Check out the State Following Montclair’s Lead: NJ Adopts Complete Streets Policy!

Montclair Township set a state milestone, being the first New Jersey municipality to adopt a Complete Streets policy which was unanimously voted in at the October 6, 2009 Township Council meeting (download Complete Streets resolution). The policy, drafted by Township Engineer Kim Craft, ensures that new construction and road renewal accommodate travel by pedestrians, bicyclists, public transit, as well as motorized vehicles.Complete the Streets!

Then the New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Stephen Dilts signed a “Complete Streets” policy for the state, which will effectively provide safe access for all users of New Jersey streets, including pedestrians, bicyclists, children, older citizens, and others whose mobility depends on means other than an automobile.

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