New Jersey

Jersey City, NJ - November 13, 2016: Train passing through the Exchange Place PATH station located at Exchange Place in Jersey City, New Jersey, adjacent to the Hudson River at Paulus Hook.

New York and New Jersey Agree To Fund Gateway Hudson Tunnel

The two governors signed an agreement to fund the construction of two new rail tunnels to improve service between the two states.

July 10, 2022 - CBS New York

Worker packs boxes in an Amazon warehouse

State Reports Seeks To Guide Warehouse Development in New Jersey

With demand for sprawling e-commerce warehouses growing, New Jersey’s State Planning Commission has released a series of documents outlining best practices for cities examining warehouse proposals.

July 7, 2022 - CentralJersey.com

Aerial view of suburban homes in New Jersey.

New Jersey Bill Would Ease the Path to Homeownership for Low-Income Families

A bill passed by the New Jersey state legislature would discourage investors from buying and flipping homes while giving households that have experienced foreclosure first bidding rights on auction properties.

July 1, 2022 - NorthJersey.com

Aerial view of flooding in Mout Holly, New Jersey

Are Urban Planners Staying Silent on Climate Gentrification?

Holmdel, New Jersey, moved its affordable housing to flood-prone land, raising a question about planners' ethical obligations to speak up against such moves.

June 10, 2022 - Shelterforce Magazine

Aerial view of West Orange, New Jersey

The Sound of Music City: Orange, NJ

Music naturally brings people together. In Orange, New Jersey, organizers show how “creative placekeeping” finds its strength in the relationships that are formed within the community.

June 2, 2022 - Shelterforce Magazine

New Jersey

Newark Working to Stem the Tide of Wall Street Investors in the Residential Market

A new study by researchers at Rutgers University reveals the scale of Wall Street’s reach into the Newark, New Jersey, housing market—LLCs and private equity accounted for 47 percent of residential real estate transactions from 2017 to early 2020.

May 16, 2022 - The Star-Ledger

The eastern portal of Roseville Tunnel on the Lackawanna Cut-Off looking west on March 10, 2012.

NJ Transit Board Approves Tunnel and Resilience Projects

The agency plans to restore service along the Lackawanna Cutoff and develop a storage yard to protect rail equipment during extreme weather.

April 19, 2022 - Mass Transit

Intercity Buses

American Airlines Latest to Replace Flights With Bus Service

A trend is emerging in intercity travel in an era of pilot shortages and high fuel prices: intercity buses are replacing flights for shorter regional trips.

April 12, 2022 - Streetsblog USA

Delivery Services

How Does Freight Fit Into Complete Streets?

As home delivery of everything from groceries to furniture becomes more popular, policymakers must evaluate how to keep streets safe and accessible for pedestrians and other vulnerable users.

March 28, 2022 - NJfuture.org

Floodplain

FEMA Flood Mitigation Initiative Will Pay Homeowners To Move

The Swift Current grant program will distribute $60 million to homeowners in high-risk counties to help pay for flood mitigation measures or relocation.

March 24, 2022 - Grist

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