FINAL PRESENTATION OF DESIGN CONCEPTS AND PLANS FOR THE MAIN STREET AND MEMORIAL DRIVE CORRIDOR

Monmouth County Connection

3544 State Highway 66
Neptune, NJ 07753
USA

WHAT: An open house and revolving final presentation for "Connecting Community Corridors" that will summarize the design concepts and offer ideas for strengthened, more connected communities in Asbury Park, Bradley Beach, and Neptune. WHO: Residents of Asbury Park, Bradley Beach, Neptune, and greater Monmouth County area, general public, and other interested parties WHEN: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, Open House from 3:00-7:00 p.m., Presentation at 5:30pm WHERE: Monmouth County Connection, 3544 State Highway 66 (next to Home Depot), Neptune, New Jersey 07753 Background: The final presentation for Connecting Community Corridors will be held Wednesday, February 27th from 3-7pm at the Monmouth County Connection, 3544 State Highway 66 in Neptune. The open house format will have information stations and a revolving presentation (approx. every 45 mins.) A formal presentation will be given at 5:30pm. The session will summarize the plans and design concepts for the future of the Main Street and Memorial Drive corridor in Asbury Park, Bradley Beach, and Neptune. Come see the design concepts for the Study Area including: Arts and cultural branding Enhanced shuttle service Traffic calming and pedestrian/ bicycle improvements Infill & improvements to underutilized land around the train stations Urban agriculture and community gardens Unified economic development and main street program 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.

Wednesday - February 27, 2013

Contact:

Mike DiGeronimo

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