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NJAIM: Highlights of Weeks 7 & 8

NJAIM: Highlights of Weeks 7 & 8

NJAIM conducted four (4) classroom workshops and one (1) on-street outreach event during the first half of July. Ambassadors conducted classroom workshops on safe bicycling and walking at Boys and Girls Club camps in Trenton and YMCA camps in East Orange. NJAIM conducted on-street outreach in Asbury Park, NJ. NJAIM also met with representatives from Spotswood, Clark and Paterson and…read more →

NJAIM: Highlights from Weeks 5 & 6

NJAIM: Highlights from Weeks 5 & 6

NJAIM attended 10 events–reaching approximately 5000 people–during the second half of June. Ambassadors conducted on street outreach five times in Jersey City, two times in Hoboken, twice in Paterson, and once in Trenton. NJAIM also met with representatives from the Chronic Disease Coalition of Monmouth and Ocean Counties to provide an overview of Complete Streets. On-Street Outreach 1.  JFK Boulevard and…read more →

NJAIM Participates in Elizabeth Walkability Audit

NJAIM Participates in Elizabeth Walkability Audit

On Thursday, May 23rd, NJAIM attended a walkability audit of six selected corridors in Elizabeth. This examination was conducted by the YMCA of Eastern Union County, Elizabeth Branch and Michael Baker Jr., Inc., with assistance from the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center. Also participating in the audit were New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH), New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA), Meadowlink, Groundwork Elizabeth, the City of Elizabeth, and the Elizabeth Police Department.

NJAIM: Highlights from Weeks 3 & 4

NJAIM: Highlights from Weeks 3 & 4

NJAIM attended 10 events during the past two weeks of outreach activities. Ambassadors conducted on-street outreach twice in Woodbridge, five times in Elizabeth, and on three occasions in Newark. They also attended a governmental outreach and technical assistance meeting in New Brunswick.

NJAIM: Highlights from Weeks 1 & 2

NJAIM attended eight events during the first two weeks of outreach activities. Ambassadors attended five on-street outreach events (three in New Brunswick and two in Edison), two event outreach activities, and one governmental outreach and technical assistance event. Additionally, ambassadors completed Traffic Skills 101, which was taught by the New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition. Below is a list of each activity and a brief description of the event.