Sustainable Jersey is a statewide initiative that guides municipal efforts across New Jersey to reduce waste, cut greenhouse gas emissions, and improve environmental quality. Local governments can become certified through Sustainable Jersey and receive additional resources by fulfilling a set of actions in their communities.
RideWise can help municipalities in Somerset County earn points towards Sustainable Jersey certification by assisting with actions related to transportation. RideWise can help with:
Land Use & Transportation
– Adopt Complete Streets Policy – 10 points
– Institute Complete Streets – 10 to 15 points
– Bicycle/Pedestrian Audits – 10 points for a complete audit, 5 points for just a bike or just a walk audit
– Bicycle/Pedestrian Plan – 10 points
– Smart Workplaces – 5 to 10 Points
Health & Wellness
– Building Healthier Communities: Mayor’s Wellness Campaign – 20 points
– Anti-Idling Education & Enforcement – 10 points
– Safe Routes to School – 10 points
Energy – Transportation Initiatives
– Make Your Town Electric Vehicle Friendly – 15 points
For more information on how RideWise can assist your municipality with earning Sustainable Jersey points, please contact RideWise at firstname.lastname@example.org or 908-704-1011.