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Netcong Chosen as 17th Transit Village!

Netcong

Netcong borough officials were informed September 29, 2005 of their official designation as New Jersey’s next Transit Village.

FY2005 Transit Villages Project Awards

Bound Brook Eastbound Platform, NJ

Four Transit Villages received FY2005 project awards totally $1 million provided by the New Jersey Transportation Trust fund.

New Pedestrian Overpass and Plaza Now Open at the South Amboy Train Station

South Amboy's New Overpass and Plaza

A new pedestrian overpass has opened at South Amboy station linking the parking lot on the north side with a new transit plaza on the south side.

Denver Becomes Fertile Ground for TOD

Downtown Denver Transit Map (click to enlarge)

By passing a referendum to dedicate local sales tax revenue toward transit development, Denver voters set in motion ambitious transit expansion plans.

NJ TRANSIT Chooses Developer for “Highlands at Morristown Station” Project

Site of Future Development, Morristown Station, NJ

Construction on a new mixed-use TOD at the Morristown rail station is anticipated to begin this fall, The Highlands at Morristown.

Hamilton Station Redevelopment Plan Moves Ahead

Surface Parking, Hamilton Station, NJ

Selection of a master developer is anticipated in late 2005 for a transit-oriented development at the Hamilton Township NJ TRANSIT Station.

Princeton Junction Station Area Vision Plan

Proposed Main Street looking toward Princeton Junction Station

NJ TRANSIT, the NJ Office of Smart Growth and West Windsor Township completed a Station Area Vision Plan for the Princeton Junction Station in June.

Somerset County TOD Plan wins NJAPA Award

The plan “TOD Opportunities in Somerset County, New Jersey” was awarded the NJAPA Outstanding Planning Implementation Award.

Why a Newsletter about Transit-Oriented Development (TOD)?

South Orange train station

In recent years, there has been a growing recognition across America that transit is important to the creation and maintenance of livable communities.

Recent Research Demonstrates Desire for TOD

Walking in Morristown, NJ

Three recent studies have demonstrated the desirability of transit-oriented development principles.

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