From maintenance to protective gear, there are many things to consider when traveling by bicycle during the coldest months.
The Transit Village Initiative promotes the redevelopment of the areas surrounding train stations as pedestrian-friendly, mixed-use communities.
There are at least six different types of bicycle infrastructure.
A new device measures the distance of passing vehicles using ultrasonic waves.
Pedestrians and vehicles, either animal-drawn, human-powered, or motorized, have shared the crowded streets of cities, towns, and villages over the centuries.
Between 2000 and 2009, bicycle commuting increased 70%.
As cities begin to add improved bicycling and pedestrian infrastructure, they should also create events and programs that incentivize using these facilities. Bicycling and walking to work requires not just infrastructure changes, but also a change of cultural norms. Community bicycling events allow individuals to become comfortable riding on the streets while seeing the city … Continue reading Incentivizing Bicycling
Despite New Jersey’s large commuter and light rail network, a very small proportion of commuters travel to or from rail stations by bicycle, and little is understood about their travel behavior. To fill this knowledge gap, the Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center undertook a series of primary data collection tasks to document the current levels … Continue reading Bicycling to Rail Stations in New Jersey: 2013 Benchmarking Report
As spring winds down and summer arrives, more and more bicyclists can be found commuting to work or riding for leisure. Warmer weather brings people outside, however, it may also bring rain. Traveling in the rain increases safety risks for all users. It is important for bicyclists to dress appropriately and take additional precautions in … Continue reading Biking in the Rain
The U.S. Census Bureau press released the 2008-2012 “Modes Less Traveled – Bicycling and Walking to Work in the United States” report. The findings are based on responses to The American Community Survey for 2008-2012. The report found that the number of workers who commute by bicycle increased from 488,000 in 2000 to 786,000, an … Continue reading American Community Survey: Bicycling and Walking to Work 2008-2012