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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.

New Brunswick Continues to Grow

New Brunswick Cultural Center

Development in downtown New Brunswick continues apace, despite the real estate market downturn.

Paterson Rediscovers Passenger Rail Station

Fabian Theatere

Patterson is beginning to see its station as a hidden opportunity—one that had not previously received a great deal of attention.

Trenton Continues Station Area Redevelopment Efforts

Trenton Station Redevelopment Area

Efforts are underway to capitalize on the $75 million Trenton station improvement project that is scheduled for completion this summer.

A New Face of TOD—Bus Rapid Transit

Bus Rapid Transit has emerged as an efficient and affordable investment concept for converting urban bus routes into a modern, fast, reliable service.

Special Feature: A Housing Market Perspective of TOD

With the deep slump in New Jersey’s housing market, one bright spot remains—locations that are transit-rich.

This Issue’s Focus: NJ Brownfield Redevelopment

Brownfields are abandoned, idled or underutilized industrial and commercial properties where redevelopment is complicated by contamination.

Brownfield Resources and Outlook

The enactment of the Brownfield and Contaminated Site Remediation Act triggered the cleanup of problem sites all over the state.

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