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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

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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

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