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New Jersey Ambassadors in Motion (NJ AIM) debut at the opening of the Route 52 Causeway Bridge in Ocean City

New Jersey Ambassadors in Motion (NJ AIM) debut at the opening of the Route 52 Causeway Bridge in Ocean City

Route 52 Causeway Bridge Opening The New Jersey Department of Transportation, Somers Point, Ocean City and other officials formally opened the new $400 million Route 52 Causeway Bridge connecting Somers Point and Ocean on Thursday, May 24, 2012. The grand opening event was held at the John F. Kennedy Park in Somers Point and consisted of a short speaking program…read more →

Bike Month Events for May!

Bike Month Events for May!

Happy Bike Month! To help celebrate, we have put together a list of the many events that are occurring throughout the great state of New Jersey! After all we are #5 on the list of bicycle friendly states! So in keeping with that trend there are many events planned that promote cycling, provide training for all ages, and encourage active…read more →

Breaking News: March adds 4 New Municipal Complete Streets Policies!

Breaking News: March adds 4 New Municipal Complete Streets Policies!

March has been a busy month for New Jersey municipalities, as 4 new Complete Streets policies have been passed throughout the state. Through the tireless efforts of local advocates and their community leaders, policies were passed in Trenton (March 1), Princeton Twp (March 12), Princeton Boro (March 13), and Dover Twp (March 27). This brings the total number of municipal…read more →

Breaking News: NJDOT Kicks off Complete Streets Workshops

On Thursday, February 23, 2012 the New Jersey Department of Transportation hosted a Complete Streets Workshop at its headquarters in Ewing, NJ. The purpose of the workshop was to train NJDOT’s newly hired Civil Engineers in Training (CET) on the basic concepts of complete streets, including policy, policy adoption and implementation, and design. There were approximately 42 CET’s at the…read more →

Breaking News: New Jersey Transportation Officials announce Rail Safety Blueprint

Report emphasizes engineering, education and enforcement  (Trenton) – NJDOT Commissioner James Simpson today announced a range of initiatives designed for quick implementation to promote safety and reduce accidental deaths along the state’s busy railroad tracks. The announcement caps three months of work by a Safety Along Railroads Leadership Oversight Committee and its three subcommittees that were formed in the wake…read more →

West Windsor Township– New Jersey’s First Bicycle Friendly Community

In 2004, West Windsor completed the West Windsor Township Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan through aid received from the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s (NJDOT) Local Technical Assistance (LTA) program. With almost eight years having passed since its completion, West Windsor has shown a dedication to following the plan and has received a Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC), Bronze level designation from…read more →

Welcome to the New Jersey Walks & Bikes Blog! : Inaugural Post

This blog has been created to replace the quarterly editions of the New Jersey Walks and Bikes Newsletter. The transition to a blog format will enable us to provide an up-to-date resource for posting articles and local news topics to members of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Council (BPAC) and planning professionals around the State. The blog will be maintained…read more →