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.
Over the past decade, Cranford has invested heavily in efforts to attract new businesses and residents, including a successful transit village bid.
As Vice President of LCOR Inc., a national real estate company, Anthony Marchetta has worked on numerous TOD projects throughout New Jersey.
In recent years, there has been a growing recognition across America that transit is important to the creation and maintenance of livable communities.
Three recent studies have demonstrated the desirability of transit-oriented development principles.
The Urban Land Institute released a report in 2003 to help municipal officials and planners successfully implement development around transit centers.
Rahway’s commitment to transit-oriented development principles have guided recent revitalization efforts of its downtown.
Joel Schwartz is a principal of Landmark Companies, L.L.C., a design-oriented development firm located in Princeton and Keasbey, New Jersey.