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NJ Walks and Bikes

Promoting Active Travel to School

Promoting Active Travel to School

  Active travel or active transportation means using physical energy to get around. Walking, biking, skating, and riding scooters, are all forms of active transportation. Many times, people who ride public transit also partake in active transportation as they walk or bike to and from the bus or train station. Benefits of active transportation  can include personal health as well…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed February 28, 2020 – March 16, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed February 28, 2020 – March 16, 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 West Orange Council addresses pedestrian safety and changes to liquor consumption March 3, 2020 – tapinto.net Officials: Montclair…read more →

The World of Bicycle Advocacy Has An Equity Problem. How Do We Fix it?

The World of Bicycle Advocacy Has An Equity Problem. How Do We Fix it?

As bicycle commuting increases in the US, more and more cities are ramping up bike infrastructure improvements, which in turn normalize biking as a way to get around. Bike advocates have worked long and hard to make cities acknowledge the benefits and safety issues surrounding biking, and we have seen encouraging results in cities like Seattle, Portland and Minneapolis. In…read more →

Introducing the Traffic Peanut

Introducing the Traffic Peanut

Most people have heard of or seen a traffic circle or roundabout before, but it might be fair to say that you haven’t heard of a traffic peanut. It is one of the latest traffic calming devices to hit the road. To best appreciate what a traffic peanut is, it is important to understand the distinctions between the traffic circle…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed February 6, 2020 – February 27, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed February 6, 2020 – February 27, 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 Sophomore sues U. over poorly maintained sewer grate January 9, 2020 – dailyprincetonian.com Mountain Bike group wants…read more →

New parking taxes for New Jersey’s most populated cities

New parking taxes for New Jersey’s most populated cities

The Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey enacted AB 5070 on January 9, 2020. AB 5070 authorizes municipalities with a population of 100,000 or more to enforce parking taxes to finance projects to improve pedestrian access to mass transit. According to the act, any municipality with a population of 100,000 or greater according to the U.S….read more →

Diversifying Gender Roles in Transportation

Diversifying Gender Roles in Transportation

  The transportation sector struggles to grow and advance without diverse outreach efforts to attract talented individuals. Diverse outreach efforts are very important to attract diverse groups as they increase creativity and innovation to solve diverse and unique problems. With an increase in equity and inclusiveness concerns in the current times, diverse solutions require diverse labor force. Even though there…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed January 16, 2020 – February 5, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed January 16, 2020 – February 5, 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 Paramus adding dedicated bike lanes on Midland Avenue January 16, 2020 – patch.com Making 500 miles of…read more →

H.S. Students Design 3D Crosswalk to Improve Pedestrian Safety

H.S. Students Design 3D Crosswalk to Improve Pedestrian Safety

Three high school freshmen from Kinnelon, New Jersey have designed and implemented a 3D crosswalk in their community as part of a national engineering competition, eCybermission. Dillon Fleksher, George Gillen and Ryan Winters live in a gated community in Kinnelon, New Jersey. The area does not have many sidewalks and many people complain that drivers speed and pedestrians, joggers, dog…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed December 2, 2019 – January 15, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed December 2, 2019 – January 15, 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 New crosswalk will help people in this South Jersey town get to school, park Dec 3, 2019 – NJ.com…read more →