Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for January 1 – January 15, 2014

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Building Body and Mind—RBR Introduces Bike Desks to its Media Center

RedBank – Shrewsbury Patch – January 2

New Jersey Town Readies Eco-Tourism Brochure, But Maybe It Should Save the Paper

Skift.com – January 4

Broken streetlight to be cited in suit in Ridgewood pedestrian’s death

NorthJersey.com – January 6

N.J. Supreme Court: Leaning on a porch is not grounds for arrest

NJ.com – January 7

Bernardsville police to enforce snow removal laws

NewJerseyHills.com – January 7

Number of fatal crashes drops in Monmouth County in 2013

NJ.com – January 9

Jackson receives funds to improve sidewalks

Tri-Town News – January 9

New traffic control measures coming to Englewood

NorthJersey.com – January 9

Bike Lanes vs Beautification – A False Choice In Haddonfield

WalkBike Jersey – January 9

Phase two of Sandyston streetscape project to begin in the spring

New Jersey Herald – January 15

 

Crash Report

School bus kills New Jersey 6-year-old

USA Today – January 7

Report: Former Asbury Park city manager accused of hitting man with car

NJ.com – January 9

Hit and run leaves Nutley family asking questions

NorthJersey.com – January 10

Man fatally struck by NJ Transit train in Hazlet

NJ.com – January 14

 

Opinion

Commentary: Sidewalk ice and winter graph

NewJerseyHills.com – January 1

Make New Jersey’s transit hubs first stop for development: Opinion

NJ.com – January 9

The Problem With Elevated Bike Highways

The Atlantic Cities – January 15

 

National

The Most Walkable Cities and How Some Are Making Strides

Governing.com – December 13

Infographic: League 2013 Highlights

The League of American Bicyclists – January 1

Should Distracted Cycling Be Banned?

The Atlantic Cities – January 2

The Case for Car-Less Cities: Best #Cityreads of the Week

The Atlantic Cities – January 4

Polar Vortex Be Damned — New Yorkers Will Still Citi Bike

Transportation Nation – January 7

L.A. ditches traffic jams: A Hollywood renaissance for walking and biking

Salon – January 11

The secret ingredient for a safer bike helmet: paper

BBC – January 11

De Blasio announces plan to prevent traffic deaths

New Jersey Herald – January 15

Crowdsourcing Suggestions From Cities Across The Globe Shows Intense Enthusiasm For Bike Lane

FastCoExist.com – January 15

Four Reasons Protected Bike Lanes Mean Business

Alliance for Biking & Walking – January 15

 

Videos


The Rise of Open Streets

PeoplePoweredMovement.org – January 7


The Electricity-Generating Bicycle Desk That Would Power the World

The Atlantic Cities – January 8


‘Joy of Two Wheels’ TED Talk

The League of American Bicyclists – January 9


Portland Sets Another Bicycle Milestone

The Atlantic Cities – January 15

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