Local Bike/Ped News Feed for June 1 – June 15, 2012

Welcome to the NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for the first half of June! We’ve scoured the web to bring you all of the latest news on bicycle and pedestrian issues occurring in New Jersey. If you have any articles you think we should add, please let us know! Click past the break to see the entire feed!

Enjoy!

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Ward Tour a 15-mile bike ride great way to see Jersey City

The Jersey Journal – NJ.com – ‎June 1, 2012‎

Hoboken celebrities help to raise $500 at Ben and Jerry’s to benefit bicycle camp for disabled children

The Jersey Journal – NJ.com- June 01, 2012

Uptown Hoboken farmers market to make debut at Garden Street Mews
The Jersey Journal – NJ.com- June 01, 2012

Generating Support for Cleaner Air through Bike Advocacy

Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)- June 1, 2012

Hoboken mayor, celebs raise $500 at Ben and Jerry’s on Washington Street for the ‘Lose the Training Wheels’ bicycle camp

The Jersey Journal – NJ.com – ‎June 2, 2012‎

Be a savvier cyclist by taking the Hudson TMA’s Traffic Safety 101 class on June 23

The Jersey Journal – NJ.com (blog) – June 4, 2012

June 2012 family-friendly NJ Cycling & Trail Events – part 1 (June 6-15)

The Jersey Journal – NJ.com (blog) – ‎June 5, 2012‎

Sidewalk sales are coming back to downtown Vineland

Vineland Daily Journal- June 5, 2012

Brookdale to Host 12th Annual Ride for Autism
MiddletownPatch.com- June 7, 2012

Princeton Cyclist Completes 1800 Mile Solo Ride for Eden Autism Services

PR.com (press release) – ‎June 8, 2012‎

Hoboken looking for businesses to apply to install one of city’s first three bicycle corrals

The Jersey Journal – NJ.com – June 09, 2012

Class helps teach kids to ride their bikes

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – ‎June 10, 2012‎

NJ Transit opening all trains, stations to bikes

NorthJersey.com – ‎June 11, 2012‎

Bike Cape May June 17

Cape May County Herald (press release) – ‎June 11, 2012‎

Tell us: Does your town do enough to promote bicycling?

Independent Press – June 12, 2012

Jersey City proposing bike-parking requirements for most new retail, residential structures

The Jersey Journal – NJ.com- June 12, 2012

Summit Police Investigating Bicycle Thefts
TheAlternativePress.com (press release) (blog)- June 12, 2012

Upper Saddle River to install sidewalk across the street from Elmer’s Country Store
NorthJersey.com- June 13, 2012

New Jersey-born Artist Dan Colen’s first solo exhibition in Paris opens at Gagosian Gallery

Artdaily.org- June 14, 2012

Philly-area biking enthusiasts chart a route toward 750 miles of trails
Newsworks.org June 1, 2012

Villages residents prepare for Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in October in New York City

Villages Daily Sun – ‎June 1, 2012

Accidents involving ‘pedtextrians’ on the rise, researchers find

Sacramento Bee – ‎June 2, 2012‎

1500 Walk Against Drunk Driving

Patch.com – ‎June 4, 2012‎

Boston Bike Share Hits Milestone

Transportation Nation- June 4,2012

Philadelphia launches major bike trail system

SmartPlanet.com (blog) – ‎June 4, 2012‎

Bike gunman shoots father, toddler in Los Angeles

FOXSports.com – ‎June 5, 2012‎

National Women’s Bicycling Summit at Pro Walk/Pro Bike

Bikewalk- June 6, 2012

Should police ban distracted texting?

CTV News- Thursday June. 14, 2012

Crash Report

Bicyclist, 27, badly hurt in collision with pickup truck in Stockton

Hunterdon County Democrat – June, 2, 2012

26-year-old Elizabeth man injured in pedestrian hit-and-run crash

The Star-Ledger – June 3, 2012

In Kingwood, State Police report cyclist from Lambertville struck by vehicle operated by Frenchtown driver

Hunterdon County Democrat – June 6, 2012

Officials: 72-Year-Old Man Hit, Killed By NJ TRANSIT Bus In Newark

CBS Local – ‎June 6, 2012‎

Accident kills New Jersey man

Danbury News Times – ‎June 6, 2012‎

Berkeley Heights police seek witnesses for cyclist-vehicle crash on Springfield Avenue

NJ.com – June 7, 2012

Pedestrian killed when motorist drives off I-84

Mid-Hudson News – ‎June 8, 2012‎

In Raritan Township, pedestrian struck by vehicle on Route 31 is in critical condition

Hunterdon County Democrat – June 8, 2012

Opinion

Trenton continues push toward becoming bicycle friendly with Complete Streets initiative

The Times of Trenton – NJ.com- June 05, 2012

Tell us: Does your town do enough to promote bicycling?

Independent Press – NJ.com- June 12, 2012

National

Philly-area biking enthusiasts chart a route toward 750 miles of trails
Newsworks.org June 1, 2012

Villages residents prepare for Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in October in New York City

Villages Daily Sun – ‎June 1, 2012

Accidents involving ‘pedtextrians’ on the rise, researchers find

Sacramento Bee – ‎June 2, 2012‎

1500 Walk Against Drunk Driving

Patch.com – ‎June 4, 2012‎

Boston Bike Share Hits Milestone

Transportation Nation- June 4,2012

Philadelphia launches major bike trail system

SmartPlanet.com (blog) – ‎June 4, 2012‎

Bike gunman shoots father, toddler in Los Angeles

FOXSports.com – ‎June 5, 2012‎

National Women’s Bicycling Summit at Pro Walk/Pro Bike

Bikewalk- June 6, 2012

Should police ban distracted texting?

CTV News- Thursday June. 14, 2012

Videos

The Huffington Post- June 11, 2012

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