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Webinar- Walking Toward Justice Episode #2: “The Criminal Justice System’s Impact on Walking and Walkability in Low-Income and Communities of Color”

Webinar- Walking Toward Justice Episode #2: “The Criminal Justice System’s Impact on Walking and Walkability in Low-Income and Communities of Color”

Last Fall, Charles T. Brown, MPA, created a new webinar series in partnership with America Walks to provide an open platform for discussion and aid in identifying potential solutions to improve walkability for ALL. Episode #2, “The Criminal Justice System’s Impact on Walking and Walkability in Low-Income and Communities of Color” will take place on Thursday January 18 at 2pm…read more →

Cycling All Winter Long – A Needed Commitment To Network Maintenance

Cycling All Winter Long – A Needed Commitment To Network Maintenance

By Christopher Lee January has arrived, and this year we have seen record-low cold weather, blizzard-strength winds, and plenty of ice and snow. Naturally, this procession of frightful weather ushers in the annual parade of blog articles reminding us how to bundle up for cold-weather cycling – especially relevant as reports note an increased interest in winter cycling. (Check out…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed October 1, 2017 – December 8, 2017

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed October 1, 2017 – December 8, 2017

Our biweekly News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world. NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Raritan to Launch Street Smart Campaign to Educate on Pedestrian Safety Dec 7 – Tapinto.net Do Bike-share Programs Make Sense for the Jersey Shore? Dec 7 – Whyy.org NJDOT Presents SAFE Complete Streets Implementation Plan in Montclair Dec…read more →

2017 Complete Streets Summit Summary – Another Great Event!

2017 Complete Streets Summit Summary – Another Great Event!

The 2017 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit was held on Tuesday, October 24, at Rutgers University. It brought together over 300 planners, engineers, advocates, and policy-makers from throughout the state to celebrate the success of Complete Streets in New Jersey, and to provide information about benefits, implementation strategies, and the goals of Complete Streets. The biennial event, sponsored by the…read more →

Missed “Walking Towards Justice” Webinar? Read the Summary!

Missed “Walking Towards Justice” Webinar? Read the Summary!

Last week, BPRC’s Charles Brown launched a new webinar series in partnership with America Walks. Walking Towards Justice is a webinar series that integrates literature into a discussion regarding the intersectionality of mobility, race, class, gender, and politics. The first discussion explored the intersection of walkability and residential segregation. It included a special guest, Richard Rothstein, author of The Color…read more →

New Brunswick Ciclovia returns on October 8, 2017

New Brunswick Ciclovia returns on October 8, 2017

Ciclovia is coming to New Brunswick once again on October 8th, from 11am to 4pm! This popular Open Streets event is completely free to the public. During this time, streets along the route will be closed to vehicular traffic, permitting people of all ages to come out and walk, bike, skate, play, interact with neighbors, and have a good time….read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed August 8, 2017 – September 29, 2017

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed August 8, 2017 – September 29, 2017

Our biweekly News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world. NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Lawrence Hopewell Trail & Mercer County Park Commission hosting 4th annual Full Moon Ride Sept. 9 Aug 9 – NJ.com Get app, ride bike free in South Jersey’s Gloucester Township August 16 – Philly.com Ocean City Bike Forum…read more →

New Webinar Series: Walking Towards Justice. Register now!

New Webinar Series: Walking Towards Justice. Register now!

Charles T. Brown, MPA, has created a new webinar series in partnership with America Walks to provide an open platform for discussion and aid in identifying potential solutions to improve walkability for ALL. Too often discussions in walking and walkability happen without the benefit of historical facts, community precedents and cultural awareness. This unfortunately results in a lack of knowledge…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed July 16, 2017 – August 8, 2017

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed July 16, 2017 – August 8, 2017

Our biweekly News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world. NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Raritan to Receive $1 Million Grant for Pedestrian Walkways From Train to Riverfront July 17 – Tapinto.net Passaic County Holds Public Meeting for Feedback On Morris Canal Greenway Project July 20 – Tapinto.net Essex County Splash Park Now…read more →

Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Along Rural New Jersey Roads

Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Along Rural New Jersey Roads

Along rural roadways is where many seek to escape from the urban morass of city centers like Newark and Trenton, replacing the entanglement of the cityscape with scenic vistas which provide a temporary escape from New Jersey’s chaotic urban centers. But an essential and rudimentary feature is almost always missing in this delightfully uncluttered scenario: protected bicycle lanes and pedestrian…read more →