Resources

Asbury Park Complete Streets Coalition

Things you Need to Know

 

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EXTERNAL DOCUMENTS

WHAT’S THE HARM OF INSTALLING STOP SIGNS?

FHWA All About Stop Signs and Signals

Do stop signs reduce speeding?

 

NEW JERSEY 2017 COMPLETE STREETS DESIGN GUIDE

 NJDOT Complete Streets Design Guide

This Guide provides a concise but thorough reference guide for designing streets to meet multimodal and community needs. This Complete Streets toolbox draws on best practices from a variety of national design standards and guidelines (e.g., FHWA, AASHTO, NACTO, etc), emphasizes the role of context and flexibility during the design process, and describes the benefits and applications of numerous design options. Example street typologies illustrate how different treatments can be applied to different contexts throughout New Jersey to create a more Complete Street.

STRONG TOWNS

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO CREATING WALKABLE STREETS

Ultimate Guide To Creating Walkable Streets

NJBWC: BILL PASSED FOR BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN SAFETY IN NJ DRIVER MANUAL

The law requires the state’s driver’s education courses and brochures to emphasize the importance of operating a motor vehicle in a manner that safely shares the roadway with pedestrians, bicyclists, skaters, riders of motorized-scooters and other non-motorized vehicles.

NJBWC: Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety in NJ Driver Manual

PEDESTRIANS FIRST: A NEW TOOL FOR WALKABLE CITIES

11 Tools for Walkable Cities

HOW TO DEVELOP A PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE SAFETY ACTION PLAN

https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/ped_bike/ped_focus/docs/fhwasa17050.pdf

TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD BICYCLE TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PAPERS

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) published a compilation of 19 research papers on bicycle transportation. Topics covered by the papers include bicycle travel in rural areas, travel patterns of bikeshare users, and the impact of bicycle facilities on residential properties.

http://trrjournalonline.trb.org/toc/trr/2662/

 

NACTO RELEASES NEW GUIDANCE FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF NORTH AMERICAN BIKE FACILITIES:

 2017 COMPLETE STREETS SUMMIT ROUNDUP:

http://njbikeped.org/2017-complete-streets-summit-roundup/

ACCESSIBLE SHARED STREETS
NOTABLE PRACTICES AND CONSIDERATIONS FOR
ACCOMMODATING PEDESTRIANS WITH VISION DISABILITIES:

https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/publications/accessible_shared_streets/fhwahep17096.pdf

A CREATIVE PLACEMAKING FIELD SCAN:

http://t4america.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Arts-Culture-Field-Scan.pdf

MANUAL ON PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE CONNECTIONS TO TRANSIT:

https://www.transit.dot.gov/sites/fta.dot.gov/files/docs/research-innovation/64496/ftareportno0111.pdf

ASBURY PARK AND APCSC DOCUMENTS

TCM Grand and 5th

T&M’s proposal for intersection improvements at 5th and Grand Ave  (in the 4/25/18 council meeting packet).

Main Street Revitalization Project Begins

3/15/18, Asbury Park, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Transportation will be funding and managing improvements along Main Street/State Route 71, which lies under the jurisdiction of the State of NJ. The Main Street Revitalization Project will bring over $19 million in needed improvements to the corridor between Allenhurst and Ocean Grove.

ASBURY PARK PLAN FOR WALKING AND BIKING:

Asbury Park Plan for Walking and Biking

ASBURY PARK ZAGSTER BIKESHARE STATS:

Asbury Park Bike Share (Zagster) Annual Report

BICYCLING IN ASBURY PARK:

All About Bicycling in Asbury Park

RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF ROAD DIET:

APCSC resolution rescinding resolution 2015-324 supporting evaluation of proposed road diet

APCSC MAIN STREET/NJ RT 71 DOCUMENTS:

Envisioning a Better Main Street An Analysis for Asbury Park Complete Streets Coalition, by Doug McQueen

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

APCSC Business-sign-on-letter for Main St Road Diet

AARP Myth Busting Road Diet Fact Sheet

Asbury Park 2015 partial resolution to reject Main St road diet

Asbury Park_Main St Redevelopment Plan 2008

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

NJDOT Route 71 Traffic Data

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

TriCity Road Diet Article

USDOT Road Diet case studies_cs

 

APCSC GENERAL DOCUMENTS:

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

APCSC_Candidate Questionnaire and Answers

Asbury Park Complete Streets Resolution 2015

Complete Streets Benefits_Smart Growth America Slide Show

NJDOT Complete Streets Policy 2009

NJDOT Community Mobility Pattern

USDOT Federal Highway Admin. Road Diets

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Asbury Park Mayor’s Commitment to Climate

Asbury Park Transit Village

 

LINKS TO WEBPAGES

A NEW VISION FOR OUR STREETS: PART 1, PART 2, AND PART 3

A completely preventable traffic death shows us how street design makes our cities unsafe, and how simple adjustments could change that.

