In February 2011, StreetFilms launched its new video series “Moving Beyond the Automobile” with a 3-minute look at TOD efforts in Hudson County.
Throughout the nation, for a large and growing part of the population living near transit is an important consideration when choosing where to live.
At the occasion of Mayor James Kennedy’s final term of office, we had the opportunity to ask him a few questions about Rahway’s TOD efforts.
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.