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This Issue’s Focus: NJ Brownfield Redevelopment

Brownfields are abandoned, idled or underutilized industrial and commercial properties where redevelopment is complicated by contamination.

Brownfield Resources and Outlook

The enactment of the Brownfield and Contaminated Site Remediation Act triggered the cleanup of problem sites all over the state.

TOD 101: Why Transit-Oriented Development And Why Now? (2007)

TOD 101

This book highlighting the benefits of TOD and how it can help maintain the economic vitality of communities.

Brownfields Resources

Charles Bartsch and Barbara Wells recently offered several articles outlining wayst o reclaim underutilized and contaminated properties.

Visualizing Density (2007)

Visualizing Density

This book demonstrate the tenets of good density—highlighting locations where density has developed organically or been handled well.

Collingswood’s Plans for Development Near Station

Collingswood Conceptual Illustrative Site Plan

Thee Delaware River Port Authority has announced a master plan for the seven stations in southern New Jersey served by the PATCO High Speed Line.

Rahway Redevelopment Agency Moves Forward with Plan to Move City Hall, Develop Town Center

Rahway Town Square

Rahway has launched one of the city’s most ambitious TOD projects, Rahway Town Center, which calls for new retail, housing and a hotel.

19th Century Technology Creates 21st Century Solutions in Tampa

The $55 million invested in building the TECO streeetcar system has helped to attract over $1 billion in new private investment.

Orlando Area Getting Commuter Rail

The LYNX station will be one of the stops on the new commuter rail system

$250 million in federal funding had been budgeted for a proposed 61-mile commuter rail system through Volusia, Seminole, Orange and Osceola counties.

New York—The City of Beacon Embraces Transit-Oriented Development

Entrance to Beacon Station

Beacon, located 60 miles north of New York City, is becoming a model for transit-oriented brownfields redevelopment.

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