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Issue 4

TOD Housing in a Slowing Market


To understand the current trends in the New Jersey and national housing markets, we spoke with representatives from several different disciplines.

Utilizing a Form-Based Planning Approach in Dover, New Jersey

Dover Station — A Vision for the Future and Current Conditions (inset)

Dover used a form-based code planning approach in its TOD-based planning effort in the area surrounding its train station.

Municipal Spotlight: Dover’s Revitalization Moves Forward using TOD

Dover has declared a desire to redevelop and attract more businesses and housing, including the use of the Blackwell Historic District.

Communicating the Benefits of Transit-Oriented Development (2006)

Communicating the Benefits of TOD

This report examines two sub-regions that have capitalized on the benefits realized from transit-oriented “redevelopment” in New Jersey and Illinois.

Building Livable Communities with Transit: Planning, Developing, and Implementing Community-Sensitive Transit (2006)

Building Livable Communities with Transit

The FTA issued this manual to help local governments, transit agencies and planners address community concerns as they develop transit facilities.

Creating Walkable Places (2006)

Creating Walkable Places

This new book explains how to create pedestrian-friendly, mixed-use developments including those with “transit-oriented cores.”

Transit Village Symposium: “Progress and Future” Symposium Proceedings (2006)

Progress and Future

These proceedings cover the Second Transit Village Initiative Symposium held by the Voorhees Transportation Center and held at Rutgers University.

Bound Brook Developer Named

Bound Brook Roundabout

Since Hurricane Floyd hit in 1999, Bound Brook has been using state and federal assistance to rebuild its downtown around a transit-oriented focus.

Morristown Transit Village: The Epstein’s Department Store Project Begins

Epstein's Parking Deck

The transformation of the Epstein’s Department Store to rental housing – a short walk to the station – began October 12 at a groundbreaking ceremony.

South Orange Performing Arts Center Opens

Market Vision

South Orange recently opened a major addition to its downtown — the South Orange Performing Arts Center.

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