NJ Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center will be well represented at the Transportation Research Board 2017 Annual Meeting.
Bicycling has the potential to take on a big role in reducing the negative effects of climate change.
Earlier this month, VTC published "Costs and Benefits of a Road Diet Conversion" in the Journal of Case Studies on Transport Policy.
Bergen County recently completed the Central Bergen Bicycle & Pedestrian Plans with support from the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority.
Systematically collecting bicycle and pedestrian traffic volume could improve infrastructure investments.
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.
Between 2000 and 2009, bicycle commuting increased 70%.
There is still a great deal of work to be done on bicycle and pedestrian safety.
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!
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