The City of Lambertville in Hunterdon County will develop an augmented reality walking tour with a focus on climate change impacts and a strategic vision plan will be created for the Village of Asbury in Warren County through Together North Jersey’s Vibrant Places Program. The NJTPA funds the competitive technical assistance program, which is conducted in partnership with Rutgers University’s Voorhees Transportation Center. The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs is also participating in the program this year, offering additional support, technical assistance, and guidance.
City of Lambertville
Lambertville’s virtual walking tour is called Flowing Together: Building Community Resilience at the Confluence of Collective Knowledge, Creativity, and Action. It will include location-specific visualizations to depict the impacts of climate change and flooding events in the city, from both historic and future-oriented perspectives. The tour’s content will range from photographic renderings and videos to interviews and other multimedia experiences available by smartphone, tablet, or computer. This creative project aims to raise awareness of local ecological connections and to activate community involvement in the process of resiliency planning.
Village of Asbury
The Musconetcong Watershed Association, in partnership with the local officials, is developing a strategic vision plan for the Village of Asbury, located in Warren County’s Franklin Township. The goal of the plan is to create a pedestrian-oriented atmosphere that will attract visitors and businesses while leveraging the watershed’s many historic, cultural, and natural assets. Community members will be engaged to help develop plan recommendations.
For more information about the Vibrant Places Program, visit www.TogetherNorthJersey.com