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New and Newsworthy: March-April 2016

Recent news and notes on transit-oriented development trends here in New Jersey, in the nation, and beyond.

New and Newsworthy: January-February 2016

Recent news and notes on transit-oriented development trends here in New Jersey, in the nation, and beyond.

What We Are Reading: September-October 2015

Welcome to the fall installment of “What We Are Reading.” TOD news of note in New Jersey and in the nation.

What We Are Reading: July-August 2015

Welcome to the summer installment of “What We Are Reading.” Here we present transit-oriented development news of note here in New Jersey and in the nation.

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).

New Transit Villages: Montclair and Somerville

Bay St Station

In 2010 Montclair and Somerville were designated as the state’s latest Transit Villages after demonstrating a sustained commitment to TOD.

Somerville Landfill Project Receives Boost

Somerville Landfill

In October, Somerville’s development plans for its former landfill received a boost when it was designated as a Brownfield Development Area.

Somerville Landfill Redevelopment Stalled by Recession; Downtown Somerville Awarded Improvement Loan

Redevelopment plans for the former landfill site near Somerville’s Raritan Valley Line station have been delayed, a victim of economic uncertainty.

Somerville Plans Move Forward

Somerville has taken another step to develop the 160-acre landfill site near its Raritan Valley train station.

Somerville Plans for the Future

Redevelopment Plan Process

Somerville is currently revising its Landfill Redevelopment Plan to incorporate the adopted consensus vision plan.

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