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Issue 15

Changes Afoot for the Transit-Friendly Development Newsletter

After eight years of publication, the Transit-Friendly Development Newsletter is moving to a new home.

Health in All Policies

“Health in all policies” has become an increasingly important concept as professionals in all arenas seek to improve public and individual health.

TOD’s Health Dividend

TOD can encourage healthy exercise habits and improve the overall community environment by offering transit, walking, and bicycling options.

Bloomfield Makes Progress on Its TOD

Bloomfield is making strides toward the long-awaited transit-oriented redevelopment of its rail station area, as Glenwood Village moves along.

Bound Brook – Moving Toward Its TOD Future

Bound Brook’s new Downtown Urban Design Plan calls for development around the train station, as well as building a waterfront trail.

Together North Jersey

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded Together North Jersey $5 million to develop a Regional Plan for Sustainable Development.

Health Impact Assessment (HIA) for Planners: What Tools are Useful? Journal of Planning Literature (May 2010)

This article discusses the history, current practices, and role of Health Impact Assessments in planning.

Transportation and Health: Policy Interventions for Safer, Healthier People and Communities

Communities looking to promote health and safety through land use and transportation policies can turn to this report.

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