January 4, 2019, 11am PST
In New Jersey, a cap-and-trade system existed for two decades and appeared to just perpetuate housing and social inequities. But now legislators and researchers are considering it again.
December 20, 2018, 1pm PST
Nine Mid-Atlantic and Northeast states and the District of Columbia have agreed to work together to develop a policy to price emissions from transportation, set a 'cap' on them, and invest the revenues in low carbon transportation solutions.
December 14, 2018, 11am PST
Several states, and even the federal government, are considering adopting carbon pricing plans.
November 11, 2018, 5am PST
The local and regional political leaders with a stake in the Gateway project connecting New York and New Jersey see a little light at end of the tunnel now that Democrats hold a majority in the House of Representatives.
November 8, 2018, 10am PST
Linking zoning reform mandates to CDBG funding is not an effective way to change exclusionary zoning.
October 19, 2018, 8am PDT
The state of New Jersey makes it difficult, and expensive, to obtain liquor licenses. Some say that policy makes economic development much harder than it could be.
October 18, 2018, 10am PDT
California gets most of the attention, but states all over the country are removing some of the vestiges of local control to help spur housing development, require affordable housing, and control the skyrocketing cost of housing.
October 13, 2018, 5am PDT
A report suggests that the older a state is, the more likely it is that special interests have entrenched themselves, negatively impacting the public purse.
October 12, 2018, 10am PDT
The agency is facing a multitude of funding, management, and organizational challenges.
September 12, 2018, 8am PDT
It's been over 60 years, but at long last a missing stretch of I-95 between New Jersey and Pennsylvania has been completed. Meanwhile, disrepair threatens the rest of the system.
August 6, 2018, 6am PDT
Marisa Lago pens in an opinion piece supporting a regional approach to planning, timed for the release of a new "Geography of Jobs" report.
August 5, 2018, 5am PDT
On Thursday, the U.S. DOT and U.S. EPA announced one of the Trump administration's most consequential rollbacks of environmental and efficiency regulations that will have a detrimental effect on climate change, air pollution, and oil consumption.
July 2, 2018, 12pm PDT
Public transit is increasingly a target of the Koch brothers' crusade against big government.
June 18, 2018, 2pm PDT
More tickets, fewer meter maids.
June 18, 2018, 5am PDT
The effects of climate change—rising seas, extreme weather—will require coordinated action around the New York region. Regional planning, in other words.
June 13, 2018, 9am PDT
The total cost of the recommendations from a new report on the future of air travel in the New York region: $50.8 billion over 40 years.
June 11, 2018, 5am PDT
This summer, the seashore town of Wildwood is charging a fee for people with the right cars to park in a very convenient location.
June 4, 2018, 9am PDT
The investment comes not from the state legislature but from two regulatory bodies, the Air Resources Board and the Public Utilities Commission, authorizing the expenditure of VW settlement funds and utility ratepayer funds, respectively.
May 31, 2018, 10am PDT
The Metro Region Explorer allows the public new kinds of understanding about the city of New York and how it fits into the surrounding region.
April 30, 2018, 12pm PDT
New Jersey Transit has been disrupted by a lack of conductors and bus drivers, but Governor Phil Murphy says that's going to change.