Marshall Street Substation

Final PresentationAlternatives Analysis The City of Hoboken, New Jersey, faces limited undeveloped land opportunities in the densely populated urban municipality. Just two percent of the square mile city constitutes vacant land, which makes the practices of redevelopment and infill development a necessity. It is for this reason that the Marshall Street Substation site located on […]

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Resilient Perth Amboy

Final ReportGreen Infrastructure PresentationGreen Jobs & Economic Development PresentationHousing and Climate Gentrification Perth Amboy is a waterfront city, which brings unique economic, social, and aesthetic benefits. The Green Infrastructure and Water Quality section of this report seeks to take advantage of the benefits of the city’s waterfront while combating the climate threats. Green infrastructure can […]

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Shrewsbury Avenue Neighborhood Plan

Read Report As of the 2017 American Community Survey, the Borough of Red Bank is a community of approximately 12,220 residents and a land area of 1.75 square-miles in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Situated on the southern bank of the Navesink River, Red Bank has abundant boating access to Sandy Hook Bay and other coastal […]

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Red Bank Waterfront

Read Report The “Waterfront Area” is a half-mile stretch of land from Front Street to the Navesink River. Starting at Maple Avenue in the west, it extends to the Riverview Medical Center in the east. As a focus of this plan, the area was selected for its strategic location and potential for connecting the active […]

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TOD Guidelines for New Orleans RTA

Presentation APA Showcase Program The Bloustein School studio team, in partnership with the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (NORTA), developed transit-oriented community (TOC) guidelines specific to the City of New Orleans, Louisiana. The guidelines serve as a framework for encouraging future transit-oriented communities in New Orleans by promoting greater transit ridership and mixed-use development around […]

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Placemaking in Highland Park

Presentation Report Placemaking in Highland Park: Making Connections between Place, Health, Equity, and Economy In this spring 2019 studio, 12 MCRP students explored how to actively engage community stakeholders in the placemaking process to create economic vitality and inclusive healthy places in the Borough of Highland Park, NJ. Taught by staff from Bloustein and Project […]

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Planning for Carbon-free futures: A Duke Farms-based bootcamp

Presentations Introduction Street Trees Meadows Gardens Closing Reports Meadows Greenhouse     Planning for Carbon-free futures: A Duke Farms-based bootcamp to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through restoration and enhancement of natural systems. Duke Farms is the former estate of philanthropist Doris Duke. Located in Hillsborough, New Jersey the property is managed by the Doris Duke […]

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Reimagining Bloomfield Streets

Presentation Report Reimagining Bloomfield Streets: Planning for Health, Equity, and Safety through Walking, Biking, and Transit around the Watsessing Avenue Station Neighborhood In this fall 2018 studio, 14 MCRP students explored ways to improve access by all modes of travel to the Watsessing Avenue Station in Bloomfield and provided recommendations that enhance the community’s existing assets […]

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Proposed PATH station connection to Newark’s EWR

Between Fall 2017 through Fall 2018 approximately 50 Rutgers Bloustein graduate and undergraduate planning students participated in a series of five studios addressing the proposed 2023 PATH station addition to the EWR airport in Newark, NJ. In February 2017 the Port Authority announced their approval of the $1.7 billion PATH extension to EWR as part […]

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ONTRACK: Transit-Oriented Development for North Brunswick

Phase 1 Presentation Phase 2 Presentation Report The Northeast Corridor (NEC) is the most heavily traveled passenger rail corridor in the country. Over 2000 passenger trains move 750,000 people along the corridor daily to serve as a vital component of the regional transportation system. Working with AECOM and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) graduate planning […]

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