Ten years after winning a Smart Growth Award, and long after its associated residential development was completed, NJ Transit’s new Wesmont Station has finally opened.
National Infrastructure Week is May 16 thru 23, and offers a good reminder of the importance of investing in infrastructure: It benefits the community, and the economy, and the costs of not investing can be far higher.
Since the Great Recession, the growth rate in New Jersey’s transit-oriented areas has outstripped the growth rate in exurban areas and in the state overall, according to an analysis of new Census data.
Forum Feature: We Need To Do Transportation Planning for People, Not Cars. And We Need To Do It Fast.Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
Urban innovator, author and transportation expert Gabe Klein urged attendees at the Redevelopment Forum to re-think how they plan for people to move — and to stay in one place.
Panelists at a Redevelopment Forum session on the proposed Gateway Tunnel project highlighted the much-needed new transit capacity across the Hudson River it will bring, allowing New Jersey residents greater access to jobs and boosting the region’s economic growth.
A look at how several cities have updated their zoning codes reveals some common approaches to using their land more flexibly and smartly.
Two Somerset County municipalities are considering taking smart-growth initiatives to revitalize their local economies.
A new report analyzes the question of housing affordability for New Jersey’s older residents, and finds barriers in two types of communities.
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.
A report from a studio class at the Bloustein School examines Somerset County’s opportunities to attract Millennials.