The Raritan Valley Rail Coalition
Contact: Kenneth Wedeen at 908.231.7021 / Fax: 908.707.1749 / E-mail: rvrc@co.somerset.nj.us

June 4, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City of Plainfield Discusses their Two Transit Oriented Development Ordinances and the Implications for Redevelopment and Economic Revitalization Around Transit Hubs


Westfield – Elected officials, transportation professionals and the public are invited to the third Raritan Valley Rail Coalition meeting of 2013 on Monday, June 10, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. in the Town of Westfield Council Chambers located at 425 East Broad Street.

Mr. Mr. William Nierstedt, AICP/PP, Director of Planning/Zoning Officer, City of Plainfield will discuss Plainfield’s Transit Oriented Development Ordinances that encompass the Downtown and Neitherwood Train Stations and their implications for redevelopment and economic revitalization in areas adjacent to the Train Stations.

Also Coalition Trustees will update the members on the Coalitions One Seat Ride Campaign including: supporting municipal resolutions, the results from recent meetings in Westfield and Cranford and ongoing outreach activities.

The meeting will be held in the Town of Westfield Council Chambers in the Town of Westfield Municipal Building located at 425 East Broad Street Westfield. Free parking is available in the parking lot adjacent to the municipal building.

NJ Transit rail and bus service is a short walk from NJ Transit’s Westfield Train Station and various NJ Transit bus routes. For NJ Transit bus and rail schedule and fare information, call (973) 275-5555 or visit www.njtransit.com

For questions, directions or more information about the meeting, contact the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition at (908) 231-7021, by fax at (908) 707-1749 or by e-mail at rvrc@co.somerset.nj.us

If inclement weather is predicted for June 10th call (908) 281-9569 the day before the meeting to determine if the meeting has been postponed.