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Issue 11

Proposed Federal TOD Grants & Interagency “Sustainable Communities” Initiative

The Senate Banking Committee introduced legislation in August that, if passed, would spur better land use practices.

Moving Cooler: An Analysis of Transportation Strategies for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions (2009)

Moving Cooler

Moving Cooler asserts that the US must encourage compact development, reduce driving and expand mass transit use in order to reduce GHG emissions.

NJDOT Designates City of Orange as New Transit Village

The NJ Department of Transportation has designated Orange and the area around its NJ TRANSIT Orange Station as the state’s 20th Transit Village.

Morristown’s Transit Village: Full Steam Ahead

Morristown

In spite of the bleak economy, Morristown’s new transit village is coming alive.

Historic Rutherford Station Undergoes Restoration

The Rutherford Station is undergoing a two-year restoration of the historic station’s original exterior and improvements to its interior.

New Buildings Rise … and to Rise in New Brunswick

RU Nursing

New Brunswick has been redeveloping its rail station area in recent years by strengthening educational, cultural, health care and residential uses.

New Mixed-Use Project to Rise in Metuchen

The District at Metuchen

Work has finally begun on the redevelopment of a former supermarket site in Metuchen.

First Residences Completed at The Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor

Alexan CityView

The first redevelopment project at The Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor has been completed at the 430-acre, two-mile long stretch of land.

New Montclair TOD in the Home Stretch

Montclair Residences

Construction of the highly anticipated Montclair Residences at the NJ TRANSIT Bay Street Station in Montclair is near completion.

South Jersey Light Rail to Move Forward

SJLR Extension

The Delaware River Port Authority presented its recommendations in May for introducing a PATCO light rail service between Camden and Glassboro.

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