“Interviews with the mayor, city planners, and enthusiastic citizens give insight into how the city is working to reach its impressive goal. We also get a cool glimpse into how city-wide construction is ripping up roads to make way for wider bike lanes and pedestrian walkways in this future-minded city.”
Bike share coming for Memorial Day!
The city is doing great work on creative ideas for transit alternatives.
Bike Sharing Approved By Asbury Park City Council
Bike corral on Cookman! We’re seeing commitment from the city to become accommodating to bicyclists. A big thanks to our Transportation Manager!
“…this ought to be a signal that road diets, which have been shown to greatly improve safety and encourage walking and cycling, don’t have anything approaching the kinds of adverse effects on travel that highway engineers usually predict.”
An article from Fast Company in 2015.
Urban planners are finally recognizing that streets should be designed for people, not careening hunks of deadly metal.
“After over a hundred years of living with cars, some cities are slowly starting to realize that the automobile doesn’t make a lot of sense in the urban context. It isn’t just the smog or the traffic deaths; in a city, cars aren’t even a convenient way to get around.”