By passing a referendum to dedicate local sales tax revenue toward transit development, Denver voters set in motion ambitious transit expansion plans.
Construction on a new mixed-use TOD at the Morristown rail station is anticipated to begin this fall, The Highlands at Morristown.
Selection of a master developer is anticipated in late 2005 for a transit-oriented development at the Hamilton Township NJ TRANSIT 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.
The plan “TOD Opportunities in Somerset County, New Jersey” was awarded the NJAPA Outstanding Planning Implementation Award.
In recent years, there has been a growing recognition across America that transit is important to the creation and maintenance of livable communities.
Three recent studies have demonstrated the desirability of transit-oriented development principles.
The Urban Land Institute released a report in 2003 to help municipal officials and planners successfully implement development around transit centers.
Rahway’s commitment to transit-oriented development principles have guided recent revitalization efforts of its downtown.
Joel Schwartz is a principal of Landmark Companies, L.L.C., a design-oriented development firm located in Princeton and Keasbey, New Jersey.