Health & Safety

Rethinking Complete Streets

Rethinking Complete Streets

By Hannah Younes, Robert B. Noland, Leigh Ann Von Hagen, Jeffrey Dennis, Colin Roche, and Sam Rosenthal Governor Phil Murphy signed S-147 into law...

Did the COVID-19 Pandemic Spark a Bicycling Boom?

Did the COVID-19 Pandemic Spark a Bicycling Boom?

This New Jersey State Policy Lab blog, authored by Robert B. Noland, Hannah Younes, Leigh Ann Von Hagen, and James Sinclair, examined a recent analysis of the various travel behavior changes due to the pandemic, specifically the surge in bicycling activity. 

Exploring Stress Levels of E-Scooter Riders

Exploring Stress Levels of E-Scooter Riders

This New Jersey State Policy Lab blog, authored by several VTC staff, examined a recent real-world e-scooter user experiment with the purpose of better understanding the factors that lead to unsafe and unpleasant travel experiences for e-scooter users.

The Benefits of Not Commuting to Work

The Benefits of Not Commuting to Work

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in major changes in how people work and travel. Research by Robert Noland and Wenwen Zhang suggests that some of these changes are likely to endure.

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Travel Trends Vol. 7 No. 1, Fall 2007

This report by the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center is intended to better inform public consideration of transportation funding in New Jersey by illuminating various costs and benefits that typically have not been taken into account outside of the transportation...

Working from Home and Walking during and after COVID

We investigate the relationship between people who worked from home during the pandemic and how often they walked before, during, and after COVID. We find that people who worked from home during the pandemic had the largest increases in walking frequency compared to...