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Safety Management

Best practices in creating and maintaining a statewide bike and pedestrian data collection system In Reserve

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has identified New Jersey as a pedestrian and bicycle focus state. New Jersey ranks 3rd among all states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, in pedestrian fatalities as a percentage of total fatalities. In 2015, New Jersey had 173 pedestrian fatalities representing 31% of all motor vehicle fatalities. The national average is 15%. In New Jersey, between 2006 and 2011, child... more »

Idea Submitted by Sean Meehan and Leigh Ann Von Hagen

List your Agency /Division / Bureau, County, City Univ. or Other Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center, Rutgers University

Idea Champion - Who at NJDOT, NJ Transit or NJ Motor Vehicle? (if known) Elise Bremer-Nei, NJDOT

Why is this a priority and what are the benefits for the State/County/City?

Establishing a bicycle and pedestrian data collection system will assist NJDOT and other agencies in maximizing the mobility, safety, access and quality of the walking and bicycling environment. The characteristics of the entire roadway must be known in order to better serve the needs of pedestrians and bicyclists, fund pedestrian and bicycle projects, evaluate facility usage over time, and provide quantifiable evidence to support bicycle and pedestrian facility inclusion as part of the Complete Streets movement.

Archive: 2017 Ideas
Archive: 2017 Ideas