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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 [...]

December 12th, 2022|

How to Make Your Own Green Street

What are Complete and Green Streets? Complete & Green Streets are part of a movement where municipalities, counties and states adopt policies that require road engineering and design projects to consider the everyone who uses the roadway, while addressing stormwater and other environmental issues at the same time.    [...]

December 12th, 2022|

ZERO Roadway Fatalities in Hoboken for the Last Four Years!

Imagine a place with no roadway fatalities, where children and seniors can safely walk on the streets. There is a place in New Jersey that has achieved the Vision Zero goal of no traffic fatalities for four consecutive years: Hoboken. Located directly across the Hudson River from New York City, [...]

August 10th, 2022|

More Funds for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL)

On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed into law the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). BIL/IIJA includes significant funding for new transportation programs that could dramatically increase access, mobility and safety for all vulnerable road users, especially bicyclists and pedestrians. With [...]

July 22nd, 2022|

The Impending Shift in Transportation

Transportation trends are changing as gas prices in New Jersey and across the US soar, inflation worsens, and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic continue. The cost of living has risen significantly, disproportionately affecting poor, working class, and middle-class families. [1] People are reevaluating their daily activities and changing the way they move from point A to B. We must [...]

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