To cap off the end of what is shaping up to be a rainy Bike to Work Week, GMTMA is hosting a terrific event at the Princeton Public Library on Friday at lunchtime, from 12-2pm. Please stop by!
May 20, 12:15-2:00 pm, Princeton Public Library, First Floor Community Room
Through a variety of innovative planning, transportation, and parking strategies, Hoboken, New Jersey is rapidly transforming itself into one of the most bikeable and pedestrian-friendly municipalities in New Jersey. The consulting firm Civic Eye Collaborative recently produced a film that documents some of the strategies that have been implemented to reduce the need for automobile ownership, and to enhance and promote access to transit and other non-motorized transportation modes. The film shows how fundamental smart urban planning is to the quality of life of citizens, and how important these issues are to a town’s vitality and sustainability. After the movie, Ranjit Walia from Civic Eye Collaborative and Hoboken’s Transportation and Parking Director Ian Sacs will speak about the importance of community outreach and sustainable transportation, and help guide the audience through a “visual preference survey” to engage in a discussion about where, how, and if similar transportation strategies could work in our communities. Lunch refreshments will be served, and attendees will be eligible to participate in a free raffle!
Space is limited, please pre-register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling609-452-1491.