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New Brunswick Ciclovia Evaluation report released!

New Brunswick Ciclovia Evaluation report released!

Today marks the release of the NJ Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center final report for the “New Brunswick Ciclovia Evaluation,” a project funded under the Together North Jersey Local Government Capacity Grant Program. The report documents and evaluates the overall success and effectiveness of New Brunswick’s first Ciclovia, held on October 6, 2013. A Ciclovia is an event where roads are…read more →

Montclair’s first “Pop Up” Bicyle Lane Debuts on National Bike and Walk to School Day

Montclair’s first “Pop Up” Bicyle Lane Debuts on National Bike and Walk to School Day

Wednesday, October 8th was International Bike & Walk to School day and several New Jersey communities participated. The event originated in the United Kingdom in 1994 and extended to Chicago in 1997. The event since has expanded internationally, in order to promote year-round safe routes to school. Biking and walking to school provides several benefits to students and the community:…read more →

The City of Hoboken’s Complete Streets Redesign Plan

The City of Hoboken’s Complete Streets Redesign Plan

The City of Hoboken recently presented the final stages of a Complete Streets Redesign plan to modernize Washington Street and improve bicycle and pedestrian safety. The plan includes new pedestrian traffic signals, redesigned bus shelters, and a plethora of cycling infrastructure improvements. Other notable improvements include new sidewalks and crosswalks in conjunction with curb extensions to upgrade pedestrian safety on…read more →

Bicycle Tourism

Bicycle Tourism

Over the past ten years, bicycling has gained a wave of popularity in the United States. It serves as exercise, a quick way to travel, and also as a source of leisurely fun. More and more communities are viewing bicycling amenities as an asset and taking the steps to make bicycle friendly environments. Municipalities making these improvements are seeing economic…read more →

New Brunswick Begins Introducing On-street Parking Corrals

New Brunswick Begins Introducing On-street Parking Corrals

How do you add bicycle-parking capacity to a busy business district with narrow sidewalks and hordes of pedestrians? You put the parking in the roadway. An innovative strategy to help get more people to choose bicycling as their preferred form of transportation for daily, local trips is by introducing on-street bicycle parking corrals near businesses. In Central New Jersey, the…read more →

NJAIM Highlights 8/15 to 9/1

NJAIM Highlights 8/15 to 9/1

New Jersey Ambassadors in Motion (NJAIM) NJAIM is the New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center’s public outreach team. The team consists of adult ambassadors trained to educate and conduct outreach to bicyclists, pedestrians, and motorists to promote safety and active transportation throughout the state of New Jersey. The Ambassadors employ four forms of outreach: event outreach, classroom outreach, on-street…read more →

Rutgers International Student Orientation: Bicycle Safety Workshop

Rutgers International Student Orientation: Bicycle Safety Workshop

In New Brunswick, September means the arrival of thousands of new and returning students beginning a new year of their college education. However, before the Labor Day weekend, when SUVs and minivans congregate on New Brunswick streets, international students are asked to arrive early and take part in a weeklong orientation. Last Thursday (August 28), The Center for Global Service…read more →

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