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BPRC Welcomes New Staff Member Lisa Cintron

BPRC Welcomes New Staff Member Lisa Cintron

The New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center’s is happy to announce the arrival of our newest staff member, Lisa Cintron! Lisa joins the team as a Research Project Coordinator. Lisa is enthusiastic about her return to Rutgers, having graduated from Bloustein in 2014. She comes most recently from a research position with PlanSmartNJ where she managed the Guide to…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed October 1 – October 13, 2016

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed October 1 – October 13, 2016

Our biweekly News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world. NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Princeton intends to be a ‘Street Smart’ town September 29, 2016 – CentralJersey.com Put the Brakes on Fatalities day to be part of Traffic Safety Awareness Month October 1, 2016 – NewJerseyHills.com Bringing a city to the sidewalk…read more →

Downtown Trenton Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Released

Downtown Trenton Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Released

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission has published the Downtown Trenton Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan in collaboration with the City of Trenton. The plan is intended to guide and influence bikeway policies, programs, and development standards. The goal is to make bicycling in downtown Trenton safer, more comfortable, convenient, and enjoyable for all bicyclists. The ultimate goal of this plan is to…read more →

E-bikes in New Jersey

E-bikes in New Jersey

Electric bicycles (e-bikes) are growing in popularity around the globe. They allow riders to travel farther with less effort than a traditional bicycle, making them ideal for commuters worried about looking unpresentable, riders with mobility issues that make traditional cycling impossible or daunting, and delivery workers with long shifts.[i] Using e-bikes for trips usually made by car can decrease emissions…read more →

New Brunswick Ciclovia wraps up 2016 with its fourth event

New Brunswick Ciclovia wraps up 2016 with its fourth event

New Brunswick’s free open streets event, Ciclovia, returns this Sunday for its final event of 2016. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on October 2, multiple streets in downtown New Brunswick will be converted into car-free avenues. Along the route, pedestrians, bicyclists, and everyone in-between are invited to enjoy streets at their leisure. Participants will be able to walk, run,…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed September 1 – September 30, 2016

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed September 1 – September 30, 2016

Our biweekly News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world. NJ Bike/Ped Headlines All 523 fatal crashes in N.J. last year on a single map September 13, 2016 – NJ.com Road Warrior: Why are road deaths becoming more commonplace? September 15, 2016, NorthJersey.com 4 questions about crosswalks that you wanted answered…read more →

ITE Journal Publishes “Fear: A Silent Barrier to Bicycling Black and Hispanic Communities”

ITE Journal Publishes “Fear: A Silent Barrier to Bicycling Black and Hispanic Communities”

The September edition of the ITE Journal, from the Institute of Transportation Engineers, includes an article penned by BPRC’s Charles Brown. Titled “Fear: A Silent Barrier to Bicycling Black and Hispanic Communities,” the article states that transportation engineers should pay attention to the personal safety of bicyclists in Black and Hispanic communities.  Using data that BPRC collected across New Jersey…read more →

NJAIM Wraps up Shore Safety Outreach

NJAIM Wraps up Shore Safety Outreach

This summer, the New Jersey Ambassadors in Motion (NJAIM) were busy helping NJTPA in promoting safety in various communities along the New Jersey shore. In Bradley Beach, NJTPA had a professional photographer stop by. Check out those pictures below!  

Jersey City’s New Citi Bike Stations: How to Benefit All Neighborhoods Equally

Jersey City’s New Citi Bike Stations: How to Benefit All Neighborhoods Equally

On July 20, 2016 the Jersey Journal reported the rollout of 15 new Citi Bike stations and 150 new bicycles. The Journal states that of these, nine stations will be concentrated in the Eastern, Downtown neighborhood, with the nearby Bergen-Lafayette neighborhood (in the central West) receiving three stations, and the southernmost Greenville and northernmost Heights neighborhoods acquiring a meager two…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed August 15 – September 1, 2016

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed August 15 – September 1, 2016

Our biweekly News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world. NJ Bike/Ped Headlines When must N.J. drivers drop for someone in a crosswalk? August 30, 2016 – NJ.com Back to school: Transportation tips for busy families August 18, 2016 – NJ.com Step up your walking workout! August 31, 2016 – philly.com…read more →