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Download our pdf to review the health benefits of regular cycling and why you should get on a bike! Download presentation

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The Light Rail is a great, inexpensive way to get around Hudson County. Below are some tips on how you can get to your destination safetly. Download the presentation

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Drivers have been searching for ways to be more cost efficient and eco-friendly while on the road. The solution for many has been to trade in their traditional gasoline powered car or SUV for an electric vehicle. Switching to an electric vehicle can reduce your carbon footprint by up to 50%. Gasoline vehicles are responsible…

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Watch the video below and learn how to be visible, be predictable and follow the rules of the road when bike riding.

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Download the fun activity books below.

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Be predictable. Follow the rules of the road and obey signs and signals. Walk on sidewalks whenever they are available. If there is no sidewalk, walk facing traffic and as far from traffic as possible. Keep alert at all times; don’t be distracted by electronic devices that take your eyes (and ears) off the road….

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Look out for pedestrians everywhere, at all times. Safety is a shared responsibility. Use extra caution when driving in hard-to-see conditions, such as nighttime or bad weather. Slow down and be prepared to stop when turning or otherwise entering a crosswalk. Yield to pedestrians in crosswalks and stop well back from the cross-walk to give…

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Watch the important video below and learn how to ride your bike safely on the road.

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The extra power and acceleration from e-bikes and scooters call for extra precautions. Watch the two videos below about what you should know about electric biking.

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Every time you drive, you have the opportunity to save lives by slowing down and avoiding distractions. Even hands-free diversions can have deadly consequences but driving just 5–10 mph slower can save pedestrian lives. 

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Kids and adults can keep pedestrians safe by respecting one another and the rules of the road. Learn how to stay safe walking down a busy street, arriving at an intersection or crossing a crosswalk. Plus, learn a musical checklist to keep walkers aware of potential danger.

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Download Instructions on how to build your own kite Download Instructions on how to make your own pinwheel Download Instructions on how to make your own license plate

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Coloring pages, word searches and more!

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Below are two transportation programs for seniors, those with disabilities and veterans. Transportation Services (TRANSCEND) This service is designed to help seniors over 60, persons with disabilities over 18, and veterans receive the mobility they need to work and live in Hudson County. Those eligible will be supplied reliable transportation for medical appointments, employment, education,…

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Street Smart is a public education campaign that aims to raise awareness of pedestrian and motorist laws and change the behaviors that lead to pedestrian and cyclist crashes and fatalities. The Hudson TMA partners with local police departments and community groups to bring the StreetSmart program to communities in Hudson County. It emphasizes educating drivers and…

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Learning to ride a bicycle without training wheels is a daunting task for everyone. In addition to our Learn to Ride station at our Annual Stride and Ride Bike Rodeo, the Hudson TMA will be hosting learn to ride classes for parents/guardians and their children at different locations throughout the year. Important: Online registration required….

Our Privacy Policy Who we are Our website address is: hudsontma.org. How we may collect data from you Contact forms: Certain visitors on our website choose to interact with Hudson TMA in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that we gather depends on the nature of the interaction….

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Sustainable Jersey is a certification program for municipalities in New Jersey. It assists communities that wish to provide certain “go green” initiatives which over the long term will sustain their quality of life and in many cases save money. It is the most successful statewide municipal sustainability certification program in the country. The program recognizes…

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In response to the high rate of fatalities for Senior pedestrians, the Hudson TMA provides free safety presentations to help our Seniors travel more safely. Seniors represent 10.4% of Hudson’s population; but, accounts for 31.4% of pedestrian related fatalities. To help change these grave statistics, the TMA offers free community safety seminars to discuss the…

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Participation in community orientated events provides the TMA the opportunity to extend our message of better walkways, bikeways, and the reduction in the use of single occupancy vehicles. The Hudson TMA is proud to support organizations and local grass roots efforts aimed at improving our quality of life. Each year the Hudson TMA can be…

This program encourages our children to walk to school on Wednesdays through incentives and education. Your school partners with the TMA in helping our children to make the best choice in their commute to school. If you are interested in this program call the TMA at 201-324-6222 or email.

Let’s form an organized group of children and parents/guardians walking a planned route to school. A child and adult begin the route “picking up” the next child and the next and the next (get the idea) with adults volunteering supervision along the way to school. This walking school bus can operate as many days of…

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We invite grammar schools in Hudson County to participate in our unique program encouraging parents to walk their children to school rather than drop them off by car. The TMA offers a fun, interactive, and educational presentation promoting the benefits of walking to children in grades K to 3. To “kick-off” and show support for…

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The State of New Jersey, through the New Jersey Department of Transportation, and the Hudson TMA recognize the efforts and successes of the schools and municipalities who assist the TMA in providing Safe Routes to School programs. Such programs may be Walk/Bike to School, Golden Sneaker Contest, Safety Jeopardy, Safety Pedestrian Poster Contest, Bike Safety…

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Alex Trebek may not be able to come to your school, but Hudson TMA staff can. An interactive Jeopardy style game teaching pedestrian and bicycle safety is available to your third and fourth graders. Let the Hudson TMA host an educational program to improve your students’ safety.  Call the TMA at 201-324-6222 or email.

