NJLM Educational Foundation to present annual economic summit at EJB, July 12

The NJLM Educational Foundation will present its annual economic summit at the Bloustein School’s Civic Square Building in New Brunswick on Thursday, July 12, 2012.  Presenters will analyze, from the state, regional and national perspectives, New Jersey’s recovery from the great recession.  This half-day event will examine the current recovery in terms of jobs, housing, and commercial […]

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Hot Topic: Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Law and the Individual Mandate

Hot Topic: Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Law and the Individual Mandate. The Supreme Court upheld the core of President Obama’s health care overhaul today ruling that the government can require all Americans to obtain health insurance or pay a penalty. The decision is an affirmation of the president’s signature legislative achievement and should bring […]

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Voorhees Transportation Center awarded grant for “New Brunswick Sustainable Safe Streets Initiative”

In October 2011 Rutgers University established theCommunity-University Research Grants for New Brunswick, designed to encourage the development of new initiatives to enhance the university’s ties with New Brunswick. The grants range from $2,500 to $25,000 and provide funds to build new collaborations for research focused on the areas of nutrition and food security; youth development […]

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It’s All About ‘High Heels on Wheels’…”City Cycling” Talk With John Pucher

Professor John Pucher has authored another installment of his bi-weekly chat with European Cyclists’ Foundation for his upcoming book, City Cycling. This week’s discussion focuses on women and cycling. ************** Why is that that some countries see more women cycling than men? How did the world view the first women that ‘dared’ cycle ? And did you know that […]

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Children are the Future of Cycling: City Cycling Talk with John Pucher

Professor John Pucher has authored another installment of his bi-weekly chat with European Cyclists’ Foundation for his upcoming book,City Cycling. This week’s discussion focuses on children and cycling. ************** Velo-city Global in Vancouver is less than a week away, and yes, it’s going to be all about children. John Pucher & Ralph Baulher’s new book, “City Cycling”, dedicates […]

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New report analyzes economic contribution of the multi-family apartment industry to NJ economy

A comprehensive study by the Bloustein School and commissioned by the New Jersey Apartment Association (NJAA), analyzes the economic contribution of the multi-family apartment industry to the New Jersey economy and concludes that the apartment industry – comprising over 500,000 rental units in 5+ unit buildings – is a significant component of the New Jersey economy. The study estimates […]

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2011-12 books published by Bloustein faculty

In addition to dozens of journal articles, approximately 175 other reports, chapters, and reviews, and hundreds of presentations, the following books were published by members of the Bloustein School faculty in 2011-12: Roland V. Anglin with Edward James Blakely, Eugenia L Birch, Haruo Hayashi, Peter Fisher, Jed Horne, Joe Leitmann, Nario Maki, Michael Neuman, Kazayuki Sasaki, […]

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Media Roundup June 9-15

Some of the media mentions of Bloustein faculty, centers, and research for the week of June 9-15, 2012: Fixing Newark: What to cut and what to tax Source: The Star-Ledger – NJ.com (The Voices Blog), June 15 Robert Curvin is a Newark resident, homeowner and visiting scholar at Rutgers’ Bloustein School of Planning and Public […]

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Bloustein studios helping local communities

In the fall 2011 semester, the Bloustein School commissioned The Raritan Borough Waterfront Redevelopment Studio, a graduate planning studio, to study the waterfront of Raritan Borough, New Jersey. The objective of the studio was to create a regenerative urban design plan for an underutilized portion of the Raritan Borough waterfront encompassing the 3/4-mile long Orlando Drive […]

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