Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for August 16 – August 31, 2013

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Township looking into crosswalk between Fairmount Avenue and Meyersville Road

NewJerseyHills.com – August 16

Cyclists discuss bike paths, safety at annual meeting

ShoreNewsToday.com – August 16

From Mahwah start, 1,200 bike riders set out on annual tour

NorthJersey.com – August 18

She’s too young for camp, but not for a bicycle from the Fresh Air Fund

NJ.com – August 18

Alderson Main Street donated money to put towards walking trail

WOAY.com – August 19

Cops go undercover to catch careless drivers

Phillyburbs.com – August 19

Police Department announces new program to help deter bike thefts

CJ.DUNNR.WS – August 21

ALLENTOWN: Beginner’s bike ride gets pedals rolling

CentralJersey.com – August 21

Have Your Say on the Future of Camden County

BicycleCoalition.org – August 21

New HAWK system will continue pedestrian safety improvements at train station in Fair Lawn

NorthJersey.com – August 22

River heritage trail bike ride planned in Camden, Burlington Counties

CourierPostOnline.com – August 22

Trails in Washington Lake Park to get a makeover, thanks to grant

NJ.com – August 23

Jersey City ‘ghost bike’ gets new home

UnionCityReporter.com – August 25

Clinton police ticket 26 drivers in Pedestrian Safety Decoy Operation

NJ.com – August 25

Route 35 at the Shore could be a mecca for bicyclists, advocates say

NJ.com – August 26

WEST WINDSOR: police to begin bicycle patrols

CentralJersey.com – August 26

Montclair Schools are Honored for Safe Routes to School Efforts

Baristanet.com – August 27

Madison Police Department will launch ‘Operation Safe School Zones’

NJ.com – August 28

Grant would improve pedestrian safety on Shrewsbury Avenue

The Hub – August 29

Federal and New Jersey agencies seek to reduce pedestrian fatalities

Digital Journal – August 29

Report Shows Dip In Driving In NJ; Advocates Want More Mass Transit Investments

CBSlocal.com – August 29

Pennington Borough Environmental Commission secures grant to promote nearby trails

SunNe.ws – August 29

Camden opens new bicycle lanes, completes roadway improvements

NJ.com – August 30

Clifton Dwasline sidewalks discussion resumes

NorthJersey.com – August 30

Looking for ‘safe passage’ into Morristown

NewJerseyHills.com – August 30

In Ocean City, a Campaign Against Crosswalk Chaos

Patch.com – August 30

New asphalt makes walking in Chatham easier

NewJerseyHills.com – August 30

Shoulder improves safety in Long Valley

NewJerseyHills.com – August 30

Funding cuts road work plans in Chester

NewJerseyHills.com – August 30

Commissioner Simpson Reaffirms Commitment To Complete Streets But Route 35 Bike Lanes Still In Limbo

WalkBikeJersey – August 30

 

Crash Report

Bicyclist hit in Wildwood Crest

ShoreNewsToday.com – August 16

NYC Woman Dies From Crash on Palisades Cliffs

TheEpochTimes.com – August 17

Fair Lawn man struck, killed by train between Elmwood Park, Fair Lawn

NorthJersey.com – August 17

Dover man indicted for striking pedestrian

NewJerseyHills.com – August 20

New Brunswick cops need help ID’ing unconscious pedestrian hit by car

NJ.com – August 20

Fort Lee hit and run leaves woman critically hurt

ABCLocal.com – August 21

Princeton Resident Yvonne Bleiman Dies After Being Struck by a Truck

Planet Princeton – August 21

Driver takes off after hitting pedestrian in Willingboro

ABCLocal.com – August 23

Drunk Driver, 22, Hit Woman Standing on New Jersey Sidewalk

NBCNEwYork.com – August 23

Fair Lawn man hit by car after chasing dog into Garden State Parkway

NJ.com – August 24

Police identify pedestrian who died in crash early Friday in Atlantic City

Press of Atlantic City – August 26

Woman struck by River Line train in Burlington City

PhillyBurbs.com – August 31

 

Opinion

Women Bike: ‘We Need to Sell the Joy

BikeLeague.com – August 16

Letter: Rep. Frank LoBiondo looks out for pedestrian safety

NJ.com – August 18

The National Push to Close the Cycling Gender Gap

StreetsBlog.org – August 19

Bike-Share Is Key to Closing the Cycling Gender Gap

TheAtlanticCities.com-August 19

The Problem With Treating Pedestrians Like Drivers

StreetsBlog.org – August 20

Editorial: No reason to be cross over N.J. pedestrian law

NJ.com – August 21

Policies must reflect pedestrian safety

DailyRecor.com – August 22

Deadly Streets Demand Action

NJToday.net-August 23

Safe Streets Act of 2013

HudsonReporter.com – August 25

Why disrespect festers between city bicyclists & drivers

Philadelphia Weekly – August 28

Making New Jersey’s streets and highways safer for all: Opinion

NJ.com – August 29

Opinion: What happened to walking to school?

NJ.com – August 31

 

National

500+ Complete Streets Policies in Place, But Not the Most Important One

StreetBlog.org – August 16

Times Poll: New Yorkers Really Love Bike Lanes, Bike-Share, and Plazas

StreetsBlog.org – August 19

How a Happy Crab Helped Reduce Pedestrian Fatalities by 56 Percent

Transportation Nation – August 20

What Happens When a Town Puts People Before Cars?

TheAtlanticCities.com – August 20

Cabbie Rams Cyclist, Severs Woman’s Leg, Investigation Ongoing

StreetsBlog.org – August 20

New “10 Myths” Infographic!

BikeLeague.com – August 21

Bike Law University: Idaho Stop

BikeLeague.com – August 22

Big News On Philadelphia Bike Share

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia – August 22

Bike craze puts Robert Ferrarin on a roll

CrainsNewYork.com – August 23

Lose The Spandex: Fashion-Forward Clothes For Biking To Work In Style

HuffingtonPost.com – August 23

Bike Ride With TX Sen. Rodney Ellis

BikeLeague.org – August 26

Research Helps Make the Case for Bicycling

BikeLeague.org – August 26

New Complete Streets materials highlight best practices, assist practitioners

University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies – August 2013

Recap: Comfort + Convenience = More Women Riding

BikeLeague.org – August 30

 

Videos

Streetfilms Shortie – Montreal’s Car-free Paradise: Rue St. Catherine

Streetfilms.org – August 26

Streetfilms Shortie – Just Biking Around Montreal

Streetfilms.org – August 26

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