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ZERO Roadway Fatalities in Hoboken for the Last Four Years!

ZERO Roadway Fatalities in Hoboken for the Last Four Years!

Imagine a place with no roadway fatalities, where children and seniors can safely walk on the streets. There is a place in New Jersey that has achieved the Vision Zero goal of no traffic fatalities for four consecutive years: Hoboken. Located directly across the Hudson River from New York City, this city of about 60,000 people exemplifies what can be…read more →

More Funds for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL)

More Funds for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL)

On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed into law the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). BIL/IIJA includes significant funding for new transportation programs that could dramatically increase access, mobility and safety for all vulnerable road users, especially bicyclists and pedestrians. With increased funding levels and requirements that states prioritize communities where…read more →

The Impending Shift in Transportation

The Impending Shift in Transportation

Transportation trends are changing as gas prices in New Jersey and across the US soar, inflation worsens, and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic continue. The cost of living has risen significantly, disproportionately affecting poor, working class, and middle-class families. [1] People are reevaluating their daily activities and changing the way they move from point A to B. We must be prepared to adopt to those changes and make our roadway…read more →

Tips to Celebrate National Bike Month

Tips to Celebrate National Bike Month

Since 1956, the League of American Bicyclists has been promoting May as National Bike Month. The arrival of great weather is a chance to explore the benefits of bicycling and encourage people to use bikes in their everyday lives. Here are some ways to celebrate National Bike Month: Check in on your bike. Make sure the tires have adequate air…read more →

NJ Bicycle & Pedestrian Resource Center – 2021 Year in Review

NJ Bicycle & Pedestrian Resource Center – 2021 Year in Review

2021 certainly presented its share of challenges, but the NJ Bicycle & Pedestrian Resource Center was fortunate to enjoy many successes during the year, including: Hosting the sixth biennial New Jersey Complete Streets Summit sponsored by NJDOT Presenting the 2021 Complete Streets Champions Awards to the Team4NJ Safe Passing Law and in honor of Highland Park Councilwoman Susan Welkovits Presenting the 2021…read more →

Apply for the 2022 Complete Streets Technical Assistance Program

Apply for the 2022 Complete Streets Technical Assistance Program

Through North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority’s (NJTPA) Complete Streets Technical Assistance Program, Sustainable Jersey is collaborating with the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center (VTC) at Rutgers University to offer free technical assistance services to municipalities for a specific project related to advancing a complete streets initiative in their communities. The program is made possible through NJTPA’s federal funding from the U.S. Department…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: October 16, 2021 – November 5, 2021

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: October 16, 2021 – November 5, 2021

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 Town of Newton Unveils Sussex Branch Trail Open to Public October 18, 2021 – tapinto.net With protected bike…read more →

The 2021 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit – Celebrating a decade of Complete Streets in New Jersey!

The 2021 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit – Celebrating a decade of Complete Streets in New Jersey!

Held on October 22, 2021, the 6th biennial New Jersey Complete Streets Summit welcomed over 340 engineers, planners, health professionals, advocates, youth organizers, elected officials, and many more. The Summit, sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), celebrated 10+ years of Complete Streets in New Jersey and provided a wealth of information in sessions centering on adopting a Complete…read more →

Middlesex County Bike Easy. Walk Safely. Visioning Events Happening in November

Middlesex County Bike Easy. Walk Safely. Visioning Events Happening in November

Do you live or work in Middlesex County? If so, these upcoming workshops may be of interest to you! Bike Easy. Walk Safely., Middlesex County’s new Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, will map current bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, identify gaps in the network, recommend future routes, incorporate leading practices, propose innovative programs and policies, and provide a framework for future…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: September 14, 2021 – October 15, 2021

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: September 14, 2021 – October 15, 2021

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 Residents want pedestrian safety measures on Rosedale Road after fatality September 15, 2021 – centraljersey.com Somerset County Government:…read more →