Atlantic City Downtown Loop Studio

Atlantic City Downtown Loop

Presentation Report Poster The Downtown Loop Revitalization Plan aims to transform an underutilized area of Atlantic City into a mixed use neighborhood that encourages an innovative and vibrant atmosphere. The Plan Area (‘The Area”) will have a diverse choice of housing and hospitality opportunities, boosting the population and creating more lively streets. The Area will capture the essence of Atlantic City […]

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Duke Farms

Somerset County Development Opportunities

Report This studio presents the findings of market studies undertaken during the Fall 2014 Duke Farms Studio class at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. The market studies were undertaken for the studio’s clients: the Somerset County Business Partnership, the Somerset County Planning Department and the Somerset County Board of Chosen […]

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Bayshore Transit Study map

Bayshore Transit Study

Report Presentation In January 2015, NJ Transit asked a studio class at the Edward J. Bloustein School at Rutgers University to conduct a study on transit improvements and recommendations in a region deemed the “the Bayshore Study Area”. The Bayshore Study Area is located in central New Jersey on the coast along Middlesex and Monmouth counties. This region is geographically vast, […]

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Middlesex Transit Study Map

Northwestern Middlesex County Transit Study

Report In January 2014, NJ Transit, and the Middlesex County Division of Planning asked us to conduct a study on transit improvements in a currently underserved area we termed “Northwestern Middlesex County”. The original study area is bound by US Highway 1 and Route 22 to the east and the west respectively; by the Raritan River to the […]

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Red Root Creek Wetlands

Report Presentation The Red Root Creek Wetlands Restoration Studio is a graduate planning studio of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. The Bloustein studios provide students with a personalized and inter-disciplinary opportunity to conduct hands-on research around real-life problems, to work with real-life clients, and to devise team-based solutions. The concept […]

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Highlands Borough, NJ

Report Appendices Presentation   The small borough of Highlands, NJ had requested that Rutgers examine the many problems and concerns it faced as a result of the severe impacts from Hurricane Sandy. Over a span of fifteen weeks the students in this class were tasked with the responsibility of creating an urban design and redevelopment […]

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Atlantic City – Turning the Tide

Turning the Tide, Atlantic City Waterfront Access and Revitalization Plan Executive Summary Report There are 34 places in New Jersey with populations greater than Atlantic City’s. But ask someone from anywhere in the United States to name a place in New Jersey, and chances are, Atlantic City will top the list. No other city of […]

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Reuse and Recycling: Opportunities in Newark

Report In partnership with Newark’s Office of Sustainability, the Spring 2014 Community Development Studio explored opportunities to productively reuse materials that flow through the city’s solid waste stream to: (1) Create new businesses and jobs in Newark; (2) Divert waste from landfills and incineration; and (3) Strengthen Newark’s manufacturing sector. Newark is home to more […]

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arctic studio

Arctic Studios

Spring 2013 Arctic Studio “Moving Oil to Market” Planning for Community and Natural Resource Development in Indigenous/Rural Communities Presentation |Report   Spring 2012 Arctic Studio The Spring, 2012 “Arctic Studio” course involved an assessment of oil spill responder risks for a project sponsored by the Arctic Council. Presentation| Notes This research was supported by an International […]

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