MCRP candidate Benson awarded APTF scholarship

Congratulations to Bloustein Master of City and Regional Planning degree candidate Mike Benson, who was recently awarded the 2012 American Public Transportation Foundation’s Jerome C. Premo Scholarship. The scholarship is for applicants dedicated to a career in public administration/public policy in the transit community. Mike will be honored at the 2012 Scholarship Awards Program in […]

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“City Cycling”—Cycling Because It’s Faster

John Pucher and Ralph Buehler’s soon-to-be-released book, City Cycling, has just about everything you can imagine in it when it comes to cycling. With topics ranging from cycling trends to cycling safety to cycling infrastructure to the integration of cycling with public transportation, it’s going to be the bible of cycling. The European Cyclists’ Foundation recently interviewed Dr. Paul […]

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Israeli sculptor, video, installation artist Landau to present Bloustein Memorial Lecture, Sept. 10

Sigalit Landau, an Israeli sculptor, video, and installation artist, will present the Ruth Ellen Steinman and Edward J. Bloustein Memorial Lecture, “The East Bound Salt Route and the Crystal Islands” on Monday, September 10, 2012. The event will be held in the Special Events Forum at Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public […]

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Three years into national economic recovery, wide variation exists in jobs recovered

A new Rutgers Regional Report, “Employment Recession and Recovery in the 50 States: An Update,” authored by Joseph J. Seneca, university professor and economist at Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, and Will Irving, research associate, ranks the 50 states by the percentage of the Great Recession’s private-sector job losses that have been recovered as […]

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South Brunswick man helps to make sense of all the legislative numbers

Ernest Reock is a professor emeritus at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and Rutgers University’s Center for Government Services *************************** Somebody had to make some sense of it all. Between 1966 and 1973, the state’s legislative districts became a jumbled puzzle of ever-changing lines after the Supreme Court of New […]

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Rutgers prof sees ‘tsunami’ coming for towns in a few years

While several towns were impacted during the “Great Recession,” forcing them to lay off and furlough workers, one expert predicts towns will go through another “municipal tsunami.” Professor Raphael J. Caprio of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, said the reasons largely stem from severe state aid cuts to municipalities over […]

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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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