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Save the Date! 2023 Complete Streets Summit Announced
The 2023 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit, sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Transportation, will be held on Wednesday, November 1, 2023. The full-day event will be held in-person at the College Avenue Campus Student Center at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, and is free to attend. Registration [...]
Safe Streets and Roads for All is Back for Round Two: How New Jersey Can Get the Most Out of This Year’s Round
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced in the first week of April that the next round of grant applications has opened for the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) competitive grant program. The SS4A program funds local initiatives that support the National Roadway Safety Strategy (NRSS), which is [...]
Where Can I Ride My E-bike in New Jersey?
You might wonder where you can ride your electric bicycle or e-bike in New Jersey. Is it legal to ride your e-bike in traditional bike lanes? Is it okay to take your e-bike on a trail dedicated to non-motorized vehicles? Are you confused about the laws? Many people are. [...]
New resources for your journey to ZERO!
With the release of the National Roadway Safety Strategy in 2022, the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) took the first step toward the goal of zero roadway fatalities. USDOT believes that even one fatality or serious injury on the nation’s roadways is unacceptable. This goal of zero roadway deaths [...]
One year of safer streets, thanks to NJ’s Safe Passing Law!
March 1, 2023 marks the one-year anniversary of New Jersey’s Safe Passing Law. The law, which went into effect on March 1, 2022 (NJSA 39:4-92.4), provides clear rules of the road for all motorists when interacting with vulnerable road users, including people on foot, bicycle, scooter, in a wheelchair, [...]
NJ Bicycle & Pedestrian Resource Center: 2022 Year in Review
2022 was an exciting year for the NJ Bicycle & Pedestrian Resource Center (BPRC). NJBPRC, supported by the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) through funds provided by the Federal Highway Administration, was involved in numerous activities and engagement in the past year. From providing technical assistance, such as [...]