West Orange creates street mural to slow down traffic

West Orange creates street mural to slow down traffic

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, April 30, the Traffic Safety Youth Advisory Board from West Orange High School, members of the Nikhil Badlani Foundation, WOHS urban arts and AP arts students, West Orange Township Council members, West Orange Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board members, “Art Alchemist” Elijah Minton and hundreds of West Orange residents of […]

West Orange announces Main Street roadway improvements, traffic pattern changes

West Orange announces Main Street roadway improvements, traffic pattern changes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township of West Orange and the Downtown West Orange Alliance have announced the start of a Main Street Improvement Plan roadway and traffic pattern improvement project as part of the Complete Streets Initiative. The Complete Streets Initiative is a pedestrian safety plan developed by the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, […]

Pop-up bike lane and free bike skills course held at Redwood School

Pop-up bike lane and free bike skills course held at Redwood School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township of West Orange, EZ Ride, New Jersey Safe Routes, the West Orange School District and the West Orange Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board collaborated on the town’s first-ever pop-up bike lane and free bike skills course, held May 1 and 2 at Redwood Elementary School. Lisa Lee of EZ Ride […]

Pop-up bike lane and free bike skills courses in West Orange

Pop-up bike lane and free bike skills courses in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board, West Orange Police Department & EZ Ride have partnered to create a pop-up bike lane on Saturday, May 1, and Sunday, May 2, around Redwood Elementary School and along Woodland Avenue between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.  By visually narrowing the roadway, drivers will […]

Badlani Foundation’s Youth Advisory Board wins awards for advocacy

Badlani Foundation’s Youth Advisory Board wins awards for advocacy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Nikhil Badlani Foundation’s Youth Advisory Board has been working throughout the pandemic, just as diligently as it had been before COVID-19 forced meetings to move online. The high school–led team of students received the Traffic Officers Association of Essex County’s Timothy Larney Memorial Traffic Safety Education & Enforcement Award, and […]

Bielski wins Civic Award for pedestrian safety work

Bielski wins Civic Award for pedestrian safety work

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Roz Moskovitz Bielski, a lifelong West Orange resident, recently received the Giblin Association Civic Award for her community work in pedestrian safety. Bielski, the more than 30-year owner of commercial real estate in the Pleasantdale area of town, formed the Pleasant Valley Way Civic Association in 2014 and has been a […]

West Orange Township, school district receive Safe Streets to School recognition

West Orange Township, school district receive Safe Streets to School recognition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Township and the West Orange School District received Safe Routes to School recognition at the EZRide Luncheon, held Oct. 29 in Clark. “Congratulations to West Orange Township, the West Orange Board of Education and our Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board,” West Orange resident and PSAB member Lori Kapferer said. Kapferer […]

Bielski preaches pedestrian safety at summit

Bielski preaches pedestrian safety at summit

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — West Orange resident Roz Moskovitz Bielski, far left, had the opportunity to speak on a panel about pedestrian safety on Sept. 24 at the 2019 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit, held at Rutgers’ New Brunswick campus. Bielski, a lifelong West Orange resident and more than 30-year owner of commercial real estate […]

Freeholders approve resolution reducing the speed limit on PVW

WEST ORANGE, NJ — During its Wednesday, Dec. 19, meeting at the Hall of Records in Newark, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders unanimously approved a resolution consenting to the reduction of the speed limit on Pleasant Valley Way within the vicinity of West Orange High School and Kelly Elementary School. This resolution coincides […]

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