On May 24, join NJTPA and other community members to hear about best practices and success stories from those who have made TOD happen in their communities.
Named the state’s 29th Transit Village, the Borough of Park Ridge is focusing on pedestrian improvements and zoning changes to achieve its TOD goals.
Welcome to “What We Are Reading.” Here, we present some recent news and notes on transit-oriented development trends both here in New Jersey and nationally.
NEW JERSEY TOD NEWS
Montclair project’s ‘green’ features target millennials
By Joshua Burd, NJBiz, April 14, 2015
Looks at a project that addresses the needs and demands of this growing demographic cohort. In addition to walkability and transit accessibility, the development includes amenities that promote sustainability and wellness.
Redevelopment creates a neighborhood in downtown Cranford
By Katie Lannan, NJ.
Welcome to a new feature on NJTOD.org, “What We Are Reading.” Here, we will present some recent news and notes on transit-oriented development trends both here in New Jersey and nationally.
NEW JERSEY TOD NEWS
Apartments, retail proposed in Hawthorne
By Kristie Cattafi, The Gazette (Hawthorne Edition), January 29, 2015
The Bedrin Organization has proposed a six-building mixed-income, mixed use transit-oriented development on a site 1,300 feet from NJ TRANSIT’s Hawthorne Station. Plans for Rivergate include 244 units, including 22 affordable units, 6,000 square feet of retail and 4,000 square of office space.
$55 million redesign, two-story building planned for Elizabeth NJ Transit station
By Katie Lannan, NJ Advance Media for NJ.
A range of transit oriented developments and planning efforts are boosting Bloomfield as a key transit hub on the Montclair-Boonton Line.
For Two Midwestern Cities, the Future of Buses is Now
The First in a Two-Part Series on Bus Rapid Transit & TOD in America
In some Pittsburgh neighborhoods, bus rapid transit is playing an integral role in spurring investment for residents rebuilding for the 21st century.
Promoting the welfare of existing residents and newcomers alike is the goal when the Local Initiatives Support Corporation takes on a TOD project.
In March 2014, the New Jersey Department of Transportation designated Plainfield New Jersey’s newest Transit Village.
When completed, Wesmont Station will encompass residential, commercial and recreational uses as well as provide a new transit connection to New York.