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Livingston Ave Road Diet August Design Meeting

Livingston Ave Road Diet August Design Meeting

On August 18, 2015, the City of New Brunswick, Middlesex County, and Dewberry Consulting held a public forum on proposed changes to Livingston Avenue. This was the second public meeting on the project, which proposes to make Livingston Avenue safer for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists. The 60-foot-wide corridor currently offers two travel lanes in each direction, along with on-street parking…read more →

Kids Day Out

Kids Day Out

On a beautiful Wednesday afternoon, Woodbridge Township hosted Kids Day Out, an event created to teach kids about health and safety. The event was held on August 26, 2015 at Parker Press Park in Woodbridge, which is popular in the summers for its jam-packed schedule of events and activities for the community to enjoy. Many local vendors, businesses and organizations…read more →

BPRC Welcomes New Rutgers International Students at Bicycle Orientation

BPRC Welcomes New Rutgers International Students at Bicycle Orientation

The Rutgers International Student Orientation helps students from all over the world familiarize themselves with their new environment before the domestic students arrive on campus. A major part of this weeklong process is an array of orientations and workshops offered to the students. On August 27, 2015, representatives from the New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center (NJBPRC) hosted a…read more →

Bicycling the Jersey Shore

Bicycling the Jersey Shore

The Jersey Shore is a haven to some of the most scenic bicycling in the state. From Belmar to Seaside Heights, Long Beach Island to Ocean City, and as far south as Wildwood, there are boardwalks, bicycle lanes and bicycle parking to be used. In this article we’ll look at some of the rules for bicycling on each town’s boardwalk,…read more →

Now it’s Jersey Citi: Bicycle Share Comes at Last to Jersey City

Now it’s Jersey Citi: Bicycle Share Comes at Last to Jersey City

By: Ganlin Huang, MCRP candidate This month Jersey City announced its much-anticipated launch of its bicycle share program, Citi Bike Jersey City. Slated to open in September, Citi Bike Jersey City will be interoperable with New York City’s Citi Bike share: only one membership is required to use both systems. Both programs will have the same fee structure, with riders…read more →

Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed August 8th – August 21st, 2015

Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed August 8th – August 21st, 2015

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Crosstown traffic a hazardous proposition in Wanaque NorthJersey.com – August 19th Recreational opportunities in open spaces trails MyCentralJersey.com – August 19th Hoboken to announce launch of new bike-share program NJ.com – August 18th Bike and pedestrian path in Woodbury complete NJ.com – August 17th Haworth mayor rebuffed in search for tunnel-safety facts NorthJersey.com – August 16th In…read more →

The Central Bergen Bicycle & Pedestrian Plans

The Central Bergen Bicycle & Pedestrian Plans

By: Ganlin Huang Funded by the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA), Bergen County recently completed the Central Bergen Bicycle & Pedestrian Plans, in order to encourage more walking and bicycling to major destinations in eight municipalities in central Bergen County. The plan objectives were: Identify linkages among key destinations, community facilities, parks, and transit stops; Connect to existing or…read more →

Building ‘Human Infrastructure’ and Equity through Ciclovías

Building ‘Human Infrastructure’ and Equity through Ciclovías

By: Lorena Guadiana Ciclovías are becoming a prominent activity that are making significant strides to encourage more active transportation in cities throughout the United States. Although they are increasingly more popular, very little is known about whether they have an equitable impact on socio-spatial development aspects in the communities where they are being implemented. To garner a discussion on the…read more →

Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed July 25th – August 7th, 2015

Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed July 25th – August 7th, 2015

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines A wild ride on two wheels at Mountain Creek Bike Park New Jersey Herald – August 8th Carteret earmarks $1.1 million for road improvements MyCentralJersey.com – August 7th Montvale PBA deploys summer safety program NorthJersey.com – August 6th East Windsor: Free bicycle lights available CentralJersey.com – August 6th Crane Street to get road reconstruction work, parks in…read more →