On Monday October 30, 2017, VTC’s Leigh Ann Von Hagen and Sean Meehan, together with partners from the Plainfield Public School District and the City of Plainfield, received a 2017 NJ APA Planning Excellence Award for the state’s first district-wide school travel plan. The plan resulted from the fall 2016 graduate studio where students, working […]
DiPetrillo, S., Von Hagen, L.A., Malone, S., Meehan, S. and Shivaraman, G. 2017. “Delays, detours, and diversions: paths to fully executed Safe Routes to School projects.” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2653: 17-25. Abstract State governments periodically solicit, review, and award Safe Routes to Schools grants to local governments and school […]
On Wednesday June 7, VTC’s Leigh Ann Von Hagen and Sean Meehan, together with partners from the Plainfield Public School District and the City of Plainfield, received a 2017 NJ Future Smart Growth Award for the state’s first district-wide school travel plan. The plan resulted from the fall 2016 graduate studio where students, working with […]
Deka, D., and Von Hagen, L.A. 2015. “The Evolution of School Siting and its Implications for Active Transportation in New Jersey” International Journal of Sustainable Transportation. 9: 602–611. Abstract: The study examines historical changes in the size and location of schools in New Jersey and their relevance to children walking and bicycling to school. […]
Park, H., Noland, R., Von Hagen, L.A. & Chatman, D. “A Mode Choice Analysis of School Trips in New Jersey.” Journal of Transport and Land Use, Vol.7 No. 2, 2014. Abstract This paper examines the mode choice behavior of children’s travel to school based on surveys conducted at a sample of schools in New Jersey. […]
Lachapelle, U, Noland, R.B. and L.A. Von Hagen. 2013. “Teaching Children about Bicycle Safety: An Evaluation of the New Jersey Bike School Program.” Accident Analysis & Prevention 52(2013): 237-249. Abstract There are multiple health and environmental benefits associated with increasing bicycling among children. However, the use of bicycles is also associated with severe injuries and […]
Von Hagen, L.A. 2011, “In-School Bicycle Education: Wayside Elementary Case Study,” The Reporter, Journal of the New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, pp. 27-31.