Ice & Iron Greenway Update

By David Wright The Ice & Iron Greenway is a grassroots project now under the leadership of NJBWC.  This project’s mission is to transform an unused rail corridor (the old Boonton Line, from Hoboken to Montclair’s Pine Street), currently owned by Norfolk Southern Railroad, into an eleven-mile greenway connecting the municipalities of Montclair, Glen Ridge,…

Montclair Awarded $20K Sustainable Jersey Grant

NJBWC has been working with The Pinnacle Companies, a forward-thinking, transportation-oriented developer, to create an alternative transportation program for Montclair, as an exemplar for other New Jersey towns. The press release below, issued by the Montclair Township, announces the first component of the program, a Bike Depot for the Bay Street station. NJBWC and The Pinnacle…

Update on Rutherford

At the Rutherford Borough Council meeting on November 26, 2013, ten bicycling advocates appeared (again) to speak in favor of the bike lanes on Orient Way, while the opposition had only two residents attend and speak. Comments made this time also included opposition to the planned (and unheard of) 13 foot wide travel lanes for…