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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.
Governor Jon Corzine has signed the Urban Transit Hub Tax Credit Act to encourage redevelopment and job growth at locations served by transit.
Charles Bartsch and Barbara Wells recently offered several articles outlining wayst o reclaim underutilized and contaminated properties.
Paved Over: Surface Parking Lots or Opportunities for Tax-Generating, Sustainable Development? (2006)
This study of the Chicago area examines the potential development benefits through more intensive use of surface parking near transit.
This monograph describes the challenges of financing structured parking in New Jersey urban areas.