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Posts Tagged ‘Complete Streets’

Two More Communities Adopt Complete Streets Policies, More Likely

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

A common sight across NJ. Source:
The adoption of a statewide complete streets policy by the New Jersey Department of Transportation was a major milestone for those who believe New Jersey’s streets should be designed for all users, not just drivers. But because only a small percentage of roads in the state are actually controlled […]

Monmouth County, West Windsor Twp Adopt Complete Streets Policies

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Source: National Complete Streets Coalition
When the NJDOT adopted its Complete Streets policy last fall, it included a provision establishing an incentive within the Local Aid Program (a major source of funding for local road projects) for counties and municipalities to adopt their own Complete Streets policies. Unfortunately, in the months since the NJDOT adopted their […]

NJ Ranked as 8th Friendliest State for Bicyclists

Monday, May 24th, 2010

The League of American Cyclists ranked New Jersey as the 8th friendliest state in the nation for bicyclists in the 2010 version of their annual rankings, up two spots from 2009. The top five states in the survey were
Altantic City. Source:
Washington, Wisconsin, Maine, Minnesota and Oregon. Beyond the overall ranking, New Jersey generally fared […]

Groups: New Jersey Needs a Complete Streets Policy

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Have you ever seen a road that ends abruptly in a patch of grass? It’s doubtful, since engineers design roads to precise specifications. But the same can’t be said of sidewalks and bike lanes in much of NJ. Photo: Route 70 in Cherry Hill, by Andrew Smith
This article was co-written with Tri-State’s Steven Higashide and […]

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