Jersey City Bike Network Contract at Council This Wednesday Night

November 11, 2013


This wednesday night, November 13th 2013, the City Council of Jersey City will be voting on the city’s contract for implementation of on-street bikeway facilities. The vote is on item  Z1 resolution 13.756 (on page 15 of the council agenda posted here.) The resolution states: Resolution authorizing the award of contract to Statewide Striping for Traffic Striping […]

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Jersey City Bike Plan on Google Maps

November 7, 2013


I’ve been looking through Jersey City’s plan for on-street bicycle facilities. The plan was made public in 2012. It serves as the blueprint for ~60-miles of bike lanes and sharrows that Mayor Fulop has pledged to implement by mid-2014, apparently with a few changes. 

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When Will the New JC Hoboken NJTransit Bike Path Open?

November 4, 2013


I’ve been wondering about a facility that I walk past now and then. My wife, daughter and I live in Downtown Jersey City’s Hamilton Park neighborhood. We walk and bike down Monmouth to get to Hoboken now and then. We end up walking north on Jersey Avenue, and, since at least early 2013, we’ve been […]

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New Jersey City Bike Lanes on Fulton and Woodlawn

November 1, 2013


Jersey City’s new Mayor Steven Fulop is making good on the implementation of new bike facilities announced by his predecessor! In December 2012, Jersey City officials announced that the city would implement 54.7 miles of on-street bike facilities, including 35.2 miles of bike lanes and 19.5 miles of sharrowed bike routes. The 2012 press release listed […]

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NJSpotlight: JC Bike Plan Implementation by July 2014

October 8, 2013


In an article entitled Garden State Gets a Bit Greener Due to More Bike Lanes and Bicycle Traffic, NJ Spotlight sheds light on Jersey City’s plan to implement on-street bicycle facilities. The article covers a number of bike developments around the state of New Jersey. It’s written by Ricardo Kaulessar, and dated today: October 8 […]

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New Sharrows Underway on Jersey City’s Old Bergen Road

September 29, 2013


Great news! Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop has made good on the city’s pledge to begin implementing new bike facilities in September 2013. This weekend saw the first new bike markings: half-completed sharrows on Old Bergen Road. Jersey City residents may be unfamiliar with sharrows, as I think that, when completed, these will be the […]

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The First Bike Lanes in Jersey City

September 24, 2013


Bikas is fairly new to Jersey City. I spent a lot of time here in 2012, then moved here on January 1st 2013, so sometimes I get my Jersey City facts wrong. I thought that the bike lanes on Grove Street were Jersey City’s first and only bike lanes. The Grove Street lanes opened in […]

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