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Making the Most of What You’ve Got: Adaptive Reuse and TOD

Understanding the challenges and opportunities offered by adaptive reuse is helpful to communities looking to promote transit-friendly development.

New and Newsworthy: March-April 2016

Recent news and notes on transit-oriented development trends here in New Jersey, in the nation, and beyond.

New and Newsworthy: January-February 2016

Recent news and notes on transit-oriented development trends here in New Jersey, in the nation, and beyond.

What We Are Reading, Watching & Listening To: November-December 2015

Welcome to “What We Are Reading…” Here, we present some recent news and notes on transit-oriented development trends here in New Jersey, in the nation, and beyond.

NEW JERSEY TOD NEWS

Officials say ferry service is ‘very close’
By Jacqueline Durett, Sentinel, December 17, 2015
Commuters may soon have a new choice for travel – a ferry to lower Manhattan. Efforts have moved forward to bring ferry service back to South Amboy, a designated Transit Village.

70 luxury apartments, 4-story building to rise near Westfield’s downtown
By Marisa Iati, NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, December 16, 2015
The Hampshire Cos. and Claremont Cos. have broken ground on a 70-unit luxury apartment, within a block of the Westfield rail station.

What We Are Reading: September-October 2015

Welcome to the fall installment of “What We Are Reading.” TOD news of note in New Jersey and in the nation.

Work Begins on Metuchen’s Pearl Street Redevelopment

When completed, years of planning will result in new housing, retail, parking and a public piazza in Metuchen’s center.

Irvington Named 30th NJ Transit Village

Bus service and the Irvington Bus Terminal are at the core of NJ’s 30th Transit Village, Irvington Township.

Park Ridge Named 29th NJ Transit Village

Named the state’s 29th Transit Village, the Borough of Park Ridge is focusing on pedestrian improvements and zoning changes to achieve its TOD goals.

What We Are Reading: July-August 2015

Welcome to the summer installment of “What We Are Reading.” Here we present transit-oriented development news of note here in New Jersey and in the nation.

What We Are Reading: May-June 2015

Welcome to “What We Are Reading.” Here, we present some recent news and notes on transit-oriented development trends here in New Jersey, in the national, and internationally.

NEW JERSEY TOD NEWS

In Rahway, Dr. Downtown cures what ails New Jersey Main Streets

By Megan Malloy, June 25, 2015, WNYC News
A look at Rahway as an example of how New Jersey’s small cities reflect a shift from suburban sprawl towards walkable transit-friendly places. This trend was also a focus of the recent Downtown NJ conference noted DNJ president Bob Goldsmith (not Goldstein as noted in the article).

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