Browsing All posts tagged under »Jersey_City«

Jersey City Bicycling Wrap-Up

February 12, 2014


In just a couple days, I am moving to Los Angeles to write for L.A. Streetsblog. I don’t expect to be posting much here at Bikas… but you can read my stuff at L.A. Streetsblog. I have a few last things to post about Jersey City. JC has been a great place to live, and […]

Jersey City bike share RFP – Responses Due January 31 2014

January 15, 2014


Jersey City, Hoboken and Weehawken have partnered to implement a three-municipality bike share system, similar to NYC’s Citibike. The joint RFP is available online here. The deadline for submissions is January 31st 2014; the specified launch date for the system is Summer 2014. The RFP includes this description of Jersey City: Jersey City, New Jersey’s […]

Bike Share Proposal at JC Council Tomorrow

December 17, 2013


With the huge visibility and success of NYC’s CitiBike, there’s a great deal of interest in bringing bike share to the west bank of the Hudson River. At tomorrow’s meeting, Jersey City’s City Council will vote on a resolution to lay the groundwork for local bike share. Cyclists are encouraged to attend the council meeting […]

NJ Transit to Open 2nd Street Bike-Walk Path by End of 2013

November 12, 2013


I was happy to read that NJ Transit announced that the 2nd Street Station bike-path, which Bikas wrote about earlier here, will be open to the public very soon. has an article, dated November 11th 2013, entitled One year late, $4M walkway linking Hoboken and Jersey City nearing completion. It reads in part: The Hudson Bergen Light […]

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. 

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 […]

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 […]