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Issue 13

Who in New Jersey Lives Near Transit?

Park Square

Throughout the nation, for a large and growing part of the population living near transit is an important consideration when choosing where to live.

Q & A with Rahway’s Mayor James Kennedy

James Kennedy

At the occasion of Mayor James Kennedy’s final term of office, we had the opportunity to ask him a few questions about Rahway’s TOD efforts.

Mixed-Income Transit-Oriented Development Action Guide


The Mixed-Income Transit-Oriented Development Action Guide helps communities retain and increase lower income TOD housing.

Preserving Affordability and Access in Livable Communities: Subsidized Housing Opportunities near Transit and the 50+ Population (2009)

Preserving Affordability and Access in Livable Communities

This report surveyed federally-subsidized affordable housing in 20 cities, including New York City and Philadelphia, and their proximity to transit.

New Transit Villages: Montclair and Somerville

Bay St Station

In 2010 Montclair and Somerville were designated as the state’s latest Transit Villages after demonstrating a sustained commitment to TOD.

New Mixed-Use Project: The Avenue at South Orange

The Avenue at South Orange

In May 2010, The Avenue at South Orange officially opened to the public.

New Brunswick Rising

Wellness Plaza

When completed in mid-2012, the Gateway will combine residential, commercial and educational uses, and provide additional parking in the downtown.

Union County College Completes Elizabeth Campus Building

Redevelopment efforts in the City of Elizabeth have been given a boost this past year with the completion of the Elizabeth I. Kellogg building.

Newark TOD: Capitalizing on Historic Assets

Located only 8 miles from Manhattan, Newark enjoys a number of distinct advantages that makes it an obvious case for transit-oriented development.

Bordentown Waterfront Community

Bordentown Waterfront Community Master Plan

The first phase of a mixed-use transit-oriented development community in Bordentown will likely begin this year.

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