities, and financiers. Panelists will describe projects from New Jersey and across the country, illuminating how to get started, how to deliver community benefits, and what it takes to cross the finish line. This session is eligible for 1.5 AICP […]Click for more information on 'The Power of P3s'
Coming advances in technology will trigger profound changes in how transportation systems function and in the form of the urban development that surrounds them. Growth in electric vehicle usage will create demand for new vehicle-powering support infrastructure and make existing infrastructure obsolete. The advent of autonomous vehicles may increase automobile trip-making and competition with public transit, while reducing parking demand. What should developers, planners, and local officials be thinking about and doing right now to […]Click for more information on 'EVs, AVs, and the Future of Urban Growth and Redevelopment'