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Prioritize the more vulnerable users in the intersection, including pedestrians, people with mobility issues, transit users, and cyclist movements through the intersection so that they have priority over... Read more...
Create a pedestrian friendly path walk crossing the highway intersection.
In addition to pedestrian walkway along the Delaware River, the Navy Yard site should include public access to the river for kayaks, paddleboards, canoes and other boat craft.
Create a safe, well lit shared path from Roosevelt Park/FDR to 87th St allowing commuters/visitors an alternative to Broad Street. As the parks new master plan is currently being developed there is a unique... Read more...
Install green infrastructure throughout the Navy Yard project site to reduce water quality and stormwater impacts to the Delaware River.
Connect this. Let peds and bicyclists thru. Existing security is great for peds and bikes. Don't let dumping idiot vehicles in.
This is an extremely dangerous intersection for pedestrians and cyclists that many commuters must navigate daily. Any dedicated lane or path for non-cars would be an upgrade.
Add some direct, ped- and bike-only connections to FDR park, so that park users don't have to cross highways to get there
Have signs made that describe what certain area’s of the yard used to be for Naval use. Almost like the signs you would see at historical buildings/battlefields. Start attracting the history buffs.
Create a water taxi service from the Navy Yard to Red Bank/Gloucester City to improve connectivity to South Jersey, and reduce dependence on driving to/from Philadelphia. Could be operated in conjunction... Read more...
Include a mix of low income, workforce, and market rate housing along with amenities and services within walking distance. Also consider higher frequency bus service with dedicated lanes on Broad St leading... Read more...
Re-route I-95 underground so that a pedestrian-friendly, bike-friendly plaza with limited motor-vehicle access would connect the Navy Yard with the stadium complex.
Broad Street Extension Line?
Connecting the promenade to Delaware ave so cyclists/ pedestrians can connect to the river trail would be great.
Extending the Broad Street Line to the Navy Yard should be a top priority.
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