Local NJ Bike/Ped News for April 15, 2012 – May 1, 2012

The New Jersey Walks and Bikes News Feed attempts to report all local news and information about cycling and walking that is occurring throughout the state. In this months report we have seen a total of six reported incidents that have included cyclists or pedestrians and also share with you some articles that highlight local efforts to provide safer streets and new ways to promotes safety among residents. We hope you enjoy reading the news feed, and please feel free to contact us at bikeped@ejb.rutgers.edu should you have any questions, concerns or additions to the feed. Happy Reading!

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Workshop Aims to Complete NJ’s Streets

Mobilizing the Region • April 16, 2012

Fair Promotes Safe Bicycling in City, Campus

RU Daily Targum • April 25, 2012

Hoboken 2012: Bike Lanes Everywhere, Cycle-Track and Bike-Share to Follow

StreetsBlog • April 25, 2012

Orange Man is Fatally Struck Along Interstate 280

The Star-Ledger • April 20, 2012

Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Route 22 in Scotch Plains is Identified

The Star-Ledger • April 27, 2012

Reasons to Ride the National Bike Challenge (Even if you don’t need reasons to ride…)

League of American Bicyclists • April 27, 2012

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Woodbine Awards Streetscape Lighting Contract

Cape May County Herald • April 17, 2012

Study Examines Travel Issues Along Easton Avenue Corridor

NJToday • April 17, 2012

North Jersey Residents Walk the Morris Canal in Woodland Park and Little Falls

Passaic Valley Today • April 17, 2012

Route 1 and 9 Need Better Signage, Lighting, and Pedestrian Safety Measures, Study Finds

Suburban News • April 17, 2012

Make Roads Safe for All Travelers

Cherry Hill Courier Post • April 19, 2012

Use Your Bikes

Clifton Journal • April 20, 2012

Pedal to Help Preserve N.J.’s Open Space

Neighbor News • April 20, 2012

TransOptions to Host Northwestern New Jersey Bike to Work Challenge

Independent Press • April 22, 2012

Students Learn Rules of the Road

Daily Record • April 23, 2012

Group’s User-Friendly Proposal for West Windsor’s Canal Point Getting Attention

The Times of Trenton • April 23, 2012

New Section of Batona Trail Open for May 5th Hike

PhillyBurbs.com • April 24, 2012

NJDOT: Route 35, 36 Intersection Construction Still on Schedule

Long Branch –Eatontown Patch • April 24, 2012

Ride of Silence Comes to Long Valley May 16

Long Valley Patch • April 24, 2012

Community Members Volunteer to Enhance Rahway’s Downtown

Suburban News • April 25, 2012

Donate Your Old Bicycles to Pedals for Progress

East Brunswick Patch • April 25, 2012

Bike Path Groundbreaking in Wildwood

Cape May County Herald • April 25, 2012

Students Walk to School ‘On the Bus’

The Alternative Press • April 25, 2012

Candidate Robin Schlager Launches Pedestrian Safety Campaign

Montclair Patch • April 27, 2012

Biking Fun for Everyone this Long Pre-Bike Month Weekend, April 27 through 30

NJ.com • April 27, 2012

Mercer County Freeholders Support Complete Streets

West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance • April 27, 2012

Jersey City Preps for “Green Week” with New Bicycle Lanes Downtown

The Jersey Journal • April 28, 2012

New Efforts to Improve Sidewalk Ramps in North Jersey

NorthJersey.com • April 29, 2012

Crash Report

Warren Police Blotter

MyCentralJersey • April 16, 2012

Morris Plains Pedestrian to be Charged for Accident on Route 202

Daily Record • April 23, 2012

Driver Arrested in Deadly Mercer County Hit and Run

CBS Philly • April 27, 2012

Family Members Say Stafford Township Woman Declared Brain Dead after Being Hit Saturday Night in Middle Township

Press of Atlantic City • April 30, 2012

Opinion

New Jersey’s “Crosswalk Law” Needs to be Enforced

The Alternative Press • April 22, 2012

National News

New Map: Find a Bicycle Friendly Business Near You

League of American Bicyclists • April 19, 2012

House Passes Modified Extension; Spares Bike/Ped

League of American Bicyclists • April 19, 2012

New 3-Foot Passing Law in Nebraska

Kansas Cyclist • April 20, 2012

New Company Creates Sustainable Bike Helmets

The Ski Channel • April 24, 2012

Help Us Map All the Abandoned Bikes in NYC

Transportation Nation • April 27, 2012

Video


Streetsblog • April 24, 2012

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