Sign Up!
  • BPAC-Slider

NJ Walks and Bikes

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed January 12, 2018 – February 9, 2018

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed January 12, 2018 – February 9, 2018

Our News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world. NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Fulop signs executive order implementing ‘Vision Zero’ to improve traffic safety February 9 – Hudson County View Hoboken and Jersey City have a bike sharing problem. Can companies cross city lines? February 9 – NJ.com As pedestrian deaths spike…read more →

How urban design can promote walking

How urban design can promote walking

Health experts have long touted the benefits of walking and how even 30 minutes of walking a day can drastically improve cognition, general well-being, and productivity. With this realization in hand people are increasingly looking to walk to the food store, their places of work, and other local areas of interest. That is why it’s of little surprise that “walkable…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed December 9, 2017 – January 12, 2018

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed December 9, 2017 – January 12, 2018

Our News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world. NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Byers: Murphy should set new course on environment Jan 7 – App.com Senator Gill Sponsors Legislation to Require Pedestrian Safety Education for Drivers Jan 6 – Tapinto.net Cyclists raise money to teach children with disabilities to ride adapted bikes…read more →

Webinar- Walking Toward Justice Episode #2: “The Criminal Justice System’s Impact on Walking and Walkability in Low-Income and Communities of Color”

Webinar- Walking Toward Justice Episode #2: “The Criminal Justice System’s Impact on Walking and Walkability in Low-Income and Communities of Color”

Last Fall, Charles T. Brown, MPA, created a new webinar series in partnership with America Walks to provide an open platform for discussion and aid in identifying potential solutions to improve walkability for ALL. Episode #2, “The Criminal Justice System’s Impact on Walking and Walkability in Low-Income and Communities of Color” will take place on Thursday January 18 at 2pm…read more →

Cycling All Winter Long – A Needed Commitment To Network Maintenance

Cycling All Winter Long – A Needed Commitment To Network Maintenance

By Christopher Lee January has arrived, and this year we have seen record-low cold weather, blizzard-strength winds, and plenty of ice and snow. Naturally, this procession of frightful weather ushers in the annual parade of blog articles reminding us how to bundle up for cold-weather cycling – especially relevant as reports note an increased interest in winter cycling. (Check out…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed October 1, 2017 – December 8, 2017

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed October 1, 2017 – December 8, 2017

Our biweekly News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world. NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Raritan to Launch Street Smart Campaign to Educate on Pedestrian Safety Dec 7 – Tapinto.net Do Bike-share Programs Make Sense for the Jersey Shore? Dec 7 – Whyy.org NJDOT Presents SAFE Complete Streets Implementation Plan in Montclair Dec…read more →

2017 Complete Streets Summit Summary – Another Great Event!

2017 Complete Streets Summit Summary – Another Great Event!

The 2017 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit was held on Tuesday, October 24, at Rutgers University. It brought together over 300 planners, engineers, advocates, and policy-makers from throughout the state to celebrate the success of Complete Streets in New Jersey, and to provide information about benefits, implementation strategies, and the goals of Complete Streets. The biennial event, sponsored by the…read more →

Missed “Walking Towards Justice” Webinar? Read the Summary!

Missed “Walking Towards Justice” Webinar? Read the Summary!

Last week, BPRC’s Charles Brown launched a new webinar series in partnership with America Walks. Walking Towards Justice is a webinar series that integrates literature into a discussion regarding the intersectionality of mobility, race, class, gender, and politics. The first discussion explored the intersection of walkability and residential segregation. It included a special guest, Richard Rothstein, author of The Color…read more →

New Brunswick Ciclovia returns on October 8, 2017

New Brunswick Ciclovia returns on October 8, 2017

Ciclovia is coming to New Brunswick once again on October 8th, from 11am to 4pm! This popular Open Streets event is completely free to the public. During this time, streets along the route will be closed to vehicular traffic, permitting people of all ages to come out and walk, bike, skate, play, interact with neighbors, and have a good time….read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed August 8, 2017 – September 29, 2017

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed August 8, 2017 – September 29, 2017

Our biweekly News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world. NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Lawrence Hopewell Trail & Mercer County Park Commission hosting 4th annual Full Moon Ride Sept. 9 Aug 9 – NJ.com Get app, ride bike free in South Jersey’s Gloucester Township August 16 – Philly.com Ocean City Bike Forum…read more →