Public Workshop for the Main Street and Memorial Drive Corridor

Asbury Park Senior Center

1201 Springwood Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712

WHAT: A public workshop for "Connecting Community Corridors" that will invite residents to offer ideas for strengthened, more connected communities in Asbury Park, Bradley Beach, and Neptune. WHO: Residents of Asbury Park, Bradley Beach, Neptune, and great Monmouth County area, general public, and other interested parties WHEN: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 5:00-8:00 p.m. WHERE: Asbury Park Senior Center on the 2nd Floor of the Springwood Center, 1201 Springwood Avenue, Asbury Park, New Jersey. Background: The third public workshop for Connecting Community Corridors will be held next Tuesday, January 29th from 5-8pm in the Asbury Park Senior Center on the 2nd Floor of the Springwood Center, 1201 Springwood Avenue, Asbury Park, New Jersey. The workshop presents an opportunity for the public to weigh in on the future of the Main Street and Memorial Drive corridor in Asbury Park, Bradley Beach, and Neptune. Come share your thoughts, ideas, and creative brainstorming including:  Promoting and supporting local businesses  Traffic calming and pedestrian/ bicycle improvements  Infill & improvements to underutilized land  Improving access and usability of existing transit and transit centers Connecting Community Corridors is a joint effort between Together North Jersey, Monmouth County, the City of Asbury Park, Borough of Bradley Beach, Neptune Township, and Interfaith Neighbors to initiate constructive dialogue among residents and stakeholders in the communities along Main Street, Memorial Drive, and the Asbury Park and Bradley Beach rail stations. The objective is to strengthen connections along the corridor that not only enables mobility of all kinds cars, transit, biking and walking but supports local objectives for economic development, arts programming, and community character. Together North Jersey is a collaborative planning initiative currently underway in the 13-county North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority region of New Jersey. Through open forums Together North Jersey and its members will create a comprehensive and balanced plan that invests in the region's existing communities where housing, jobs, educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities are made more easily accessible. For more information on Together North Jersey, contact Miriam Salerno at miriam.salerno@ejb.rutgers.edu or visit www.togethernorthjersey.com.

Tuesday - January 29, 2013

Contact:

Mike DiGeronimo

Phone: 608-683-3600

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