The implementation plan requires the master plan to take all roadway users — motorists, bicyclists, pedestrians and mass transit riders — into consideration when upgrading Montclair’s streets or designing new infrastructure.
Bike & Walk Montclair is now stepping up its lobbying efforts in favor of the adoption of the Montclair SAFE Complete Streets Implementation Plan, which has been stalled at the planning board level since 2017, as part of the township’s master plan.
By ERIN ROLL
The traffic circle and the fountain at the intersection of Valley Road and Church Street will be getting a much-needed makeover.
Montclair has entered into an agreement with landscape architects Arterial for improvements to the circle and the fountain, that in Montclair’s early days was a centerpiece to the town.
By Kelly Nicholaides
for Montclair Local
Vehicles that pass around cars stopping at crosswalks for pedestrians, speeders and other roadway hazards contribute to Montclair’s pedestrian and bicycle crashes. Last year, more than 50 people packed a town meeting for a proposal to lower the speed limit on Grove Street from 35 to 30 miles per hour. In M...
By KELLY NICHOLAIDES
When she’s not flying as a commercial pilot, Jen Savitch gets on her bicycle for fitness and convenience — and her family embraces the lifestyle. Her sons, Ethan, 15, and Luke, 16, will be on the volunteer Bike&Walk Montclair medical team to assist up to 600 bicyclists in the Tour de Montclair on Sunday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m.