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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed April 15, 2017 – May 19, 2017

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed April 15, 2017 – May 19, 2017

Our biweekly News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world.   NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Dover launches Street Smart pedestrian safety campaign Apr 2, 2017 – NewJerseyHills.com Grove Avenue in Metuchen eyed for bicycle and pedestrian safety April 4, 2017 – GMNews.com Road Warrior: Walkers beware! April 4, 2017 – NorthJersey.com Walkable…read more →

NJDOT Announces Release of Complete Streets Design Guide

NJDOT Announces Release of Complete Streets Design Guide

This month, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) released the New Jersey Complete Streets Design Guide, the latest in a series of guides to aid policy makers, government officials, and local citizens with addressing the needs of bicyclists, pedestrians and everyone who travels along their roadways. This new guide is the third in a series of Complete Streets guides…read more →

NJAIM Kicks Off the Summer with Bicycle Rodeos

NJAIM Kicks Off the Summer with Bicycle Rodeos

It is time again for New Jersey Bicycle Rodeos! The New Jersey Ambassadors in Motion (NJAIM), an initiative from the NJ Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center, have been busy in April and May working with partner organizations to teach kids important bicycle skills. The purpose of bicycle rodeos are to teach the basics of riding bicycles safely. Ambassadors work to…read more →

Learn about Passaic County Green Infrastructure Plan!

Learn about Passaic County Green Infrastructure Plan!

Passaic County, with support from the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, has initiated a planning study to produce a county-wide Green Infrastructure Plan. The County will be holding a Public Open House to provide an opportunity for residents to learn about stormwater, green infrastructure, and the County’s planning study, as well as share information about challenges and opportunities in their…read more →

Philadelphia Complete Streets: A Rendering in Real Time

Philadelphia Complete Streets: A Rendering in Real Time

On Saturday, April 8, BPRC staff joined a group of Bloustein students and alumni in Philadelphia for a complete streets walking tour. The tour, hosted by Rutgers alumni and local planners, showcased recent successes and challenges with improving bicycle, pedestrian, and public space conditions in Center City. The group met and started the tour at the Porch at 30th Street,…read more →

BPRC Released New Report: Bicycling Among Black and Latino Women

BPRC Released New Report: Bicycling Among Black and Latino Women

The New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center is pleased to announce the release of a new report that examines the factors that influence women’s transportation mode choice as well as their perceptions of bicyclists and bicycling. In addition, input was collected on the types of strategies and improvements that might induce women to consider bicycling more for transportation or…read more →

Princeton Releases Bicycle Master Plan

Princeton Releases Bicycle Master Plan

In 2015, Princeton Township received funding to create a bicycle master plan (BMP) that would identify bicycle access and infrastructure needs and create a cohesive framework that could work in conjunction with Princeton’s Township master plan. On March 20th, the Bicycle Master Plan was released. Download the PDF file here. The Plan was the direct result of a two-year effort…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed March 2, 2017 – March 31, 2017

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed March 2, 2017 – March 31, 2017

Our biweekly News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world.   NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Road Warrior: Scary signs, memorial and ‘ghost bikes’ Mar 4, 2017 – NorthJersey.com Protected bike lanes coming to Jersey City Mar 8, 2017 – NJ.com Letter to the Editor: There are no car accidents Mar 8, 2017…read more →

BPRC Releases Complete Streets Case Studies

BPRC Releases Complete Streets Case Studies

The New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center is pleased to announce the release of three Complete Streets Case Studies, highlighting the accomplishments of Somerville Borough, Cherry Hill Township, and Passaic County in implementing Complete Streets projects that enhance the safety and mobility of all road users. The purpose of these case studies, funded by the New Jersey Department of…read more →

Join the #MoveEquity Tweetchat on April 5, 2017

Join the #MoveEquity Tweetchat on April 5, 2017

Everyone deserves opportunities to walk, bike, and be physically active in their community. However, there are barriers to safe walking and bicycling that go beyond infrastructure and traffic. Many people, particularly girls and women, people of color, and the LGTBQ community, face aggressive comments, threats, microagressions, and other types of street harassment while walking, bicycling, and taking transit. In conjunction…read more →