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New & Noteworthy: August 2018

New & Noteworthy: August 2018

Millennials rediscover the suburbs, Asbury Park’s revival, NJ infrastructure needs, and projects in East Brunswick and on the former Fort Monmouth. Also affordable housing, parking, accessory dwelling units, and news from around the nation. ...
Creating Public Spaces for Transit-Oriented Communities

Creating Public Spaces for Transit-Oriented Communities

This is Part 2 of our series on how public spaces contribute to transit-oriented community life. Here we will discuss ...
Public Spaces Add Vitality to Transit-Oriented Communities

Public Spaces Add Vitality to Transit-Oriented Communities

Part 1 in our series on how public spaces contribute to transit-oriented community life where we discuss four ways that public spaces can make our lives better. ...
Planning & Engagement Advance Somerville’s Goals

Planning & Engagement Advance Somerville’s Goals

Years of planning and public engagement have contributed to Somerville’s resurgence—a pedestrian street, new businesses, and new housing all bring a new vibrancy to its downtown. ...
New & Noteworthy: July 2018

New & Noteworthy: July 2018

News on millennials relocating to the suburbs, the number of school-children in NJ rental housing, projects in Montclair, Linden, and Hoboken. Also visions for clean transport in the Northeast, new TOD in Toronto, increasing density at LA stations, and Boston efforts to help commuters. ...
New and Newsworthy: June 2018

New and Newsworthy: June 2018

NJ News from Asbury Park, Orange, and West Windsor. Other stories on parking, gentrification, fair housing, and from around the nation and beyond. ...
Empty Spaces: Real Parking Needs at Five TODs

Empty Spaces: Real Parking Needs at Five TODs

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More evidence that TODs generate fewer vehicle trips and utilize less parking than ITE guidelines estimate. ...
Four New Jersey Municipalities Receive Transit Village Grants

Four New Jersey Municipalities Receive Transit Village Grants

Governor Murphy’s administration recently announced awards to four Transit Village grant recipients. ...
New and Newsworthy: May 2018

New and Newsworthy: May 2018

NJTOD news from Cherry Hill, Dunellen, Hackensack, Linden, Pleasantville, Roselle Park, Somerville, and West Windsor. National news on how transit affects property values, equitable TOD, and FTA grants. ...
What’s New in Metuchen? A Look into the Past and Future

What’s New in Metuchen? A Look into the Past and Future

Recent redevelopment in Metuchen represents a leap forward for the community -- new housing, new retail, and a new plaza. ...
New and Newsworthy: March-April 2018

New and Newsworthy: March-April 2018

NJ TOD news from Asbury Park, Jersey City, and Newark, as well as the Main Street NJ and Neighborhood Preservation programs. From around the country, news on affordable housing, accessory units, economic impact of transit, and redeveloping parking.
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Strategies to Promote Equitable Transit-Oriented Development

Strategies to Promote Equitable Transit-Oriented Development

Equitable transit oriented development (eTOD) planning strategies can help communities promote housing affordability near transit. ...