Rainy summer leads to a reduction in beach badge revenue for towns

January 23, 2018

“If you look at the places that have beach badges, most of them don’t have a boardwalk,” said Marc Pfeiffer, professor at Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. “In places like Wildwood and Atlantic City, the boardwalk can support the cost of the maintenance and guarding of the beaches. In the other towns that is not possible.”

Press of Atlantic City, January 23, 2018

Recent Posts

NJSPL – New Jersey Employment Concerns Revisited

As 2024 began with yet another surprisingly strong jobs report for the U.S. (353,000 jobs added in January and the unemployment rate steady at 3.7%), and with a full year’s worth of 2023 state-level employment data now available, it’s worth briefly revisiting some of...

New Research: The Traffic Calming Effect of Delineated Bicycle Lanes

Abstract We analyze the effect of a bicycle lane on traffic speeds. Computer vision techniques are used to detect and classify the speed and trajectory of over 9,000 motor-vehicles at an intersection that was part of a pilot demonstration in which a bicycle lane was...

Upcoming Events

Event Series CAREERS

Career Virtual Drop-ins


Bloustein Career Development Specialists Cheryl Egan and Andrea Garrido will be in a Zoom Room on Monday's beginning January 22, 2024 (excluding holidays and spring break) to answer questions, provide […]