Updates from the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut Highlands

Archive for July, 2008

Walkable neighborhoods

Monday, July 28th, 2008 Posted in | No Comments »

Evan Brandt from the Pottstown Mercury has a great blog where he talks about a new website that calculates your neighborhood’s “walkability” score. Go to http://www.walkscore.com/ and enter your address, and it calculates distances to important amenities (food, drugstores, etc.). ...

New Jersey Regional Master Plan

Friday, July 18th, 2008 Posted in New Jersey | No Comments »

The NJ Highlands Council approved the draft RMP after a marathon session yesterday in Morristown. Unfortunately, it did not include several critical elements that members of the Coalition strongly supported, including preventing new development in water deficit areas. It now ...

Lucky 13

Thursday, July 10th, 2008 Posted in Pennsylvania | No Comments »

Last week, Cumberland County became the 13th Pennsylvania county in the Highlands to pass a resolution of support for conservation of the region's important resources. The resolution states, "The inclusion of Cumberland County within the Pennsylvania Mega-Greenway and the protection ...