Harrison TOD: Development Gathers Pace in Former “Beehive of Industry”

The Town of Harrison was once a manufacturing powerhouse known as the “Beehive of Industry.” Decades after the assembly lines fell silent, Harrison is once again alive with activity. Moving away from – but not forgetting – its industrial past, the town has embraced a vision of a walkable, mixed-use community with prime access to the region’s job market.

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The Week in TOD News June 8-14, 2019

Proposed NJ-NY Gateway commission, Eastbound Harrison PATH reopens, Building boom impacts PATH ridership, JC plans “uber-style” transit, NJ TRANSITGRID gets FTA grant. Also Omaha wants TOD & affordable housing, “Overcrowd” station planning game, 9-county Bay Area transit planning project, Orange County, CA preps for 1st modern streetcar, TOD key to Ottawa, and Berlin’s new app for public & private transport options.

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The Week in TOD News May 18-24, 2019

Harrison & Jersey City projects completed, NJDOT awards Transportation Alternatives grants, East Brunswick rethinks redevelopment plan, NY & NJ advance bus terminal plans. Also BRT for Madison WI, mixed-use in Charlotte, gaps in NOLA transit system, better health through better transit, new stations in Seattle & Toronto’s “least-used” Bessarion Station.

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The Week in TOD News March 23-29, 2019

So much TOD news. In NJ, Harrison Yards opens near PATH, NJ Senate’s Main Street Assistance Program, NJ Future’s 2019 Smart Growth Awards, Hoboken’s alternative vehicle ordinance. In other news, NYC’s accessible sidewalks, Utah Transit Authority selects TOD sites, Atlanta Land Trust promotes housing affordability, Chicago RTA funds 9 projects, Pawtucket RI seeks eTOD housing, DDA’s fact-finding trip to Tokyo & Singapore, High Speed Two (UK) designs for now & future.

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