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2014 Summit Summary of Rountable Discussions

Sep 8, 2014   //   by PlanSmart NJ   //   2014 NJ Regional Planning Summit, Changing Economy, Changing Land Use, Economic Development, Infrastructure, Municipal Government, New Jersey, NJ, Policy, Redevelopment, Speaks Out Blog  //  Comments Off on 2014 Summit Summary of Rountable Discussions

14505884422_e6e96b9430_zFollowing our morning keynote presentation and response panels, Summit attendees were invited to discuss a series of questions in small groups at their tables over lunch. The many interesting observations recorded will guide our research in the coming year.

All tables agreed that New Jersey’s regulatory system and infrastructure funding is in a crisis, and needs to change to respond to the demands of a new economy and a changing climate.

There were recurring themes in identifying the most pressing problems: Read more >>

Opinion: Plans for Hoboken Terminal Could Put the City on the Right Track

Oct 1, 2012   //   by PlanSmart NJ   //   High Speed Rail, Lucy Vandenberg, NJ Spotlight, Opinion, Redevelopment, Speaks Out Blog, TOD, Transit Oriented Development, Transportation  //  Comments Off on Opinion: Plans for Hoboken Terminal Could Put the City on the Right Track

High-density, mixed-use development could fuel city’s fiscal engine

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The City of Hoboken held a public hearing earlier this month on proposed redevelopment of the 100-year-old Hoboken Terminal & Rail Yards.

Hoboken has an incredible opportunity — and responsibility — before it.

The site is one of NJ Transit’s main terminals and a major regional transportation hub, serving over 50,000 people daily with commuter rail, light rail, PATH and bus service. The terminal is a key gateway to New York City and its vast network of jobs.

It is also a historic asset. The only ferry and commuter rail terminal still in operation in the United States, it was added to the New Jersey Register of Historic Places and the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. Read more >>

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