SAMPLE POLICIES

STEP IT UP! The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities

Read the Surgeon General’s report on Walking and Walkable Communities to learn some of the Best Practices for impacting your community. Get some ideas for a policy you’d like to work towards with funding from the Get Active NJ program!

NJ Bicycle & Pedestrian Resource Center

Complete Streets Policies by New Jersey town.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center has many resources including data, sample policies, funding opportunities and many other resources for all stages of community walkability projects.

MAKING COMPLETE STREETS A REALITY: A GUIDE TO POLICY DEVELOPMENT

New Jersey Department of Transportation’s how-to guide for passing and implementing a Complete Streets policy project.

Model Complete Streets Resolution for Local Government

Take a look at this model of a complete streets resolution from ChangeLab Solutions. It includes specific language you will need to include in your policy, considering all ages and abilities. It also has an extensive resource section.

National Complete Streets Coalition

Elements of an ideal Complete Streets Policy

Sustainable Jersey

Under ‘Land Use & Transportation’ you will find specific actions worth SJ points and their policy guidelines.