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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.

This Issue’s Focus: Parking in TOD

This issues will focus on parking issues, with articles on best management, interviews, and helpful literature resources.

How to Handle Parking — Interviews with Experts

Robert Goldsmith

We interviewed experts about parking demand, design, financing, and management, asking them to spotlight major issues and possible solutions.

Municipal Spotlight: New Brunswick’s Redevelopment Enhanced by Transit

Heldrich under construction

On the rise since the mid-1980s and designated as a transit village in 2005, New Brunswick has become an attractive place to work, live and play.

TOD Housing in a Slowing Market


To understand the current trends in the New Jersey and national housing markets, we spoke with representatives from several different disciplines.

Utilizing a Form-Based Planning Approach in Dover, New Jersey

Dover Station — A Vision for the Future and Current Conditions (inset)

Dover used a form-based code planning approach in its TOD-based planning effort in the area surrounding its train station.

Municipal Spotlight: Dover’s Revitalization Moves Forward using TOD

Dover has declared a desire to redevelop and attract more businesses and housing, including the use of the Blackwell Historic District.

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