Local NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed for May 1 – May 15, 2013

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

A Deal for Residents: 50/50 and a Walkable Township

The Alternative Press – May 1, 2013

Crest Likes Bikes

Shore News Today – May 1, 2013

Accessible Ramp in the Works for Ben Franklin Bridge in Southern Jersey

Mobilizing the Region – May 2, 2013

Lumberville-Raven Rock Toll-Supported Pedestrian Bridge to reopen this week

nj.com – May 2, 2013

NJDOT grants $4.7M to help fun Union County roadway projects, Linden streetscape

nj.com – May 2, 2013

Morris County towns net $5.2 million for Road improvements

nj.com – May 3, 2013

Part of NJ boardwalk reopens in Seaside Heights

ABC Action News – May 3, 2013

Lawmakers introduce bills to improve pedestrian safety

phillyburbs.com – May 6, 2013

New Brunswick police will ‘educate’ people who ignore rules of the crosswalk

nj.com – May 7, 2013

Point Boro Accepted into complete Streets Program

Point Pleasant Patch – May 9, 2013

State Releases new bicycling guide

nj.com – May 9 2013

N.J. seeks to make Route 130 safer for pedestrians

Courier-Post – May 13, 2013

Rudder Bill Package Protects Children, Pedestrians on Neighborhood Streets

PolitickerNJ – May 13, 2013

Bike ordinance scrubbed

northjersey.com – May 13 2013

New Jersey Named Top 10 State for Cyclists

Brick Patch – May 11, 2013

$800K DOT Grant Awarded to Centenary for Streetscape Improvements

Hackettstown Patch – May 13, 2013

Report: Bicycling and Walking Pumped $500M into New Jersey’s Economy in 2011

WalkBikeJersey Blog – May 13, 2013

Walking initiative in Ridgewood to raise awareness

NorthJersey.com – May 14, 2013

$635K Grant to Fund Main Street’s 21st Century Revival

RamseyPatch – May 14, 2013

 

Crash Report

Somerville man hospitalized in Jersey City hit-and-run; driver sought

nj.com – May 2, 2013

Bicyclist down at Bonnie Burn Road in Watchung; traffic delays clearing

nj.com – May 4, 2013

Pedestrian in crosswalk hit by car driven by Chatham Fire Chief, say police

nj.com – May 6, 2013

Pedestrian, 75, dies after being struck by car in Montclair

nj.com – May 8, 2013

Pedestrian Struck in Red Bank Avenue Accident

WestDeptfordPartch – May 8, 2013

Bicyclist reported badly hurt in accident on Milford-Frenchtown Road in Alexandria

nj.com – May 10, 2013

Bicyclists injure in Monroe Township hit-and-run

nj.com – May 10, 2013

24-year-old Jersey City man killed during DWI-related hit-and-run, police say

nj.com – May 11, 2013

Bicyclist hit by car on Route 46 in Roxbury, cops say

nj.com – May 13, 2013

 

Opinion

The Flashing Yellow Turn Signal: Good for Drivers, Bad for Pedestrians.

The Atlantic Cities – May 1, 2013.

The Epidemic of Pedestrian Deaths in America, and Why It Barely Registers

Streetsblog – May 2, 2013

The Inequitable Toll of Pedestrian Deaths

Streetsblog – May 7, 2013

The Debate About Bike Infrastructure Has Been Settled

Streetsblog – May 8, 2013

The Bike Share Criticism Challenge 

Brooklynspoke – May 10, 2013

Cyclists Aren’t ‘Special,’ and They Shouldn’t Play by their Own Rules

The Atlantic Cities – May 13, 2013

How NYSCOT Can Improve its Complete Streets Outreach

Mobilizing the Region – May 13, 2013

Bike-Share and the Mistake of Placing Too Much Stock on NIMBY Sentiment

Streetsblog – May 14, 2013

Cyclists Are Special, and They Should have Their Own Rules.

Streetsblog – May 14, 2013

Why We Should Never Fine Cyclists

The Atlantic Cities – May 14, 2013

 

National

Maryland Cops Show How Pedestrians Safety Enforcement Should Be Done

Streetsblog – May 10, 2013

Citi Bike Annual Memberships Top 10,000 Ahead of launch, City Says

dnainfo.com – May 14, 2013

Big Breakthrough for Active Transportation Within Reach for Missouri

Streetsblog – May 15, 2013

How Much Do You Walk? Livability In South Florida

WLRN – May 8, 2013

Unprecedented Bicycle Infrastructure Project Planned for New Haven Suggests a Changing Mindset at ConnDOT

Mobilizing the Region – May 9, 2013

 

Videos

Children Have Lost the Freedom to Roam


Streetfilms – May 9, 2013

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