Paying Attention to NJ's Future: Four Issues for the Next Four Years
Transportation infrastructure, sprawl, affordable housing, and resiliency will continue to bedevil NJ policymakers in coming years
New Jersey faces a number of tough issues this year, many of which have stymied both the Legislature and the Christie administration for the past few years. All come with high price tags, including funding open space, transportation, and hardening other infrastructure to withstand future extreme weather, such as Hurricane Sandy.
Peter Kasabach, executive director of New Jersey Future, gives his organization's perspective about the challenges facing policymakers in 2014 and going forward. This article originally appeared in the Asbury Park Press.