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Health Impact Assessment (HIA) for Planners: What Tools are Useful?

Health Impact Assessment (HIA) for Planners: What Tools are Useful?

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This article discusses the history, current practices, and role of Health Impact Assessments in planning. ...
Transportation and Health: Policy Interventions for Safer, Healthier People and Communities

Transportation and Health: Policy Interventions for Safer, Healthier People and Communities

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Communities looking to promote health and safety through land use and transportation policies can turn to this report. ...
Building a Transit-Friendly Community

Building a Transit-Friendly Community

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This guidebook documents key finding and lessons learned from NJ TRANSIT's pilot program Transit-Friendly Communities for New Jersey, a community planning assistance program. ...
Transit-Oriented Development:  What Does the Research Tell Us?

Transit-Oriented Development: What Does the Research Tell Us?

A presentation made to a joint meeting of the Somerville, New Jersey council, planning board and zoning board of adjustment on the current research on TOD impacts and trends. ...
TOD and Complete Streets Work Together

TOD and Complete Streets Work Together

As TOD gains momentum, accommodating people who want to live, work, and play near transit, “Complete Streets” has emerged to bolster TOD. ...
Special Feature: StreetFilms Focuses on TOD

Special Feature: StreetFilms Focuses on TOD

In February 2011, StreetFilms launched its new video series "Moving Beyond the Automobile" with a 3-minute look at TOD efforts in Hudson County. ...
Complete Streets: Best Policy and Implementation Practices

Complete Streets: Best Policy and Implementation Practices

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The APA recently released a Planning Advisory Service report on complete streets titled Complete Streets: Best Policy and Implementation Practices. ...
America Needs Complete Streets

America Needs Complete Streets

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The authors provide an overview of complete streets, of what a complete streets policy should address, and the effects of its implementation. ...
Who is TOD in Metro Denver?

Who is TOD in Metro Denver?

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In 2009-2010 Denver Regional Council of Governments surveyed residents, employees, and businesses located near 35 rail-transit stations in the region. ...
23rd Transit Village Announced – City of Linden

23rd Transit Village Announced – City of Linden

In 2010, the City of Linden was designated the 23rd Transit Village by the state-wide program administered by the NJ Department of Transportation. ...
Work Moves Forward in Riverside

Work Moves Forward in Riverside

Located a mere 22 minutes from Camden via the RiverLINE, Riverside plans to expand its TOD efforts as New Jersey’s economic fortunes improve. ...
Garwood – Moving from Industry to TOD

Garwood – Moving from Industry to TOD

A former industrial city, Garwood is trying to outgrow that past by redeveloping old industrial sites near its NJ Transit station and bus service. ...