Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed For June15 – June 30, 2012

Welcome to the NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for the second 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. Please click past the break to see all of the news!

Enjoy!

 

Announcements

Next big event in Long Hill Township: Freedom Tour bike races July 22

Echoes-Sentinel • June 19, 2012

New Providence firefighters to ride in charity bicycle race

NJ.com • June 23, 2012

Century for the Cure bike ride scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 8 in Warren Township

Echoes-Sentinel • June 29, 2012

 

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

‘We’ve got some really great support this year’

Hudson Reporter • June 17, 2012

Father-son entrepreneurs develop sustainable paving alternative

Wayne Patch • June 19, 2012

Key biking and walking trail gap finally closed between Newark and Jersey City

NJ.com, Betty the Bike • June 20, 2012

Teaneck pushes to get more bus shelters from NJ Transit

The Record • Jun 20, 2012

Nutley editorial: That pedestrian may be a cop

Nutley Sun • June 21, 2012

Bergen County Historical Society releases smart phone walking tour

NJ.com • June 21, 2012

Grant funds in Fair Lawn to focus on pedestrian safety

Community News • June 21, 2012

Report: ride-sharing at GWB on the rise, police trying to find ways to make practice safer

NJ.com, The Star-Ledger • June 21, 2012

Boys & Girls Club Has A Very Grand Opening In Plainfield

MyCentralJersey.com • June 24, 2012

Traffic accidents falling at NY/NJ Port Authority

Occupational Health and Safety • June 24, 2012

Bicyclists end 8-day ride along rail trail today in city

Trib Live • June 24, 2012

Ticketing blitz hits cyclists near George Washington Bridge

NY Cycling Examiner • June 24, 2012

Tour guide shares sights, sounds of Cranbury in historical walks

NJ.com, The Star-Ledger • June 24, 2012

West Milford Enviro. Commission sees Emerald Trail as a greenway for humans

NorthJersey.com • June 25, 2012

Free and friendly tours offer a new school twist to old school Philly walking tours

Galileo Communications Inc. •  June 25, 2012

Fort Lee police say cyclists being targeted for riding against traffic

NY Cycling Examiner • June 25, 2012

Bike shop class for kids starts July 9

South Orange Patch • June 26, 2012

Greetings From Walkable, Bikeable, Transit-Oriented Asbury Park, N.J.

Streetsblog • June 26, 2012

Jail sentence overturned for driver who killed pedestrian in Red Bank

Asbury Park Press • June 27, 2012

NJ town considers skate-park penalties

NorthJersey.com, Associated Press • June 27, 2012

Two Lacey men charged with assaulting a bike rider

Lacey Patch • June 27, 2012

Rutherford bike path planning takes step forward

South Bergenite • June 28, 2012

Jersey City council puts brakes on bike space ordinance, will study other cities’ measures

NJ.com, The Jersey Journal • June 28, 2012

Ocean City reports surge in stolen bicycles

Ocean City Patch • June 28, 2012

Bicycle riders to receive ice cream for wearing helmets in Fair Lawn

NorthJersey.com, Community News • June 28, 2012

Rockland stations boost bicycle access to trains

Lohud.com • June 28, 2012

Chatham gears up for bike rodeo

Chatham Patch • June 29, 2012

$1,600 in stolen bicycles reported in Hoboken

Hoboken Patch • June 29, 2012

NJBG holds family woodland walk July 15

NorthJersey.com, Clifton Journal • June 29, 2012

Inaugural bike ride for our war heroes

Asbury Park Press • June 30, 2012

NJNG to replace all sidewalk valves

Red Bank Green

 

Crash Report

Police: Orlando resident struck by car while crossing Broadway in Bayonne

NJ.com, The Jersey Journal • June 18, 2012

Pedestrian killed in Union County

The News Station 16 WNEP • June 18, 2012

Delaware Township bicyclist dies from injuries sustained in an accident

NJ.com, Hunterdon County Democrat • June 18, 2012

Boy is only scraped after bike plunges off towpath down 25-foot embankment in West Amwell

NJ.com, Hunterdon County Democrat • June 19, 2012

West New York boy, 9, suffers head injury when he runs into moving car, police say

NJ.com, The Jersey Journal • June 19, 2012

Prosecutor files additional charges against two drivers in fatal Westfield pedestrian crash

NJ.com, Independent Press • June 20, 2012

Pedestrian struck in Toms River rushed to trauma center

Toms River, Family and Community Magazine • June 20, 2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker comes to aid of man hit by car

NJ.com, The Star-Ledger • June 22, 2012

Car fatally hits Morris County teen looking for his cell phone

NJ.com, The Star-Ledger • June 22, 2012

NJ mom charged in crash that injured infant son

NJ.com • June 23, 2012

Bicyclist struck by automobile on Route 9 in Beachwood

Toms River Patch • June 24, 2012

Ocean County bicyclist is struck and killed by car

NJ.com, The Star-Ledger • June 25, 2012

Pedestrian struck in hit-and-run on Garfield Avenue in Jersey City

NJ.com, The Jersey Journal • June 29, 2012

Old Bridge man is fatally struck by car in South Amboy after getting off motorcycle to retrieve bag

NJ.com, The Star-Ledger • June 30, 2012

Maurice River Township to receive assistance from professional planners

NJ.com, The News of Cumberland County • June 16, 2012

 

Opinion

On the waterfront, at last

NJtoday.com • June 17, 2012

How to Stop Traffic

New York Times • June 26, 2012

Reducing deaths on Rte. 46

North Jersey, Road Warrior • June 27, 2012

Cyclist’s death revives forgotten PIPC bike plan

Nyack News & Views • June 28, 2012

How the transportation bill failed America

The Atlantic Cities • June 30, 2012

 

National

Communities take notice of texting-pedestrian accidents

World News Report • June 16, 2012

New survey finds Capital Bikeshare users drive less and save big

Mobility Lab • June 18, 2012

Cycling across America

The East Hampton Star • June 21, 2012

New ideas for cycling in Philadelphia

Philly.com • June 21, 2012

The Beijing Bicycle: A Requiem

Newgeography.com • June 23, 2012

The Grave Health Risks of Unwalkable Communities

The Atlantic Cities • June 25, 2012

Citi commits $42 million to New York’s bike sharing program

Smart Planet • June 25, 2012

It’s still not a crime to kill someone with your car door

Gothamist • June 25, 2012

Batteries Add Power and Market Appeal to Bicycles

New York Times • June 27, 2012

Big US cities boom as young adults shun suburbs

Philly.com • June 28, 2012

Congress passes two-year transportation bill

Washington Post • June 29, 2012

Riding across the U.S., Hazon bikers are spokespeople for food justice

Jewish Journal • June 26, 2012

Blast from the transit solution past: New York’s moving sidewalks

The Atlantic Cities • June 18, 2012

 

Videos

 

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Streetsblog • June 4, 2012

 

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Huffington Post • June 20, 2012

 

 

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