Safe Routes Scoop2020-08-17T19:48:34+00:00

Safe Routes Scoop

Congratulations to the 2020 NJ Safe Routes Recognition Program Winners!

In July 2020, new winners received recognition from the New Jersey Department of Transportation, the NJ Safe Routes to School Resource Center and the eight Transportation Management Associations (TMAs) throughout NJ for their commitment and support of the Safe Routes to School Program. These winners are recognized for their [...]

July 15th, 2020|

Ready to Walk and Roll: Moving Forward

Thank you to everyone who celebrated Walk and Bike to School Month this May by exploring ideas and resources to learn about bicycle and pedestrian safety, stay physically active, and plan a walking or bicycling route to school.  May is over, but there is still plenty to be done [...]

June 3rd, 2020|

Ready to Walk and Roll Week 4: Planning Your Route

Even though school is not in session, this is a great time to plan and review your walking or bicycling route to school virtually.  If you live too far away to walk and bike to school, plan a route to a Park or other destination in your neighborhood.  Get [...]

May 27th, 2020|

Distracted Driving in School Zones

School zones can be challenging for walkers and bicyclists who are children. Although distracted driving poses a particular risk, there have been only a few studies on the impacts of distracted driving in school zones where children are walking and bicycling. Catherine Bull, Research Project Coordinator for the NJ Safe Routes Resource Center [...]

May 26th, 2020|

Ready to Walk and Roll Week 3: Ready to Roll

Are you ready to roll? Bicycling is great exercise, an efficient way to get around, and a lot of fun! Before you start riding, you need to make sure that you understand how to ride safely and that your bike helmet fits properly. Check out some of the resource below [...]

May 20th, 2020|