STRONG TOWNS: A NEW VISION FOR OUR STREETS, PART I

STRONG TOWNS: A NEW VISION FOR OUR STREETS, PART 2

STRONG TOWNS: A NEW VISION FOR OUR STREETS, PART 3

Safety For All Users Report

This report was developed to satisfy Section 1442(b) of the FAST Act, which directs the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to issue a report on the safe accommodation of all users of the surface transportation network, and to address additional guidance included in the Senate Report 114-243 under Nonmotorized User Safety.

 


“MAKING THE MOST OF MAIN STREET: COMPLETE STREETS & WALKABLE COMMUNITIES” WEBINAR RECAP

https://smartgrowthamerica.org/making-main-street-complete-streets-walkable-communities-webinar-recap/

Urban Bikeway Design Guide

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/

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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 and PODCASTS

Letting People on Bicycles Use LPIs: A New Way Forward on Cycling Safety

STREETFILMS: What’s an LPI and how they make streets safer for peds and cyclists.

The General Theory of Walkability -Jeff Speck – TEDx

Jeff Speck is a city planner and urban designer who, through writing, public service, and built work, advocates internationally for smart growth and sustainable design. The Christian Science Monitor called his recent book, Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time, “timely and important, a delightful, insightful, irreverent work.”

STREETFILMS: Great Strategies to Get Protected Bike Lanes in Your City!

by Clarence Eckerson Jr. on January 23, 2018

STREETFILMS: KATE McKINNON AS VERONICA MOSS, A.U.T.O LOBBYIST 

CREATING SPACES FOR PEOPLE

Creating spaces for peoplePodcast: Placemaking with the Project for Public Spaces

Two representatives from the Project for Public Spaces, Laura Torchio and Elka Gotfryd, joined the podcast to talk about how to shape and influences places. They discussed projects that they have worked on across the country, how engagement is important to placemaking and tools for people that want to do placemaking.

ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING :  Cul-de-sacs

THE GENERAL THEORY OF WALKABILITY

TED Talk by Jeff Speck

DRIVING CHANGE

Watch as Dr. Wheeler answers questions sent in from people with real road relationship issues. Dr. Wheeler is the master of clear direction, sound advice and positive guidance for both motorists and bicyclists. Together, we can work to improve our road relationships and drive change in Grand Rapids.

http://grdrivingchange.org/videos/

FIXING THE GREAT ESCAPE

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!

STREETFILMS: SHOWCASING GREAT POLICIES TO HELP MINIMIZE CAR OWNERSHIP

http://www.streetfilms.org/showcasing-great-policies-to-help-minimize-car-ownership/

STREETFILMS: KATE MC KINNON AS VERONICA MOSS IN TIMES SQUARE

ROAD DIET VISUALIZATION

ROAD DIET FOR DUMMIES

JEFF SPECK DESIGN #1: THE 3-TO-2 ROAD DIET

JEFF SPECK DESIGN #2: THE 4-TO-3 ROAD DIET

STREETFILMS: DUTCH CYCLESTREETS

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

PHOTO GALLERY

OUR FIRST ST. PAT’S PARADE, MARCH 2016

 ASBURY PARK MAIN STREET, NJ RT 71 SUMMER 2016

This is what a Road Diet looks like:

 

“BOLLARDS”-STOP FOR PEDESTRIANS SIGNS, MAY 2017

NEW BIKE CORRAL ON COOKMAN AVE,  MAY, 2017

MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS WALK TO SCHOOL DAY, APRIL, 2017

BIKE PARKING TIPS

BIKE SHARE IN ASBURY PARK!  SEPTEMBER 2017

Read about it here:

http://asburyparksun.com/asbury-park-transportation/

8TH AVE BACK-IN ANGLED PARKING, MAY 2017

 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

OUR FIRST FAMILY FUN BIKE RIDE, FEB., 2017: POLAR BEAR RIDE

Polar Bear Bike Ride
12-2pm – February 11 – Starting at Kula Cafe

ASBURY PARK ST. PAT’S PARADE, MARCH 2017

 LIGHT UP THE NIGHT BIKE RIDE, AUGUST 22, 201

Mayor Moor and council member Eileen Chapman joined the ride!

Kids loved the lights!

 

APCSC 3rd ST PAT’S PARADE- 2018 

 

APCSC WINS ADVOCATE AWARD NJ BIKE & WALK SUMMIT MARCH, 2018

APCSC TABLE AT GREEN EXPO APRIL 2019

 

APCSC JOINS ALLIANCE FOR HEALTHY AP AT NEW BRUNSWICK CICLOVIA STUDY TOUR

 

APCSC COMMUNITY BIKE RIDE APRIL 2018

MAY, 2018 THIS IS HAPPENING ON ASBURY PARK STREETS AND INTERSECTIONS!

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Happening on 3rd Ave! ADA accessible curb ramps, and blue detectable warning surfaces.  Striped crosswalks.

National Bike Month Ride, May 24th 2018

Biggest ride ever!

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Repairing some abandoned bikes. June, 2018

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June 19th, 2018 Community Unity Bike Ride

We love it when we pick up new riders!

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