Encourage enhanced stormwater systems, which implement green elements such as rain gardens

Green stormwater infrastructure improves the city’s ability to absorb water, lessening flooding, while also injecting the neighborhood with new green areas, trees, and gardens.

The Asbury Park Rain Garden sits outside of City Hall

Supporting Data

of residents rated the quality of streets, sidewalks, and public spaces as ``poor`` or ``very poor``

Data from 2016 Interfaith Neighbors community survey

Examples of Green Infrastructure

  • Rain gardens
  • Grass swales
  • Green roofs
  • Porous pavement
  • Tree trenches