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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

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

Township of Nutley – March 27

Cherry Hill officially establishes Complete Streets policy

SunNe.ws – April 1

Advocates Applaud Updates to NJ Route 35 Reconstruction Plan

Mobilizing the Region – April 2

Route 35 project on pause for summer

Asbury Park Press – April 2

Construction could close a lane on Leigh Street

NewJerseyHills.com – April 2

New Jersey Department of Transportation releases an analysis of its red-light safety camera program

Government Security News – April 3

10 Miles of Bike Lanes and Continuous Sidewalks for Route 35

WalkBikeJersey Blog – April 3

How Will Bicyclists and Pedestrians Be Accommodated on a Rebuilt NJ Route 35? Let Us Count the Ways

Mobilizing the Region – April 4

Margate closer to getting post-Sandy streetscape grant

Shore News Today – April 9

Residents’ outcry prompts delay of Beach Drive project

Shore News Today – April 9

Design teams unveil plans for shoreline

GMNews.com – April 10

Are Kids Wearing Bike Helmets In Your Neighborhood?

Middletown Patch – April 10

Belmar Awarded $650,000 Grant to Make Main Street Improvements from NJEDA

Manasquan-Belmar Patch – April 10

Adoption of controversial Chatham Township ordinance tabled again

Chatham Courier – April 11

AVE Launches Complimentary Bike Share Amenity for Residents

PR Newswire – April 11

Morristown mayor’s newsletter points to rejuvenating spring

Morris NewsBee – April 11

Flemington Business Improvement District seeks millions for downtown improvements

Lehigh Valley Live – April 12

Montclair Street Smarts: Panel held on pedestrian safety

NorthJersey.com – April 14

Burlington County seeks road safety funds

Burlington County Times – April 15

Newton approves amended budget

New Jersey Herald – April 15

Chatham Bike Rodeo is May 3

Chatham Courier – April 15

Pohatcong Township officials seek state help to improve intersection of Routes 22 and 519

Lehigh Valley Live – April 15

 

Crash Report

Pedestrian killed by truck on NJ Turnpike near Teaneck-Englewood border

NJ.com – April 1

Police called about man walking on Route 202 find struck pedestrian, officials say

NJ.com – April 4

Rahway man critical after being hit by SUV

MyCentralJersey.com – April 8

Mount Laurel woman killed in Cherry Hill car accident, report states

NJ.com – April 9

NJ Transit train hits, kills man in Somerville

TheRepublic.com – April 10

Jackson woman struck by car on West County Line Road

Asbury Park Press – April 10

West New York man riding bike is struck by car in Weehawken

NJ.com – April 15

 

Opinion

Bellone: Long Island Needs Easier, Safer Travel

Farmingdale Patch – April 8

Road Warrior: Technology, not tickets, might curb distractions

NorthJersey.com – April 13

Uncle Sam Wants You to Drive: 5 Tax Breaks for Cars in the U.S. Tax Code

Streets Blog – April 15

 

National

Oakland law would let cyclists, pedestrians sue abusive drivers

Contra Costa Times – March 25

Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon Guide: Recommendations and Case Study

Transportation Research Board – March 26

Bicycle Friendly America: 2013 Guide

The League of American Bicyclists – April 1

Tax Break for Bike Share?

Transportation Nation – April 1

Pittsburgh examining dedicated bike lanes Downtown

Triblive.com – April 1

Study: Suburban Sprawl Hurts Social Mobility

Aljazeera America – April 2

Four Simple Lessons From Austin’s Brilliant Bike Plan Update

People for Bikes – April 3

Want a Healthier City? Prescribe Biking

The Atlantic Cities – April 3

Senate Vote: Bikeshare Commuter Benefit

The League of American Bicyclists – April 3

This Bike Elevator Makes Steep Hills a Little More Manageable

The Atlantic Cities – April 3

Undercover Houston Cops on Bikes Are Nabbing Drivers Dangerous To Cyclists

Fast Company – April 4

Bicycling Under Attack in Missouri

The League of American Bicyclists – April 7

States Try to Unload Local Roads

Stateline – April 10

Bike Lanes Don’t Cause Traffic Jams If You’re Smart about Where You Build Them

FiveThirtyEight – April 11

Walk Score Introduces “ChoiceMaps” to Measure Neighborhood Amenities

Streets Blog – April 12

Making Complete Streets real in Maryland

Smart Growth America – April 15

 

Videos

http://www.cnet.com/videos/share/id/9UMCmMR3t9p2wJ5jULkOhwegxreqyQIX/
Why an E-BIKE could be your next ride

CNET – April 12

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