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NJDOT Announces New Grants for Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects

NJDOT Announces New Grants for Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects

This month, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced which municipalities would be receiving grants that aim to develop safe transportation options. In addition to $164.25 million in grant money being made available in Local Aid funding, NJDOT also announced the winners of the Bikeway and Safe Streets to Transit (SST) grants. These programs distribute $1 million in funds…read more →

Save the Date! 2019 Complete Streets Summit Announced

Save the Date! 2019 Complete Streets Summit Announced

The 2019 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit will be held on September 24, 2019, in New Brunswick. This biennial Summit brings together planners, engineers, public officials, health professionals, and others involved with shaping communities throughout New Jersey. Previous installments in 2017, 2015, 2013 , and 2010 have been highly successful, and we look forward to this year’s edition being the best…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed February 1, 2019 – February 18, 2019

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed February 1, 2019 – February 18, 2019

Our News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world.   NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Thomas River Seeking Public Input on Bike-Pedestrian Planning Feb 12, 2019 – Patch.com Garden State Parkway bridge construction nearing a close Feb 15, 2019 – Press of Atlantic City Crash Reports Fatal Crash Closed Route 18 In Monmouth…read more →

Register for 2019 New Jersey Bike & Walk Summit

Register for 2019 New Jersey Bike & Walk Summit

New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition announces the tenth annual 2019 New Jersey Bike & Walk Summit, to be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The NJBWC Summit is New Jersey’s statewide meeting of bicycle and pedestrian advocates, elected officials and other township leaders, transportation and urban planners, bike shop owners and managers, cycling, walking, fitness and health enthusiasts and experts, recreation, trails and club leaders and…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed January 1, 2018 – January 31, 2018

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed January 1, 2018 – January 31, 2018

Our News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world.   NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Local Bike Riders Urged to Rally for New “Super Bikeway” Jan 8, 2019 – OCNJ Daily Greater Mercer Public Health Partnership Endorses Vision Zero Policy Jan 8, 2019 – centraljersey.com Hoboken Traffic Stings Continue; Cops Ticketing Bicyclists Jan…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed October 1, 2018 – October 31, 2018

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed October 1, 2018 – October 31, 2018

Our News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world.   NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Upper Township bike plan could bring more connections Oct. 2, 2018 – The Press of Atlantic City Police making most dangerous road in N.J. safer for pedestrians Oct. 2, 2018 – abc6 How New Jersey towns are making…read more →

Are electric scooters legal in New Jersey?

Are electric scooters legal in New Jersey?

Notice: A new law signed on May 13, 2019 legalized e-scooters in New Jersey. Please read this post for the latest information. The post below will remain as an archive. Stand-up electric scooters have been popping up all over the country, popularized by an innovative rental model where riders can pay by the minute, rather than having to purchase their…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed  July 15, 2018 – August 15, 2018

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed July 15, 2018 – August 15, 2018

Our regular 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 Taking a Ride with Girls on Bikes Aug 14 – WBGO Bayonne Needs Bike Lanes; Cheers For Brian Stack…read more →

Register for TNJ Pedestrian Safety Workshop on July 13th!

Register for TNJ Pedestrian Safety Workshop on July 13th!

What steps can communities take to ensure equal access and safety for all roadway users – pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists, buses and trucks? Together North Jersey (TNJ), a broad public partnership, led a large-scale planning process that asked people throughout the region how to improve their communities. That led to strategies for improving pedestrian safety appearing throughout the plan’s Focus Areas…read more →

Bike Share Continues to Expand in New Jersey

Bike Share Continues to Expand in New Jersey

Last week, access to shared bicycles expanded yet again in New Jersey with the launch of the LimeBike dockless bike share system in Plainfield. Designed to help residents get around town, including to or from the train station, the bikes are available for $1 an hour. The dockless technology means bicycles can be left on any suitable sidewalk or bike…read more →