September 2009


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NJ Future Gets in the Blogging Game

Our friends at New Jersey Future have joined the blogosphere! Garden State Smart Growth offers a new way for fans of NJ Future’s biweekly newsletter Future Facts to read and comment on stories, and link roundups…




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Demand is High for Meadowlands Rail

New York football fans have a lot to be happy about this season. The Giants have continued their strong play, the Jets are 2-0 behind new quarterback Mark Sanchez — and for the first time, customers…


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New York Tolling Foes Up for “Oil Slick” Award

EPL/Environment Advocates announced an addition to its annual Voter’s Guide this morning: the “Oil Slick” award, which will be bestowed on the “public figure who has done the most to put New York’s environmental health at…




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Poetic Justice in the New York State Senate

Last week, the NY Daily News uncovered the latest scandal to hit the ethics-plagued State Senate. According to the News, Senate Secretary Angelo Aponte “tried to broker a meeting between the MTA and HBO about filming…


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ConnDOT Puts Route 11 Expansion on the Back Burner

In a move that should be lauded by transportation and smart growth advocates statewide, the Connecticut Department of Transportation is reevaluating whether the Route 11 expansion project fits within the state’s transportation priorities. Essentially this means…