able to increase connectivity throughnumerous infrastructure projects. These include the PSE&G Trolley Line Trail, which provides a north-south connection to the community park, as well as the Alexander Road Bridge, which allows users to cross the
Northeast Corridor tracks. Currently, Mayor Hsueh and his Coordinator of Community Development, Pat Ward, are looking into more east-west connections. The next step for the township is to provide a facility to cross US-1 similar to the Alexander Road Bridge.
Incorporating bicycle and pedestrian considerations into a master plan is not unique to West Windsor. Hopewell Township’s Master Plan contains a circulation element (link 9) that considers improved connectivity among housing, employment, commercial areas for vehicular and pedestrian travel and bicycle paths. Hopewell also has a pending land development ordinance that, if passed, would require new and redevelopment to include bikeways based on their proximity to schools, recreation areas, shopping facilities and other areas where trips could be made by bicycling or walking.
Hopewell is also collaborating with Lawrence Township to create the Lawrence-Hopewell trail (link 10), which is designed to be over 20 miles of multipurpose trails that run