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Governor Murphy Signs Bill That Legalizes E-Bikes and E-Scooters in New Jersey

On May 13th NJ Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation that regulates the operation of low-speed electric bicycles and low-speed electric scooters. The new law takes effect immediately. Although E-Bikes have been in use in the state, their status was caught in legal limbo. NJ DOT and the State Police insisted that E-Bikes were motorized vehicles […]

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DVRPC Board Awards $2 Million for NJ Circuit Projects

On December 5th, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) Board approved more than $2 Million in CMAQ funds for the construction of two Circuit Trails Projects in New Jersey. The projects were part of DVRPC’s Competitive CMAQ (Congestion Mitigation Air Quality) program. These are federal dollars allocated to Metropolitan Planning Organizations for projects that […]

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Comments Sought on Camden County’s Bike and Trails Plan

If you live in Camden County, the county is requesting your input on their newly-released bike and trail plan. The Camden County Division of Planning has posted a draft of its Bicycle and Multi-Use Trails Master Plan, and is requesting public comment via phone or e-mail.  The plan was authored by the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission and is built […]

Thank You for Speaking Up for More Circuit Trail Funding

Part of our job is to demonstrate the widespread public support for better trails in our region. We can present all sorts of funding plans and trail route studies, but it is loud public exclamations of support that make things happen. So a big thank you to the 237 people who rallied to our call […]

Help Save New Jersey's Recreation Trails Program

New Jersey has some terrific trails, both part of The Circuit and outside our region’s dominant trail system. These trails have been bolstered by $1 million a year in trail funding provided by federal transportation dollars. Right now, however, New Jersey is sitting on nearly $2 million in trail funding, unable to use it or […]

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