In 2010 Montclair and Somerville were designated as the state’s latest Transit Villages after demonstrating a sustained commitment to TOD.
Transit Village Update
In May 2010, The Avenue at South Orange officially opened to the public.
When completed in mid-2012, the Gateway will combine residential, commercial and educational uses, and provide additional parking in the downtown.
Redevelopment efforts in the City of Elizabeth have been given a boost this past year with the completion of the Elizabeth I. Kellogg building.
In November 2009 Pleasantville signed a master developer’s agreement with River Development, LLC for the City Center Redevelopment project.
The Delaware River Port Authority is currently examining proposals to help transform the 9.1-acre Collingswood Station Transit Village.
Transit-oriented redevelopment efforts in Rahway continue, though not without setbacks along the way.
The NJ Department of Transportation has designated Orange and the area around its NJ TRANSIT Orange Station as the state’s 20th Transit Village.
In spite of the bleak economy, Morristown’s new transit village is coming alive.
The Rutherford Station is undergoing a two-year restoration of the historic station’s original exterior and improvements to its interior.