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NJDOT Announces Release of Model Complete Streets Policy & Guide

NJDOT Announces Release of Model Complete Streets Policy & Guide

On July 30, 2019, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) released the Complete & Green Streets for All: Model Complete Streets Policy & Guide, the latest in a series of guides to encourage municipalities and counties to adopt and implement Complete Streets policies. This new guide is the fourth in a series of Complete Streets guides published by NJDOT’s…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed June 10, 2019 – August 7, 2019

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed June 10, 2019 – August 7, 2019

Our News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world.       NJ Bike/Ped Headlines How Atlantic City can become bike-friendly June 21, 2019 – pressofatlanticcity.com Bicycle-friendly Brick? Improvements would cost millions June 27, 2019 – app.com Relief for cyclists: Port Authority to install new bike storage pod at Journal Square…read more →

What you need to know before biking on the boardwalks this summer!

What you need to know before biking on the boardwalks this summer!

A bicycle may be one of the best ways to enjoy New Jersey’s famous boardwalks. Bicycling offers a low-cost way to experience the festivities of a boardwalk and the beautiful scenery of the coastline. For many families, bicycling is the centerpiece of a family vacation as the group activity can create unforgettable memories. To ensure that everyone enjoys their ride…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed May 1, 2019 – June 5, 2019

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed May 1, 2019 – June 5, 2019

Our News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world.   NJ Bike/Ped Headlines New law legalizes e-bikes and e-scooters in New Jersey May 15, 2019 – njbikeped.org Hoboken will launch its scooter share program May 15, 2019 – Hoboken Government Hoboken rolls out e-scooters: learn the rules of the road May…read more →

NJAIM Continues Bike Rodeo Efforts During Summer Months

NJAIM Continues Bike Rodeo Efforts During Summer Months

New Jersey Ambassadors in Motion (NJAIM) have been around the state assisting with bicycle rodeos, street safety, and even a bicycle valet. NJAIM, an initiative from the NJ Bicycle Pedestrian Resource Center, was created to help spread knowledge about bicycle safety, bicycle laws, basic bicycle maintenance, and more. Read on for details on some recent NJAIM events. Livewell Rahway Expo…read more →

New Law Legalizes E-Bikes and E-Scooters in New Jersey

New Law Legalizes E-Bikes and E-Scooters in New Jersey

Just in time for summer, Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (PDF) to clarify New Jersey laws regarding electric bicycles (e-bikes) and adding new regulations for electric scooters (e-scooters). The new law will make it easier for people to travel around New Jersey without using a car. How does the New Jersey law define e-bikes? E-bikes generally come in two forms:…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed April 1, 2019 – April 26, 2019

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed April 1, 2019 – April 26, 2019

Our News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world.   NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Hoboken to be 1st New Jersey city to launch electric scooter program Apr 4, 2019 – abc7 Bike Sharing Now Available at Morristown’s Loantaka Park; Includes Madison, Chatham Park Locations Apr 6, 2019 – tapinto.net Burlington City seeks…read more →

NJDOT Announces New Grants for Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects

NJDOT Announces New Grants for Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects

This month, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced which municipalities would be receiving grants that aim to develop safe transportation options. In addition to $164.25 million in grant money being made available in Local Aid funding, NJDOT also announced the winners of the Bikeway and Safe Streets to Transit (SST) grants. These programs distribute $1 million in funds…read more →

Save the Date! 2019 Complete Streets Summit Announced

Save the Date! 2019 Complete Streets Summit Announced

The 2019 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit will be held on September 24, 2019, in New Brunswick. This biennial Summit brings together planners, engineers, public officials, health professionals, and others involved with shaping communities throughout New Jersey. Previous installments in 2017, 2015, 2013 , and 2010 have been highly successful, and we look forward to this year’s edition being the best…read more →