Friday, February 26, 2016

Fwd: Valley Road Preconstruction Meeting Notice

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From: Jill Redeyoff <>
Date: Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 4:48 PM
Subject: Valley Road Preconstruction Meeting Notice
To: Jill Redeyoff <>

Please see the attached Valley Road Improvement Project Preconstruction Meeting Notice.  The meeting is scheduled for March 2, 2016 and the purpose of the meeting is to discuss the upcoming reconstruction of Valley Road between North Harrison Street and Witherspoon Street.   


Thank you,


Jill Redeyoff

Princeton Engineering Department

400 Witherspoon Street

Princeton, NJ 08540

609-921-7077 x7634

609-688-2026 facsimile


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Saturday, February 20, 2016

"Complete Streets" cover story in US1 newspaper re: NJBWC Summit a week from today

It's in the Feb 17 edition and eventually will be viewable online at this link.

     Banner headline on the cover is 'COMPLETE STREETS - NOT YET 'COMPLETED'

Page 26  -   Road Warriors Fight to Take Streets from Cars   by US1 Business editor Diccon Hyatt.

Page 27  -   Cyclists Face Daily Gauntlet  by Robert Hebditch  [*]

Page 29  -   The Story of Complete Streets

Page 30  -   The Few, The Proud, the Commuter Cyclists

   Both of the above are excerpted from the book Completing Our Streets by Barbara McCann,
   who is a featured speaker at the New Jersey Bike/Walk Coalition summit, to be held here in
   Princeton next Saturday at the Friend Center for Engineering Education, 35 Olden Avenue.

[*]   Robert Hebditch must have been in my basement lately, where I'm resurrecting an old Fuji 10-speed.

Sunday, February 14, 2016

(fwd) Schedule Announced for NJ Bike/Walk Summit (Saturday, Feb. 27)

Scroll down to view the schedule.

NJ Bike & Walk Summit Update
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February 2016
2016 NJ Bike & Walk Summit Update: Summit Schedule, Plus Additional Speakers Announced!

The 2016 NJ Bike & Walk Summit takes place on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Princeton University in Princeton, NJ.  The NJBWC Summit is New Jersey's statewide meeting of bicycle and pedestrian advocates, elected officials and other civic leaders, transportation and urban planners, bike shop owners and managers, cycling, walking, fitness and health enthusiasts and experts, recreation, trails and club leaders and others who are interested in making our state a better place to live.  It's an invaluable opportunity to connect and collaborate, and a perfect way to stay on the cutting edge of developments in active transportation in New Jersey and across the region. 

Technology Meets Sustainability
The NJBWC is pleased to welcome Princeton University's Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP) and Code for Princeton to the 2016 NJ Bike & Walk Summit. CITP and Code for Princeton are hosting a "hackathon" on transportation policy concurrently with the summit. The goal of the hackathon is to bring together interdisciplinary teams of coders, policy enthusiasts, and community members to design technology solutions to local transportation issues. These solutions can include apps, portals, and mapping tools. The hackathon participants will be visiting many of the summit sessions in order to gain knowledge on transportation issues. 

At the 2016 Bike & Walk Summit, you'll be able to hear from some of the best and brightest minds at the forefront of bicycle and pedestrian advocacy on the local, state, and national level. Featured speakers for the 2016 Summit include Barbara McCann of the USDOT, Executive Director of the League of American Bicyclists Alex Doty, and Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert, in addition to over 20 panel sessions and presentations. CLICK HERE to register for the 2016 NJ Bike & Walk Summit today!
Featured Speakers for 2016
Barbara McCann
Barbara McCann serves as Director of the Office of Safety, Energy, and Environment in the Policy Office of the Secretary of the US Department of Transportation. She directs the Department-wide pedestrian and bicycle safety initiative. Prior to joining DOT in January 2014, McCann served as the founding Executive Director of the National Complete Streets Coalition, where she earned her unofficial title as one of the architects of the Complete Streets movement, having advanced the adoption of policies to make streets safe for all users. In 2013 Island Press published her book, Completing Our Streets: The Transition to Safe and Inclusive Transportation Networks.
Alex Doty
Alex Doty is the Executive Director for the League of American Bicyclists, having taken the helm after thirteen years with the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, where he rose from the volunteer ranks to become its Executive Director. Achievements while he led the Coalition include a significant expansion of The Circuit system of hundreds of miles of new trails and creating the Better Bike Share Partnership, which helped bring bike share stations to regions of Philadelphia outside Center City. We look forward to hearing Alex's update on future plans for the League.
Mayor Liz Lempert
A former writer, producer and Editor for NPR's environmental news program "Living on Earth," and Princeton's first mayor after consolidation, Mayor Liz Lempert actively promotes sustainability and encourages transportation options. Under her leadership, Princeton is making great strides in providing opportunities for residents to move out of single occupancy vehicles and walk, bicycle and use transit. The League of American Bicyclists recognized this work when Princeton was designated as a Bronze level Bicycle Friendly Community in 2013, and Greater Mercer TMA has designated Princeton as a Gold Level Safe Routes to School Municipality. 
Freeholder Brendan Gill
A member of NJBWC's Board of Directors, Brendan
Gill is the Vice President of the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders. Former special advisor to U.S. Senator Cory Booker, Gill is the President and CEO of BGill Group, a full-service public affairs consulting firm, and will serve as Master of Ceremonies for this year's NJ Bike & Walk Summit.
Karen Jenkins
Karen Jenkins
The current Chair of the Board of Directors of the League of American Bicyclists, Karen Jenkins consults for non-profits and has over three decades of executive positions with NGO/non profit and higher education organizations. She is the Chair Emerita of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition, a League Cycling Instructor, and a member of the Major Taylor Cycling Club of New Jersey, the Princeton Free Wheelers, and the Central Jersey Bicycle Club.
Registration/Breakfast: 8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.
*silent auction runs from 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Plenary Session: 8:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks
Brian Stolar, Board Chair, NJBWC
Freeholder Brendan Gill, NJBWC Board Member, Master-of-Ceremonies
Mayor Liz Lempert, Town of Princeton
Plenary Address
Alex Doty, Executive Director, League of American Bicyclists
(Introduced by Karen Jenkins, Board Chair, League of American Bicyclists, NJBWC Board Chair Emerita)
Plenary Panel
Strategies and Trends for Transportation, Shared-Use Mobility and Parking
Breakout Session 1: 10:40 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Lunch Session 1: 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Lunch Session 2: 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Afternoon Plenary Session: 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
NJBWC Advocacy Awards Presentation
Plenary Address
Barbara McCann, Director, Office of Safety, Energy and Environment, USDOT
Breakout Session 2: 1:55 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Breakout Session 3: 2:55 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Breakout Session 4: 3:55 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Networking: 4:45 p.m.

Breakout Session Topics:
  • Safe Routes to School
  • Education & Advocacy
  • Complete Streets
  • Funding & Governance
  • Projects
  • Equity & Sustainability
  • Community Engagement
  • Tools & Technical Training
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Thank you for your support of NJBWC!
Cyndi Steiner 
Executive Director

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