Posted 08/02/19 by
Liz Sewell, Sonia Szczesna
America's Trails, Building Trails
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Design Strategies, Funding, Local Organizing, New Jersey, Safety and Law Enforcement, State and Federal Programs, Transportation Alternatives, Urban Pathways
Like many states with older transportation infrastructure built on the highway system, New Jersey faces a number of serious challenges related to pedestrian and bicycle safety. Even as the state explores ways to make active transportation safer for citizens, related fatalities are on the rise. This trend illustrates a very real need for the state to rethink its infrastructure and invest in safe routes for people traveling on foot or by bike.