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STEP-Aligned HAWK Signal Installed in Bergen County

STEP-Aligned HAWK Signal Installed in Bergen County

Every Day Counts (EDC) is an initiative developed by the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Center for Accelerating Innovation to improve safety along our roadways. Every two years, EDC identifies a number of highway safety innovations that are then supported for rapid deployment. A set of innovations targeted at pedestrian safety was identified within the 2019 – 2020 EDC cycle. Safe…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 →

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 →

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 →

2019 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit Awardees

2019 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit Awardees

The 2019 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit is just around the corner. Space is running out quickly, so make sure to save your spot by registering here. The New Jersey Department of Transportation and the New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center are proud to announce this year’s awardees…     EXCELLENCE AWARDS Awarded to municipalities, counties, and projects for exemplary Complete…read more →

NJDOT Announces Release of Model Complete Streets Policy & Guide

NJDOT Announces Release of Model Complete Streets Policy & Guide

On July 30, 2019, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) released the Complete & Green Streets for All: Model Complete Streets Policy & Guide, the latest in a series of guides to encourage municipalities and counties to adopt and implement Complete Streets policies. This new guide is the fourth in a series of Complete Streets guides published by NJDOT’s…read more →

Save the Date! 2019 Complete Streets Summit Announced

Save the Date! 2019 Complete Streets Summit Announced

The 2019 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit will be held on September 24, 2019, in New Brunswick. This biennial Summit brings together planners, engineers, public officials, health professionals, and others involved with shaping communities throughout New Jersey. Previous installments in 2017, 2015, 2013 , and 2010 have been highly successful, and we look forward to this year’s edition being the best…read more →

Free Workshop: Implementing Complete Streets at the Local Level

Free Workshop: Implementing Complete Streets at the Local Level

The concept of complete streets is to design streets for all users and all ability levels. The successful implementation of this concept requires a focus on context and the unique needs of the community. A variety of resources are available to assist municipal officials, staff, and the public in embarking on a connected and coordinated effort to advance implementation of…read more →

2017 Complete Streets Summit Summary – Another Great Event!

2017 Complete Streets Summit Summary – Another Great Event!

The 2017 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit was held on Tuesday, October 24, at Rutgers University. It brought together over 300 planners, engineers, advocates, and policy-makers from throughout the state to celebrate the success of Complete Streets in New Jersey, and to provide information about benefits, implementation strategies, and the goals of Complete Streets. The biennial event, sponsored by the…read more →