NJ TOD & Transit Village News

Morristown Connects Transportation and Land Use Planning to Promote TOD

Morristown Connects Transportation and Land Use Planning to Promote TOD

Morristown, one of New Jersey's first Transit Villages, continues to grow with a focus on mixed-use, pedestrian-oriented, transit-friendly planning. ...
NJTOD and Bloustein Graduate Student Association Host Panel on TOD & Equity

NJTOD and Bloustein Graduate Student Association Host Panel on TOD & Equity

The Rutgers Bloustein Graduate Student Association recently hosted a panel of planners from the MTA, Sound Transit, TriMet, and Los Angeles Metro to discuss the work of incorporating equity into transit-oriented development. ...
Reinventing Metropark Station: From Suburban Park-and-Ride to TOD Community

Reinventing Metropark Station: From Suburban Park-and-Ride to TOD Community

The effort to reinvent the Metropark Station area as a TOD community has taken major steps forward in recent months amid a renewed, State-level push to advance development near transit stations. ...
Bringing Demarest Place to Life

Bringing Demarest Place to Life

The City of Hackensack taps into the arts to plan an inclusive public space in a changing downtown. ...
Celebrating 20 Years of the NJ Transit Village Initiative

Celebrating 20 Years of the NJ Transit Village Initiative

On November 14, 2019, state and local officials gathered at the College Avenue Student Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Transit Village Initiative. Hosted by NJDOT, "Growing Transit Villages in the Garden State: Getting it Done" was a chance to take a look back on the achievements of the 33 municipalities that have joined the program and to look forward to the future of NJ Transit-oriented Development (TOD). ...
Plainfield TOD Open for Business

Plainfield TOD Open for Business

While working closely with developers to push projects through in a streamlined manner, the administration of Mayor Adrian O. Mapp is also working to maximize benefits for existing residents. The City insists on redevelopment agreements that require developers to carry out neighborhood improvements or make financial contributions to local programs. ...