Atlantic City has seen the closure of four casinos and the disappearance of more than 8,000 jobs in 2014 alone, said Joseph Seneca, a professor in the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. In response to the city’s financial problems, Gov. Christie has recently appointed an emergency management team to the area.
Carl Van Horn, director of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, discusses why there is currently a shortage of electricians in the state.
The task force would include transportation system experts, including representatives of New Jersey Transit, the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, the South Jersey Transportation Authority, the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, the South Jersey Transportation Planning Organization, and the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission. Additionally, the task force would include: a representative of the State Treasurer; four members of the Legislature, with appointments by the Assembly Speaker, Senate President, and each of the minority leaders; and three members of the public appointed by the Governor, upon the recommendations of the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers …
Why are road, bridge and transit projects so expensive in NJ? Lawmaker wants answers
… a 2007 study by the National Center for Neighborhood and Brownfields Redevelopment shows that “out of the state’s approximately 4.98 million acres total area, about 1.42 million acres (28 percent) are already developed, and 2.32 million acres (47 percent) are made up of water, wetlands, open space, parks, preserved farms and other constrained lands.” The study by Henry J. Mayer of the Bloustein School of Planning & Public Policy atRutgers University also states that about 1.24 million acres of vacant land remain available for future residential and nonresidential development, he said.
Specially trained personnel from the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers provide the training to students with disabilities. Trainer Louis Hoffman is NJTIP program manager for the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center in the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers.NJTIP, NJTIP@Rutgers, special needs, Voorhees, VTC
… said the study conducted by the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers provides a measure of CarePoint’s success in turning around the financial performance of its three hospitals while delivering essential medical services to Hudson County and northern New Jersey.CarePoint, report, Seneca, study