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Bicycle Lanes: Motivating Active Transportation

2022-10-21T16:16:14-04:00

Tia Azzi, R/ECON Not all bike lanes are created equal. New Jersey is trying to encourage bicycling as a main form of transportation by enhancing existing ways and expanding bike lanes. But only about 0.3% of New Jersey residents bike to work.[1] This contrasts with nationwide commuting behavior in countries like the Netherlands in which [...]

Bicycle Lanes: Motivating Active Transportation2022-10-21T16:16:14-04:00

Interstate Migration: A Lost Cause for New Jersey?

2022-10-21T16:15:33-04:00

Tia Azzi For many years, New Jersey has lost population via net in- and out-migration. From 2011 through 2019, this has resulted in the state hemorrhaging a total of more than $23.6 billion in net adjusted gross income (AGI) according to U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) 2021 data. While education plays a role, the migration [...]

Interstate Migration: A Lost Cause for New Jersey?2022-10-21T16:15:33-04:00

Will online shopping for groceries persist after the pandemic?

2022-10-21T16:15:15-04:00

Hannah Younes, Robert B. Noland, and Wenwen Zhang The pandemic altered the way we shop for food. People in the U.S. started to shop for more groceries while decreasing their consumption of take-out food. For the first time since the great recession, grocery food expenditure accounted for more than half of total food expenditures. Compared [...]

Will online shopping for groceries persist after the pandemic?2022-10-21T16:15:15-04:00

The Benefits of Not Commuting to Work

2022-10-21T16:10:27-04:00

Robert B. Noland and Wenwen Zhang The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in major changes in how people work and travel. Our research suggests that some of these changes are likely to endure. While not every job is suitable for working from home, the shift to remote work provides an opportunity to understand benefits associated with [...]

The Benefits of Not Commuting to Work2022-10-21T16:10:27-04:00

How has transportation been affected by COVID-19?

2022-10-21T16:05:50-04:00

Robert B. Noland and Wenwen Zhang Over the last year and a half, the transportation system in New Jersey and throughout the country has seen dramatic impacts due to the pandemic. The lockdowns in effect from March 2020 to early June 2020 led to large reductions in vehicle traffic and public transit use.  More people [...]

How has transportation been affected by COVID-19?2022-10-21T16:05:50-04:00
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