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Safe Streets through the Ages: The Good Roads Movement

Safe Streets through the Ages: The Good Roads Movement

Did you know that the bicycle recently turned 200? The bicycle has gone through years of evolution, invented and transformed by a number of inventors in various countries. However, many look to 1817 as the creation of the first bicycle. Known as the hobby horse or the velocipede, it was invented by Karl Drais, and had a saddle, a steerable…read more →

Webinar- Walking Toward Justice Episode #3: “Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women, LGBTQ-inclusive and Cisgender Individuals”

Webinar- Walking Toward Justice Episode #3: “Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women, LGBTQ-inclusive and Cisgender Individuals”

Last Fall, Charles T. Brown, MPA, created a new webinar series, “Walking Toward Justice,” in partnership with America Walks to provide an open platform for discussion and aid in identifying potential solutions to improve walkability for ALL. Episode #3, “Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women, LGBTQ-inclusive and Cisgender Individuals” will take place on Wednesday April…read more →

Jersey City’s New Citi Bike Stations: How to Benefit All Neighborhoods Equally

Jersey City’s New Citi Bike Stations: How to Benefit All Neighborhoods Equally

On July 20, 2016 the Jersey Journal reported the rollout of 15 new Citi Bike stations and 150 new bicycles. The Journal states that of these, nine stations will be concentrated in the Eastern, Downtown neighborhood, with the nearby Bergen-Lafayette neighborhood (in the central West) receiving three stations, and the southernmost Greenville and northernmost Heights neighborhoods acquiring a meager two…read more →