New Jersey is experiencing a surge in fatalities on public roadways, particularly for vulnerable road users (VRU) such as pedestrians and cyclists. At the same time, the nation is undergoing multiple parallel crises, including a historic affordable housing shortage, surging fuel costs, and climate change-induced extreme weather events, such as flooding and heatwaves. This paper offers recommendations to update and improve New Jersey’s Residential Site Improvement Standards to help address some of these issues and to better enable the implementation of Complete Streets.
Read full report: Proposed Updates to NJ Residential Site Improvement Standards
Presentation slides from May 2022 Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Council