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Rightsizing in Montclair - Kimberli Craft

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Rightsizing in Montclair - Kimberli Craft

  1. 1. RIGHTSIZING IN MONTCLAIR: A CASE STUDY Presented by: Kimberli Craft, P.E. Montclair Township Engineer 2013 Complete Streets Summit Rutgers University October 21, 2013
  2. 2. About Montclair…  37,726 population  Six square miles  97.7 miles of road (14.4 County)  Six commuter rail stations  Five local bus routes (NJ Transit)  Two private commuter bus routes  Linear central business district bisected by four lane arterial  Five neighborhood commercial districts
  3. 3. SOUTH PARK STREET
  4. 4. SOUTH PARK STREET: BEFORE Photo: Arterial LLC
  5. 5. SOUTH PARK STREET: BEFORE Photo: Arterial LLC
  6. 6. SOUTH PARK STREET: BEFORE Photo: Arterial LLC
  7. 7. SOUTH PARK STREET: BEFORE Photo: Arterial LLC
  8. 8. PROJECT HISTORY Images: Smith Maran Architects
  9. 9. PROJECT GOALS FIVE PARAMETERS: • Function • Public Space • Durability • Retail Growth • Budget
  10. 10. COMMUNITY-DRIVEN DESIGN PROCESS FOUR KEY IDEAS… •The community is the expert •Not just a street but a destination •Government can’t do it alone •Someone always says, “It can’t be done” Adapted from: Project for Public Space (PPS), “Eleven Principles for Turning Public Spaces Into Civic Places” http://www.pps.org/reference/11principles/
  11. 11. NOT JUST A STREET BUT A DESTINATION…
  12. 12. THE COMMUNITY IS THE EXPERT… Photos: Arterial LLC
  13. 13. THE COMMUNITY IS THE EXPERT… SURVEYS  Paper surveys at Open House  Online surveys via Survey Monkey Photo: Arterial LLC
  14. 14. NOT JUST A STREET BUT A DESTINATION…
  15. 15. GOVERNMENT CAN’T DO IT ALONE Original budget authorization: $750,000 vs. Contract cost: $1,000,000 Township Council Montclair Center Business Improvement District New Jersey DBiz Loan “IT CAN BE DONE!”
  16. 16. FUNCTION Photo: Arterial LLC Photo: K. Craft
  17. 17. FUNCTION Photo: Bevlynn Designs Photo: K. Craft
  18. 18. FUNCTION Photo: K. Craft Photo: Bevlynn Designs
  19. 19. FUNCTION Photo: Arterial LLC Photo: K. Craft
  20. 20. DURABILITY Photo: Arterial LLC
  21. 21. PUBLIC SPACE Photos: Arterial LLC
  22. 22. RETAIL GROWTH Photo: K. Craft Photo: Arterial LLC Photo: Arterial LLC
  23. 23. BUDGET Contract budget authorization: $1.0 million Final construction cost: $1.075 million Photo: K. Craft
  24. 24. RIGHTSIZING IN MONTCLAIR: A CASE STUDY Kimberli Craf t, P.E. Montclair Township Engineer kcraf t@montclairnjusa.org

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