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NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2013 Fiscal Impacts Hsueh
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  • 1. Transit OrientedDevelopment Planning in West Windsor, NJ12th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference February 7- 9, 2013 Dr. Shing-Fu Hsueh, P.E., P.P. Mayor, West Windsor New Jersey
  • 2. West Windsor Township Size - 27 square miles Population- 28,000 Bond Rating – AAA Open Space Preserved  More than 50% Princeton Junction Train Station – over 7,000 passengers per day 2 40% population completed graduate degree
  • 3. West Windsor Township T- Train Station H- Affordable Housing S- School M- Municipal Complex P- Post Office L- Library A- Arts Center R- Parks N- Sitting Area F- Farmers Market 3
  • 4. West Windsor Township 4
  • 5. West Windsor Township 5
  • 6. West Windsor Township 6
  • 7. West Windsor Township 7
  • 8. West Windsor Township 8
  • 9. West Windsor Township 9
  • 10. West Windsor TownshipThe Transit Village Initiative was created in 1999 as a response to four growing problems in New Jersey.1. EVER INCREASING TRAFFIC CONGESTION2. LOSS OF OPEN SPACE DUE TO CONTINUOUS OUTWARD EXPANSION3. DECLINE of OUR OLDER TOWNS & CITIES4. POOR PLANNING IN DEVELOPING TOWNS 10
  • 11. West Windsor Township There are 14 Criteria ~ The six most important things a town has to do…1. Must have transit – Train; Bus; Ferry; Light Rail2. Opportunity for redevelopment3. Have the political will to grow4. Adopted zoning based on transit-oriented development (TOD) principles5. New housing/Affordable housing within walking distance of transit6. Strong bike & pedestrian links to transit station 11
  • 12. West Windsor Township The TRANSIT VILLAGE INITIATIVE is a partnership of NJDOT and 10 State of NJ Agencies: NJ Transit NJ Department of Community Affairs NJ Office of Smart Growth NJ Housing & Mortgage Finance Agency Main Street NJ NJ Economic Development Authority NJ Dept. of Environmental Protection NJ Commerce & Economic Growth Commission NJ Arts Council NJ Redevelopment Authority 12
  • 13. West Windsor Township Progress Community Farmers Market (2004) Vision Plan (2004) Area in Need of Redevelopment Approved (2006) Planning Consultants selected (2006) 3 Open Public Workshops Conducted (January -March, 2007) Election for 3 Council Seats (Process changed) New Alexander Railroad Bridge Completed (2008) Adoption of Redevelopment Plan (March, 2009) The West Windsor Arts Center opened at the historical PJ Fire House 13
  • 14. West Windsor Township Existing Sidewalk InventoryCondition Length (miles) Percent of TotalSidewalks on both sidesof the Roadway 91.1 56%Sidewalks on one sideof the Roadway 24.5 15%No Sidewalks on Roadway 40.7 25%Pedestrian Pathway Total 5.2 161.5 3% 14
  • 15. West Windsor TownshipWest Windsor Township Master Plan Goal 1: Sustainable Land Use Develop and implement smart growth strategies that foster pedestrian- scale, mixed-use, transit- oriented development 15
  • 16. West Windsor Township Progress Ordinances adopted to revise Redevelopment Plan (November, 2011) 24th municipality in New Jersey given “Transit Village” designation by The New Jersey Department of Transportation (2011) 16
  • 17. West Windsor Township Awards 2010- Sustainable Jersey program awarded silver level recognition, the highest level of the award given up to that year 2011- West Windsor is the first town in New Jersey recognized by the League of American Bicyclists with a bronze level award as a Bicycle Friendly Community 2012- West Windsor Community Farmers Market voted #1 in New Jersey by American Farmland Trusts "Americas Favorite Farmers Market" 17
  • 18. West Windsor Township 18
  • 19. West Windsor Township 19
  • 20. West Windsor Township Revised RP 1 District Residential Housing – 800 units  12.5% Affordable Housing  50% Moderate Income  40% Low Income  10% Very Low Income 100,000 sq ft Retail 50,000 sq ft Promenade for Community 20
  • 21. West Windsor Township 21
  • 22. West Windsor Township 22
  • 23. West Windsor Township Takeaways History Timing Supporting Groups Infrastructure State Support Media 23

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