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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

New Jersey Remains a Complete Streets Leader

Mobilizing the Region – March 3

New Brunswick Leaders Announce Three Ciclovias For 2014

New Brunswick Today – March 3

Move over: Hoboken eyes six streets for new bike lanes

NJ.com – March 4

Sea Isle City receives state grant for Landis Ave. improvements

Shore News Today – March 5

Road Warrior: Pedestrian deaths on the decline

NorthJersey.com – March 9

Your Legal Corner: Bicycle safety

NJ.com – March 9

Three N.J. Cities Eye Bike-Sharing

The Wall Street Journal – March 9

Not a shortcut: Police keep eye on Walgreens lot

The Progress – March 10

Get Ready, Garden State: Funding for Pedestrian and Bicycle Projects is Coming

Mobilizing the Region – March 11

Closure Coming on New Jersey Road in Lakeland

TheLedger.com – March 11

Tri-State Maps Ped Deaths by Legislative District and Community Board

Streets Blog – March 12

City receives Livingston Avenue ‘Road Diet’ report from Rutgers Voorhees Transportation Center

MyCentralJersey.com – March 13

Hillsdale Environmental Commission proposes to fix nature trail

NorthJersey.com – March 13

Montclair Awarded $20K Sustainable Jersey Grant

New Jersey Tomato Press – March 13

Planning continues for Skillman, Park Loop Trail construction slated for mid-May

MyCentralJersey.com – March 14

Route 202 corridor study sees need for mass transit in Hunterdon, Somerset

NJ.com – March 14

Together North Jersey holds safe streets meeting in Paterson

NorthJersey.com – March 15

NJDOT Announces Transportation Alternatives and Safe Routes To School Funding

WalkBikeJersey Blog – March 15

 

Crash Report

U.S. 1 southbound lanes closed in Edison after pedestrian is killed

NJ.com – March 10

20-year-old Elizabeth woman killed by garbage truck

NJ.com – March 10

Pedestrian struck on Route 37 and then issued a summons for not using crosswalk, police said

Asbury Park Press – March 12

 

Opinion

Why Do “Best Places to Work” Rankings Overlook Commuting?

Streets Blog – March 6

America’s Cities Are Still Too Afraid to Make Driving Unappealing

The Atlantic Cities – March 6

What’s the Path to Equity for Women in Cycling?

Streets Blog – March 10

Bike-Friendly Infrastructure and Policies, Not Gadgets, Make Cycling Safer

Mobilizing the Region – March 14

 

National

City of Los Angeles Announces 180-mile Network of Family-Friendly Bikeways

LA-Bike.org – February 13

Bike bill seeks to help poorer areas

TheLeafChronicle.com – March 1

Women’s Bicycling Forum Confronts Obstacles to Getting More Women Riding

Streets Blog – March 4

Cycling in cities: the search for the world’s most bike-friendly metropolis

The Guardian – March 4

Sec. Foxx Shares Support for Bikes

The League of American Bicyclists – March 4

No, Protected Bike Lanes Are Probably Not Too Expensive for Your City to Build

People for Bikes – March 5

Support Our D.C. Lobbying by Calling Your Reps and Senators Today

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia – March 5

New Report: Reversal in Three-Year Uptick in Pedestrian Fatalities

Digital Journal – March 5

Where Do You Want to Go?

Copenhagenize.com – March 5

Braving the Deep, Deadly South on a Bicycle

The Atlantic Cities – March 7

What Maps of Philly Pedestrian Deaths Tell Us About Street Design

Streets Blog – March 7

Green Lane Project Picks Six New Cities to Make Big Progress on Bikeways

Streets Blog – March 10

Drop in traffic on area highways forces review of plans

Philly.com – March 10

London’s Plan to Move Cyclists to Side Streets

The Atlantic Cities – March 10

Bicyclist Safety Must Be a Priority

The League of American Bicyclists – March 11

What makes a city work: Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg thinks he knows

The Globe and Mail – March 14

You Can’t Attract Walkable Retail Without Walkable Housing

Streets Blog – March 14

 

Videos


Chicken Soup for the Bikelash

Streets Blog – March 5

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