Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed For Oct 15 – Nov 15, 2012

Welcome to the NJ Bike/Ped News Feed! 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.  Click past the break to see all of the news!

Enjoy!

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

‘Walk/Bike to School Day’ Celebrated at Washington Elementary School in Summit

NJ.com – October 15, 2012

Bikeway Advocates Seek Medford Council’s Help

South Jersey Local News – October 17, 2012

Medford Township Passes a Complete Streets Policy

Walk Bike Jersey Blog – October 17, 2012

Study Reveals Rutherford’s Most Dangerous Roadways and Intersections

NorthJersey.com – October, 18, 2012

East Brunswick May Lower Speed Limit on Road Where Five Pedestrians Were Mowed Down

NJ.com – October 18, 2012

Cycling Paradise Debuts in West Milford

NorthJersey.com – October 19, 2012

A Safer Penn-Lyle Road

West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance – October 20, 2012

Plan in Place to Make Ben Franklin Bridge Walkway More User-Friendly

CBS Philly – October 21, 2012

Hoboken and Ocean City Award Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community Awards

Walk Bike Jersey Blog – October 22, 2012

Improvements to Hiking Trail System in South Mountain Reservation in Millburn/South Orange Complete

NJ.com – October 23, 2012

Princeton Wins Bicycle Friendly University Bronze Award

Walk Bike Jersey Blog – October 25, 2012

U. to Tackle Transportation on Campus with Bike Lanes

The Daily Targum – October 24, 2012

Municipal Building Gets a Bike Rack

The Sparta Independent – November 1, 2012

Online Survey Seeks Transit Users’ Input on Bicycle Accessibility

West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance – November 2, 2012

Streetscape Improvement Program Enters Final Phase

Cape May County Herald – November 9, 2012

Sidewalk Work Underway at King’s Beach

Swampscott Patch – November 13, 2012

Crash Report

Manalapan Pedestrian Struck by Teen with Drugs in Car, Police Say

NJ.com – October 15, 2012

Pedestrian Uses Umbrella, Handbag to Avoid Being Run Over

Ridgewood-Glen Rock Patch – October 15, 2012

Jaywalking Cause of Boy Being Struck, Police Say

Chatham Patch – October 16, 2012

Police ID Pedestrians Hit by Cars

Gloucester Township Patch – October 19, 2012

Pedestrian Struck and Killed on the Turnpike

The Star-Ledger – October, 22, 2012

Middletown Pedestrian Struck and Killed Crossing Roadway, Police Say

NJ.com – October 22, 2012

Police: Man Arrested for Pedestrian Hit-and-Run

Newark Post Online – October 22, 2012

Pizza Delivery Driver Clips Pedestrian on Welcome Road

Fair Lawn-Saddle Brook Patch – October 25, 2012

3 Teens Struck, Injured by Car in Northwestern NJ

Ctpost.com – October 28, 2012

Woman Struck by a Car Near Bloomfield High School

Bloomfield Patch – November 9, 2012

Greenwich Township Bicyclists Injured in Collision with Car, Police Report

Lehigh Valley Live – November 13, 2012

Opinion

Shifting Gears

Inside Higher Ed – October 19, 2012

Can Americans Embrace Biking the Way Denmark Has?

Slate – November 1, 2012

The Power of Bicycles in Disaster Recovery

The Atlantic Cities – November 7, 2012

Pedal Perfect: Bikers Shed Spandex to Inspire New Riders

CCN – November, 13, 2012

For Pedestrians, Cities Have Become Wilderness

The Atlantic Cities – November 14, 2012

National

Dedicated Bike Lanes Can Cut Cycling Injuries in Half

The Atlantic Cities – October 22, 2012

NYC DOT Study: Street Redesign Good for the Economy

Transportation Nation – October 24, 2012

Iconic U.S. Companies Become Bicycle Friendly Businesses

League of American Bicycles – October 25, 2012

Please Bring this to America: Heated Bike Lanes

The Atlantic Cities – October 26, 2012

Walk to School Month Ends with Record Participation

National Center for Safe Routes to School – November 2, 2012

Videos

Perfect Match: Metro Vancouver Melds Bikes and Transit
http://s3.amazonaws.com/s3.www.universalsubtitles.org/embed.js
StreetsBlog – October 24, 2012

NYC is Back in Business: Post Sandy, Queens Mode Montage
http://s3.amazonaws.com/s3.www.universalsubtitles.org/embed.js
StreetsBlog – November 1, 2012

First-Ever Sunday Streets Event Transforms Downtown Berkeley
http://s3.amazonaws.com/s3.www.universalsubtitles.org/embed.js
StreetsBlog – November 8, 2012

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