Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed For July15 – August 1, 2012

Welcome to the NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for the second 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. Make sure to check out the debut video made by our NJ Ambassadors at the end! Click past the break to see all of the news!

Enjoy!

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Fair haven wants to make its roads safer for all

Asbury Park Press – July 15, 2012

Road warrior: a bike-ferry solution to gridlock?

NorthJersey.com- July 15, 2012

Ride honors champion cyclist and son of Edgewater councilman

NorthJersey.com- July 16, 2012

NJ Transit bicycle snafu may be a win for cyclists

Asbury Park Press- July 16, 2012

Bike lanes come to Newark

The Daily Newarker-July 17, 2012

‘Complete Streets’ Policy Adopted

Patch.com-July 18, 2012

Bike Lane Project Moves Forward

Patch.com -July 19, 2012

Hartland Teen Bikes to Help Raise Awareness for Muscular Dystrophy

Patch.com -July 19, 2012

Manasquan Police Cracking Down on Bike Safety Laws

Patch.com -July 19, 2012

Bernardsville accident highlights pedestrian safety concerns

New Jersey Hills-July 20, 2012

Amid slippery laws, towns take a stand on sidewalk repairs

NJ.com-July 22, 2012

N.J. Firefighter Bicycle Race raises thousands of dollars for charity

NJ.com-July 22, 2012

Haworth man seeks a more bike-friendly Bergen County

NJ.com-July 23, 2012

Newark Bike Exchange opens for second season at a new bigger, better location

NJ.com (blog) – July 23, 2012

Woodbine Applies to NJDOT for $426,731 for Final Phase of Streetscape Project

Cape May County Herald – July 24, 2012

Red Cups and Crosswalks Make ‘Em Boil

Cape May County Herald (press release) – July 24, 2012

Madison wants state to put ‘Pedestrian Crossing’ sign in front of Junior School on Main Street

NJ.com- July 24, 2012

Bike lane stripes are being painted on River Road in North Bergen, adding to Hudson County’s network

NJ.com – July 25, 2012

Cops: Bikes help cut crime

Asbury Park Press – July 25, 2012

Alloway Township Committee votes to add grant money for sidewalks into budget

NJ.com- July 25, 2012

Bike and Walk Morristown host ride and family picnic to celebrate Complete Streets Friday, July 27

NJ.com (blog) – July 26, 2012

NY Waterway Ferry temporarily waives bicycle surcharge

Weehawken Reporter- July 26, 2012

Cycling on the rise at Jersey Shore

Asbury Park Press- July 27, 2012

Cyclist pedals through Bayonne to help homeowners in need

NJ.com- July 28, 2012

Hoboken business now offering bike rentals as bike lanes added throughout city

NJ.com- July 29, 2012

 

Crash Report

Pedestrian struck by motorcycle in Burlington City dies

phillyBurbs.com -July 17, 2012

Suicide possible in Route 80 pedestrian death

Cliffviewpilot.com-July 18, 2012

Long Branch fire truck strikes pedestrian

Asbury Park Press-July 18, 2012

Pedestrian killed at Bloomfield intersection

NorthJersey.com-July 19, 2012

Update: Pedestrian Struck and Killed In South Toms River

Patch.com -July 20, 2012

REDLANDS: Traffic accident kills homeless pedestrian

Press-Enterprise-July 25, 2012

Pedestrian Hit in Crosswalk at E. Broad and Elm Streets

Patch.com-July 26, 2012

Parsippany pedestrian critically hurt after Route 46 crash

NJ.com-July 27, 2012

Pedestrian Struck Overnight on Garden State Parkway

Toms River News-July 27, 2012

Parsippany Man Struck By Car in Critical Condition

Patch.com-July 28, 2012

Fatal accident causes train delays

MyCentralJersey.com-July 29, 2012

 

Opinion

My Plea for Safe Biking

Patch.com -July 19, 2012

Completing cycle of good health

Times of India-July 21, 2012

Road Warrior: Cops vs. cyclists in Fort Lee

NorthJersey.com-July 22, 2012

The Wheels Of Revolution: How The Bicycle Changed Women’s Lives

Patch.com -July 28, 2012

HOW CYCLING KEEPS THE WHEELS TURNING FOR OUR ECONOMY

Express.co.uk-July 29, 2012

 

National

Bicycling a growing trend in area

Utica Observer Dispatch – July 15, 2012

Mountain Bikers Find Success on the Road

New York Times-July 18, 2012

Breaking: USA Cycling to reward gold medalists with $100000 bonuses

Greenfield Daily Reporter -July 20, 2012

TN MOVING STORIES: Congress Investigates Tolling Agencies, NJ Traffic Fatalities on the Rise, No Bike Share at RNC, DNC

Transportation Nation-July 20, 2012

An AIDS patient works on an exercise bike at Broadway House for Continuing Care in Newark

DesMoinesRegister.com- July 23, 2012

Abandoned Bikes in DC Removed but Not Recycled

Transportation Nation- July 24, 2012

Distracted pedestrians stumble into danger

Dailyrecord.com- July 31, 2012

Cycling: Avery helps out old club on the road

The Daily Post- July 31, 2012

Videos

NJ AIM: Bikes on Buses

NJ Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center – August 1, 2012

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