The CVS property in downtown East Stroudsburg should be one of the most desirable properties in the borough. But its suburban style actually hurts the community. Here are 4 steps for creating a welcoming building in an urban environment.
One of the most dangerous intersections in all of East Stroudsburg is the 5-way intersection right in the heart of downtown. Improvements to this intersection would benefit drivers, pedestrians and business owners.
Folks in the Lehigh Valley are learning about the importance of Walkability and Smart Growth through the efforts of two area bloggers.
Forcing elderly and commuting residents to clear their own sidewalk absolutely guarantees that some sections won't be clear, rendering the whole sidewalk useless. Here's a better solution.
East Stroudsburg can't grow outwards. So if we want to increase our tax roles and strengthen our town, we must grow upward.
East Stroudsburg wants to hear from you about the improvements you'd like to see in the borough. Fill out your map and send it in.
The idea of walkable communities isn't some newfangled tree-huger movement. It's actually a conservative approach that says, "Let's bring our communities back to the way they used to be".
When PennDOT rebuilds Exit 308 (the East Stroudsburg exit at Prospect St.) in the next few years, it will add or upgrade more than a mile of sidewalks.
We plotted every sidewalk, pathway, and trail within the borough and found 34 miles of pedestrian infrastructure already in place.
According to Walk Score, Downtown East Stroudsburg has a Walk Score of 78 out of 100, which the site rates as "Very Walkable" because "most errands can be accomplished on foot".