To understand the current trends in the New Jersey and national housing markets, we spoke with representatives from several different disciplines.
Dover used a form-based code planning approach in its TOD-based planning effort in the area surrounding its train station.
Dover has declared a desire to redevelop and attract more businesses and housing, including the use of the Blackwell Historic District.
This issue of Transit-Friendly Development highlights several examples in which consensus building played a major role in successful TOD initiatives.
It is vital to understand the needs and desires of those affected by the changes TOD brings, in order to build consensus among all involved parties.
Eminent domain – the taking of private property for public use and a tool often used in TOD – has become one of the most debated issues in planning.
While retaining its “Smalltown USA” style, Collingswood has been transformed by several major projects into an destination for residents and visitors.
Car-sharing has come to New Jersey, and transit is a big reason why. Zipcar has recently set up locations in several public transit hubs.
New Jersey’s two light rail lines form valuable links to existing transportation infrastructure, providing riders more options for destinations.
For the past two decades, A. Nelessen Associates in Belle Mead, NJ has been involved in projects utilizing transit-oriented urban design principles.