Events

Rethinking the Right-of-Way

November 15, 2022 – Join us at the NJ League of Municipalities Conference for a discussion about re-envisioning the public Right-of-Way to activate and revitalize your downtown.

2022 NJ Downtown Conference

December 1-2, 2022 – The premiere downtown economic development event of the year, the annual New Jersey Downtown Conference hosts industry experts who provide insights into downtown management best practices, as well as development, business and retail market trends.

News

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Public plazas bring people together. @ArterialStreets recommends that redevelopment efforts be complemented with public spaces that provide a sense ...of community & togetherness. https://ed.gr/dxm44

Latest Articles

Main Street Pops Artisan Market

Artisan Markets: 10 Key Components To Success

Outdoor Artisan Markets are an excellent way to increase excitement in your area, forge community connections and boost local economic development. These dynamic and interactive markets act as “Creative Placemaking’‘, providing a meaningful space where artists and makers share their creations and people can engage with one another, attracting

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Pro-Tips for Getting Press

Marketing is about effectively communicating your unique selling proposition. Through thoughtful planned content marketing and “earned media”, businesses can effectively and affordably communicate with their customers and potential customers and ensure that the right audience has the information they need to bring them through the front door.

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Expanding First-Mile, Last-Mile Access to Transit

First-mile, last-mile travel (FMLM), the beginning and final stretches of any transit journey, is overwhelmingly made by “active transportation modes (walking/biking/wheelchair/etc.)” When thinking about walking first and last miles, we need to prioritize better walks rather than shorter walks.

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