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Are electric scooters legal in New Jersey?

Are electric scooters legal in New Jersey?

Stand-up electric scooters have been popping up all over the country, popularized by an innovative rental model where riders can pay by the minute, rather than having to purchase their own hardware. These new “dockless” rentable scooters are similar to bikeshare programs that provide a convenient alternative to walking or ride-hail, while solving the complications that come from ownership, which…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed  July 15, 2018 – August 15, 2018

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed July 15, 2018 – August 15, 2018

Our regular 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 Taking a Ride with Girls on Bikes Aug 14 – WBGO Bayonne Needs Bike Lanes; Cheers For Brian Stack…read more →

Register for TNJ Pedestrian Safety Workshop on July 13th!

Register for TNJ Pedestrian Safety Workshop on July 13th!

What steps can communities take to ensure equal access and safety for all roadway users – pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists, buses and trucks? Together North Jersey (TNJ), a broad public partnership, led a large-scale planning process that asked people throughout the region how to improve their communities. That led to strategies for improving pedestrian safety appearing throughout the plan’s Focus Areas…read more →

Bike Share Continues to Expand in New Jersey

Bike Share Continues to Expand in New Jersey

Last week, access to shared bicycles expanded yet again in New Jersey with the launch of the LimeBike dockless bike share system in Plainfield. Designed to help residents get around town, including to or from the train station, the bikes are available for $1 an hour. The dockless technology means bicycles can be left on any suitable sidewalk or bike…read more →

Free Workshop: Implementing Complete Streets at the Local Level

Free Workshop: Implementing Complete Streets at the Local Level

The concept of complete streets is to design streets for all users and all ability levels. The successful implementation of this concept requires a focus on context and the unique needs of the community. A variety of resources are available to assist municipal officials, staff, and the public in embarking on a connected and coordinated effort to advance implementation of…read more →

Next New Brunswick Ciclovia – Saturday, June 9th!

Next New Brunswick Ciclovia – Saturday, June 9th!

Open streets are back!  The New Brunswick Ciclovia will be happening this Saturday, June 9th, 2018 from 11AM – 4PM!  The new route will start at the corner of Remsen Avenue and Townsend Street and head south towards Feaster Park, ending at Recreation Park along Sanford Avenue/Recreation Park Lane. This event is completely free and open to all! New Brunswick…read more →

Schedule a One-on-One Meeting today with NJDOT to assist with your Federal Grant Applications!

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Local Aid and Economic Development is pleased to offer 45-minute sessions with representatives of local agencies to help with the federal grant application process. These one-on-one meetings will take place with NJDOT district staff and Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) representatives, with the ultimate goal of strengthening Safe Routes to School (SRTS) and Transportation Alternatives…read more →

Feedback Wanted for NJDOT projects on Routes 38, 73, and 130!

Feedback Wanted for NJDOT projects on Routes 38, 73, and 130!

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) is holding 3 separate public engagement meetings to provide local residents, officials, and businesses information regarding design alternatives, proposed project ideas, and preliminary engineering plans for Route 73 (Evesham Township), Route 38 (Township of Moorestown), and Route 130 (Haddon Township & Camden City). All three public engagement meetings will be held at a…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed  May 1, 2018 – May 31, 2018

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed May 1, 2018 – May 31, 2018

Our regular 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 RideWise kicks off annual Drive Less Somerset Challenge May 30 – Bridgewater Patch Why N.J. ranks among the top…read more →

Camden Bike Share Launches May 1st!

Camden Bike Share Launches May 1st!

Camden will be the latest city in New Jersey to receive a bike-share system, following in the steps of Hoboken, Jersey City, Princeton, and Asbury Park (among others). Unlike those cities, Camden will be using a “dockless” model, provided by the Chinese company ofo. This model allows users to finish their trip anywhere, not just where the city has installed…read more →