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NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: August 15, 2020 – September 14, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: August 15, 2020 – September 14, 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 Canal Greenway Construction Set For Next Spring August 17, 2020 – jcitytimes.com Somerset County Roadway Safety Study Is…read more →

JerseyBike to exit Hudson County; Citibike expands into Hoboken

JerseyBike to exit Hudson County; Citibike expands into Hoboken

After a five-year run, the largest bicycle share program in New Jersey is being terminated in Hudson County. P3 Global Management’s Mike Finelli, the Director of Operations, announced that the volume of resources needed for successful operation make it “impossible” to continue the program. JerseyBike pass usage is valid until October 9, 2020, after which it will no longer be…read more →

NJDOT Announces TAP Grant Opportunity! Deadline: November 24, 2020

NJDOT Announces TAP Grant Opportunity! Deadline: November 24, 2020

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) offers funding for the Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside Program (TAP), which is a federally funded program administered by NJDOT, in partnership with the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA), the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC), and the South Jersey Transportation Planning Organization (SJTPO). This program is offered only every other year, so do…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: July 18, 2020 – August 14, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: July 18, 2020 – August 14, 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 Bhalla Slams Brakes on Bike Parking Ordinance July 20, 2020 – tapinto.net Hoboken Council overrides mayor’s veto in…read more →

Eatontown to receive $275,000 Greenway Grant

Eatontown to receive $275,000 Greenway Grant

On July 20, 2020, Senator Vin Gopal, Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling, and Assemblywoman Joann Downey announced that a $275,000 grant from the NJDOT Local Aid Infrastructure Fund Program would be dedicated to advance the Eatontown Greenway. The proposed greenway would consistent of a multi-use trail connecting Wolcott Park, Wampum Lake Memorial Park, and the F. Bliss Price Arboretum and Wildlife Sanctuary…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: June 20, 2020 – July 3, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: June 20, 2020 – July 3, 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 Upgrades Under Way at Scenic 1920s-Era Toll Bridge Over Delaware River July 1, 2020 – constructionequipmentguide.com Jersey City to…read more →

NJ Reimagining Streetscapes for Outdoor Dining

NJ Reimagining Streetscapes for Outdoor Dining

As the State of New Jersey enters into the second stage of reopening during COVID-19, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 150 on June 3rd giving permission to restaurants and bars to serve their patrons outdoor. “Allowing outdoor dining and the expansion of alcohol-serving areas will allow restaurants and bars to begin welcoming customers back while continuing to comply with…read more →

Complete Streets as a Remedy for Racial Disparities in Transportation Planning

Complete Streets as a Remedy for Racial Disparities in Transportation Planning

In March of 2020, BPRC released a blog post titled The World of Bicycle Advocacy Has An Equity Problem. How Do We Fix It? which talked about the challenge of implementing Complete Streets projects in vulnerable and low income communities. This blog post expands upon this complexity by memorializing how historical practices in transportation have disproportionately impacted disadvantaged communities. It…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: June 6, 2020 – June 19, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: June 6, 2020 – June 19, 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 Bike Lane Changes Coming to Jersey City Downtown June 16, 2020 – tapinto.net Princeton Bicycle Advisory Committee…read more →

Realizing Equity in Bike and E-scooter Share Programs

Realizing Equity in Bike and E-scooter Share Programs

In recent years, bike share programs have become an increasingly popular solution to the sustainability and mobility-justice issues that cities are facing. At the same time, e-scooters have come into the arena as another popular means of micromobility. As a portable and green alternative, the environmental and economic prospects of bike and e-scooter share programs are discussed extensively. They offer…read more →