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Issue 12

New Year, New Start to TOD in New Jersey

Facing the ongoing implications of the state’s economic situation, we can reflect on the past and take the opportunity to reassess priorities.

Seven New Jersey Resources Supporting TOD

Patterns

Following is a sampling of programs designed to support TOD in New Jersey.

Briefing Report Number 3: Case Studies for Transit Oriented Development (2009)

Case Studies for TOD

This report offers a useful summary of some of the wide variety of land use and planning techniques that have been used to encourage TOD.

Revitalizing Main Street: A Practitioner’s Guide to Comprehensive Commercial Revitalization (2009)

Revitalizing Main St.

A resource from the National Trust for Historic Preservation offers readers a detailed look at the many aspects of downtown growth and development.

Moving Forward in Pleasantville

In November 2009 Pleasantville signed a master developer’s agreement with River Development, LLC for the City Center Redevelopment project.

Collingswood Station Redevelopment Update

Collingswood

The Delaware River Port Authority is currently examining proposals to help transform the 9.1-acre Collingswood Station Transit Village.

Cleanup and Redevelopment in Rahway

Park Square

Transit-oriented redevelopment efforts in Rahway continue, though not without setbacks along the way.

TOD Comes to Baltimore, Maryland

The City of Baltimore has taken a bold step toward making transit-oriented development a reality near its existing and future transit stations.

Somerville Landfill Project Receives Boost

Somerville Landfill

In October, Somerville’s development plans for its former landfill received a boost when it was designated as a Brownfield Development Area.

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