Together North Jersey hosting workshop 1/23 to gather information on complete communities along Route 202 corridor

The first public workshop for “Together 202: Reimagining Complete Communities Along a Connecting Corridor” will be held on Wednesday, January 23 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Assembly Room in Building #1 at the Hunterdon County Complex, 314 State Route 12, Flemington, NJ. “Together 202″ is a joint effort between Together North Jersey, Hunterdon and Somerset counties […]

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Exploring the economic transformation of New Brunswick, NJ; Feb. 1 2013

As part of the 2012 New Jersey Planning Conference, James W. Hughes, Dean of the Bloustein School; David Listokin,Research Professor and Co-director of the Bloustein School’s Center for Urban Policy Research and Dorothea Berkhout, Associate Dean of the Bloustein School, will present a visual and narrative exploration of the economic transformation of New Brunswick, NJ on Friday, […]

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Rutgers Regional Report: New Jersey economy will suffer significant, long-term damage without Hurricane Sandy restoration funding

A new Rutgers Regional Report, “The Economic and Fiscal Impact of Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey,” authored by Rutgers University economist Nancy Mantell, director of the Rutgers Economic Advisory Service (R/ECON); Joseph J. Seneca, university professor and economist at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy; Michael Lahr, Associate Research Professor at the Bloustein School’s Center for Urban […]

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Larrousse visits White House

Paul Larrousse, Director of the National Transit Institute, was recently invited as part of the U.S. Department of Transportation contingent to enjoy viewing and visiting the White House for the holidays. The National Transit Institute at Rutgers University serves as the training arm for the Federal Transit Administration, and provides training, education, and clearinghouse services in […]

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River Road traffic study is a step toward Raritan Township greenway project

Read full story at NJ.com/Hunterdon County Democrat. RARITAN TWP. — Although a biking and hiking path roughly parallel to the South Branch of the Raritan River was John King’s idea, it did not follow him out the door when he left the Township Committee to join the Hunterdon County Board of Freeholders. According to 2012 mayor Oliver Elbert, the […]

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Seeking Photos for Rutgers University Press Publication on the Raritan River Watershed

The Bloustein School’s Sustainable Raritan River Initiative at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey seeks images from the Raritan River and any of its tributaries to be considered in an upcoming book on the region. The categories for photographs may be from any time period or season and may include the following: —landscapes —animals —plants —events […]

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New Report Examines Current Employment, Business Dynamics Shaping New Jersey’s Suburban Office Market

A new Rutgers Regional Report, “Reinventing the New Jersey Economy: New Metropolitan and Regional Employment Dynamics,” authored by James W. Hughes, dean of Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, and Joseph J. Seneca, university professor and economist at the Bloustein School, examines the necessity of transforming and reimagining the state’s suburban office […]

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Rutgers and UMDNJ Host Global Health Fair Showcasing Students

Rutgers undergraduates and students from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey stood side-by-side on Wednesday, November 27 presenting health-related research at a global health fair – the first public collaborative event since legislation was enacted and approved by the Rutgers governing boards to bring together the two institutions. Bloustein undergraduate Public Health and […]

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