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Revitalizing Main Street: A Practitioner’s Guide to Comprehensive Commercial Revitalization

Revitalizing Main Street: A Practitioner’s Guide to Comprehensive Commercial Revitalization

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A resource from the National Trust for Historic Preservation offers readers a detailed look at the many aspects of downtown growth and development.
Moving Forward in Pleasantville

Moving Forward in Pleasantville

In November 2009 Pleasantville signed a master developer’s agreement with River Development, LLC for the City Center Redevelopment project.
Collingswood Station Redevelopment Update

Collingswood Station Redevelopment Update

The Delaware River Port Authority is currently examining proposals to help transform the 9.1-acre Collingswood Station Transit Village.
Cleanup and Redevelopment in Rahway

Cleanup and Redevelopment in Rahway

Transit-oriented redevelopment efforts in Rahway continue, though not without setbacks along the way.
TOD Comes to Baltimore, Maryland

TOD Comes to Baltimore, Maryland

The City of Baltimore has taken a bold step toward making transit-oriented development a reality near its existing and future transit stations.
Somerville Landfill Project Receives Boost

Somerville Landfill Project Receives Boost

In October, Somerville’s development plans for its former landfill received a boost when it was designated as a Brownfield Development Area.
Proposed Federal TOD Grants & Interagency “Sustainable Communities” Initiative

Proposed Federal TOD Grants & Interagency “Sustainable Communities” Initiative

The Senate Banking Committee introduced legislation in August that, if passed, would spur better land use practices.
Moving Cooler: An Analysis of Transportation Strategies for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Moving Cooler: An Analysis of Transportation Strategies for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Moving Cooler asserts that the US must encourage compact development, reduce driving and expand mass transit use in order to reduce GHG emissions.
Job Sprawl Revisited: The Changing Geography of Metropolitan Employment

Job Sprawl Revisited: The Changing Geography of Metropolitan Employment

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A new analysis by the Brookings Institution sheds light on the decentralization of employment that took place in nearly all of the country’s 98 largest metropolitan areas between 1998 and 2006.
NJDOT Designates City of Orange as New Transit Village

NJDOT Designates City of Orange as New Transit Village

The NJ Department of Transportation has designated Orange and the area around its NJ TRANSIT Orange Station as the state’s 20th Transit Village.
Morristown’s Transit Village: Full Steam Ahead

Morristown’s Transit Village: Full Steam Ahead

In spite of the bleak economy, Morristown’s new transit village is coming alive.
Historic Rutherford Station Undergoes Restoration

Historic Rutherford Station Undergoes Restoration

The Rutherford Station is undergoing a two-year restoration of the historic station’s original exterior and improvements to its interior.