New Report Quantifies Impact of Increasing Bicycling Mode Share on Climate Change Emissions

Bicycling has the potential to take on a big role in reducing the negative effects of climate change.

The Central Bergen Bicycle & Pedestrian Plans

Bergen County recently completed the Central Bergen Bicycle & Pedestrian Plans with support from the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority.

The City of Elizabeth Releases a Complete Streets Concept Plan for Morris Avenue

Together North Jersey, a regional planning collaboration led by VTC and the New Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, recently completed the Morris Avenue Complete Streets Concept Plan for the City of Elizabeth.

New Brunswick Ciclovia Evaluation report released!

Today marks the release of the NJ Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center final report for the “New Brunswick Ciclovia Evaluation,” a project funded under the Together North Jersey Local Government Capacity Grant Program. The report documents and evaluates the overall success and effectiveness of New Brunswick’s first Ciclovia, held on October 6, 2013. A Ciclovia is … Continue reading New Brunswick Ciclovia Evaluation report released!

The Economic Benefits of Active Transportation

When promoting active transportation and complete streets infrastructure, health and environmental benefits are easily quantified. Calculating economic benefits can be more difficult. Recently, studies have shown that bicycling and pedestrian infrastructure also bring economic benefits. A study conducted by the League of American Bicyclists in 2009 researched the economic benefits of bicycling for business. The … Continue reading The Economic Benefits of Active Transportation