In February 2007, Elizabeth joined an elite group of New Jersey municipalities when it became the 18th designated Transit Village.
Transit Village Update
In March 2007, New Jersey named its 19th Transit Village, Burlington City.
Since Hurricane Floyd hit in 1999, Bound Brook has been using state and federal assistance to rebuild its downtown around a transit-oriented focus.
The transformation of the Epstein’s Department Store to rental housing – a short walk to the station – began October 12 at a groundbreaking ceremony.
South Orange recently opened a major addition to its downtown — the South Orange Performing Arts Center.
Cranford, NJ will soon see a rise in its downtown residential population, a trend that its Downtown Management Corporation hopes will continue.
Belmar and Netcong have chosen developers for major mixed-use TOD projects surrounding their train stations.
Riverside Township in Burlington County has recently announced two major projects in its transit village district.
Since Rahway was featured in our first issue, a lot has been happening in this Transit Village as it continues toward its redevelopment goals.
Netcong borough officials were informed September 29, 2005 of their official designation as New Jersey’s next Transit Village.