Winter Bicycling Tips

From maintenance to protective gear, there are many things to consider when traveling by bicycle during the coldest months.

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Bicycling in New Jersey’s Transit Villages

The Transit Village Initiative promotes the redevelopment of the areas surrounding train stations as pedestrian-friendly, mixed-use communities.

Incentivizing Bicycling

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

Bicycling to Rail Stations in New Jersey: 2013 Benchmarking Report

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

Biking in the Rain

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

American Community Survey: Bicycling and Walking to Work 2008-2012

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