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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

You are Not Allowed to Walk to the “Greenest” Super Bowl

Care2.com – February 1

Townsend’s Inlet bridge closed starting Monday

Shore News Today – February 3

NJ Complete Streets Implementation Guide

WalkBikeJersey Blog – February 3

Chatham Borough police to hand out warnings to jaywalkers

NJ.com – February 4

Interactive map: Bergen County pedestrian deaths decline again

NJ.com – February 5

University, mayor promise transportation changes

The Daily Targum – February 7

What are the seven deadliest roads for pedestrians in NJ?

NJ.com – February 10

Where Dangerous Roads are Becoming Less Deadly

Mobilizing the Region – February 10

Lessons from NYC, actually NJ: Bikeway Implementation in Jersey City

Streets Blog – February 11

Snowy sidewalks force students into street, Phillipsburg High School parents say

Lehigh Valley Live – February 12

Woodbury to residents, businesses: Shovel your sidewalks after snowstorms

NJ.com – February 12

Delran Township Council approves funding for sidewalks at Feb. 4 meeting

SunNe.ws – February 14

Turtle tunnel, path funding up for a vote in Bedminster Township

The Bernardsville News – February 14

 

Crash Report

Belmar man, 70, struck and killed while walking dog

Asbury Park Press – February 6

Two pedestrians killed in Elizabeth in 4-hour span

NJ.com – February 11

Pedestrian hit, pinned under car dies in Camden Co.

6abc.com – February 12

Monroe bicyclist critically injured in Spotswood after collision with school bus

My Central Jersey – February 12

Pedestrian killed attempting to cross Route 17 in Ramsey

NorthJersey.com – February 13

 

Opinion

Four reasons US business leaders want to import Danish-style cycling

The Guardian – February 4

New Opportunities and Bike Justice

The League of American Bicyclists – February 6

Targeting Locations Where Pedestrian Deaths Are Clustered

Mobilizing the Region – February 7

Red-light cameras enhancing safety in NYC

Daily Record – February 11

Before We Build, We Should Review How a Project Will Affect Safety

Streets Blog – February 11

Rutherford Should Have Put a Bike Ring On It

Mobilizing the Region – February 11

Street Lights and Crime: A Seemingly Endless Debate

The Atlantic Cities – February 12

Is it a pipe dream to want more in Garfield?

NorthJersey.com – February 13

It’s snow excuse: Property owners must keep sidewalks clear

My Central Jersey – February 14

 

National

Open Streets Initiatives: Measuring Success Toolkit

Active Living Research – January

5 Ways to Bring More Bike Lanes to Your Community

People for Bikes – January 23

Active Kids Are Doing Better at This Rhode Island School

Safe Routes to School National Partnership – January 30

House Passes $50 Million For Complete Streets

MassBike – January 31

New Study Looks At Health Benefits Of Walking To Transit Stops

KUHF News for Houston – February 3

Report: State Bike Summit Guide

The League of American Bicyclists – February 3

Photos: What Snow Tells Us About Creating Better Public Spaces on E. Passyunk Avenue

This Old City – February 3

Study: Bike-Share Has Boosted the Share of Female Riders in Manhattan

Streets Blog – February 4

Analysis Identifies the Region’s Most Dangerous Roads for Walking

Mobilizing the Region – February 5

Sneckdowns 3: There’s Snow Going Back

Streets Blog – February 5

Steal This Complete Streets Checklist

Mobilizing the Region – February 6

What Sets Apart the Places Where People Walk More?

Streets Blog – February 6

Citizens Guide to Promoting Bicycle- and Pedestrian-Friendly Communities

Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization – February 7

Walking After a Snow Storm Wasn’t Always This Icy and Dicy

Streets Blog – February 7

Bike Share and Protected Lanes Boost Biking Diversity in NYC

People for Bikes – February 7

Governor Cuomo Announces $50 M. in Funding for Alternative Transportation Projects

New York Observer – February 10

‘Epidemic’ of Fatal Crashes

The Wall Street Journal – February 10

New Senate Bill would make America’s streets safer and more accessible

Smart Growth America – February 10

Lawmakers Seek Investments to Make Bicycle Commuting Safer

Roll Call – February 10

Will America’s Surging Number of Seniors Have Safe Streets to Be Active?

Streets Blog – February 11

Can Snow Inspire Better Streets? It Already Has.

Streets Blog – February 11

National Bike to School Day 2014 Registration Now Open

Walk Bike to School – February 11

Hawaii’s “Aloha” Crosswalk and the Tyranny of Standard Street Designs

Streets Blog – February 12

Undriven Snow

The Economist – February 13

Unnatural Nature

Metropolis Magazine – February 13

Sneckdowns 4: Ain’t Snow Stoppin’ Us Now

Streets Blog – February 14

 

Videos


The $600 Protected Bike Lane

Streets Blog – February 3


Where Traffic Signals Automatically Give Cyclists Priority

Streets Blog – February 5



The Complete Origin of the #Sneckdown

Street Films – February 6

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