Join us for a Celebration of the Lives and Legacies of John J. Heldrich & Ralph W. Voorhees Monday, April 13, 2015 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The Heldrich Livingston Ballroom 10 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ Sponsored by Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development […]
Charles Brown, Senior Research Specialist at VTC was interviewed by Jill Horner from Comcast Newsmakers about Complete Streets in New Jersey! Great job, Charles!!
The US veterans with disability research recently conducted by VTC senior researchers Stephanie DiPetrillo and Andrea Lubin has been chosen as a US DOT’s University Transportation Centers Program spotlight initiative. This research was conducted as part of the Mineta National Transit Research Consortium. Click here to learn more.
The New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center is pleased to announce the release of the first ever Bicycling Benchmarking Report for New Jersey. The report provides a comprehensive summary of the bicycle environment at the municipal level throughout the state, using extensive data from 60 municipalities as a baseline. This benchmarking report highlights many […]
The New Jersey Safe Routes to School Program: A Review of Three Years of Services, Training, Research, Outreach and Technical Assistance June 2014 marked the conclusion of the third full year of the enhanced non-infrastructure program housed at the New Jersey Safe Routes to School Resource Center (NJSRTS RC) at the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation […]
The Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center collected data to document the current levels of travel by bicyclists to rail transit stations during commuting hours, to learn about the conditions they encounter along their trips and at stations, to understand their motivations in choosing this means of access to stations, and to learn in more detail […]
VTC’s Mike Smart was featured in an Atlantic Cities writeup of an article with recent PhD graduate Nick Klein on travel patterns in LGBT neighborhoods. Gay men living in gay neighborhoods travel much shorter distances on average than their straight next-door neighbors do. Read the full article here.
Costs and Benefits of a Road Diet for Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick, New Jersey Robert B. Noland, Dong Gao, Eric J. Gonzales, Charles Brown, and Glenn Patterson. 29 pages. March 2014. Final Report
Crossing guards play a vital role in the lives of children who walk or bike to school each day. At the same time, the position of crossing guard is one of the most dangerous of municipal jobs due to slips, trips, and falls, and crashes involving motor vehicles. In an effort to address safety concerns […]
Review of the New Jersey Safe Routes to School Program: Services, Training, Coordination, Research and Technical Assistance Update Report NJ SRTS Resource Center is a partnership between the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center and the NJ Department of Transportation has continued and was expanded to include all eight of NJ’s Transportation Management Associations (TMAs). Through […]