Bus Rapid Transit has emerged as an efficient and affordable investment concept for converting urban bus routes into a modern, fast, reliable service.Read more
With the deep slump in New Jersey’s housing market, one bright spot remains—locations that are transit-rich.Read more
Report link: Growing Cooler: The Evidence on Urban Development and Climate Change
The Urban Land Institute has issued this report to address growth and developmental strategies designed to curb greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Report link: Strengths and Weakness of Bus in Relation to Transit Oriented Development
Currie offers an assessment of the strengths and weakness of bus transit-oriented development (BTOD) and discusses the issues confronting BTOD.
The Jersey City Planning Board has granted site plan approval for two mixed-used towers adjacent to the Journal Square PATH station.Read more
Metuchen has received a Smart Future grant of $50,000 to continue its public outreach efforts in support of redevelopment.Read more
Cleveland has big plans for the Euclid Avenue Corridor that are anchored by the bus-rapid transit Euclid Corridor Transportation Project.Read more
Governor Eliot Spitzer has created a New York Smart Growth Cabinet to determine how best to discourage sprawl and promote smart land use practices.Read more
The city of Beacon, located 60 miles north of New York City, continues with efforts to develop near its newly modernized rail station.Read more
Governor Jon Corzine has signed the Urban Transit Hub Tax Credit Act to encourage redevelopment and job growth at locations served by transit.Read more