bicycle and greenway connectivity between Regional Center destinations. The final Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Greenways Systems Connection Plan is a guidance document with strategies to improve connectivity between existing transit facilities and residential neighborhoods, improve connections between schools and major trip generators, enhance greenway opportunities and protect stream corridors.
Another goal of the master plan was to improve safety and increase pedestrian activity in residential neighborhoods and along several commercial corridors. The Regional Center Partnership collaborated with the county and the three municipalities to produce a neighborhood traffic-calming plan that would eliminate cut-through traffic and reduce speeds, helping to improve safety and produce a more pedestrian-friendly environment.
The first phase of the project was to inventory, analyze, and prioritize potential traffic calming locations within the regional center. Public outreach was conducted to identify roads that were of concern to local residents and a physical inventory was conducted of existing conditions. A list of seven locations was then identified where additional crash data and traffic count information was collected. Traffic-calming measures were developed and reviewed by Somerset County and municipal