Facing the ongoing implications of the state’s economic situation, we can reflect on the past and take the opportunity to reassess priorities.
Following is a sampling of programs designed to support TOD in New Jersey.
The Senate Banking Committee introduced legislation in August that, if passed, would spur better land use practices.
A pair of much needed new passenger rail tunnels underneath the Hudson River connecting New Jersey and New York City is becoming a reality.
Sustainability through TOD means reducing auto dependency, restoring transit infrastructure, and recycling urban land.
Despite the ongoing housing slump (and the economic collapse), inner-ring towns with rail service to New York City have outpaced the overall market.
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.
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.
On January 13, Governor Jon Corzine signed the The Urban Transit Hub Tax Credit Act to encourage development around train stations.
New Jersey’s largest city, Newark, has embarked on an ambitious plan to capitalize on its recently improved transportation connections.