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Thanks so much to every child who participated in our August Bike Safety Poster Contest! We hope every child continues creating beautiful art while also celebrating bicycle safety. We had so many amazing entries, but these three artists stood out to our judges the most. Congratulations to all of the talented children who entered our…

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Once the training wheels come off, the bicycle is transformed from a toy to a vehicle. Children may learn how to pedal and balance, but are they learning the best methods and the safest way to ride? A complete bicycling curriculum has been developed for use in our elementary schools. This curriculum can become part of…

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Hudson continues to encourage walking through the Golden Sneaker Award Program. Students in grades 2 and 3 are given pedometers to see who can walk the most. The class with the highest number of steps is awarded the Golden Sneaker Trophy. Small and simple changes in our daily routine can save tons of carbon emissions…

Today, more bikes are on the road as more travelers are choosing bicycling as a healthy and pro-environmental mode of transportation for commuting, shopping and other short trips. Today’s motorists, however, have little experience sharing the road with bikes. Unfortunately, driver’s ed classes only teach how to manage the road with other motorists, not bicyclists….

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Let’s recognize our crossing guards. The Hudson TMA will assist your school in showing your appreciation for what they do each day. Children will get a better understanding and respect for their cross walk protectors by making posters and cards which acknowledge their service. The TMA will provide a plaque which can be presented along…

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A popular offering in the spring is the Hudson TMA Bike Safety program. This interactive presentation prepares our children for the many safety challenges while bicycling in our urban community. TMA staff demonstrates use of safety gear, signaling, driving rules, “riding smart” skills and “courtesy equals safety” tips. To schedule the TMA to come to…

The Hudson TMA supports bicycling to school. TMA staff offers bicycle safety education and assistance when families or schools are looking to organize a “bike train” to and from school. To organize a Bike Train or receive more information call our staff directly at 201-324-6222 or email.

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Each year, in June, the Hudson TMA provides a fun and interactive outdoor bicycle safety program. Seventy volunteers work with our children at ten safety stations and obstacle courses affording a unique educational experience. The program is free and the children who wish to participate must have their own bicycle and be accompanied by a…

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The 2018 Hudson NJSW Recognition Program will be held at the Culinary Conference Center at Hudson County Community College on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 11:30am to 2:00pm. The State of New Jersey, through the NJ Transportation Management Associations, honors companies for their outstanding achievements through their participation in programs that provide and promote commuting…

The Hudson TMA offers free Coffee Seminars which present interesting and helpful information on transportation related topics to your employees. “Road Rage & You”, “Fighting Fatigue”, “Child Safety”, “Poor Weather Driving”, and “Casual Polluting” are just some of the topics we offer in a brief interactive 20 minute lunch time presentation. To receive more information…

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Carpools and vanpools can be convenient and more efficient when most of the riders are from the  same worksite. Rather than trying to join existing car/vanpools, commuters may prefer to form their own. The staff from Hudson TMA can assist by setting up an information table or by providing a group presentation. To receive more information…

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Employer Sponsored Shuttles The Hudson TMA can assist in forming shuttles sponsored by the employer, which may cover either short or long distances. Our experienced staff will plan all of the logistical work and our software specialists will produce customized maps specific to your company. T The TMA, as a liaison to transit agencies, can…

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Beginning March 1, 2020, New Jersey employers with 20+ employees will be required to offer pre-tax transportation fringe benefits to their employees. The law (Senate Bill No. 1567) was signed by Governor Phil Murphy on March 1, 2019. Employers have the opportunity to offer their employees a pretax benefit by processing a payroll deduction in…

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The LEED green building certification program encourages and accelerates global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices through a suite of rating systems that recognize projects that implement strategies for better environmental and health performance. The Hudson TMA can, at no cost, assist in the certification process. Our staff can perform formal and informal…

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Employers struggle with many obstacles when relocating their business, but their employees’ transit issues do not have to be one of them. Our staff will visit your current location at no cost to assist in addressing each employee’s concern regarding mass transit routes, fares, accessibility and alternate modes of transportation. The TMA can provide a…

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Among the services performed by a TMA, the Transit Fair is the most requested. To keep up to date with new routes and programs, NJ businesses schedule Transit Fairs with their TMA once or twice a year. Employer’s benefit when the TMA helps employees find the best way to commute. At no cost, the Hudson TMA…

Map of County Parks and Walkways Bicycling appeals mostly to those who commute five miles or less. Walking attracts those who live less than two miles from work. These commute choices tend to attract fitness-oriented and environmentally-conscious people and are most successful in areas with a flat terrain, sidewalks, little traffic and bicycle-compatible roads. Employers…

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The New Jersey Department of Transportation uses cameras on state highways to help traffic flow as efficiently and safely as possible and to handle emergencies. Traffic cameras are available for many of the highways in New Jersey and can be viewed here.

