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Light Rail Spurs New Development

Midday Riders on River LINE

New Jersey’s two light rail lines form valuable links to existing transportation infrastructure, providing riders more options for destinations.

Practitioner Spotlight: New Urbanist Firm Emphasizes Transit-Oriented Design

Downtown Collingswood Redevelopment Simulation

For the past two decades, A. Nelessen Associates in Belle Mead, NJ has been involved in projects utilizing transit-oriented urban design principles.

Municipal Spotlight: TOD in Cranford Township

Construction on the Cranford Crossing project

Over the past decade, Cranford has invested heavily in efforts to attract new businesses and residents, including a successful transit village bid.

Practitioner Spotlight: Anthony Marchetta, LCOR Inc.

Rail Terminal, Hoboken, NJ

As Vice President of LCOR Inc., a national real estate company, Anthony Marchetta has worked on numerous TOD projects throughout New Jersey.

The High Cost of Free Parking (2005)

The High Cost of Free Parking

In this innovative book, UCLA planning professor Donald Shoup challenges traditional parking methodologies and strategies.

Transit-Oriented Development: Developing a Strategy to Measure Success (2005)

Transit Oriented Development: Developing a Strategy to Measure Success

This digest offers a strategy to systematically evaluate the potential success of transit-oriented development.

Netcong Chosen as 17th Transit Village!

Netcong

Netcong borough officials were informed September 29, 2005 of their official designation as New Jersey’s next Transit Village.

FY2005 Transit Villages Project Awards

Bound Brook Eastbound Platform, NJ

Four Transit Villages received FY2005 project awards totally $1 million provided by the New Jersey Transportation Trust fund.

New Pedestrian Overpass and Plaza Now Open at the South Amboy Train Station

South Amboy's New Overpass and Plaza

A new pedestrian overpass has opened at South Amboy station linking the parking lot on the north side with a new transit plaza on the south side.

Denver Becomes Fertile Ground for TOD

Downtown Denver Transit Map (click to enlarge)

By passing a referendum to dedicate local sales tax revenue toward transit development, Denver voters set in motion ambitious transit expansion plans.

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