Suburban Arsenals: Planning for a Post-Cold War Future in New Jersey

Suburban Arsenals: Planning for a Post-Cold War Future in New Jersey By Brian Kempf – NJ Urbanthinker March 1st, 2017 For those of us that weren’t alive for the Cold…

The Pillars of Cranford

THE PILLARS OF CRANFORD By Gabe Bailer – NJ Urbanthinker – February 3rd, 2017 I’ve recently written about my adoration for Cranford, NJ, labeling it as a “Midburb” which has…

MidBurbs: A new Definition of Suburbia

MidBurbs: A new Definition of Suburbia  By Gabe Bailer – NJ Urban Thinker – December 23rd, 2016 The name “suburbs” needs a revision. The towns surrounding urban cores with trains…

TUNES OF THE CITY

TuNeS of the CiTy. Urban planning and tunes. Do they exist. What the hell is urban planning after all? Man to answer that I’ll need 635 pages. But to the…

Trains in Vain – A Planning Year in Review (Part 2)

March 12th, 2016 NJ Urbanthinker By Brian Kempf Trains in Vain – A Planning Year in Review (Part 2) In the first installment of our year in review, we looked…

The Biggest Stories in New Jersey Planning: 2015 and Beyond

March 2nd, 2016 By Brian Kempf NJ Urbanthinker The Biggest Stories in New Jersey Planning: 2015 and Beyond 2015 was a busy year for many of New Jersey’s planners. While…

Where Do Jersey’s Commuters Go?

November 5th, 2015 By Brian Kempf NJ Urbanthinker One of the more unfortunate aspects of living in New Jersey is the fact that the State is often recognized for what…

What Do NJ’s Transit Woes Mean for Transit Oriented Development?

Trains in Vain (Stand [on the Platform by] Me What Do NJ’s Transit Woes Mean for Transit Oriented Development? October 10th 2015 NJ Urbanthinker By Brian Kempf On September 9th,…

Baywatch: Contexts and Infrastructure for the Resiliency of Monmouth County’s Bayshore

September 18th, 2015 by Brian Kempf NJ Urbanthinker When Hurricane Sandy washed ashore in October 2012, images of ravaged boardwalks, sunken roller coasters, and flooded subway stations dominated the media…

Best Places to Start a Business in New Jersey

August 24, 2015 By Johnathon Todd Small Business New Jersey recently unveiled a $50 million fund geared at helping entrepreneurs get started. That’s just one aspect of New Jersey that…