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NJ TRANSIT Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Train Bus INDEPENDENT LINES Coach USA Academy Bus Trans Bridge Lines A & C Bus THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ PATH Trains Newark Liberty International Airport WATER TRANSIT NY Waterway Circle Line Ferry LOCAL TRANSIT Secaucus Community Shuttle NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT Subway and Bus

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Carpooling and vanpooling are popular modes of transportation. All across the country, many commuters choose a form of rideshare as a convenient and more economical option. For some, it is the only option when more traditional modes such as buses, trains or light rail cannot fully accommodate their needs. The Hudson TMA encourages the use…

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North Bergen 1. Bus Connection to NYC Port Authority The lot is located at West Side Avenue and Paterson Plank Road by Penhorn Ave. and 37th St. in North Bergen. This facility offers easy access to New York City via NJ Transit bus #320. An overflow parking lot for this location is also located at…

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Commuting is costly, but sharing the ride is quite a savings. Aside from the cost of gas, you must also figure in the added cost for maintenance, insurance, registration, sales tax, depreciation and finance charges. Use the commuting cost calculator to figure out exactly how much you can save. Call the Hudson TMA @ 201-324-6222,…

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Giving up your car and taking mass transit may be a difficult transition. The Hudson TMA encourages commuters who work in Hudson County to switch to mass transit as it is often more cost effective and always better for the environment. To help transition travelers, the TMA may find certain commuters eligible for a 50%…

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CarFree Day or CarFree Week is an annual event which is hosted in major cities all over the world. Travelers are asked to go either CarFree or Car-lite for at least one day during a designated week, usually in September. It encourages everyone to cut down on the pollution caused by cars by using alternate…

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Grab your bike and join the world-wide movement to improve the environment and your health!Hudson TMA provides bicycle commuting information, safety tips and free mini bike tune ups for commuters every May during bike to work week. Support cycling as a positive alternative and take the Bike to Work Week Pledge. Download our 2019 flyer…

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The Hudson TMA provides programs to encourage commuters to use a bicycle whenever they can. Unfortunately, there are many adults who would like to use a bike as part of their commute, but cannot afford one. The Hudson TMA Bike Rehab program works to address this problem. The TMA receives donated bicycles and rehabs them….

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Each year the Hudson TMA offers free classes to individuals wanting to improve their skills and gain more confidence riding in Hudson County. They will also learn more about cycling safety and the rules of the road. Certified instructors provide a program which takes place both in the classroom as well as on the street….

Each year, on the third Friday in September, the Hudson TMA participates in Park(ing) Day1. It is an annual international event where metered parking spaces are temporarily transformed into a mini park. The originators of Park(ing) Day conceived the event as a way for people to re-imagine our urban landscape. In addition to this goal,…

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Buy Mass Transit Monthly Passes with Pre-tax Dollars Employers have the opportunity to offer their employees a pretax benefit by processing a payroll deduction in order to purchase a mass transportation monthly pass in an amount not to exceed $260 per month per employee. Using the pretax option, employers and employees save on Federal taxes…

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Sharing the ride in a carpool has benefited travelers since the invention of the automobile. Carpooling serves two to five persons and is more often utilized as a convenient and money saving mode to commute to and from work. There are three ways to participate in a carpool: You may join an existing carpool you…

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If you use a bicycle when commuting, please register with the TMA by completing our registration form. As a TMA registered cyclist you can enjoy free membership in the Emergency Ride Home Program. You will also benefit by receiving notices on any upcoming bicycle education classes and get the opportunity to collaborate on many of our bike…

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Are vanpools right for you? If you travel about 15 miles or more each way to work and have a schedule that’s relatively consistent, you’re a good prospect! Vanpools consist of 7 to 15 passengers and are operated by the van riders. The vehicle is leased from a state approved van provider for a fee…

Bike Share is a great option for Hudson County. To learn more about pricing, membership and which service you can use, visit the following websites: Citi Bike Jersey City Hudson Bike Share

Contact us for assistance with this or any Hudson TMA program.
Call 201.324.6222 or contact us via e-mail.