Transportation & Infrastructure

March 10, 2017

The Future of Parking, Today
11:00  -  12:30
The Future of Parking, Today
Garden State B

The Future of Parking, Today

For generations, the demand for parking has seemingly grown unabated. But now, for the first time since perhaps the invention of the automobile, experts are predicting a decline in the demand for parking in urban areas. This is due to anticipated technological advances in the areas of autonomous, self-driving vehicles, the proliferation of shared-vehicle services and changing societal values and trends. This panel will discuss the ways these trends are being addressed across the country […]

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Data-Driven Cities: Effective Civic Engagement and Decision-Making
11:00  -  12:30
Data-Driven Cities: Effective Civic Engagement and Decision-Making
Conference Room I

Data-Driven Cities: Effective Civic Engagement and Decision-Making

By utilizing “big data,” communities can identify their challenges and community priorities and can engage the public more effectively around solutions. This panel will feature insights from industry leaders paving the way in this new field, along with local practitioners working to increase civic engagement in their communities, and will offer practical “getting started” information for cities and towns of all sizes. Track Sponsor: Scarinci Hollenbeck Panel Sponsor: Johnson & Johnson Sheena Collum presentation Caroline […]

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Small-City Tools for Big-City Infrastructure Challenges
2:15  -  3:45
Small-City Tools for Big-City Infrastructure Challenges
Brunswick D

Small-City Tools for Big-City Infrastructure Challenges

Small- to medium-size cities face the same expensive, complex infrastructure challenges as large metropolitan areas, but with far fewer resources. Three New Jersey cities have been applying a new approach — designing integrated projects that address multiple community priorities, such as flooding, traffic calming, and storm surge — and leveraging non-traditional funding. Speakers will describe the major infrastructure challenges they submitted to New Jersey Future’s Building Infrastructure Green (BIG) design competition and their path to […]

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