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Heldrich Report: NJ’s Energy-Efficiency Workforce Needs

Heldrich Report: NJ’s Energy-Efficiency Workforce Needs

The Heldrich Center, in partnership with the Built Environment and Green Building Group at the Center for Urban Policy Research, recently conducted a study to better understand and document community needs and areas for growth in training, recruiting, hiring, and retaining students, trainees, and workers from diverse backgrounds for the state’s energy-efficiency workforce.

Rutgers: Bike Lanes Reduce Traffic Speeds

Rutgers: Bike Lanes Reduce Traffic Speeds

“We are giving you more evidence that bike lanes save lives,” said Hannah Younes, a lead author of the study and a postdoctoral research associate at the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center in the Rutgers Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy.

EJB Talks: Political Update with Stuart Shapiro and Amy Cobb

EJB Talks: Political Update with Stuart Shapiro and Amy Cobb

Stuart Shapiro welcomes back Amy Cobb MPAP ’18 for a political update in the final EJB Talks episode of the spring 2024 season. They discuss the potential consequences of Trump’s guilty verdict for falsifying business records in New York, particularly the consequences for the 2024 election.

Racial composition of road users, traffic citations, and police stops

Racial composition of road users, traffic citations, and police stops

The research focuses on the relationship between camera tickets and racial composition of drivers vs. police stops for traffic citations and the racial composition in these locations. Black drivers exhibit a higher likelihood of being ticketed by automated speed cameras and of being stopped for moving violations on roads, irrespective of the proportion of White drivers present.

I’m a Nondriver—and There’s a Good Chance You Are, Too

I’m a Nondriver—and There’s a Good Chance You Are, Too

Research by Rutgers Professor Dr. Kelcie Ralph found that young adults who grew up in a family without a car completed less education, had lower incomes, and faced more unemployment than their peers who were raised in families with consistent car access–even when controlling for family wealth, residential location, family composition and race.

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