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Executive Summary
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Strategy Profiles
1 Land use
     2 Bicycle/Pedestrian
     3 Bicycle/Pedestrian
     4 Bicycle/Pedestrian
     5 Travel Demand
     6 Travel Demand
     7 Transit
     8 Transit
     9 Transit
     10 Transit
     11 Roadway
     12 Roadway
     13 Goods Movement
     14 Roadway
     15 Roadway
     16 Roadway

Press Release






updated 09/23/9905 Nov 1999 10:42:36 -0500

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The Situation High volume roadways, sprawling land uses, physical barriers and lack of sidewalk/shoulder connectivity makes bicycling (as an alternative mode) very difficult within the Route 1 corridor.
The Proposal Pursue the site-specific improvements for the Collaborative’s Route 1 corridor identified in the NJDOT’s Route 1 Bicycle and Pedestrian Corridor Case Study. These projects include new bike paths, widened paved shoulders, signing, and bike storage at transit stations and stops, work places, shopping centers and other destinations.
The Locations -- Middlesex County Greenway within Conrail ROW (Edison, Woodbridge)

-- Route 1 East Side Bike Path within utility ROW (Edison, Woodbridge)

-- Roosevelt Park Path (Edison)

-- Raritan River North Side Path - Donaldson to Edison Boat Basin (Highland

Park, Edison)

-- Main Street (Edison)

-- Vineyard Road (Edison)

-- Woodbridge Avenue (Highland Park, Edison)

-- Thornall-Middlesex Essex Turnpike (Woodbridge)

-- Rahway Avenue (Woodbridge)

-- Raritan Railroad Crossings at Route 1 and 27 (Edison, New Brunswick)

-- Rail Station Bike Storage (New Brunswick, Woodbridge)

-- Main Street (Woodbridge)

-- George Street Corridor (New Brunswick) H

The Actions On a State level, take the appropriate problem statements and move into the NJDOT’s project pipeline; and, for those projects requiring further development, pursue through the NJDOT’s Concept Development process. On a local level, the county and municipalities incorporate projects (within their respective jurisdiction) into Master Plans. Public Interest groups to advocate walking and bicycling and educate/provide information to the public.
Estimated Annual Cost ($Millions) $0.5 to $0.9
Overall Traffic Benefits Low (but reduction in Vehicle Trips high)
Other Impacts and Considerations This effort would require significant cooperation and support between the county, townships, developers, lenders, businesses and the general public; requiring on-going coordination and public involvement mechanisms.
Lead (Sponsor) NJDOT
Support KMM, County, Municipalities, a (TBD) Bicycle Advocacy Group
Possible Funding Public/Private Partnering, STP, STP-E, CMAQ or earmarked TTF
Estimated Time Frame Provides for both Short and Long Term


(Note: some of these projects are being pursued as part of the NJDOT’s

Route 1 (Section 7L) project)



H - This location has been included (as a corridor) at the request of the City of New Brunswick


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