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New Year, New Start to TOD in New Jersey

Facing the ongoing implications of the state’s economic situation, we can reflect on the past and take the opportunity to reassess priorities.

Seven New Jersey Resources Supporting TOD

Patterns

Following is a sampling of programs designed to support TOD in New Jersey.

Proposed Federal TOD Grants & Interagency “Sustainable Communities” Initiative

The Senate Banking Committee introduced legislation in August that, if passed, would spur better land use practices.

ARC to Bring TOD Opportunities to NJ’s Rail Towns

ARC Tunnels

A pair of much needed new passenger rail tunnels underneath the Hudson River connecting New Jersey and New York City is becoming a reality.

The Case for Sustainability Through Transit-Oriented Development

Gaslight Commons South Orange

Sustainability through TOD means reducing auto dependency, restoring transit infrastructure, and recycling urban land.

Transit-Oriented Housing – Shelter in a Storm?

Shifting Demand Patterns: The Demand Hour Glass

Despite the ongoing housing slump (and the economic collapse), inner-ring towns with rail service to New York City have outpaced the overall market.

Transit Terminal Anchors Camden Redevelopment

Cooper Vision Plan

The Walter Rand Transportation Center shows promise as an anchor of development in a city regarded as the poster child for the state’s urban woes.

Mixed-Use and Arts Come to East Orange

Evergreen Crossing

Among Orange’s assets is the city’s two rail stations located one mile apart on the Morris & Essex Line, Brick Church and East Orange.

New Jersey’s Urban Employment Centers Get a Boost

On January 13, Governor Jon Corzine signed the The Urban Transit Hub Tax Credit Act to encourage development around train stations.

Newark’s Plans for Broad Street Station District

Newark's Broad Street Station and Newark Light Rail

New Jersey’s largest city, Newark, has embarked on an ambitious plan to capitalize on its recently improved transportation connections.

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