The panel underscored the importance of transportation safety and community engagement, agreeing that temporary demonstration projects, complete street policies, and incremental changes over time will help with both.
“I think it’s a good project,” Smart said about East Side Access. “The fact that it exists today makes New York City a better place than if we didn’t have it. The benefits, however, really accrue to a relatively small number of people. For each person, the benefit is moderate.”
Henry Grabar explored the emotional attachment people have to parking spaces, citing anecdotes and the importance placed on those spaces, even to the point of deadly disputes, at the 2023 Meck Memorial Lecture.
Marcelo Remond, a Rutgers engineering major, and Urban Planning and Design minor, examines the transit village initiative in the garden state in a piece published by Planetizen.
As part of its ongoing series “Aging in New Jersey,” NorthJersey.com and the USA Today Network New Jersey today examine how New Jersey seniors struggle to give up their car keys even when it's clear they no longer can drive safely — in a state that doesn’t make it...
The purpose of 15-minute neighborhoods is to provide residents with access to frequent and reliable public transit, parks, schools, and other amenities and social services within a comfortable walk or bike ride. This spring, a graduate planning studio will explore how this model can be applied in Bridgeton, Cherry Hill, and Newark, New Jersey
Urban planning alum Gretchen Minneman Kostura MCRP ’07 talks about her journey from a student focused on community development to her professional work in transportation, currently working for the CEO and President of Amtrak.
In an article titled "US Auto Access Improves Over a Decade," published in New Geography, Wendell Cox reflects on domestic policy surrounding access to transportation. Citing "The Poverty of the Carless: Toward Universal Auto Access" authored by King, Smart, and...
Bloustein PhD candidate Adam Scavette analyzes cost of living differences across the United States in his latest publication "Making Ends Meet. How does the local cost of living affect a household’s standard of living?" published in Regional Spotlight, from the...
The authors compared the policy preferences of transportation planning students, engineering students, and the public to identify points of consensus and divergence within and between the groups.