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Eatontown to receive $275,000 Greenway Grant

Eatontown to receive $275,000 Greenway Grant

On July 20, 2020, Senator Vin Gopal, Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling, and Assemblywoman Joann Downey announced that a $275,000 grant from the NJDOT Local Aid Infrastructure Fund Program would be dedicated to advance the Eatontown Greenway. The proposed greenway would consistent of a multi-use trail connecting Wolcott Park, Wampum Lake Memorial Park, and the F. Bliss Price Arboretum and Wildlife Sanctuary…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: June 20, 2020 – July 3, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: June 20, 2020 – July 3, 2020

Our regularly posted News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world. Check below for New Jersey headlines, crash reports, and the latest from around the county and the world. NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Upgrades Under Way at Scenic 1920s-Era Toll Bridge Over Delaware River July 1, 2020 – constructionequipmentguide.com Jersey City to…read more →

NJ Reimagining Streetscapes for Outdoor Dining

NJ Reimagining Streetscapes for Outdoor Dining

As the State of New Jersey enters into the second stage of reopening during COVID-19, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 150 on June 3rd giving permission to restaurants and bars to serve their patrons outdoor. “Allowing outdoor dining and the expansion of alcohol-serving areas will allow restaurants and bars to begin welcoming customers back while continuing to comply with…read more →

Complete Streets as a Remedy for Racial Disparities in Transportation Planning

Complete Streets as a Remedy for Racial Disparities in Transportation Planning

In March of 2020, BPRC released a blog post titled The World of Bicycle Advocacy Has An Equity Problem. How Do We Fix It? which talked about the challenge of implementing Complete Streets projects in vulnerable and low income communities. This blog post expands upon this complexity by memorializing how historical practices in transportation have disproportionately impacted disadvantaged communities. It…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: June 6, 2020 – June 19, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: June 6, 2020 – June 19, 2020

Our regularly posted News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world. Check below for New Jersey headlines, crash reports, and the latest from around the county and the world.     NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Bike Lane Changes Coming to Jersey City Downtown June 16, 2020 – tapinto.net Princeton Bicycle Advisory Committee…read more →

Realizing Equity in Bike and E-scooter Share Programs

Realizing Equity in Bike and E-scooter Share Programs

In recent years, bike share programs have become an increasingly popular solution to the sustainability and mobility-justice issues that cities are facing. At the same time, e-scooters have come into the arena as another popular means of micromobility. As a portable and green alternative, the environmental and economic prospects of bike and e-scooter share programs are discussed extensively. They offer…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: May 23, 2020 – June 5, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: May 23, 2020 – June 5, 2020

Our regularly posted News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world. Check below for New Jersey headlines, crash reports, and the latest from around the county and the world.     NJ Bike/Ped Headlines First phase of N. Harrison Street traffic light project completed May 27, 2020 – centraljersey.com Ridgewood considers…read more →

A Call for Permanent Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure in the US Post-COVID

A Call for Permanent Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure in the US Post-COVID

Over the past few months, several facets of our transportation system have been brought to light, one of which being the deficiency of bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure in cities around the world. Our previous articles explored how European Cities are leveraging the current situation to add to their stock of permanent infrastructure even after social distancing ends [1]. However, that…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: May 9, 2020 – May 22, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: May 9, 2020 – May 22, 2020

Our regularly posted News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world. Check below for New Jersey headlines, crash reports, and the latest from around the county and the world.     NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Metuchen: Route 27 speed limit reductions in borough advance May 11, 2020 – mycentraljersey.com Town Square: Want…read more →