Communities are Embracing Development near Transit

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A 2017 AARP report provides a snapshot of the policy and planning supports employed by state, regional, and local actors to support transit oriented development (TOD) from 2015 to 2016 and suggests that the number and variety of TOD programs and policies at all levels of government have grown significantly.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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