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More lanes on the Turnpike won’t solve congestion | Opinion

Gov. Murphy supports a $4.75 billion plan to add more lanes to an 8-mile section of the New Jersey Turnpike. However, Dr. Kelcie Ralph argues that congestion relief does not last because people quickly change their behavior to take advantage of the newly free-flowing...

Victims of traffic fatalities are disproportionately Black and Native

Charles T. Brown, Senior Researcher and Adjunct Professor with the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center (VTC) and President and CEO of Equitable Cities, assesses the rise in traffic fatalities in an MSNBC interview. A 2021 report from Smart Growth America showed...

Bloustein alumnus explains use, choice of pedestrian calming techniques

Non-motorized transportation has been expanding in New Brunswick. Recently, the Bloustein School hosted a workshop on pedestrian calming techniques. Almost twenty graduate and undergraduate students attended a session on pedestrian calming techniques led by Bloustein...

OC road deaths are down, but not as much as elsewhere

In 2002, Robert B. Noland, a professor and director of many programs at Rutgers’ E.J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, crunched 14 years of traffic fatality data from all 50 states. He concluded that “results strongly refute the hypothesis that...

Bloustein students, alumni examine NYC's Vision Zero initiative

Vision Zero, a multi-national road traffic safety project which aims to achieve a roadway system with no fatalities or serious injuries in road traffic, is prominent in the minds of many planners around the world. It started in Sweden in October 1997, and New York...

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The Rutgers Housing & Health Equity Cluster would like to invite you to join us for an in-person lunch and learn. All are welcome to bring lunch and eat during […]