Welcome to the first issue
of Transit-Friendly Development, a newsletter
designed to keep municipal officials, planners and advocates
up-to-date on the potential for development and redevelopment
around transit stations. Topics will include a wide
array of information on transit-oriented strategies
both in New Jersey and around the country.
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Why a Newsletter about Transit-Oriented Development
Read about why NJ TRANSIT and Rutgers have teamed up
to produce a newsletter discussing transit-oriented
design and development! (more)
Recent Research Demonstrates Desire for TOD
Three articles published during the past year reveal
a strong desire for transit-oriented design and development.
10 Principles for Successful Development around
See whats "In" and whats "Out"
in current development trends. (more)
Municipal Spotlight: The
Resurgence of Rahway Once the home of a
deteriorating downtown, Rahway is making a comeback
with the help of transit-oriented design solutions.
Joel Schwartz, Landmark Companies
Joel Schwartz and Landmark Companies have received numerous
national accolades for their transit-friendly designs
around New Jersey. (more)
Looking to brush up on your TOD knowledge? These publications
by the leading scholars of transit planning are on the
cutting edge of the field. (more)
Tell Us What You Think!
Click here to take a 60-second survey letting us know
what you liked and disliked in Issue 1, and what you’d
like to see in future issues! (more)
Vivian Baker, NJ TRANSIT
Jack Kanarek, NJ TRANSIT
Herman Volk, Office of Smart
Monica Etz, NJDOT
Beth Lippman, Downtown New Jersey
Chuck Latini, Heyer Gruel &
Martin Robins, VTC
Development is published several
times a year through funding by NJ TRANSIT. This newsletter
is produced by the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center
(VTC) at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
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