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2021 New Jersey Trails & Greenways Summit in Review

On September 22 and 23, 2021, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) co-sponsored the first-ever New Jersey Trails & Greenways Summit. Featuring two keynotes and six panel sessions over two days, the free, virtual Summit celebrated New Jersey's exemplary [...]

November 12th, 2021|

Safety Tips for a Happy Halloween!

Trick-or-treating on Halloween is a lot of fun and a great opportunity for parents and children to explore their community and interact with their neighbors. Night-time conditions, distractions, and dark costumes can lead to lower visibility and safety concerns. To help keep you and your trick-or-treaters safe, here are [...]

October 29th, 2021|

Back to School Safety 2021

Following a difficult school year impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic which led to remote and hybrid learning, this fall, schools throughout New Jersey are getting back in session with full-time, in-person instruction, and many students will be returning to their classrooms.  In preparation for back  to school this fall, [...]

September 2nd, 2021|

Walking and Bicycling Summer Safety Tips

Walking and bicycling are among the most important activities for both living a healthy lifestyle and engaging in environmentally friendly practices. During the summer, when the weather gets warm, there is often a sharp increase in the amount of people walking and bicycling throughout New Jersey. With this in [...]

July 29th, 2021|

Safe Routes to School Applications Accepted for Infrastructure Grants!

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced the grant solicitation period for the 2022 Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program is open, with applications being accepted now through October 14, 2021. The SRTS program is funded through the Federal Highway Administration’s Federal Aid Program and is administered by the [...]

June 18th, 2021|

Congratulations to the 2021 Winners of the NJ Safe Routes Recognition Program!

The New Jersey Department of Transportation, the NJ Safe Routes Resource Center, and the eight Transportation Management Associations (TMAs) in NJ are pleased to announce the 2021 School recipients and 2021 Municipal recipients of the NJ Safe Routes Recognition Program! These winners are recognized for their commitment and support of the Safe Routes program by enabling and encouraging walking and bicycling [...]

June 11th, 2021|