Healthier Somerset: Culture of health in Bound Brook, South Bound Brook

As a response to the survey, the grant leadership team — American Lung Association of New Jersey; Family and Community Health Sciences of Rutgers Cooperative Extension; Middle-Brook Regional Health Commission; Middle Earth; and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset in Somerville — has begun a new transportation initiative. The transportation action team is working with Walter […]

Read More

Bloustein graduate studio, NJCAA receive NJ Planning Excellence Awards by APA-NJ Chapter

The Bloustein School spring 2016 graduate studio “Plainfield District School Travel Plan,” and the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance (NJCAA), a project facilitated by the Bloustein School and the Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, are recipients of 2017 Planning Excellence Awards. The awards are presented annually by the New Jersey Chapter of the […]

Read More

Recommendations become reality: New Jersey Transit implements new bus route from Bayshore Transit Studio

In January 2015, New Jersey Transit asked a studio class at the Bloustein School for assistance with transit improvements and recommendations in a region deemed the “the Bayshore Study Area,” located in central New Jersey on the coast along Middlesex and Monmouth counties. New Jersey Transit recently implemented some of the recommendations that were made in the studio; […]

Read More

Featured graduate studio: Atlantic City Downtown Loop

In early April, a group of Bloustein School students traveled to Atlantic City to present two different neighborhood plans to the Atlantic City Planning Board. In front of an eager audience, the media, and the viewing public, Dan Brooks, Molly Coon, Katelyn Hansen, and Gabi Kappes presented and took questions for over an hour on […]

Read More

Rutgers plan would transform A.C.’s ‘Snake Alley’ into ‘Downtown Loop’

In an eight-block stretch along the Boardwalk, nearly half the land is either vacant or surface parking. That “dead zone” bound by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, South Carolina Avenue, Pacific Avenue and the Boardwalk could be much more, according to a study from graduate students of the Rutgers University Bloustein School of Planning […]

Read More

APA-NJ recognizes Stuart Meck, West Orange Walking & Cycling graduate studio with outstanding planning awards

On Friday, January 29 the American Planning Association- New Jersey chapter recognized planning initiatives, built projects, individuals and organizations that are at the forefront of planning and design at the APA-NJ Annual Planning Conference Awards Luncheon. Bloustein School Associate Research Professor Stuart Meck was selected as the recipient of the Budd Chavooshian Award for Outstanding […]

Read More