[An eagle-eyed reader has pointed out that Vineland is technically the largest city in New Jersey; Newark is actually the most populous. Thanks for the spot!]
Yesterday, Newark announced that it had adopted a complete streets policy, making the roads of New [...]
“We know what Newark looks like standing still, and we know that change is needed. With all the diversity in the city, it’s important that we try to work together. Let’s get it together—let’s move Newark.”
Transit and freight rail can be powerful tools for development. Seeking to maximize those tools, NJ in 2008 established the Urban Transit Hub Tax Credit, which provides tax credits for businesses that use freight rail and those that develop housing, plan large expansions, or relocate within a half-mile of transit hubs in nine cities.
Taking to the streets with cameras and imagination, 45 Newark high school interns participated in a two-day exercise with TSTC to re-envision downtown Newark as a “great place” for residents and visitors. The exercise is a result of an on-going partnership with the Greater Newark Conservancy’s Newark Youth Leadership Project. [...]
As previously reported in MTR, the new Speedway Elementary School was built along two very busy roadways and near ramps for the Garden State Parkway, without a playground or safe access to a large park across the [...]
We learn some of our most important lessons in elementary school: how to share, how to read, how to study. For the students slated [...]
The following is a first-person account by TSTC general counsel Kyle Wiswall.
Tri-State often works with victims of unnecessary road projects. But this is the first [...]
Many communities that receive federal Safe Routes to School grants are looking to encourage more students to walk and bike to school through programs like the “walking school bus.” However, [...]
(Zoe Baldwin contributed to this story.)
Founded in June, the Brick City Bike Collective (BCBC) recently hit Newark’s streets, with Mayor Cory Booker joining the group for its first ride on August 7th.
Since the middle of the [...]