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Report Release: The Transportation Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic

2024-02-29T09:15:45-05:00

By Robert Noland, Hannah Younes, Evan Iacobucci, and Wenwen Zhang. The COVID-19 pandemic had major impacts on transportation behavior in New Jersey and throughout the world. Our research sought to examine these changes and whether any changes will be long-lasting [...]

Report Release: The Transportation Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic2024-02-29T09:15:45-05:00

Tuning in to Camden County Transportation Opportunities and Challenges

2024-01-11T09:28:57-05:00

By Carla Villacis, M.A. We’re gearing up for our study on transportation issues in Camden County, and there’s a lot of context to be aware of and incorporate as we finalize our data collection tools and map out logistics for participant outreach. The transportation landscape is an ever-evolving one, and it’s important that our research [...]

Tuning in to Camden County Transportation Opportunities and Challenges2024-01-11T09:28:57-05:00

Rethinking Complete Streets

2023-11-20T08:43:01-05:00

By Hannah Younes, Robert B. Noland, Leigh Ann Von Hagen, Jeffrey Dennis, Colin Roche, and Sam Rosenthal. Governor Phil Murphy signed S-147 into law in January 2023 directing the New Jersey Department of Transportation [...]

Rethinking Complete Streets2023-11-20T08:43:01-05:00

Voices from Camden County – Amplifying Community Transportation Priorities and Recommendations

2023-11-03T10:26:51-04:00

By Carla Villacis, M.A., Devon Ziminski, M.S., Kristin Curtis, M.A., & Mavis Asiedu-Frimpong, J.D., M.P.H. Transportation continues to be an area of focus in the Southern New Jersey region. In recent months, Senator Walter Rand Institute (WRI) researchers [...]

Voices from Camden County – Amplifying Community Transportation Priorities and Recommendations2023-11-03T10:26:51-04:00

What Will It Take to Eliminate Pedestrian and Bicycle Fatalities in NJ?

2023-08-24T10:35:06-04:00

By Hannah Younes, Ph.D., Leigh Ann Von Hagen, AICP/PP, Robert Noland, Ph.D., Sean Meehan In 2022, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced its Vision for Roadway Safety in which the agency aims to eliminate deaths on all highways, roads, and streets. The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has adopted the Zero Deaths National Strategy [...]

What Will It Take to Eliminate Pedestrian and Bicycle Fatalities in NJ?2023-08-24T10:35:06-04:00

Roadside Tree Removal: The Need for Collaborative Decision-Making

2023-06-22T08:57:07-04:00

By Ellen Oettinger White and Robert B. Noland. Many state highway agencies approach transportation safety from the perspective of maintaining fast and free-flowing traffic. As such, highway design guidelines specify a “clear zone” along highways [...]

Roadside Tree Removal: The Need for Collaborative Decision-Making2023-06-22T08:57:07-04:00

Fifteen-Minute Neighborhoods in New Jersey

2023-05-15T10:09:42-04:00

By Jacob Thompson and Jon Carnegie Over the past several months, researchers from the Voorhees Transportation Center at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy have been leading a graduate planning studio exploring how the 15-minute neighborhoods planning model can be applied in New Jersey. Students are working in three teams to develop three [...]

Fifteen-Minute Neighborhoods in New Jersey2023-05-15T10:09:42-04:00

Did the COVID-19 Pandemic Spark a Bicycling Boom?

2023-02-27T09:24:08-05:00

By Robert B. Noland, Hannah Younes, Leigh Ann Von Hagen, and James Sinclair During the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Spring of 2020, there were reports of a surge in bicycling activity.  Sales of bicycles increased throughout the world (Luan et al., 2021; Qu et al., 2022) as well as in New [...]

Did the COVID-19 Pandemic Spark a Bicycling Boom?2023-02-27T09:24:08-05:00
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