Researchers from The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy recently published a study analyzing the behaviors of individuals riding bicycles and e-scooters in Asbury Park. The study was authored by Hannah Younes, a post-doctoral research...
In this study, researchers Hannah Younes, Robert B. Noland, and Clinton J. Andrews used traffic camera footage to observe the behavior of over 700 shared e-scooters and privately owned bicycles in Asbury Park, New Jersey. The authors discuss policy implications with regard to safety and gender differences between the two modes of transit.
Written by Ellen Oettinger White (PhD ’23) and Bob Noland, this blog post focuses on highway design guidelines for tree zoning. However, the guidelines that specify this clear zone are more than 50 years old, and written at a time when occupant protections such as airbags were almost nonexistent.
The researchers 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 activities they wished to see continue after the pandemic subsided.
During the early stages of the pandemic, there were reports of a surge in bicycling activity across the country, as well as in New Jersey, leading to a marked increase in bicycle purchases. But was this surge temporary or an indication of a longer term shift in travel behavior?
The project explored micromobility and active transportation options and infrastructure in Asbury Park, NJ and contributed to the broader impacts of a $1.5 million National Science Foundation (NSF) research grant awarded to the Bloustein School.
Robert Menendez Jr., who may soon represent the 8th Congressional District, which includes the Holland Tunnel area, has floated a plan to include buses because the $4.7 billion highway-widening project has become "polarizing." Menendez proposed that the expanded...
New modes of transportation have the potential to provide better access for all, including people with limitations due to age, physical fitness levels, or disabilities. The secret ingredient is to provide a safe street space that is welcoming to all users.
When deciding whether to use a shared dockless e-bike, docked bikeshare, or shared e-scooter, weather is often a factor in user decision making.
Seula Lee MCRP ’20 and Distinguished Professor Robert B. Noland recently explored bikeshare trips in Seoul, South Korea.