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Issue 8

New Jersey’s Urban Employment Centers Get a Boost

On January 13, Governor Jon Corzine signed the The Urban Transit Hub Tax Credit Act to encourage development around train stations.

Newark’s Plans for Broad Street Station District

Newark's Broad Street Station and Newark Light Rail

New Jersey’s largest city, Newark, has embarked on an ambitious plan to capitalize on its recently improved transportation connections.

New Brunswick Continues to Grow

New Brunswick Cultural Center

Development in downtown New Brunswick continues apace, despite the real estate market downturn.

Paterson Rediscovers Passenger Rail Station

Fabian Theatere

Patterson is beginning to see its station as a hidden opportunity—one that had not previously received a great deal of attention.

Trenton Continues Station Area Redevelopment Efforts

Trenton Station Redevelopment Area

Efforts are underway to capitalize on the $75 million Trenton station improvement project that is scheduled for completion this summer.

Land Development at Selected Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Stations (2008)

Land Development at Selected Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Stations

This study builds on a previous VTC study of the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Line, and also examines development near other stations on the line.

What About Our Schools? (2008)

What About Our Schools?

This report addresses—and dispels—one of the most common public misperceptions hindering TOD proposals.

Design Charrettes for Sustainable Communities (2008)

Design Charrettes for Sustainable Communities

This guide is an excellent resource for anyone interested in introducing charrettes, or design workshops, into the community planning process.

Bloomfield Center Redevelopment

Renovated Bloomfield Platform

Bloomfield, a New Jersey Transit Village since 2003, continues to make progress on a comprehensive redevelopment plan for its town center.

Collingswood Moves Ahead with Station Area Plans

Collingswood is taking a major step in its continuing efforts to redevelop near its transit station.

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