These publications are now available from the New Jersey Department of Transportation.
The PDF format requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and is available from our
state Adobe Access page.
- Complete & Green Streets for All: Model Complete Streets Policy & Guide
This guide is a one-stop resource for New Jersey municipalities, counties, agencies, organizations, and advocates with an interest in implementing Complete Streets in their communities. The elements of this Model Complete Streets Policy sharpen the focus on implementing comprehensive Complete Streets policies, incorporating Green Streets and green stormwater infrastructure into Complete Streets projects and prioritizing health, equity and fairness in transportation expenditures and project selection.
Complete & Green Streets for All was developed in collaboration with a wide range of government and nonprofit partners including Tri-State Transportation Campaign, the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy of Rutgers University, American Heart Association-NJ Chapter, New Jersey Future, AARP-NJ, Sustainable Jersey, regional Transportation Management Associations, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, and many other stakeholder organizations.
The documents listed above are text-only versions of the Model Complete Streets Resolution, Policy and Checklists included in Complete & Green Streets for All: Model Complete Streets Policy & Guide. For guidance on how to use these templates to create your own policy and checklists, view the full guide.
- New Jersey Complete Streets Design Guide
This Guide provides a concise but thorough reference guide for designing streets to meet multimodal and community needs. This Complete
Streets toolbox draws on best practices from a variety of national design standards and guidelines (e.g., FHWA, AASHTO, NACTO, etc),
emphasizes the role of context and flexibility during the design process, and describes the benefits and applications of numerous design
options. Example street typologies illustrate how different treatments can be applied to different contexts throughout New Jersey to
create a more Complete Street.
- Making Complete Streets A Reality: A Guide to Policy
Development (pdf 2.8m)
This Guide describes the process of writing and adopting a Complete Streets policy: how to understand and respond to local context, issues,
and needs; develop a policy around these elements; address concerns about liability; and build local support for policy adoption. A model
policy template is provided to guide the development of a relevant and effective policy. The Guide makes the case for Complete Streets and
leads to the point where policies begin to come into everyday use.
- A Guide to Creating a Complete Streets Implementation Plan
This Guide shows how to translate policy into action, how to take a Complete Streets Policy and use it as a roadmap for implementing
strategies, procedures, plans and projects in ways that create networks of safe, multimodal streets that reflect local travel needs,
priorities and community context. The Guide to Creating a Complete Streets Implementation Plan empowers decision makers
and professionals to get the job done through a comprehensive program of planning, training and design initiatives.