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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 →

New Brunswick Ciclovía returns April  23, 2017

New Brunswick Ciclovía returns April 23, 2017

“The Mayor of Happy,” also known as Claudio Orrego, a one term mayor of Santiago, earned this title and enormous popularity during his tenure. Orrego established an important precedent in Chile: he knew that he couldn’t promise wealth for all of Santiago’s residents, but he did believe that he could make all Chileans rich with happiness through thoughtful park and…read more →

Notice of Public Open House: Rutgers Regional Bicycle Share Program

Notice of Public Open House: Rutgers Regional Bicycle Share Program

Bike share is coming to Rutgers New Brunswick and the surrounding communities! Rutgers University, together with North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA), New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) and other regional partners, is implementing a regional bike share program, “Knight Cycle,” through the Regional Transportation Alternatives Program (RTAP). The projects planners aim to install a system with around 350 bicycles, similar…read more →

Update to the New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Released

Update to the New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Released

An update to the New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan was released in December of 2016, renewing NJ’s commitment to creating a bicycle and pedestrian-friendly state. While the state has seen a number of new developments in bicycle and pedestrian safety, the bar has been set even higher with recent progress. According to Elise Bremer-Nei, the Bicycle and Pedestrian…read more →