Resources

Asbury Park Compete Streets Coalition

Things you Need to Know

 

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DOCUMENTS

Dealing With Gentrification

“What is there to like about Main Street?” NJ Bike & Walk Coalition Blog Post

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

APCSC_Business sign-on letter

APCSC_Candidate Questionnaire and Answers

APCSC_City Partial Resolution to Reject Road Diet 2015

Road Diets Myth-Busting Fact Sheet AARP

Urban Street Design Guide with speed risk

Asbury Park Complete Streets Resolution 2015

Asbury Park_Main St Redevelopment Plan 2008

Asbury Park_Main St Road Diet Research Paper

Complete Streets Benefits_Smart Growth America Slide Show

NJDOT Complete Streets Policy 2009

NJDOT Response to Moor to anti-road diet resolution 10-14-15

NJDOT Route 71 Traffic Data

“Main Street Road Diet is Off” Asbury Park Sun Article 2015

NJDOT Community Mobility Pattern

USDOT Federal Highway Admin. Road Diets

TriCity Road Diet Article

USDOT Road Diet case studies_cs

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Asbury Park Mayor’s Commitment to Climate

Asbury Park Transit Village

 

LINKS to ARTICLES and WEBPAGES

StreetPlan.net: Free Tool for Complete Street Design:

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/streetplannet-free-tool-complete-street-design-michael-brown

 

About PARK(ing) Day:

http://parkingday.org/about-parking-day/

The original PARK(ing) Day installation by Rebar, San Francisco 2005

 

NACTO Street Design Guide-Parklets:

https://nacto.org/publication/urban-street-design-guide/interim-design-strategies/parklets/

Parklets

NJDOT Bicycling Manual:

http://www.state.nj.us/transportation/commuter/bike/pdf/bicyclingmanual.pdf

Asbury Park Plan for Walking and Biking:

http://www.cityofasburypark.com/topic/index.php?topicid=93&structureid=87

NACTO Urban Street Design Guide:

https://nacto.org/publication/urban-street-design-guide/

 

Smart Growth America.  National Complete Streets Coalition:

Improving Lives by Improving Communities

https://smartgrowthamerica.org/program/national-complete-streets-coalition/

NACTO; Global Designing Cities Initiative:

Change Streets. Change the World.

https://globaldesigningcities.org/

History of Jaywalking:

http://www.salon.com/2015/08/20/the_secret_history_of_jaywalking_the_disturbing_reason_it_was_outlawed_and_why_we_should_lift_the_ban/

Disincentiving driving is better than carrots and sticks

Stop subsidizing driving

Simple ways to make your city more livable

AARP Making your city a great place to live 

Bicyclists and pedestrians make more faithful customers.

Federal Highway Administration PEDESTRIAN AND  BICYCLE INFORMATION CENTER:

http://www.pedbikeinfo.org/index.cfm

Bicycle and Pedestrian Funding, Design, and Environmental Review:  ADDRESSING COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS     https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/guidance/misconceptions.cfm

 

Costs for Pedestrian and Bicycle Infrastructure Improvements:

Federal Highway Administration PEDESTRIAN AND  BICYCLE INFORMATION CENTER   http://www.pedbikeinfo.org/data/library/casestudies_details.cfm?id=4876

 

DOCUMENTARIES

CITIZEN JANE – BATTLE FOR THE CITY    http://www.altimeterfilms.com/citizen-jane-battle-for-the-city/

BIKES VS CARS    http://www.bikes-vs-cars.com/

FREE TO RIDE  http://knowlton.osu.edu/event/documentary-premiere-free-ride-kirwan-institute-study-race-and-ethnicity

MOTHERLOAD http://motherloadmovie.com/

 

VIDEOS

Useful short videos and links to answer questions of drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists.

http://grdrivingchange.org/videos/

“Fixing the Great Mistake.”

http://www.streetfilms.org/revisiting-donald-appleyards-livable-streets/

“Fixing the Great Mistake.” This video explores three studies in “Livable Streets” that measured, for the first time, the effect of traffic on our social interactions and how we perceive our own homes and neighborhoods.

 

NJTV In Your Neighborhood Special: Asbury Park, August 30, 2017

NJTV interviews business owners, community organizations (watch those terrific kids at the Boys and Girls Club!) and stakeholders in Asbury Park, including Lisa Lee of EZRide and Alliance for a Healthier Asbury Park. She speaks at 32:15 about ways that the organization is helping residents healthier, which includes making streets safer.

Asbury Park Community Forum August 23, 2017:

Schools, jobs and transportation…

City of Springfield, MA-unsafe crossing at the library.  Entertaining and to the point.

Jeff Speck TED Talk:  Walkable City

Urbanist Jeff Speck shows how we can free ourselves from dependence on the car — which he calls “a gas-belching, time-wasting, life-threatening prosthetic device” — by making our cities more walkable and more pleasant for more people.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wai4ub90stQ

Janette Sadik Kahn TED Talk

Re-imagining city streets and the beginning of Bike Share in NYC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LujWrkYsl64

Strong Towns:  A Radically New Vision for Transportation in America

Chuck Marohn, president of Strong Towns. In just 37 minutes, he summarizes the main problems with the current American transportation funding and development model, and explains how a better way forward is not only possible, but affordable and feasible for towns big and small.

https://www.strongtowns.org/journal/2017/5/25/a-radically-new-vision-for-transportation-in-america

STREETFILMS
11+ Million Plays of Livable Streets Vids!

Showcasing Great Policies to Help Minimize Car Ownership http://www.streetfilms.org/showcasing-great-policies-to-help-minimize-car-ownership/

KATE MC KINNON AS VERONICA MOSS IN TIMES SQUARE

 

 

Dutch Cyclestreets

Streetfilm: Quality moments to help viewers see just how seriously the Dutch treat design and safety for people using a bicycle.

PHOTO GALLERY

Asbury Park Main Street, NJ Rt 71 Summer 2016

This is what a Road Diet looks like:

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“Bollards”-Stop for Pedestrians signs, May 2017

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New Bike Corral on Cookman Ave,  May, 2017

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Mayor and council members Walk to School Day, April, 2017

 

 

8TH AVE BACK-IN ANGLED PARKING, MAY 2016

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Back-In Angled Parking Example:  NYC Police

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Councilwoman Clayton welcoming the community team for the Community Mobility project to design a solution for @inAsburyParkNJ @EZRide, MAY 2017

Family Fun Bike Ride, Feb., 2016

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Asbury Park St. Pat’s Parade, March 2017

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AP ST. Pat’s Parade, March 2016

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Light Up The Night Bike Ride, August 22, 2017

Mayor Moor and council member Eileen Chapman joined!

Bike Share opens September, 2017