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May 092012

Thank you to all our volunteers for coming out to the RU Bike Community Mapping event!

Participants were able to walk throughout the streets of New Brunswick and collect survey data pertaining to biking conditions. Based on the data collected, participants ranked the poorly surfaced streets as the main deterrent to maintaining a bike-friendly city. They suggested the addition of bike lanes and removing obstructions as primary ways to reduce this hazard. They also noted the danger of reckless drivers and suggested an increase in traffic regulation. Finally, a lack of proper signage was identified as being a hazard for bikers, which could be improved by adding clear and visible signage throughout the city.

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Rutgers University Biking Community Mapping Event

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Feb 272012

Rutgers University students/affiliates and New Brunswick residents are invited to a community mapping event to promote bike safety in New Brunswick. Join us on Friday, March 2, 2012 for a two-hour mapping event and PIZZA! This event will evaluate bicycle hazards around the New Brunswick downtown area and Rutgers' College Ave Campus. Participation in this event will bring attention to the conditions of roads, sidewalks, intersections, etc. We will create a map that will help provide safe bike routes around the city. Invite your friends and come out to help make New Brunswick a more bike friendly environment!

Time: 1:00 pm

Date: March 2, 2012

Place: Meet in front of the Rutgers Student Center on College Ave Campus

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Feb 232012

The Rutgers University and New Brunswick Area Bike Survey period has now ended. Thank you to everyone who participated. We will have information soon about our upcoming community mapping bike event that will occur next Friday, March 2nd.

 Posted by at 7:20 pm