The Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey seeks qualified candidates for the Senior Research Specialist position.
VTC 25th Anniversary: Celebrating a Visionary with an Update on a New Hudson River Rail Tunnel
by Philip Plotch for Eno Center for Transportation, May 12, 2023 The Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center celebrated its 25th anniversary this...
Beyond Bombers and NJTIP @ Rutgers
NJTIP @ Rutgers is happy to see the Beyond Bombers Café featured on the front page of the Home New Tribune. NJTIP has had the pleasure of offering...
Avenues in Motion’ gathers community leaders, experts to improve road safety in Morris County
RANDOLPH TWP. – “Avenues in Motion” brought together local government officials and industry experts to discuss ways to improve roadway safety and...
Eva Lerner-Lam Elected to the National Academy of Engineering
We applaud long-time VTC board member Eva Lerner-Lam on her recent election to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)!
Jacob Thompson featured in hometown newspaper
In August 2022, Midland College received an online donation to the Chaparral Circle Endowment Fund Court of Honor from Jacob Thompson with the...
VTC 25th Anniversary Symposium
The Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center celebrated its 25th anniversary with a symposium on May 5, 2023 that included a keynote address by Kris Kolluri, CEO of the Gateway Development Commission, and an exhibit dedication in tribute to Alan M. Voorhees and his legacy.
When it’s time to stop driving, how can seniors get around car-centric New Jersey?
Karen Alexander and her colleagues at NJTIP@Rutgers teach seniors how to use NJ Transit. They have plotted destinations along the 73 bus line in Morris and Essex counties.
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.
TRB AMS50 Webinar: Telecommuting in the Pandemic Era
“Telecommuting in the Pandemic Era (Part 2)” will be hosted by the Standing Committee on Economic Development and Land Use (AMS50) from 10-11 AM New York Time, Friday February 10, 2023.
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...