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Making the Most of What You’ve Got: Adaptive Reuse and TOD

Understanding the challenges and opportunities offered by adaptive reuse is helpful to communities looking to promote transit-friendly development.

What We Are Reading, Watching & Listening To: November-December 2015

Welcome to “What We Are Reading…” Here, we present some recent news and notes on transit-oriented development trends here in New Jersey, in the nation, and beyond.


Officials say ferry service is ‘very close’
By Jacqueline Durett, Sentinel, December 17, 2015
Commuters may soon have a new choice for travel – a ferry to lower Manhattan. Efforts have moved forward to bring ferry service back to South Amboy, a designated Transit Village.

70 luxury apartments, 4-story building to rise near Westfield’s downtown
By Marisa Iati, NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, December 16, 2015
The Hampshire Cos. and Claremont Cos. have broken ground on a 70-unit luxury apartment, within a block of the Westfield rail station.

“Inner M&E” Strategic Corridor Plan: Final Presentation

The intent of this project is to bring together Orange, East Orange and Newark to create a mutually beneficial strategic planning effort.

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.

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.

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