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Planning Resources

Besides promoting safety information and mobility opportunities for pedestrians, the New Jersey Department of Tranportation (NJDOT) is responsible for the plan and design of pedestrian facilities on New Jersey highways.

NJDOT offers engineering guidelines, a Master Plan for roadways that are compatible with pedestrians and a resource center for statewide projects.

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the PDF files which is available at our state Adobe Acrobat Access page.

Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Project
An information clearinghouse and technical resource center that identifies significant bicycle and pedestrian plans, policies and projects throughout New Jersey.

Bike Compatible Roadways and Bikeways Planning and Design Guidelines (pdf 1.7m)

Guide for the Planning, Design and Operations of Pedestrian Facilities
This is the primary national guidance on planning, design and operation of pedestrian facilities, and is available from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) bookstore.

Pedestrian Compatible Planning and Design Guidelines (pdf 1.3m)

New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan (pdf 5.2m)
Phase Two of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan will develop an inventory of existing bicycle facilities; provide a list of priority locations for bicycle and pedestrian improvements; and outline opportunities for improving the bicycle or pedestrian compatibility of existing projects.

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  Last Updated:  September 4, 2014