Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for March 15 – March 31, 2014

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Route 22 pedestrian safety improvements planned at Phillipsburg, Lopatcong Twp border

LehighValleyLive.com – March 16

NJTPA approves grant for Circulation Element of Morris County Master Plan

NJ.com – March 18

Motorists must yield to pedestrians, or else

NewJerseyHills.com – March 19

GWB Will Get Bike-Ped Upgrades as Part of Cable Rehab Project

Streets Blog – March 20

Federal trails grants delayed as state diverts staffers to Sandy recovery

NJ.com – March 21

Morris developing new transportation plan to reflect county’s changes over past 20 years

NJ.com – March 23

Cherry Hill adopts Complete Streets policy

SunNe.ws – March 25

Roadwork will improve streets in North Brunswick

GMNews.com – March 27

Health Rankings for NJ Counties Reflect Impact of Social and Economic Factors

NJ Spotlight – March 27

Stretch of Highway in Burlington Tops NJ in Pedestrian Deaths

NJ Spotlight – March 28

New Jersey Department of Transportation Report Highlights Benefits of Red-Light Safety Cameras

PR Newswire – March 28

Somerset County named second healthiest county in New Jersey

NJ.com – March 28

Town getting greener

Hudson Reporter – March 30

Nutley Department of Health Receives $10,000 Grant for Yantacaw Walks

The Jersey Press Tomato – March 30

Your New Jersey Bicycling Event Calendar for April 2014

NJ.com – March 31

Plainfield’s transit village designation latest boon for city

MyCentralJersey.com – March 31

 

Crash Report

Driver Struck in Hit-and-Run After Striking Pedestrian

NBC10.com – March 16

Pedestrian struck and killed in North Arlington

NorthJersey.com – March 18

1 woman dead, 1 hurt when car runs up on sidewalk

SFGate.com – March 19

Pedestrian killed in Fairfield Twp. crash, police say

NJ.com – March 24

Arrest in Camden hit-and-run that injured mother, 2 kids

6ABC.com – March 27

 

Opinion

Opinion: Responsible development is good for Jersey City

NJ.com – March 22

Putting Women at the Center

The League of American Bicyclists – March 24

Walkable or Easily Drivable? Communities Can’t be Both

Streets Blog – March 31

 

National

Fewer Cars Are Killing Pedestrians, Thanks–Apparently–To Florida

FastCoExist.com – March 11

Wonktastic Chart Rates 15 Different Ways to Protect Bike Lanes

People for Bikes – March 13

Kidical Mass brings pedal power to tots

Elevation DC – March 18

Bikes and business – another arrow in the quiver

Capital Bike + Walk – March 18

Changing Group Road Ride Behavior

People for Bikes – March 18

The Case for Protected Bike Lanes in One Story

People for Bikes – March 19

Mean Streets: Who Is Dying in Traffic Crashes and Why

Transportation Nation – March 19

The Biking & Walking Boom, In Two Maps and One Dinosaur Comic

Alliance for Biking & Walking – March 21

A Bicycle-Powered Moving Company’s Sales Pitch: We’re Just Faster

The Atlantic Cities – March 21

Bike Myths Debunked

People for Bikes – March 24

Monitoring Bicyclist and Pedestrian Travel and Behavior

Transportation Research Board – March 23

Proof That the Bike Industry Boosts the Economy

People for Bikes – March 27

Boston Doctors Now Prescribing Bike-Share Memberships

Streets Blog – March 28

 

Videos

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Dateline Nashville: Students Spotted Walking to School — Outside!

Streets Blog – March 17

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