Together North Jersey workshop to gather input on communities along Inner M&E Corridor, Newark and the Oranges, April 15

April 10, 2013

The second public workshop for the “Inner M&E Strategic Corridor Plan” will be held for residents of the City of Newark, Essex County, general public, and other interested parties on Monday, April 15 at WISOMMM Cultural Center, Sanctuary Building, 23-25 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102. This event will present an opportunity for county residents and members of the public to weigh in on the future of the transit corridor that stretches from the Newark Broad Street Station Area through the Oranges to the Highland Avenue Station Area.

The Inner M&E Strategic Corridor Plan is a joint effort between Together North Jersey, the municipalities of Newark, East Orange, Orange, and West Orange, Greater Newark LISC and the Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies.  The objective of this effort is to discover how the communities can best take advantage of the transportation resources to connect to jobs and other opportunities, identify the critical links that need to be strengthened within these communities, identify the special places that make each community unique, and identify the common issues and challenges that these communities face.

Workshop topics will include developing a unified vision for the future of the corridor; considering how abandoned properties can be reinvented; discussing ways to improve how people move along the corridor and how it connects them; and how to ensure a strong economic future for the corridor.

Together North Jersey is a collaborative partnership dedicated to strengthening the region’s economy and improving access to good jobs, quality schools, safe and stable neighborhoods, a healthy environment, fresh food, and civic and cultural resources. The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policyat Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is the administrative and fiscal agent for Together North Jersey.

Please RSVP to Candace Green at  For more information on Together North Jersey, please visit or contact Miriam Salerno at


Recent Posts

Prof. Julia Sass Rubin: Advocate for Democracy

Original article published in TAPintoPrinceton, June 15, 2024 By Pam Hersh Princeton, NJ – Tuesday, June 4, Primary Election Day in New Jersey, was a big expletive-deleted deal for Princeton resident Julia Sass Rubin, whose name appeared nowhere on any ballot. Rubin,...

Nikpour Receives Office of Disability Services Award

Professor Fereydoun Nikpour was selected for the Office of Disability Services Faculty Honor Roll. The Faculty Honor Roll is a new initiative to recognize instructors who go above and beyond to support the work of the Office of Disability Services (ODS). ODS staff...

Heldrich Report: NJ’s Energy-Efficiency Workforce Needs

New Jersey's Energy-Efficiency Workforce Needs, Infrastructure, and Equity Assessment New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s Energy Master Plan and Executive Order 315 set a goal to reduce fossil fuel usage to 100% clean energy by 2035. The Executive Order also called for...

Shaul Picker Receives 2024 Mortensen-Voorhees Award

Shaul Picker is the 2024 recipient of the Mortensen-Voorhees Award for Achievement in Transportation Studies. This award is granted annually to the highest-achieving student with a concentration in transportation at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Urban Planning and...

NJSPL – Key Insights from Early Offshore Wind Implementation

By Jessica Parineet Offshore wind development is in its early stages in the United States, with just under one gigawatt (GW) of utility scale capacity constructed. State decarbonization goals have catalyzed industry progress thus far, however the Biden administration...

Upcoming Events

Latest Past Events

Jersey City Alumni Mixer

Zeppelin Hall Biergarten 88 Liberty View Dr, Jersey City

Join us for an alumni mixer in #JerseyCity on Thursday, June 6th at Zeppelin Hall Biergarten. Parking for Zeppelin Hall is FREE - more information can be found here: This […]