Bike-Share Still Has a Race Problem

Charles Brown, a transportation expert at Rutgers University, says that one reason the programs have struggled to reach minorities is that minority groups have different traditions, languages and cultures but seem to be treated as one large entity by bike-share programs. “Part of the problem is bike-share companies don’t see individuals,” Brown says. “They haven’t […]

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Annual Bike/Walk Summit to be held at Bloustein School, Feb.8

The Fifth Annual NJ Bike & Walk Summit, presented by the New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition (NJBWC), will be held at the Bloustein School’s Special Events Forum, Civic Square Building, 33 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick, N.J. on Saturday, Feb. 8 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The NJ Bike & Walk Summit is the state’s annual gathering […]

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Penalosa and Pucher to discuss cycling, walking for sustainable cities, October 4

The Bloustein School’s Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center will present a discussion, Cycling and Walking for Healthy, Sustainable and Socially Just Cities, with internationally-recognized bicycling experts Guillermo ‘Gil’ Penalosa, Executive Director of the Canadian non-profit organization 8-80 Cities, and John Pucher, professor of urban planning at the Bloustein School on Friday, October 4 at 3:00 p.m. It will be held […]

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John Pucher on “Building a bicycling renaissance in Seattle”

In this weekend’s Seattle Times, EJB’s John Pucher discusses Seattle’s decline in bicycling. Once the vanguard of bicycling in North America with one of the highest commuting rates of any major city, Seattle has fallen greatly behind in the last two decades due to a lack  of neighborhood greenways and poorly designed bike lanes. http://seattletimes.com/html/opinion/2021383676_johnpucheroped14xml.html  

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Pucher sees Vancouver as a continental leader in cycling

Rutgers University professor John Pucher’s eyes light up when talking about the increasing popularity of cycling among North American commuters. The 62-year-old author and civic transportation expert has studied commuting infrastructure in cities around the world and was in Vancouver this past weekend giving a lecture at SFU’s Vancouver campus. Pucher travels the globe, constantly […]

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Rutgers/CUNY team awarded honorable mention in ULI Hines Student Design Competition

A team comprised of four Rutgers University and one City University of New York/Baruch College graduate students received an Honorable Mention for Context Analysis award as part of the 2013 Urban Land Institute/Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competi­tion. The five team members included: Chris Kok, Bloustein School (Master of City and Regional Planning 2013); […]

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