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Archive for November 17th, 2011

Compact Downtown Development Offers Property Tax Benefits

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

An analysis of properties in New Brunswick and the Morristown area finds that compact downtown developments pay significantly higher property taxes per acre than lower-density development located outside downtown areas.

Town’s Balanced Approach to Transportation Wins Leadership Award

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Hoboken’s adoption of a Complete Streets approach — which shifts the emphasis from accommodating more cars and parking to making roadways more convenient for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders and automobiles — has earned the city a Leadership Award from Sustainable Jersey.

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