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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 →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed October 28, 2019 – December 2, 2019

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed October 28, 2019 – December 2, 2019

Our News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world.       NJ Bike/Ped Headlines New Jersey ‘Street Smart’ program changing pedestrian-vehicle behavior October 30, 2019 – traffictechnologytoday.com Dangerous crossings: Pedestrian deaths at 28-year high November 1, 2019 – burlingtoncountytimes.com Citing long delay, Bike&Walk Montclair urges Montclair council to adopt Montclair…read more →

Dynamic Streets

Dynamic Streets

Google helped change the world with the inception of their browsing platform, and now, an organization known as Sidewalk Labs (owned by Google’s parent company, Alphabet), may be responsible for changing how the world views streets. Carlo Ratti Associati (CRA), an internal firm based in Torino, Italy, is the company credited with developing these streets, which caught the eye of Sidewalk…read more →

Vision Zero Act Introduced

Vision Zero Act Introduced

U.S. Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Vern Buchanan (R-MA), and Ayanna Pressley (R-FL) introduced a bipartisan bill titled the Vision Zero Act, which would provide funding for cities that have adopted a Vision Zero program. What is the goal of the Vision Zero Campaign? It’s pretty simple. Reduce the amount of pedestrian and cyclist fatalities to zero. “The Vision Zero Act will…read more →

Apply Now for Complete Streets Technical Assistance Service!

Apply Now for Complete Streets Technical Assistance Service!

Application Deadline: Friday, December 20, 2019 at 11:59 pm Application Information Packet Online Application Under the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority’s (NJTPA) Complete Streets Technical Assistance Program, the NJTPA, Sustainable Jersey and the Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University are seeking applications from municipalities to receive free technical assistance services for a specific project related to advancing a complete streets…read more →

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed September 27, 2019 – October 29, 2019

Our News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world.       NJ Bike/Ped Headlines Safe Route to School tries to make it safer for kids to walk and bike in Montclair September 27, 2019 – montclairlocal.news Morris County’s first pedestrian safety ‘Beacon’ will be in Morristown October 3, 2019 –…read more →

FREE TRAINING: Implementing Complete Streets at the Local Level

FREE TRAINING: Implementing Complete Streets at the Local Level

Complete Streets are roads designed for all users, all modes of transportation, and all ability levels. These strategies help improve safety for people walking and biking, while generating many other benefits. This training will provide an overview of complete streets and the many resources available to assist local officials and community members in advancing complete streets initiatives. The training is…read more →