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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

New Jersey Cops Crack Down On Palisades Park Cyclists

Gothamist.com – September 1

3 Reasons Palisades Bicyclists Get Tickets

NewJerseyNewsroom.com – September 2

Clinton police ticket 26 drivers in Pedestrian Safety Decoy operation

NJ.com – September 3

Traffic Safety Officials Offer Back-To-School Safety Refreshers For Students, Parents & Motorists

NJToday.com – September 4

Motorists are reminded of back to school pedestrian safety

NBC40.Net – September 4

As we enter fall, remember safety in driving, walking, biking

CentralJersey.com – September 4

Thieves Jump, Beat Bicyclists Near Riverside Drive

NBCNewYork.com – September 5

PENNINGTON: Streetscape projects are doing a lot for downtown area

CentralJersey.com – September 5

Getting to school safely

CentralJersey.com – September 5

Drivers Beware: NJ is Back-to-School

NJ1015.com – September 5

Paulsboro to ask NJDOT to designate Broad Street a ‘Pedestrian Safety Corridor’

NJ.com – September 5

Calling All Girl Scout Leaders…Girl Scouts on Wheels!

BicycleCoalition.org – September 5

Bike trail concept links Rehoboth and Cape May

CapeGazette.com – September 6

Biking trail to open Sunday in Burlington County

CourierPostOnline.com – September 6

Walk this way-Osborne to introduce broad proposal to improve pedestrian safety downtown

HudsonReporter.com – September 8

Delaware River Heritage Trail begins in Bordentown City

PhillyBurbs.com – September 9

Fall Adventure Races slated for Delaware Water Gap

NJ.com – September 10

Path expansion plan aims at improving ‘bikability’

ShoreNewsToday.com – September 11

Norwood to build sidewalk on Broadway

NorthJersey.com – September 12

Pennington gets grant to promote nearby trails

CentralJersey.com – September 12

Woodbine Honored as Complete Streets Community

CapeMayCountyHerald.com – September 12

Clifton bicyclists, pedestrians beware of vehicles

NorthJersey.com – September 13

Mullens Lane sidewalk engineering work OK’d in Bernardsville

NewJereseyHills.com – September 13

 

Crash Report

Bicyclist, 16, Taken to Hospital After Crashing Into Car

Chatham.Patch.com – September 4

Man falls 125 feet from NJ’s Palisades

NJHerwald.com – September 9

Cyclist suffers head injury in fall in Long Valley

NewJereseyHills.com – September 10

 

Opinion

Completing Our Streets: Why do so many communities build incomplete streets?

SmartGrowthAmerica.org – September 2

Will the Feds Step Up for Ped Safety and Close the Crossover Mirror Loophole?

StreetsBlog.org – September 4

It’s The Eve of Rosh Hashanah – Don’t You Dare Take The Bike On The Train!…Until After Sunset

WalkBikeJersey.Blogspot.com – September 4

Adopt Complete Streets policies to make pedestrians safer

PhillyBurbs.com – September 8

Suburbs Aren’t the Problem — It’s Bad 20th Century Design

StreetsBlog.net – September 9

Why NYC Speed Cameras Will Make Streets Safer (Almost) Everywhere

TSTC.org – September 9

Women Spend Billions on Bikes

BikeLeague.org – September 11

Women Lead in Innovative Advocacy

BikeLeague.org – September 12

University bike-share program

DailyPrincetonian.com – September 12

N.J. law gives bicyclists same rights as motorists

PressofAtlanticCity.com – September 13

 

National

Evaluating Active Transport Benefits and Costs

VTPI.org – August 29

Association of Pedestrian & Bicycle Professionals Awards 22 APBP 2013 Susie Stephens Scholarships

APBP.org – September 4

Crowd-Funding a New Public Space in Portland

StreetsBlog.net – September 4

Kids, Cargo & Cycling Convenience

BikeLeague.org – September 4

The Coming Battle Over Electric Bicycles

TheAtlanticCities.com – September 4

After the Addition of Bike Lanes and Plazas, Manhattan Traffic Moves Faster

StreetsBlog.org – September 5

Bike/Ped Projects Win Big in Latest TIGER Grant Announcement

BikeLeague.org – September 5

Women & Bikes: 5 Things I Knew

BikeLeague.org – September 6

8 More Brilliant Pieces of Bike Infrastructure

TheAtlanticCities.com – September 6

FHWA to Transportation Engineers: Use the NACTO Bikeway Design Guide

StreetsBlog.org – September 9

No, Bike Lanes Don’t Hurt Retail Business

TheAtlanticCities.com – September 10

Chart: Biggest Threat to Schoolchildren? Cars

WNYC.org – September 10

Study: Kids Who Live in Walkable Neighborhoods Get More Exercise

StreetsBlog.org – September 11

SUV hits 5 students near NYC school

NJHerald.com – September 12

 

Videos


Education Video Series: Traffic Laws

BikeLeague.org – September 3


A Winter of Cyclists

ChainRingFilms.com – September 5

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