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New Brunswick Launches Wellness Plaza

New Brunswick Launches Wellness Plaza

In late 2012 New Brunswick received a long anticipated Christmas present: the opening of Wellness Plaza. ...
Dunellen, New Jersey’s 26th Transit Village

Dunellen, New Jersey’s 26th Transit Village

In the summer of 2012, Dunellen became New Jersey's newest Transit Village, bringing the total to 26. ...
New Project Bolsters Cranford’s TOD Mission

New Project Bolsters Cranford’s TOD Mission

Cranford, a New Jersey Transit Village, is now home to two TOD projects, Cranford Crossing and Riverfront at Cranford Station. ...

Three Community Strategies for Sustainable Future: A Look at Together North Jersey Local Demonstration Projects

Three Local Demonstration Projects, sponsored by Together North Jersey, were presented at the 2013 New Jersey Future Redevelopment Forum. ...
Health in All Policies

Health in All Policies

"Health in all policies" has become an increasingly important concept as professionals in all arenas seek to improve public and individual health. ...
TOD’s Health Dividend

TOD’s Health Dividend

TOD can encourage healthy exercise habits and improve the overall community environment by offering transit, walking, and bicycling options. ...
Bloomfield Makes Progress on Its TOD

Bloomfield Makes Progress on Its TOD

Bloomfield is making strides toward the long-awaited transit-oriented redevelopment of its rail station area, as Glenwood Village moves along. ...
Bound Brook – Moving Toward Its TOD Future

Bound Brook – Moving Toward Its TOD Future

Bound Brook's new Downtown Urban Design Plan calls for development around the train station, as well as building a waterfront trail. ...
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. ...