JUNE 2020 Issue

Electric Vehicle Market

Climate Action by Local Governments

Future of Malls

Research Exchange

TRANSPORTATION PLANNING, PRACTICE AND PROGRESS

Articles in the Latest Issue

Getting to Electric

Getting to Electric

Industry and Governments Still Committed to an Electric Vehicle Revolution

The auto industry and governments have increased their commitments to electrifying the transportation sector. Despite the challenges presented by the pandemic, the commitments will endure. Can consumers be persuaded?

Related: Electrifying Other Vehicles
Related: Carbon Concerns

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For Local Governments Taking on Climate Change, the Future is Now

For Local Governments Taking on Climate Change, the Future is Now

Local governments are leading planning efforts to ensure their transportation systems are both ready for flooding and other impacts of climate change and not contributing it. In New Jersey, examples include governments in the Passaic River Basis, those along the New Jersey shore and the City of Hoboken.

Related: Funding Resiliency in Michigan by Jessica Zimmer
Related: Flood Walls in Alton, Illinois by Jessica Zimmer

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A Turning Point for Malls

A Turning Point for Malls

Crisis in Retail and Changing Suburbs

Shopping malls had been suffering for a decade or more due to a “retail apocalypse” brought on by the rise of online shopping. Now the pandemic may push many over the financial edge. The trend to reinvent malls with housing, offices and other uses will accelerate.

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Research Exchange:  Studies of COVID-19 Impacts

Research Exchange: Studies of COVID-19 Impacts

Recent studies & reports on the impacts of COVID-19 on transportation, climate change and the economy

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Research Exchange: Electric Vehicle infrastructure, Transit Lanes and Connected Vehicles

Research Exchange: Electric Vehicle infrastructure, Transit Lanes and Connected Vehicles

Selected studies and research

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From the NJTPA Chair

Kathryn A. DeFillippo, NJTPA ChairWe're pleased to present this latest issue of InTransition magazine which is being published online only due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The crisis has drastically curtailed travel on our nation’s transportation system, with 15 percent or more of the nation’s workforce now unemployed and others telecommuting. … read more