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NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: May 9, 2020 – May 22, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: May 9, 2020 – May 22, 2020

Our regularly posted News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world. Check below for New Jersey headlines, crash reports, and the latest from around the county and the world.     NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Metuchen: Route 27 speed limit reductions in borough advance May 11, 2020 – mycentraljersey.com Town Square: Want…read more →

15 Ways that local communities and organizations are responding to bicycle and pedestrian access during COVID-19

15 Ways that local communities and organizations are responding to bicycle and pedestrian access during COVID-19

On May 5, 2020, the New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Council’s Design and Infrastructure Subcommittee organized a virtual meeting to discuss ongoing efforts to improve bicycle and pedestrian access through the stay-at-home order issued as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Members of the Committee included representatives from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC), NJ Transit, New Jersey…read more →

How European Cities Are Planning to Expand Biking/Walking Post Lockdown

How European Cities Are Planning to Expand Biking/Walking Post Lockdown

While planning out strategies for relaxing lockdown measures, cities in Europe are thinking of ways to reimagine their biking and walking infrastructure. Biking and walking is also recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) in their recent guidance on transportation during Covid-19.[1] With walking/biking in focus, cities are forwarding strategies to decrease driving and vehicle miles traveled, and encourage people…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: April 24, 2020 – May 8, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: April 24, 2020 – May 8, 2020

Our regularly posted News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world. Check below for New Jersey headlines, crash reports, and the latest from around the county and the world.     NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Advocacy Groups Urge NJ Turnpike Authority to Put the Brakes on $24B Capital Plan April 28, 2020…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: April 11, 2020 – April 24, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: April 11, 2020 – April 24, 2020

Our regularly posted News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world. Check below for New Jersey headlines, crash reports, and the latest from around the county and the world.     NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Newark Ambassadors are disinfecting the downtown to keep all safe April 22, 2020 – tapinto.net Camden’s ‘A…read more →

Bicycle & Pedestrian COVID-19 Policy Changes Across the World

Bicycle & Pedestrian COVID-19 Policy Changes Across the World

Around the world, governments have required nonessential businesses to close and have barred citizens from gathering, as necessary precautions to limit the spread of COVID-19. In order to break the mundanity of life while social distancing, people have rediscovered the joys of the outdoors. With this influx of pedestrians, communities have found themselves lacking adequate public space in order for…read more →

What are “Complete Industrial Streets” and how can they be used to re-incorporate industrial uses back into the fabric of the city?

What are “Complete Industrial Streets” and how can they be used to re-incorporate industrial uses back into the fabric of the city?

In order to define what Complete Industrial Streets are, and how they are applied, it becomes important to note that the challenges associated with older industrial clusters are largely underlying with greater complexity. The Brookings Institute in Renewing America’s economic promise through Older Industrial Cities reported that the older industrial clusters have largely been unable to compete on three levels:…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: March 31, 2020 – April 10, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: March 31, 2020 – April 10, 2020

Our regularly posted News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world. Check below for New Jersey headlines, crash reports, and the latest from around the county and the world.     NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Closure of Route 52 walkway opens up new places to exercise April 1, 2020 – ocnjdaily.com Manville…read more →

NJDOT Safety Countermeasures Training and Education Videos

NJDOT Safety Countermeasures Training and Education Videos

In 2008, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) started promoting Proven Safety Countermeasures to encourage extensive implementation by state, local and tribal transportation agencies. Their main goal is to reduce serious injuries and fatalities on highways. FHWA strongly encourages transportation agencies around the country to consider the research-proven safety countermeasures. Currently, there are 20 countermeasures that can be implemented to reduce…read more →