Walking or Biking

Information for Bicyclists and Pedestrians

Morris County Park Commission

Group of people on bicycles The Morris County Park Commission manages parks, trails, educational facilities, and other facilities. Information and maps regarding parks and trails can be found on their website.

NJ Transit Bike Aboard Program

NJ Transit allows bicycles on trains and buses, with some restrictions. Visit their website for more information on their Bike Aboard Program.

Avenues in Motion Train Station Bicycle Locker Rentals

Avenues in Motion (formerly TransOptions) offers bicycle locker rentals at Chatham, Convent, Denville, Dover, Madison, Morris Plains, and Morristown train stations.

Bicycle Parking at NJ Transit Train Stations

Bicycle parking is available at most train stations in Morris County.

Planning and Education

Bike and Pedestrian Planning – NJTPA

The NJTPA promotes walking and biking in the region though planning and direct investments. It sponsors Walkable Community Workshops, funds infrastructure improvements, and conducts or supports planning projects.

Morris County Bicycle and Pedestrian Element

The Bicycle and Pedestrian Element of the Morris County Master Plan was adopted by the Morris County Planning Board in 1998. The plan identifies Morris County’s bicycle and pedestrian facilities by region and lists the resources available to people who bicycle and walk for recreation or commuting purposes.

NJ Bicycle & Pedestrian Resource Center

The New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center provides assistance through research, education, and information sharing about best practices in bicycle and pedestrian policy and design. The Center is managed through the Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University.

NJ Division of Highway Traffic Safety

The division promotes statewide traffic safety programs through education, engineering, and enforcement activities.

Operation Lifesaver

Operation Lifesaver’s network of certified volunteer speakers and trained instructors offer free rail safety education programs. The network speaks to school groups, driver education classes, community audiences, professional drivers, law enforcement officers, and emergency responders.

Safe Routes to School Program –Avenues in Motion

NJDOT has partnered with Avenues in Motion (formerly TransOptions) to administer the state’s Safe Routes to School Program. Avenues in Motion offers this free education and encouragement program for students, school administrators, faculty, parents, and law enforcement to create safe and healthy environments for our children.

Street Smart Safety Campaign

Street Smart Safety Campaign is a public education and awareness campaign created and coordinated by the NJTPA in order to help encourage safer decisions by drivers and pedestrians. Visit the Street Smart website for more information.

Walkable Community Workshops

Walkable Community Workshops are held to help identify measures that support and encourage pedestrian mobility, and reduce automobile dependence for local trips within a community.

Wharton Safe Routes to School Plan

The Wharton Safe Routes to School Plan aimed to reduce congestion resulting from school related traffic and promote healthier lifestyles and communities by enabling children to safely walk and bike to school.