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The Week in TOD News Oct 20-26 2018

The Week in TOD News Oct 20-26 2018

This week's TOD news includes NJ stories from Matawan, Morristown, Newark, Red Bank and Trenton. News from Atlanta, Buffalo, Seattle, and on TOD planning for the Durham-Orange Light-Rail, and a story from Galway, Ireland. ...
Rutgers Regional Report: The ‘Burbs’ Bounce Back: ‘Trendlet’ or ‘Dead Cat Bounce’?

Rutgers Regional Report: The ‘Burbs’ Bounce Back: ‘Trendlet’ or ‘Dead Cat Bounce’?

Report link: Rutgers Regional Report: The ‘Burbs’ Bounce Back: ‘Trendlet’ or ‘Dead Cat Bounce’?

A 2018 Rutgers Regional Report examines whether a recent increase in suburban population in the New York metropolitan region is an irregularity or a notable shift from a larger, post-2010 reurbanization trend. ...
The Week in TOD News Oct 13-19 2018

The Week in TOD News Oct 13-19 2018

NJ TOD news from Hoboken, Jersey City, Newark, and Red Bank. From around the nation—a look the Minneapolis 2040 plan, community-based planning in Seattle’s U District, affordable TOD housing in Chicago, senior housing in Manhattan and San Francisco, and co-living in CA. ...
The Week in TOD News  Oct 6-12 2018

The Week in TOD News Oct 6-12 2018

Our weekly look at TOD news. NJ stories from Aberdeen, Morristown, and Plainfield, as well as about suburbia and access to food. National news from Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami-Dade County, and San Jose, and a TOD story from Bangkok. ...
The Week in TOD News  Sept 29-Oct 5 2018

The Week in TOD News Sept 29-Oct 5 2018

TOD News Briefs ... now posted weekly! NJ stories from Aberdeen, Bayonne, and Newark. National news affordable housing, bus rapid transit, creating places to age, and new housing in gateway cities. ...
Four Communities Share Key Lessons Learned from Creative Placemaking on Vacant Properties

Four Communities Share Key Lessons Learned from Creative Placemaking on Vacant Properties

Report link: Creative Placemaking on Vacant Properties: Lessons Learned from Four Cities

Center for Community Progress, with Metris Arts Consulting, shows how creative placemaking can be used as a critical tool to support equitable revitalization. ...
New & Newsworthy: September 2018

New & Newsworthy: September 2018

NJTOD news from Hoboken, Jersey City, Metuchen, Montclair, Newark, New Brunswick, Somerville, and Woodbridge, as well as from across the country and from Sweden—affordable housing, parking, gentrification, changing retail, and more. ...
School-Age Children in Rental Units in New Jersey: Results from a Survey of Developers and Property Managers

School-Age Children in Rental Units in New Jersey: Results from a Survey of Developers and Property Managers

Report link: School-Age Children in Rental Units in New Jersey: Results from a Survey of Developers and Property Managers

A study completed in July 2018 by the Rutgers Center for Real Estate estimates the number of school-age children associated with recent constructed New Jersey market-rate and affordable rental units. ...
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. ...