Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed For July1 – July 15, 2012

Welcome to the NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for the first half of July! We’ve scoured the web to bring you all of the latest news on bicycle and pedestrian issues occurring in New Jersey and the region. Please click title of the post above see all of the news!

Enjoy!

 

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Proceed with caution at these pedestrian pitfalls

NorthJersey.com – July 4, 2012

Spend a relaxing weekend day at Sandy Hook with your bike–no car needed

NJ.com, – July 4, 2012

2012 Historical walking tours of Morristown and Morris County, NJ

The Star-Ledger – NJ.com – July 4, 2012

Newark Riverfront Boat Tours continue to lift veil on lesser-known feature of city

The Star-Ledger – NJ.com – July 4, 2012

Help Bring Bike Repair Stations to Ocean City

OceanCityPatch.com – July 3, 2012

Jersey City Man Arrested While Trying to Steal Bicycle

The Jersey Journal – NJ.com – July 9, 2012

Bike Trail Plan Riles Residents, Council

MadisonPatch.com – July 10, 2012

Officials say new Parkway bridge is on the fast track for construction

ShoreNewsToday.com – July 10, 2012

Newark Gets Its Very First Bike Lane

Transportation Nation – July 11, 2012

Highland Park’s sidewalk plans step on the cracks for some irate residents

NJ.com – July 11, 2012

Jersey City man charged in Journal Square bike theft attempt

The Jersey Journal – NJ.com – July 12, 2012

New sidewalk improves safety for pedestrians along Route 31 in the Flemington/Raritan area

NJ.com – July 14, 2012

Bicycling a growing trend in the area

UticaOD.com – July 15, 2012

 

Crash Report

Traffic Deaths Down on New Jersey Roads

CourierPostOnline.com – July 3, 2012

Police: Drunken Driver Hits, Kills Pedestrian

San Francisco Chronicle – July 4, 2012

Bicyclists hurt after being struck by car in Brielle

Asbury Park Press – July 10, 2012

Pedestrian Killed by Drunken Driver in North Bergen County

NorthJersey.com – July 4, 2012

Palisades Park man hospitalized after being struck by bus in Belleville

NorthJersey.com – July 12, 2012

Car, Bicyclist Collide in Beach Haven

TheSandPaper.com – July 12, 2012

 

National

Boy scouts on bikes chase down suspected robber in Key West

CBSNews.com – July 3, 2012

From A To B: Bike Shop Owners See Big Returns From Capital Bikeshare

WAMU – June 29, 2012

Mom, Dad, This Playground’s for You

The New York Times – July 1, 2012

Eyes on the Street: Plaza Street Bike Lane Goes Both Ways

StreetsBlog.org – July 12, 2012

 

Opinion

Texting while walking, a joke

The Selkirk Journal –  July 4, 2012

Poll: Is the 2010 Pedestrian Law Making a Difference?

WestfieldPatch.com – July 10, 2012

When the Bad Guys Ride Bikes

The Atlantic Cities – July 10, 2012

Poll: Should Traction Line Trail Be Extended?

Morristown.Patch.com – July 12, 2012

Road Warrior: Bike lanes to offer ferry-goers alternative

NorthJersey.com – July 15, 2012

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