April 18, 2019, 2pm PDT
With cordon pricing coming to Manhattan in 2021, New Jersey motorists who pay up to $15 in bridge or tunnel tolls don't want to have to pay another $10 to $14 to drive into the Central District Business tolling zone, but exemptions come with a price.
April 11, 2019, 1pm PDT
The Big Apple may claim the nation's highest public transit ridership, but it ranks well below average in its use of freight rail. Two small short line railroads are at the center of a $100 million investment to reduce truck reliance.
February 28, 2019, 11am PST
New Jersey is considering a law that would give cities the option of implementing a new 3.5% parking tax on public and private parking facilities.
May 31, 2018, 10am PDT
The Metro Region Explorer allows the public new kinds of understanding about the city of New York and how it fits into the surrounding region.
April 4, 2018, 2pm PDT
An inexpensive architectural style is deemed unfit for a town looking to preserve its history—and become a more sophisticated city.
June 23, 2016, 2pm PDT
A new program by Smart Growth America is working within specific communities to find ways to deliver the benefits of revitalization with fewer of the drawbacks.
April 2, 2016, 1pm PDT
Two New Jersey cities square off when one accuses the other of abusing public resources—this familiar story is given novel form by bikeshare and public bike racks.
February 18, 2016, 5am PST
A 10-minute commute to lower Manhattan has made this once dingy city into the fastest growing in the Garden State. Yet from an historic perspective, Jersey City was a "shrinking city," not unlike Detroit or Youngstown, until 25 years ago.
The New York Times - Real Estate
September 24, 2015, 9am PDT
The New York Times recognizes the signs of urban biking's renaissance in the launch of bikeshare systems in New Jersey cities.
September 9, 2015, 6am PDT
Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop is pushing for an ambitious program to overhaul the city's development subsidies, even as building permits are flying off the shelves.
April 10, 2015, 5am PDT
The New Yorker looks into the motivations of Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop—who takes the bike route less traveled.
December 30, 2014, 8am PST
The Port Authority released a controversial report over the weekend that recommends cutting overnight and weekend service for Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) service. So far, the governors of New York and New Jersey support the plan.
October 3, 2014, 5am PDT
Despite plans to create a uniform bike sharing program through the three New Jersey cities of Hoboken, Jersey City, and Weehawken, in the end Jersey City will join the Citi Bikes program while Hoboken and Weehawken partner with Next Bike.
November 3, 2012, 7am PDT
“After 15 years, his vision to transform this long-forsaken industrial town into a bedroom community for single, young professionals is finally taking shape,” writes Ronda Kaysen. Hopes for redevelopment center on the town’s commuter rail station.
June 10, 2012, 5am PDT
Can Jersey City duplicate the success of NYC's High Line? If they can get through the litigation, it could happen in the the form of The Embankment, a relic railroad running above an historic neighborhood. A preservation group leads the effort.
February 19, 2011, 3am PST
December 16, 2010, 8am PST
A proposal to redevelop an abandoned rail embankment in Jersey City has pitted preservationists and smart growth proponents against each other.
The Architect's Newspaper
November 12, 2010, 8am PST
A proposal for a "High Line"-like park in Jersey City has some locals deeply concerned about the project's large price tag.
August 11, 2009, 4am PDT
The recent corruption bust that resulted in the arrests of more than 40 people in New Jersey shows the interesting shape of the development process in the state.