New research shows that housing growth in New Jersey’s older-built-out places weathered the recession better than their greenfield counterparts.
Cities and Towns
An analysis of growth in residential certificates of occupancy and changes in home values suggests that distressed municipalities have fared at least as well as their non-distressed counterparts since the Great Recession.
The surgeon general’s call for more walking, and acknowledgement that not all communities are designed to foster walking, is a welcome recognition of the importance of smart-growth design.
The long-time president of Thomas Edison State College will be recognized for his commitment to higher education and to New Jersey’s capital city.
The Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission, one of 25 cities and utilities to receive DEP permits that require controlling sewage overflows, is the first to to indicate it will go above minimum requirements.
Two recent articles highlight the difficulties many New Jersey towns have in making themselves accommodating to older residents.
A report from a studio class at the Bloustein School examines Somerset County’s opportunities to attract Millennials.
The State Planning Commission is set to extend center designations another three years, even though this action invites coastal towns to put new development in locations vulnerable to flooding and sea-level rise.
The state’s 29th and 30th Transit Villages have been designated, including the second one anchored by a bus terminal.
A new analysis of income distribution in the neighborhoods around New Jersey’s transit stations shows that the benefits of access to transit are not always available across all income groups.