Understanding the challenges and opportunities offered by adaptive reuse is helpful to communities looking to promote transit-friendly development.
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.
NEW JERSEY TOD NEWS
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.
The intent of this project is to bring together Orange, East Orange and Newark to create a mutually beneficial strategic planning effort.
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.
On January 13, Governor Jon Corzine signed the The Urban Transit Hub Tax Credit Act to encourage development around train stations.