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NJ Complete Streets Fun Facts

DOT, Complete Streets, New Jersey, Fun FactsNew Jersey is a national leader in the campaign to complete the streets. Check out this list of fun facts to see what communities throughout the state have already accomplished. Last updated July, 2019.

  • New Jersey has adopted 154 municipal and 8 county policies in addition to NJDOT’s award-winning internal policy.
  • New Jersey Department of Transportation was among the first state DOTs to adopt an internal Complete Streets policy.
  • In 2010, the National Complete Streets Coalition ranked NJDOT’s Complete Streets policy #1 out of over 210 state, regional, county, and municipal policies.
  • 3,873,883 New Jersey residents (44.1% of the state’s population) live in municipalities with a Complete Streets policy.
  • 4,563,353 New Jersey residents (51.9% of the state’s population) live in counties with a Complete Streets policy.
  • New Jersey’s two largest cities, Newark and Jersey City, have both adopted Complete Streets policies.
  • Harvey Cedars is the smallest municipality in the state with a Complete Streets policy (population 337).
  • Every municipality in Mercer County has a Complete Streets policy!
  • Middlesex County is the largest county with a Complete Streets policy.
  • Bergen County has 18 municipalities with Complete Streets policies.
  • Only 1 municipality has passed a policy in Sussex County  and Warren County.
  • Although 42 Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) nationwide have adopted Complete Streets policies, none of New Jersey’s three MPO’s has adopted a policy…yet.