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NJ Walks and Bikes

Public Lecture with Guillermo Penalosa and John Pucher

The Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center (VTC)  is proud to present a free public lecture by Guillermo Penalosa and John Pucher at the Bloustein School for Planning and Public Policy on Friday, October 4, 2013 at 3:00 pm.  The lecture is titled “Cycling and Walking for Healthy, Sustainable and Socially Just Cities” and will be moderated by Charles Brown, Senior…read more →

NJAIM: Highlights of Weeks 15 & 16

NJAIM  battled some adverse weather conditions, attending 2 on-street events – reaching more than 500 people – during the first half of September.  Ambassadors also met with representatives from the United Way, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and Southern Regional Governmental Public Health Partnership throughout the state.   On-Street Outreach 1.  Delaware and Raritan Canal Trail and Bridge Street,…read more →

NJAIM: Highlights of Weeks 13 & 14

NJAIM: Highlights of Weeks 13 & 14

NJAIM attended 9 events – reaching more than 1,500 people – during the second half of August.  Ambassadors conducted three classroom workshops on safe bicycling and walking, two at the YMCA camp in East Orange and one at the Rutgers University International Student Orientation. Ambassadors also conducted on-street outreach in Montclair, South Orange, and Red Bank, and assisted at a…read more →

NJAIM: Highlights of Weeks 11 & 12

NJAIM attended 7 events – reaching more than 2,500 people – during the first half of August.  Ambassadors conducted three classroom workshops on safe bicycling and walking, two at the YMCA camp in East Orange and one at the Neptune Township Summer Rec Program.  Ambassadors also conducted on-street outreach in Avon-By-The-Sea, Fort Lee, Point Pleasant Beach, Union City, and Jersey…read more →

NJAIM: Highlights from Weeks 9 & 10

NJAIM attended 10 events – reaching more than 1,500 people – during the second half of July.  Ambassadors conducted two classroom workshops on safe bicycling and walking at the YMCA camp in East Orange, and conducted on-street outreach in Perth Amboy, Camden, Somerville, and Morristown, among other New Jersey communities. NJAIM also met with representatives from the Chronic Disease Coalitions of…read more →

Cycling on Sidewalks in New Jersey – Part 1

Cycling on Sidewalks in NJ: Dangers and safety precautions. This is the first of two blog posts about cycling on sidewalks in New Jersey. This article focuses on a) the dangers of riding on sidewalks; b) when it may be appropriate to ride on sidewalks; and c) precautions cyclists should take while riding on sidewalks. The next article will focus…read more →