NJTOD Videos

Earlier this year, NJTOD.org had the opportunity to interview a number of officials, planners, developers and other professionals at the annual APA-NJ conference, where we asked them for their views on TOD issues in New Jersey and generally. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be adding short videos of these conversations to the NJTOD.org site.

What Makes a TOD Community Work: Kim Avant-Babb

What Makes a TOD Community Work: Kim Avant-Babb

Ms. Avant-Babb is Chief Strategy Officer at the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority (NJRA), an independent financing authority created by the State of New Jersey to transform urban communities through direct investment and technical support. Ms. Avant-Babb discusses the characteristics that make TOD communities work. ...
Charles Latini: Challenges to Implementing TOD

Charles Latini: Challenges to Implementing TOD

Charles Latini serves as President of APA-NJ, is Managing Partner at L&G Planning LLC, and is also a long-time member of the NJTOD.org Advisory Board. Mr. Latini discusses some of the challenges to implementing TOD in NJ. ...
Annisia Cialone: Jersey City’s Industrial TOD

Annisia Cialone: Jersey City’s Industrial TOD

Annisia Cialone serves as the Director of Jersey City's Department of Housing, Economic Development, and Commerce (HEDC). She weighs in on the elements that go into crafting an effective vision for TOD and discusses the opportunities to incorporate industrial uses into TOD communities. The interview was taped at the 2019 NJAPA conference. ...
Eric Fang Offers a Vision for Large & Small TOD

Eric Fang Offers a Vision for Large & Small TOD

Eric Fang, Principal at Perkins Eastman, discusses how to craft an effective vision of TOD. He explores the issues of design, placemaking, and how TOD can work on both the large and small scale. ...
Robert Goldsmith Discusses NJ Home Rule in the NJTOD Video Series

Robert Goldsmith Discusses NJ Home Rule in the NJTOD Video Series

This interview, taped at the 2019 NJAPA conference, features Robert Goldsmith. Mr. Goldsmith is a Partner at Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis where he co-chairs the Redevelopment and Land Use Practice. He discusses the issue of home rule in the state of New Jersey and how it affects the implementation of TOD. ...
Ricardo Fernandez Joins the NJTOD Video Series

Ricardo Fernandez Joins the NJTOD Video Series

Ricardo Fernandez, Business Administrator, Passaic, NJ, discusses the challenges of implementing TOD. Taped at the 2019 APA-NJ Conference. ...