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Road Diets and Safe Street Design

Road Diets and Safe Street Design

By: Ian Watson In a time where cities are striving to become more pedestrian and bicycle friendly, it is important for communities to consider adoption and implementation of safe street designs. These types of developments integrate bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure to maximize use for all modes of transportation. There are several components that make up these designs. Every foot counts…read more →

First Annual Open Streets Montclair

By: Ian Watson On September 27th, the first annual Open Streets MTC took place in Montclair. The event was held by Montclair Center BID, Montclair Township, the Montclair Police Department, and Bike&Walk Montclair. Streets were closed to motor vehicles so that community members could participate in a number of recreational activities throughout the day. This car-free environment allowed members to…read more →

New Bike Lock Parking Spots in Montclair Parking Garage

New Bike Lock Parking Spots in Montclair Parking Garage

First, Montclair Township debuted a “Pop Up” bicycle lane on National Bike and Walk to School Day on October 8th. Next, the township furthered its bicycling accessibility and safety by opening its first 24 space bike parking depot on Thursday, October 16th. The parking depot allows commuters to safely lock their bikes inside Montclair’s Bay Street train station parking structure,…read more →

Montclair’s first “Pop Up” Bicycle Lane Debuts on National Bike and Walk to School Day

Montclair’s first “Pop Up” Bicycle Lane Debuts on National Bike and Walk to School Day

Wednesday, October 8th was International Bike & Walk to School day and several New Jersey communities participated. The event originated in the United Kingdom in 1994 and extended to Chicago in 1997. The event since has expanded internationally, in order to promote year-round safe routes to school. Biking and walking to school provides several benefits to students and the community:…read more →

2013 NJ Complete Streets Summit

2013 NJ Complete Streets Summit

On Monday October 21st, 300 elected officials, planners, and engineers from throughout New Jersey assembled in New Brunswick for the 2013 Complete Streets Summit. The Summit – hosted by the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center with support from the New Jersey Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, and the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association – took place…read more →