• “Complete Streets” Policies Sweeping Across New Jersey

    by  • May 1, 2012 • Legislation and Policy • 0 Comments

    Neighboring NJ is picking up speed, one municipality and county at a time –

    Mobilizing the Region — It was a banner week last week for sustainable transportation advocates in New Jersey.  Both Essex and Mercer Counties approved Complete Streets policies joining Monmouth County to become the second and third counties in New Jersey to adopt a Complete Streets policy.  So far, New Jersey boasts 26 municipalities and 3 counties with Complete Streets policies, as well as an New Jersey Department of Transportation policy.  While policies are not uniform, the basic premise of Complete Streets is the inclusion of infrastructure into roadway projects that support all users-including bicyclists and pedestrians.  This adoption comes just in time for May’s National Bike Month during which there will be a number of bike centric activities for all ages across the state.  [Continue reading …]

    Now, if we could only bike safely between the two …

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