RideWise Inc., established in 1992, is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and advocating for transportation choices that are efficient, safe and sustainable. RideWise engages with large and small employers, local government, state agencies, school districts, and other nonprofits to advocate for travel options that are good for business, good for the environment, and good for communities.
Mission: RideWise connects people and businesses to safe and sustainable travel options that enhance quality of life and create a vibrant economy.
Vision: Somerset County will have a seamless network of efficient transportation choices that are available to everyone.
Our strategic priorities serve Somerset County by:
- Educating the community on safe and efficient ways to travel.
- Advocating for transportation options and enhancements that improve mobility and help the environment.
- Collaborating with the business community to help employee mobility and to connect people to jobs.
- Engaging with local government and communities to increase opportunities for biking and walking.
Agency revenues come from contracts with the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA), the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), and NJ Transit. Additional support is raised through grants and sponsorships to support services that fall outside of these contracts.
RideWise is governed by an independent Board of Directors. The agency is located at 360 Grove Street in Bridgewater, NJ on the corner of Grove Street and Route 22 East.