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Issue 9

The Case for Sustainability Through Transit-Oriented Development

Gaslight Commons South Orange

Sustainability through TOD means reducing auto dependency, restoring transit infrastructure, and recycling urban land.

Transit-Oriented Housing – Shelter in a Storm?

Shifting Demand Patterns: The Demand Hour Glass

Despite the ongoing housing slump (and the economic collapse), inner-ring towns with rail service to New York City have outpaced the overall market.

Transit Terminal Anchors Camden Redevelopment

Cooper Vision Plan

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.

Mixed-Use and Arts Come to East Orange

Evergreen Crossing

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.

Mixed-Use Projects Continue in Rahway

Hotel Indigo

Over the past several years, Rahway has undertaken an intensive effort to attract new residential and commercial development to its downtown.

TCRP Report 128: Effects of TOD on Housing, Parking, and Travel (2008)

Effects of TOD on Housing, Parking, and Travel

This new TCRP report attempts to clarify the relationship between livable communities and transit.

Post Carbon Cities: Planning for Energy and Climate Uncertainty (2007)

Post Carbon Cities

Post Carbon Cities provides a sobering view of the realities faced by local governments with fading energy supply and global climate change.

Morristown Projects Move Forward

14 Maple Avenue, Morristown

Morristown will soon see the completion of two mixed-use projects, the Highlands at Morristown and the redevelopment of Epstein’s Department Store.

California Enacts Smart Growth Bill

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed into law SB 375, declaring it an “historic state-local partnership” to fight suburban sprawl.

New Program: Classic Towns of Greater Philadelphia

Classic Towns of Greater Philadelphia

In July 2008, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission named 11 communities as inaugural members of the Classic Towns of Greater Philadelphia.

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