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Hoboken-Jersey City Bikeway Opens

The new lane will let riders travel between the two cities in a protected bikeway designed to improve safety for cyclists and pedestrians.

November 18, 2022 - TAPintoJerseyCity

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No Traffic Deaths for Three Years: The Story of Hoboken's Vision Zero Success

Hoboken has spent the past several years investing in new bike infrastructure, and traffic collisions of all kinds have since decreased.

April 8, 2021 - StreetsBlog NYC

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Hoboken First U.S. City to Shut Down Restaurants and Bars and Issue Curfew

Restaurants and bars shut down on Sunday due to the coronavirus. On Monday, a 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew becomes effective. According to a Harvard University public health expert, "Hoboken probably is the model we all need to move towards now."

March 16, 2020 - Insider

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Visualizing Density in New Jersey

An interactive map shows the surprising density of the Garden State.

January 30, 2019 - NJ.com

Black Box Showed What, but Not Why, for the New Jersey Transit Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that the minute before the Sept. 29 crash, the engineer suddenly accelerated, hurling the train into the wall of Hoboken Terminal, killing one person. They will work to find out why.

October 10, 2016 - The New York Times

Terrifying Train Crash at Hoboken Terminal on Thursday Leaves One Dead

Disaster struck New Jersey Transit commuters at 8:38 AM on Sept. 29 when train #1614 failed to stop at the end ot the track and slammed into the wall, then the ceiling of the historic station, killing at least one person and injuring up to 100.

September 29, 2016 - CNBC

Jersey City, Hoboken in Bikeshare Spat

Two New Jersey cities square off when one accuses the other of abusing public resources—this familiar story is given novel form by bikeshare and public bike racks.

April 2, 2016 - The Jersey Journal

Hoboken, New Jersey

A Hoboken Resident Finds Fault in Parking Minimums

In older, denser communities like Hoboken, NJ, where almost everything is walkable and land value is sky high, why are city officials still requiring parking minimums?

December 8, 2015 - Strong Towns

Jersey City Bikeshare Launches; Hoboken's System on the Way

The New York Times recognizes the signs of urban biking's renaissance in the launch of bikeshare systems in New Jersey cities.

September 24, 2015 - The New York Times

Inside Controversial Jersey City Bikeshare Plans

The New Yorker looks into the motivations of Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop—who takes the bike route less traveled.

April 10, 2015 - The New Yorker

United Nations: Hoboken a Role Model for Resilience

The United Nations is looking for cities to model best practices in resilience planning. Look no further than Hoboken, New Jersey.

March 6, 2015 - Next City

Port Authority Recommends Cutting PATH Service

The Port Authority released a controversial report over the weekend that recommends cutting overnight and weekend service for Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) service. So far, the governors of New York and New Jersey support the plan.

December 30, 2014 - NJ.com

Jersey City Joins NYC's Citi Bikes; Neighbors Create Separate System

Despite plans to create a uniform bike sharing program through the three New Jersey cities of Hoboken, Jersey City, and Weehawken, in the end Jersey City will join the Citi Bikes program while Hoboken and Weehawken partner with Next Bike.

October 3, 2014 - The New York Times

Christie Vindicated!

The facts are in—N.J. Gov Chris Christie did not know of the lane closures on the George Washington Bridge, much less order them, according to an internal report commissioned by the governor himself that did not interview any of the key witnesses.

March 29, 2014 - The Star-Ledger

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The Pluck of Dawn Zimmer

Planners can learn a lot about the havoc money unleashes on otherwise benign development plans from the moral fortitude displayed by Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer.

February 3, 2014 - Ian Sacs

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A Different Kind of Bike Share Story: Closing Down

We've posted stories here about many bike share programs opening up, or being proposed, throughout the U.S. (as well as internationally). Sadly, not all programs succeed or continue, particularly when they are pilots, as is the case in Hoboken, N.J..

November 3, 2013 - NJ.com

Taking Bicycle Parking to the Streets

We can best thank Portland and other pioneers for all their hard work with on-street bicycle parking (a.k.a. "bike corrals") by simply benefitting ourselves from their efforts. Here's how...

August 21, 2013 - Ian Sacs

The One About the Parking-Pinched Merchant…

Small business owners who drive themselves nuts arguing against the reuse of on-street parking with other balanced transportation solutions is a shame because there is so much good data to prove it's actually very good for business.

June 3, 2013 - Ian Sacs

"Bike Breaks" Leverage Dynamic Resources for Synergistic Efficiency Improvements (they really do!)

Using bicycle racks as partitions in lieu of fences, called "bike breaks", in heavily trafficked areas accomplishes two goals at once and fends off the design wonks.

May 23, 2013 - Ian Sacs

Bike Sharing Prepares to Get its World Rocked

The evolution of today's infrastructure-intensive bike sharing systems has been a hard-fought learning process; alas, the current paradigm is about to get turned on its head, and it's happening – surprise - this week in Hoboken, New Jersey.

May 16, 2013 - Ian Sacs

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