Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for July 1 – July 15, 2013

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Hoboken Bike Share Going Strong One Month In

CBSlocal.com – July 1

Burlington County Sheriff’s Department awarded pedestrian safety enforcement grant

South Jersey Local News –July 2

Cranford residents working to make ‘Complete Streets’ for pedestrians and bicyclists

NJ.com – July 3

Police initiative cracks down on unsafe driving

GMnews.com – July 4

Bridgeton brick sidewalk removal imminent

NJ.com – July 5

11 Accidents in 3 Years at Same Westfield Intersection

Patch.com – July 8

Woodbine recognized for bicycle and pedestrian safety

Shore News Today – July 10

City Planning For Future Boardwalk Improvements

Patch.com – July 10

Bergen County leads state in deaths of older pedestrians, report finds

NJ.com – July 10

Crossing roads safer for Ocean County seniors, but still among the most dangerous in NJ

Asbury Park Press – July 11

N.J.’s older pedestrians killed at higher rate than younger walkers

NJ.com – July 11

Consolidated sidewalk ordinance becomes a borough law

NJ.com – July 11

Make roadways safe for everyone

Asbury Park Press – July 11

A Jersey City inventor created a bike rack to carry packages of different shapes

NJ.com – July 12

Zagster and Roseland Bring Bike Sharing to Apartments in New Jersey and Boston

Digital Supply Chain – July 12

Three Burlington County towns receiving money to improve safety on Route 73

phillyBurbs.com – July 12

3 Reasons Older Pedestrians are Dying in New Jersey

Newjerseynewsroom.com – July 14

 

Crash Report

Call for pedestrian struck in Pittsgrove tops latest Salem County Firelog

NJ.com – July 6

Elizabeth woman, 62, critical after hit-and-run accident

NJ.com – July 8

Newark pedestrian struck by three vehicles, two of which flee scene, police say

NJ.com – July 13

Report: Pedestrian struck in Manchester

Asbury Park Press – July 14

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Cherry Tree Farm Road

Atlantic Highlands Herald – July 14

 

Opinion 

How A Minority Biking Group Raises The Profile Of Cycling

National Public Radio – July 1

Nationwide epidemic: Should NYC put a ban on texting while walking?

New York’s PIX11 – July 3

Bloomfield letter: Bike routes

NorthJersey.com – July 4

Summertime Safety Tips Offered by Councilwoman

Patch.com – July 5

Weiner on Bike Policy: Small Talk, Small Stick

Streets Blog – July 8

Distracted Pedestrians Step into Dangerous Situations

Legal Examiner – July 9

Get to root of the sidewalk problem

NorthJersey.com – July 11

Put that phone down and just walk

The Boston Globe – July 13

 

National

Citi Bike Floods Streets With Thousands of Uninsured Cyclists

NY Observer – July 2

Is Citi Bike A Liability Nightmare Or Is The NY Observer Running Out Of Arguments Against Bikeshare?

Gothamist.com – July 2

NYC’s Summer Streets 2013 Includes Car-Free Central Park

Transportation Nation – July 3

The Citi Bike Story No One’s Talking About: Only 3 Injuries in 500,000 Rides

Streets Blog – July 3

Cargo Bikes: The New Station Wagon

The Wall Street Journal – July 5

That’s Right, Los Angeles Is Giving Up Car Lanes for Pedestrians

Atlantic Cities – July 5

How Walkability Shapes Political Activism

Atlantic Cities – July 5

Is Being Able to Walk Around Your City a Right?

Atlantic Cities – July 8

5 Minutes in the Life of a Sidewalk

Atlantic Cities – July 8

Passing a Law Is the Easy Part: The Challenge of Building Complete Streets

Streets Blog – July 11

New Tri-State Report Finds Region’s Older Pedestrians at Risk

TSTC.org – July 11

Bike Law University: Riding Under the Influence

League of American Bicyclists Blog – July 11

Why Enterprise Bought Ride Share Upstart Zimride

Transportation Nation – July 15 

 

Videos

Streetfilms “Flashback” 1997: T.A. Earth Day Traffic Calming Ride”


Vimeo.com

League Releases New Education Videos

League of American Bicyclists Blog – July 1

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