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NJAIM Continues Bike Rodeo Efforts During Summer Months

NJAIM Continues Bike Rodeo Efforts During Summer Months

Is this the busiest year yet for the New Jersey Ambassadors in Motion (NJAIM) program? It sure seems that way, as the ambassadors have been around the state assisting with bicycle rodeos, street safety, and even a bicycle valet! NJAIM, an initiative from the NJ Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center, was created to help spread knowledge about bicycle safety, bicycle…read more →

NJAIM Kicks Off the Summer with Bicycle Rodeos

NJAIM Kicks Off the Summer with Bicycle Rodeos

It is time again for New Jersey Bicycle Rodeos! The New Jersey Ambassadors in Motion (NJAIM), an initiative from the NJ Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center, have been busy in April and May working with partner organizations to teach kids important bicycle skills. The purpose of bicycle rodeos are to teach the basics of riding bicycles safely. Ambassadors work to…read more →

BPRC’s Top Bicycle and Pedestrian Highlights of 2016

BPRC’s Top Bicycle and Pedestrian Highlights of 2016

The NJ Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center is pleased to share 2016’s achievements in active transportation and complete streets, in no particular order. Complete Streets Update: 134 New Jersey municipalities and 8 counties across the state have now implemented Complete Streets policies. In 2016, 11 municipalities, as well as Somerset County, passed new Complete Streets ordinances. Over 3.5 million New Jersey…read more →

NJAIM Wraps up Shore Safety Outreach

NJAIM Wraps up Shore Safety Outreach

This summer, the New Jersey Ambassadors in Motion (NJAIM) were busy helping NJTPA in promoting safety in various communities along the New Jersey shore. In Bradley Beach, NJTPA had a professional photographer stop by. Check out those pictures below!  

Summary of July New Jersey Ambassadors in Motion Activities

Summary of July New Jersey Ambassadors in Motion Activities

July was a busy month for the New Jersey Ambassadors in Motion (NJAIM). As people all across New Jersey hit the beaches and boardwalks, Ambassadors took to the streets to let people know about pedestrian safety. Partnering with Street Smart NJ, a public education and awareness campaign, BPRC’s Ambassadors handed out literature in several Shore communities. On July 8, they…read more →

Ramsey hosts first Bicycle Rodeo

Ramsey hosts first Bicycle Rodeo

On Friday, June 10th, 2016 the Borough of Ramsey in Bergen County hosted their first Bicycle Rodeo. New Jersey Ambassadors in Motion (AIM) were asked by the Ramsey Environmental Commission to assist with the event. A bicycle rodeo focuses on building skills to reduce risk of crashes and other dangers among bicyclists. Rodeos vary in size and intended audience, and…read more →

Ambassadors Assist at Two Middlesex Bicycle Rodeos

Ambassadors Assist at Two Middlesex Bicycle Rodeos

On May 17, 2016 at Campbell Elementary School in Metuchen and May 20, 2016 at Hazelwood Elementary School in the Borough of Middlesex, the New Jersey Ambassadors in Motion joined with Keep Middlesex Moving (KMM) to facilitate a bicycle rodeo. A bicycle rodeo is an educational event that provides an opportunity for participants to learn about and practice their bicycle…read more →

Metuchen Healthy Kids Day

Metuchen Healthy Kids Day

On Saturday April 30, New Jersey Ambassadors in Motion attended Healthy Kids Day at the Metuchen YMCA. This year marks 25 years since YMCA began the Healthy Kids Day Initiative, an event that is celebrated across the country and engages over 1.2 million people. The purpose of the day is to improve health for kids and families by creating active…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 →