New Jersey

19 hours ago
One of the nuggets included in the Regional Plan Association's Forth Plan, released in late 2017, is a proposal to create a national park out of the New Jersey Meadowlands.
Curbed New York
Yesterday
A critique of New Jersey's housing policies lends historical perspective before taking an unexpected rhetorical turn.
The Star-Ledger
February 9, 2018, 6am PST
The borough of Emerson, New Jersey is testing the limits of eminent domain.
NorthJersey
February 5, 2018, 12pm PST
It's a familiar story: local residents don't want commuters cutting through their neighborhoods, and commuters are pushing back.
NorthJersey.com
January 11, 2018, 6am PST
Some of the time and money invested in the visually spectacular Moynihan Station should have been spent looking at how well it actually works for commuters, writes Alon Levy.
CityLab
January 8, 2018, 12pm PST
In a major blow to former President Obama's restrictions on offshore drilling in sensitive areas, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced that he would open the Outer Continental Shelf in four regions: Pacific, Arctic, Atlantic, and the Gulf Coast.
The Washington Post
January 5, 2018, 8am PST
Navigation apps like Waze often reroute drivers onto residential streets that would be quiet otherwise. With some residents unable to leave their driveways, the New Jersey borough of Leonia has taken an extreme measure against the problem.
The New York Times
January 3, 2018, 10am PST
Observers say the Trump Administration might be threatening to "kill the hostage" in a hardline negotiation tactic on the Gateway project to build a replacement rail tunnel under the Hudson River to connect New York and New Jersey.
Crain's New York Business
December 26, 2017, 10am PST
A funding agreement between New York, New Jersey, and the U.S. DOT for one of the most important rail projects in the nation is in danger of collapsing because of the way the two states are financing their share of the $12.9 billion cost.
Crain's New York Business
December 9, 2017, 1pm PST
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey tried to raise the Bayonne Bridge by 64 feet to make room for more ships below. The price for the project has risen along with the bridge.
AP via NorthJersey.com
December 1, 2017, 5am PST
The Regional Plan Association released its eagerly anticipated Fourth Regional Plan on Thursday.
Regional Plan Association
November 28, 2017, 5am PST
Glassboro State College became Rowan University and exploded its enrollment numbers. The borough of Glassboro and the university have worked together, and quickly, to accommodate all those new students.
Philadelphia
November 13, 2017, 1pm PST
A movement initiated by Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-Va.) to join the East Coast carbon cap-and-trade program has accelerated with the election of his Democratic lieutenant governor, Ralph Northam, as governor. Similar news is expected from New Jersey.
Washington Examiner
October 28, 2017, 9am PDT
Bergen County, New Jersey offers a case study in overcoming decades of illegal and exclusionary zoning practices.
NorthJersey.com
October 25, 2017, 6am PDT
Damon Rich wants constituents and professionals alike to get excited about the bureaucratic slog.
Next City
October 15, 2017, 11am PDT
New Jersey's 107-year-old Portal Bridge has been a symbol of the region's crumbling rail infrastructure. A $1.7 billion project to replace the bridge, launched this week, is designed to improve the situation.
NorthJersey.com
October 11, 2017, 11am PDT
How does 1,650 miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails connecting the Tri-State area sound?
Curbed New York
October 2, 2017, 1pm PDT
What should a local elected leader do when he or she disagrees with a high-profile expenditure with support from on high?
Paterson Press
September 21, 2017, 2pm PDT
A suite of zoning changes that would increase building heights and density along the Passaic River in Newark, New Jersey, provoked a chaotic council hearing that devolved into shouting and the removal of residents from the council chambers.
NJ.com
September 16, 2017, 9am PDT
The grants revolve around cleanup, accessibility, and governance of the watershed, which spans four states.
philly.com