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DATA GATHERING PHASE- NOW COMPLETE

DATA GATHERING PHASE- NOW COMPLETE

A successful Neighborhood Transformation Plan depends on meaningful input from Asbury Park residents. In the Data Gathering phase, working groups shared information, discussed relevant issues, and helped to generate  understanding about the neighborhood’s existing conditions. This will form the basis of the plan moving forward.

Working Groups meet on a monthly or bi-monthly basis. If you are interested in joining one please fill out the contact form further down the page.

Click on the icons below to view existing conditions data about each topic.

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Employment and Economy

 Covers topics like regional job access, career advancement and job training, and poverty reduction.

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Housing

Covers topics like affordable housing preservation and production, homeownership, and mixed-income communities.

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Transportation & Placemaking

Covers topics like open space and public art, as well as Asbury Park’s application to receive Transit Village status from the state of New Jersey.

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Public Health

Covers topics like community health services, access to healthy foods, and promoting healthy lifestyles.

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Youth

 Covers topics like youth programming and services for at-risk kids.

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Public Safety

Covers topics like police-community relationships and crime prevention.

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Education

Covers topics like academic achievement, higher education, and job preparation.

Situated in the City’s southwest quadrant, Asbury Park’s West Side is a neighborhood with challenges and opportunities.

Using a HUD Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant, the Asbury Park Housing Authority and the City of Asbury Park are leading a diverse team of stakeholders and residents to create a collective vision for the West Side. The plan will lay the groundwork for providing equitable housing for the city’s most vulnerable residents, designing amenity-rich pedestrian friendly blocks, and creating tailored supportive services that meet residents’ most pressing needs. Revitalizing Lincoln Village and the West Side will not only increase opportunities for residents, but will also further establish Asbury Park as a vibrant commuter community within the New York Metropolitan Area.

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