BPRC Welcomes New Staff Member Lisa Cintron

Lisa Cintron joins the BPRC team as a Research Project Coordinator!

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March Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meeting Update

Thursday March 17th, 2016 marked the first New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) of the year. BPAC is hosted and chaired by the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center (VTC) at Rutgers University every four months (March, June, September, and December), with phone and in-person subcommittee meetings happening at the quarterly meetings and at … Continue reading March Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meeting Update

Our Top Bicycle and Pedestrian Moments of 2014

NJBPRC is pleased to share 2014’s highlights of Complete Streets projects and active transportation in New Jersey.

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

Coverage of the 2013 Complete Streets Summit

Hosted by the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center with support from the New Jersey Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, and the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association, the 2013 Complete Streets Summit was held on the New Brunswick campus of Rutgers University on October 21, 2013.  A variety of Complete Streets related … Continue reading Coverage of the 2013 Complete Streets Summit

Scenes from Ciclovia

On Sunday, October 6, thousands of New Brunswick residents and visitors took to the streets in the city’s first-ever Ciclovia. A 3.4 mile route through the heart of the city was closed to car traffic in order to give the community the opportunity to walk, bike, skate, run, and take fitness classes in the streets. … Continue reading Scenes from Ciclovia

2013 NJ Complete Streets Summit

On Monday October 21st, 300 elected officials, planners, and engineers from throughout New Jersey assembled in New Brunswick for the 2013 Complete Streets Summit. The Summit – hosted by the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center with support from the New Jersey Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, and the New Jersey Chapter of the American … Continue reading 2013 NJ Complete Streets Summit