Although a number of recent studies have addressed walking by older adults, many have aggregated recreational and transportation walking into overall physical activity, whereas many others have exclusively focused on recreational walking.
Exploration of the effect of violent crime on recreational and transportation walking by path and structural equation models
To examine how violent crime affects people’s recreational and transportation walking duration in daytime and after dark on a typical day.
What do Planning Professionals, Police and Pedestrians in General Think about Distracted Driving and Walking?
Issues that relate to distracted driving and walking are discussed by presenting results from a survey of planning professionals, police officers, and pedestrians in New Jersey.
Bicycling to Rail Stations in NJ: 2013 Benchmarking Report
An effort to benchmark the current state of travel by a unique set of travelers, transit riders who travel to stations by bicycle.
Costs and Benefits of a Road Diet for Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick, NJ
The analysis presented here is of a candidate road diet conversion site, Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick, New Jersey, an oversized arterial corridor accessing the center of the city.
The Severity of Pedestrian Crashes: An Analysis Using Google Street View Imagery
Data derived from visual inspection of Google Street View imagery associated with a variety of pedestrian and road infrastructure features are analyzed with a database of pedestrian casualties.
The Economic Impacts of Active Transportation in NJ (2013)
The primary objective of this study was to estimate the statewide economic impacts of active transportation in New Jersey in one year.
How Do People Value Different Types of Pedestrians and Bicycle Infrastructure? (2013)
A survey of New Jersey residents specifically focused on people’s valuation of different types of bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure and the reasons for their valuation in two large regions of the state.
What do People Want to do Instead of Commuting to Work?
The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a sudden shift to working at home. People stopped commuting to their jobs. We fielded two surveys in New Jersey during the pandemic and included questions on what respondents did with time saved from not commuting as well as which...
The End of Speed Traps and Ticket Quotas: Re-framing and Reforming Traffic Cameras to Increase Support
Abstract The U.S. public is skeptical of speed cameras because they are seen as revenue generators. Many cities do indeed raise funds via traffic tickets, although they are primarily issued by police officers, not cameras. Ironically, cameras are poor long-term...
Understanding preferences for bicycling and bicycle infrastructure
Abstract Using survey data collected in New Jersey, we analyze the frequency of bicycling and respondent perceptions of the safety of various bicycling facilities. Data was collected via a mixed-mode survey design, including intercepts, bicycle hangers, flyers in...
Exploring Stress Levels of E-Scooter Riders
Abstract E-scooters are a low-emission and affordable mode of transportation that contributes to environmental and mobility equity goals. The use of e-scooters, however, has resulted in an estimated 70,000 emergency department visits and at least 41 fatalities between...