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What We Are Reading: May-June 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 national, and internationally.

NEW JERSEY TOD NEWS

In Rahway, Dr. Downtown cures what ails New Jersey Main Streets

By Megan Malloy, June 25, 2015, WNYC News
A look at Rahway as an example of how New Jersey’s small cities reflect a shift from suburban sprawl towards walkable transit-friendly places. This trend was also a focus of the recent Downtown NJ conference noted DNJ president Bob Goldsmith (not Goldstein as noted in the article).

Q & A with Rahway’s Mayor James Kennedy

James Kennedy

At the occasion of Mayor James Kennedy’s final term of office, we had the opportunity to ask him a few questions about Rahway’s TOD efforts.

Cleanup and Redevelopment in Rahway

Park Square

Transit-oriented redevelopment efforts in Rahway continue, though not without setbacks along the way.

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.

Rahway Redevelopment Agency Moves Forward with Plan to Move City Hall, Develop Town Center

Rahway Town Square

Rahway has launched one of the city’s most ambitious TOD projects, Rahway Town Center, which calls for new retail, housing and a hotel.

Rahway Update: Projects, Projects, Projects!

Since Rahway was featured in our first issue, a lot has been happening in this Transit Village as it continues toward its redevelopment goals.

FY2005 Transit Villages Project Awards

Bound Brook Eastbound Platform, NJ

Four Transit Villages received FY2005 project awards totally $1 million provided by the New Jersey Transportation Trust fund.

Municipal Spotlight: The Resurgence of Rahway

Union County Arts Center, Rahway, NJ

Rahway’s commitment to transit-oriented development principles have guided recent revitalization efforts of its downtown.

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