THE PARKLET WORKSHOP HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR MARCH 3RD.
As part of the Together North Jersey Training Institute, TNJ and the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) are pleased to announce The TNJ Parklet Workshop, which will take place on March 3, 2017 at the offices of NJTPA, located in Newark, NJ. The agenda for the workshop will include a review of the current status of parklets in NJ communities and other areas, as well as an overview of the process to create a parklet, or a program for more than one parklet. There will also be a panel discussion of the benefits of parklets to business districts, the factors to consider selecting a location, concerns that may arise from the community, and the issues and costs involved in designing, constructing, and maintaining the parklets.
When: March 3, 2017; 9:00 to Noon
Topics to be explored:
- What is a Parklet?
- Where have they been used successfully?
- What are the various design ideas and type?
- How to build support and get started in your town!
9:00 to 9:30 – registration and coffee
9:30 to 9:45 – Welcome and Introduction
9:45 to 10:30 -Parklet Overview – What is it? Where do it? And the Summit Experience
10:30 to 10:45 – Break
10:45 to 11:00 – The Rahway Experience
11:00 to 11:15 – The Hudson County Experience
11:15 to Noon – Panel Q&A