Planning for New Jersey Transit Bus Service Alongside Bicycle Facilities

Planning for New Jersey Transit Bus Service Alongside Bicycle Facilities

Product No.: 23136
Date Published: 02/2024

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The concept of Complete Streets encompasses the planning, designing, and operating of streets will all modes in mind, with the goal of making the transportation network safer and more efficient. As Complete Streets are implemented across New Jersey, New Jersey Transit (NJ TRANSIT) and other transit agencies are looking to align their operations to improve the safety of bus operators, passengers boarding and alighting at stops, bicyclists, and pedestrians. The project team from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) worked with NJ TRANSIT, local officials, and road owners to explore strategies to do so. This memo lays out the findings from this study and provides recommended street design, stakeholder communication, and operational strategies to reduce interactions between NJ TRANSIT buses and bicyclists.

Geographic Area Covered: City of Trenton, Ewing Township, Mercer County, New Jersey

Key Words: New Jersey Transit, surface transit, bicycle, bus, intersections, bus stops, design guidance

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Project Team

  • Joanna Hecht Transportation Planner
  • Amy Bernknopf Manager, Office of Transit, Bicycle, and Pedestrian Planning
  • Cassidy Boulan Assistant Manager, Bicycle Programs

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