Investments in active transportation spur economic activity, especially in regards to commercial growth, tourism, increased property values, and improved tax revenues.
The Big Jump Project is a three-year effort to help 10 places achieve a big jump in biking.
In April 2016, the City of Cape May received approval of grant funding from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT).
On May 17, 2016 in honor of Bike to Work Week, Redfin posted an article titled “The Top 10 Most Bikeable Downtowns.”
Millburn is officially ready to break ground on its Complete Streets initiative. On March 15, the Essex County township unanimously approved a bond ordinance for $8.2 million, and will make a down payment of $391,000 to get the project rolling. Millburn mayor Ted Bourke, who has been involved with the project since its conception in … Continue reading Millburn Ready to Break Ground on Complete Streets
Camden City recently completed the Camden Circuit Trails Plan, thanks to the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Office of Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs Local Technical Assistance Program (LTA). This plan, managed by Coopers Ferry Partnership, was used to update the Camden portion of the 2010 GreenWay Trail Location Study showing all new construction and … Continue reading Camden Circuit Trails Plan Completed!
This Week's News Spotlight | The Sharrow: What is it Good For? [hr style=double-line margin_top=5 margin_bottom=10] +"The Relative (In)Effectiveness of Bicycle Sharrows on Ridership and Safety Outcomes", Transportation Research Board, Jan. 2016 The ubiquitous sharrow (or “shared lane marking”) has become the center of a debate in bicycle planning in the last few months. A … Continue reading News Spotlight: March 5th – March 18th, 2016
Last year, a group of Jersey City residents, under the banner of the Liberty Bridge Organization, proposed a 5,000 foot long pedestrian and bicycle bridge across the Hudson River.
Bicycling has the potential to take on a big role in reducing the negative effects of climate change.
Every foot counts in constrained urban locations, and policies that promote wider travel lanes are less safe.