Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for February 16 – February 28, 2014

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Safety improvements targeted for crash-prone stretch of Route 22 in Somerset County

NJ.com – February 16

Help ensure happy trails for N.J.

Philly.com – February 17

Rehabilitation of Glen Avenue Bridge in Millburn has started

NJ.com – February 18

How the Tri-State Region’s Universities are Trying to Reduce Driving

Mobilizing the Region – February 18

Three New Jersey cities launching bike share program

WABC-TV – February 19

Green Team plans to make Margate beacon of sustainability

Press of Atlantic City – February 19

Who is responsible for snow removal at Clifton NJ Transit bus stops?

NorthJersey.com – February 21

A step closer to ‘High Line’ park in Jersey City: Developer’s appeal rejected

NJ.com – February 21

Deptford resident: Tanyard Road snowbanks a child safety hazard

NJ.com – February 22

City to begin construction for bike lanes

The Daily Targum – February 24

Learn to Ride Your Bike in Traffic or Just Learn to Ride Your Bike

Morristown Green – February 25

NJ Town to Fine Residents $100 for First-Time Sidewalk Shovel Fails

NBCNewYork.com – February 26

Princeton Future Takes Aim at Traffic and Transit Issues

Town Topics – February 26

NJ town tells residents: Shovel or else

New Jersey Herald – February 26

Bloomingdale to make presentation on Rafkind Road improvements

NorthJersey.com – February 27

Passaic County adds bike paths in Wayne as part of master plan implementation

NorthJersey.com – February 27

Roads, sidewalk project advance in Bernardsville

The Bernardsville News – February 28

Crosswalk upgrades coming along Routes 206 and 202 in Bedminster Township

The Bernardsville News – February 28

 

Crash Report

North NJ man killed by NJ Transit commuter train

The Wall Street Journal – February 15

Woman on bicycle killed in hit-and-run on Routes 1&9 in Jersey City

NJ.com – February 21

Teen critical after being hit by car in Ewing, NJ

ABC 6 Action News – February 21

Man Struck, Killed by Minivan

NBCPhiladelphia.com – February 23

Man struck, killed pedestrian in Rockaway Township hit-and-run, prosecutor says

NJ.com – February 24

Pedestrian injured in ShopRite parking lot in Roxbury Twp.

Roxbury Register – February 27

New Brunswick police investigating hit-and-run that killed 67-year-old man

My Central Jersey – February 28

 

Opinion

Make area roadways safer for pedestrians

Press of Atlantic City – February 17

N.J. needs to claim funds for recreational trails

Asbury Park Press – February 18

New Jersey and the New Urbanism

Philly.com – February 24

Distracted walking: Should texting while walking be banned?

All Voices – February 24

 

National

LA’s first Bicycle Friendly Business District is coming to Northeast Los Angeles

LADot Bike Blog – February 12

Dear City Hall: Please Consult This Checklist Before Building Your Next Intersection. Thanks.

People for Bikes – February 18

Beyond #Sneckdown: Five Other Street Conditions You Can Observe or Document

Street Films – February 18

The Best Complete Streets Policies of 2013

Smart Growth America – February 18

One Key Thing That Sets the U.S. Apart From Other Cycling Cultures

The Atlantic Cities – February 18

Winter menace: Pedestrians injured by tumbling ice from skyscrapers, structures

Jacksonville.com – February 19

New Report: Lifting the Veil on Spending

The League of American Bicyclists – February 19

Why Clearing Sidewalks Isn’t a Priority Like Plowing Streets

Streets Blog – February 19

A New Documentary Highlights the Reinvention of America’s Streets

The Atlantic Cities – February 19

Open Streets Events are Spreading Like Crazy

People for Bikes – February 24

“Moneyball” for Cities

Streets Blog – February 24

A Clever Cargo-Bike Parking Solution

The Atlantic Cities – February 26

How Open Streets on Sundays Helped Birth the Dutch Bike Movement

People for Bikes – February 27

NYC eyes plans to prod taxis to take it slower

New Jersey Herald – February 28

Sneckdowns: The Early Years

Streets Blog – February 28

How Dangerous Streets Limit People’s Experience of Their Neighborhood

Streets Blog – February 28

 

Videos


The Next Breakthrough for American Bike Lanes: Protected Intersections

Streets Blog – February 20

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