North Jersey Partners (NJP), in partnership with the Employers Association of New Jersey (EANJ), commissioned research from Rutgers-VTC to better understand the workforce development and technical assistance needs of small and mid-sized employers in New Jersey. These organizations have been identified as the largest employers of New Jersey workers. However, employers have reported facing skills […]
In an effort to understand how changes in mobility are associated with the spread of the coronavirus, distinguished professor Robert Noland used mobility data from Google correlated with estimates of the effective reproduction rate, a measure of viral infectiousness, in “Mobility and the Effective Reproduction Rate of COVID-19,” published in the Journal of Transport and […]
Join us on Tuesday, January 26 at 4-5:30 p.m. for this virtual presentation at the upcoming 100th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board.
Indoor and outdoor physical activity will keep us healthy during this stressful time. VTC's New Jersey Safe Routes program shares ideas for staying active, healthy, and safe in New Jersey even as we maintain our responsibility to our communities to socially distance ourselves from those around us.
Access to quality, reliable transportation has a major impact on one’s life. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this disparity has been even more apparent as those living in high-risk areas have suffered more health impacts from the virus. Solutions related to more reliable transportation options and increased density may lead to greater health equity outcomes.
This year has looked and felt different for all of us. At NJTIP, we have really missed riding buses and trains and showing our clients how to use public transportation. But rather than focus on what we couldn’t do this year, we focused on how we could still help people with disabilities and older adults expand […]
On September 29, the Bloustein School’s Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University convened a full-day virtual symposium to share information and gather input from sector leaders regarding COVID-19 responses and thoughts on what to expect from the post pandemic world.
With funding from the Bloustein Healthy Communities initiative, VTC is studying the effects of COVID-19 on transportation. Our survey will collect data in New Jersey on changes in travel activity, working from home, and attitudes towards walking and street closures.