View stunning SlideShares in full-screen with the new iOS app!Introducing SlideShare for AndroidExplore all your favorite topics in the SlideShare appGet the SlideShare app to Save for Later — even offline
View stunning SlideShares in full-screen with the new Android app!View stunning SlideShares in full-screen with the new iOS app!
Neighborhood NavigatorsWhat We Learned,What We Did, and What We Found
What We Learned• Who Planners are and what they do• Walkable Communities• Benefits of Walking and Biking• How to conduct a walkability assessment• Collecting mapping & census information• Ways to present our case – written, verbally, and in pictures• The process and decision-makers in their community
What We LearnedThe Goals of the NJ Safe Route to School Program
What We LearnedIvy Hill already has a Safe Routes to School Plan
What We LearnedThe way a street is designed influences how peopledrive 1 2 3 Which street has a speeding problem?
What We LearnedCrosswalks are provided to tell pedestrians where tocross and to tell drivers where to expect pedestrians
What We DidTalked about how to redesign the school playground
What We DidTalked about the best location for bike parking aroundthe school
What We DidTalked to our principal about bike parking
What We FoundCommunity conditions make it hard to walk
What We Found Our crosswalks aren’t as visible as other schools in the areaIvy Hill school zone crosswalk at Ivy Street and Lincoln School school zone crosswalk at RichelieuRichelieu Terrace Terrace and Cameron Road
What We FoundWe need more green and less litter!
What We FoundWe feel uncomfortable walking where we see ganggraffiti
WOW! NEIGHBORHOOD NAVIGATOR’S PLEDGE THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT I,__________________________________________________, have successfully completed the Neighborhood Navigators Apprenticeship. I have a better understanding of communities and how Planning can help shape a community’s vision for the future. I will use my knowledge to encourage others to create a healthy and active school neighborhood where it is safe and convenient to walk, bike or play. I will take pride in the role that I play in making a difference in my school community and the greater community of Newark.
The After-MathDid you really have an influence?
What I Learned You’re so• Students can Goth.very be candid in their thoughts and impressions Me?“You actually know whatGoth? you’re talking about” Really??!!• They like powerpoints and doing hands-on exercise• When you think they’re not paying attention, they are…TO EVERYTHING
Contact MeTiffany R. RobinsonChair, APA-NJ Ethnic & Cultural DiversityCommitteeecdc.email@example.com://njplanning.org/membership/committees/ethnic-cultural-diversity/ /pages/Planning for Ethnic & Cultural Diversity Committee @APA_NJ_ECDC