Pedestrian crossings on state highways in New Jersey are challenging to engineer for safety. It is important that state policy makers understand the risks associated with school children walking to school. Investigating the condition of school crossings on state highways is a priority for the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT). This report assesses the safety of school crossings on New Jersey state highways and provides guidance about possible areas for improvements. The six most troublesome intersections were examined in depth.
Read the full report: School Crossings on State Highways: Improving Safety Near NJ’s Schools