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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 →

New Law Legalizes E-Bikes and E-Scooters in New Jersey

New Law Legalizes E-Bikes and E-Scooters in New Jersey

Just in time for summer, Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (PDF) to clarify New Jersey laws regarding electric bicycles (e-bikes) and adding new regulations for electric scooters (e-scooters). The new law will make it easier for people to travel around New Jersey without using a car. How does the New Jersey law define e-bikes? E-bikes generally come in two forms:…read more →

NJDOT Announces New Grants for Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects

NJDOT Announces New Grants for Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects

This month, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced which municipalities would be receiving grants that aim to develop safe transportation options. In addition to $164.25 million in grant money being made available in Local Aid funding, NJDOT also announced the winners of the Bikeway and Safe Streets to Transit (SST) grants. These programs distribute $1 million in funds…read more →

Register for 2019 New Jersey Bike & Walk Summit

Register for 2019 New Jersey Bike & Walk Summit

New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition announces the tenth annual 2019 New Jersey Bike & Walk Summit, to be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The NJBWC Summit is New Jersey’s statewide meeting of bicycle and pedestrian advocates, elected officials and other township leaders, transportation and urban planners, bike shop owners and managers, cycling, walking, fitness and health enthusiasts and experts, recreation, trails and club leaders and…read more →

Register for TNJ Pedestrian Safety Workshop on July 13th!

Register for TNJ Pedestrian Safety Workshop on July 13th!

What steps can communities take to ensure equal access and safety for all roadway users – pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists, buses and trucks? Together North Jersey (TNJ), a broad public partnership, led a large-scale planning process that asked people throughout the region how to improve their communities. That led to strategies for improving pedestrian safety appearing throughout the plan’s Focus Areas…read more →

Schedule a One-on-One Meeting today with NJDOT to assist with your Federal Grant Applications!

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Local Aid and Economic Development is pleased to offer 45-minute sessions with representatives of local agencies to help with the federal grant application process. These one-on-one meetings will take place with NJDOT district staff and Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) representatives, with the ultimate goal of strengthening Safe Routes to School (SRTS) and Transportation Alternatives…read more →

Camden Bike Share Launches May 1st!

Camden Bike Share Launches May 1st!

Camden will be the latest city in New Jersey to receive a bike-share system, following in the steps of Hoboken, Jersey City, Princeton, and Asbury Park (among others). Unlike those cities, Camden will be using a “dockless” model, provided by the Chinese company ofo. This model allows users to finish their trip anywhere, not just where the city has installed…read more →

Princeton Releases Bicycle Master Plan

Princeton Releases Bicycle Master Plan

In 2015, Princeton Township received funding to create a bicycle master plan (BMP) that would identify bicycle access and infrastructure needs and create a cohesive framework that could work in conjunction with Princeton’s Township master plan. On March 20th, the Bicycle Master Plan was released. Download the PDF file here. The Plan was the direct result of a two-year effort…read more →

Update to the New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Released

Update to the New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Released

An update to the New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan was released in December of 2016, renewing NJ’s commitment to creating a bicycle and pedestrian-friendly state. While the state has seen a number of new developments in bicycle and pedestrian safety, the bar has been set even higher with recent progress. According to Elise Bremer-Nei, the Bicycle and Pedestrian…read more →

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