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Bicyclist and Pedestrian Safety

What to do After a Bicycle Crash in New Jersey

What to do After a Bicycle Crash in New Jersey

Bicycling is a fun and healthy way to get around. Unfortunately, even if you are the safest bicyclist on the road, you can still end up in a crash. Navigating a crash: Any bicyclist’s worst nightmare Regardless of whether it is a minor crash or a major collision, you should be certain to ensure you have taken appropriate action to…read more →

Is Bike Sharing the Safest Way to Ride?

Is Bike Sharing the Safest Way to Ride?

News Spotlight | March 19th – April 1st: Is Bike Sharing the Safest Way to Ride? +“Bikesharing and Bicycle Safety,” Mineta Transportation Institute, March 2016 The Mineta Transportation Institute released a fascinating new study in March, “Bikesharing and Bicycle Safety,” that shows that using bike share is safer than riding a personal bike. Most striking, there have been zero fatalities in…read more →

Ambassadors in Motion Update: Ambassadors Help Make Newark Street Smart

Ambassadors in Motion Update: Ambassadors Help Make Newark Street Smart

For more information on how the Ambassadors can help you educate and promote safe bicycling and walking, click here. New Jersey Ambassadors in Motion’s first event of the 2016 season took place on the afternoons of March 16th and 17th. The Ambassadors assisted Newark with its Street Smart Campaign, a program funded by the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority to reduce…read more →

Winter Bicycling Tips

Winter Bicycling Tips

By: Ian Watson With the winter season here, bicyclists should be aware of safe habits before traveling in the cold or on snow-covered roads. From maintenance to protective gear, there are many things to consider when traveling by bicycle during the coldest months. Cracked roads and sidewalks pose a risk for bicycle commuters. When snow finally hits the ground, those…read more →

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 →

Kids Day Out

Kids Day Out

On a beautiful Wednesday afternoon, Woodbridge Township hosted Kids Day Out, an event created to teach kids about health and safety. The event was held on August 26, 2015 at Parker Press Park in Woodbridge, which is popular in the summers for its jam-packed schedule of events and activities for the community to enjoy. Many local vendors, businesses and organizations…read more →

BPRC Welcomes New Rutgers International Students at Bicycle Orientation

BPRC Welcomes New Rutgers International Students at Bicycle Orientation

The Rutgers International Student Orientation helps students from all over the world familiarize themselves with their new environment before the domestic students arrive on campus. A major part of this weeklong process is an array of orientations and workshops offered to the students. On August 27, 2015, representatives from the New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center (NJBPRC) hosted a…read more →

4th Annual “Christmas in July” Bicycle Giveaway and Rodeo

4th Annual “Christmas in July” Bicycle Giveaway and Rodeo

The NJ Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center’s Ambassadors in Motion (AIM) assisted with the 4th Annual “Christmas in July” Bicycle Giveaway and Rodeo in Plainfield on July 23. Held by the local Salvation Army, AIM assisted Meadowlink, a Transportation Management Association for northern and central New Jersey, to teach elementary school-aged children how to bicycle safely on the street. Ambassadors…read more →