The NJ ZIP pilot program is a first-come, first-serve voucher program designed to incentivize the adoption of zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles (ZE MHDVs) by New Jersey businesses and institutions, especially those operating within overburdened communities.
Exploring opportunities to expand service to rural areas of Cumberland County through program changes, implementation of micro-transit, or other means while staying with existing funding resources.
RU-VTC has continued to partner with NJTPA to promote implementation of the Together North Jersey plan with technical activities focused on topics related to economic competitiveness, livability, resiliency, and efficiency
The objectives of this project are to estimate local government revenue and expenditures, develop and pilot test a municipal survey, and complete Form FHWA 536.
Examining stressors for transit workers, identifying the psychological effects of COVID-19, demonstrating the effects to transit management, and engaging workers and management to develop measures that will have a long-lasting effect.
This project is studying how a comprehensive, multi-goal transportation planning and policy framework can be used to achieve carbon-neutral transportation that provides healthy, just, efficient, and resilient mobility for all NJ residents.
The objectives of this research are to map current and future flood risk, create a web-based flood risk visualization tool and make recommendations for how NJDOT personnel can apply the flood risk visualization tool in their work.
This research project seeks to update survey data for 38 NJ TRANSIT bus routes in the Newark market.
The Destination 2040 planning process is designed to create a future-oriented master plan that is adaptive to changing circumstances and new opportunities.
A GIS-based land use and transit planning web-application that allows users to map, report, and export data for their needs.
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...
Abstract Micromobility usage has increased significantly in the last several years as exemplified by shared e-scooters and privately owned bicycles. In this study, we use traffic camera footage to observe the behavior of over 700 shared e-scooters and privately owned...
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...