Sustainability through TOD means reducing auto dependency, restoring transit infrastructure, and recycling urban land.
Despite the ongoing housing slump (and the economic collapse), inner-ring towns with rail service to New York City have outpaced the overall market.
The Walter Rand Transportation Center shows promise as an anchor of development in a city regarded as the poster child for the state’s urban woes.
Among Orange’s assets is the city’s two rail stations located one mile apart on the Morris & Essex Line, Brick Church and East Orange.
Over the past several years, Rahway has undertaken an intensive effort to attract new residential and commercial development to its downtown.
This new TCRP report attempts to clarify the relationship between livable communities and transit.
Post Carbon Cities provides a sobering view of the realities faced by local governments with fading energy supply and global climate change.
Morristown will soon see the completion of two mixed-use projects, the Highlands at Morristown and the redevelopment of Epstein’s Department Store.
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed into law SB 375, declaring it an “historic state-local partnership” to fight suburban sprawl.
In July 2008, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission named 11 communities as inaugural members of the Classic Towns of Greater Philadelphia.