Newtown Aims To Enhance Pedestrian & Cyclist Safety With Public Input

Share you feedback in-person or online.

A view of State Street in Newtown Borough.
Credit: Tom Sofield/

Newtown Borough officials want to learn more to improve the safety, accessibility, and convenience of walking, biking, and other forms of active transportation within the town.

To gain valuable insights into the concerns and preferences of residents and visitors, Newtown Borough, in collaboration with Walk Friendly Newtown, has launched an initiative to gather public feedback. The input received will play a role in prioritizing future enhancements to the town’s infrastructure and fostering a more pedestrian-friendly environment, officials said.

Newtown Borough has also organized two in-person sessions for residents who prefer to share their thoughts in a more direct manner. The first session will be held on May 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. outside of 16 S. State Street, while the second session is scheduled for June 11 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 156 North State Street.

The gatherings will provide a platform for individuals to discuss their concerns and aspirations regarding the borough’s pedestrian and cyclist infrastructure.

To encourage community engagement, Newtown Borough has established multiple avenues for individuals to share their thoughts. One option is to participate in an online survey, accessible at

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