n Partnership with Parks Coalition, Reservoir Preservation Alliance, and Local Boy Scouts, Improvements will Preserve Historical Assets and Enhance Safety
JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop joins the Municipal Council, the Jersey City Parks Coalition, the Jersey City Reservoir Preservation Alliance, and Boy Scouts Troop 466 to break ground on critical renovations to the historic Reservoir 3 with greater public access for all Jersey City residents and visitors. Originally built in the 1870s, the City has committed $6 million to preserve the historic pumphouse and fully fund renovations for complete public access to the 14-acre site.
New â€œSlow Streetsâ€ Enhances Administrationâ€™s Various Safety Initiatives to Accommodate the Current Need for more Space, Especially in Urban Areas
Mayor Steven M. FulopÂ announces the historic implementation of aÂ Slow Streets Pilot ProgramÂ in Jersey City launching today to enhance COVID-19 safety measures by supporting safe outdoor activity and recreation for residentsâ€™ physical and mental health. The innovative plan provides residents additional open space by designating certain streets throughout Jersey City as â€œSlow Streetsâ€ which will be temporarily closed to through traffic, with access for local traffic onlyÂ at very low speeds while maintaining all existing parking.Â Â Slow Streets will have partial closures at intersectionsÂ to allow for more comfortable use for adequate physically distant walking, jogging, biking, exercising, commuting, and playing all across the city.