Changes in DC Raise Red Flag for Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety in New Jersey

President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Elaine Chao to lead the U.S. Department of Transportation, along with a Republican-controlled Congress, may stifle the advancement of bicycle and pedestrian safety efforts for New Jersey. Unlike some of Trump’s other cabinet nominees, Chao actually has some experience in the department in which she would be expected to oversee. She previously worked as labor…