GWB improvements a victory and a portent of changes to come

Bicycle riders and pedestrians scored a significant victory last week in the ADA-compliant improvements that were included in the Port Authority’s suspender rope/cable replacement project and approved at the PA’s March 19, 2014 Board of Commissioners meeting. As NJBWC led this advocacy effort on behalf of cyclists on both sides of the river, we were…

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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…

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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…

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