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NJ Walks and Bikes

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed October 28, 2019 – December 2, 2019

Our News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world.       NJ Bike/Ped Headlines New Jersey ‘Street Smart’ program changing pedestrian-vehicle behavior October 30, 2019 – traffictechnologytoday.com Dangerous crossings: Pedestrian deaths at 28-year high November 1, 2019 – burlingtoncountytimes.com Citing long delay, Bike&Walk Montclair urges Montclair council to adopt Montclair…read more →

Dynamic Streets

Dynamic Streets

Google helped change the world with the inception of their browsing platform, and now, an organization known as Sidewalk Labs (owned by Google’s parent company, Alphabet), may be responsible for changing how the world views streets. Carlo Ratti Associati (CRA), an internal firm based in Torino, Italy, is the company credited with developing these streets, which caught the eye of Sidewalk…read more →

Vision Zero Act Introduced

Vision Zero Act Introduced

U.S. Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Vern Buchanan (R-MA), and Ayanna Pressley (R-FL) introduced a bipartisan bill titled the Vision Zero Act, which would provide funding for cities that have adopted a Vision Zero program. What is the goal of the Vision Zero Campaign? It’s pretty simple. Reduce the amount of pedestrian and cyclist fatalities to zero. “The Vision Zero Act will…read more →

Apply Now for Complete Streets Technical Assistance Service!

Apply Now for Complete Streets Technical Assistance Service!

Application Deadline: Friday, December 20, 2019 at 11:59 pm Application Information Packet Online Application Under the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority’s (NJTPA) Complete Streets Technical Assistance Program, the NJTPA, Sustainable Jersey and the Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University are seeking applications from municipalities to receive free technical assistance services for a specific project related to advancing a complete streets…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed September 27, 2019 – October 29, 2019

Our News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world.       NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Safe Route to School tries to make it safer for kids to walk and bike in Montclair September 27, 2019 – montclairlocal.news Morris County’s first pedestrian safety ‘Beacon’ will be in Morristown October 3, 2019 –…read more →

FREE TRAINING: Implementing Complete Streets at the Local Level

FREE TRAINING: Implementing Complete Streets at the Local Level

Complete Streets are roads designed for all users, all modes of transportation, and all ability levels. These strategies help improve safety for people walking and biking, while generating many other benefits. This training will provide an overview of complete streets and the many resources available to assist local officials and community members in advancing complete streets initiatives. The training is…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed September 6, 2019 – September 26, 2019

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed September 6, 2019 – September 26, 2019

Our News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world.       NJ Bike/Ped Headlines In wake of hit-and-runs, Madison launches ‘Street Smart’ campaign September 10, 2019 – newjerseyhills.com Curtains for Ojo in Hoboken; city cancels e-scooter contract September 12, 2019 – patch.com Lime reducing fleet size in Metuchen September 16,…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed August 8, 2019 – September 5, 2019

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed August 8, 2019 – September 5, 2019

Our News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world.   NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Green light for a green mile of ‘rail with trail’ in N.J. Aug. 10, 2019 – The Philadelphia Inquirer Jersey City adopts electric scooter laws Aug. 16, 2019 – HudsonReporter.com Bordentown school board approves land easement to township…read more →

2019 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit Awardees

2019 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit Awardees

The 2019 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit is just around the corner. Space is running out quickly, so make sure to save your spot by registering here. The New Jersey Department of Transportation and the New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center are proud to announce this year’s awardees…     EXCELLENCE AWARDS Awarded to municipalities, counties, and projects for exemplary Complete…read more →