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Planning & Environment

Measuring the Benefits of Green Streets in New Jersey

Green streets use green infrastructure practices within the public right-of-way to manage stormwater while preserving the primary function of a street as a conduit for vehicles, pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit riders. In a densely populated state like New Jersey, the management of stormwater runoff is an important consideration for developed areas as impervious surfaces like roofs, roads and parking lots prevent... more »


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Policy and Organization

Quantifying Title VI and Environmental Justice benefits + burdens in a TIP

Organizations receiving federal funding have been required to evaluate Title VI issues and consider environmental justice impacts for decades but there has yet to be a comprehensive, systematic way to evaluate transportation projects for the disenfranchised populations protected under these mandates.

With mapping, data, and analysis tools being more democratized and readily available, a universal suite of tools should... more »


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