New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian News Feed May 1 – May 15, 2014

 NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Volunteers learn how to tend trails at Dover Stone Church preserve

Poughkeepsie Journal – April 30

Garden Communities Begins Leasing of Fair Lawn Mixed-Use Community

MHN Online – May 1

CyclePhilly App Will Help Planners Prioritize Bike Improvements In the South Jersey Suburbs

Walk Bike Jersey – May 1

JLL: Transit hubs still king in N.J. office market

NJBIZ – May 2

Route 35 at Shore to be rebuilt with bicycles in mind

NJ.com – May 2

New Jersey Lagging in Bike-Friendly State Rankings

Mobilizing the Region – May 2

AAA Offers Roadside Bicycle Assistance For Union County Residents

Westfield Patch – May 3

Jersey City bike lanes on wrong side of street, cyclists say

NJ.com – May 5

A Better Way to Spend One Million New Jersey Taxpayer Dollars

Mobilizing the Region – May 8

Passaic Valley towns to get $565K from DOT for streetscape, roadway improvements

NorthJersey.com – May 8

Essex County Complete Streets Implementation Plan Moving to Final Report Phase

Together North Jersey – May 8

Pedestrian Safety at and Near Bus Stops in northern New Jersey

Nelson and Nygaard – May 8

Route 35 Complete Streets

NJ Bike and Walk Coalition – May 8

Alliance forms to protect Great Swamp watershed in Harding

The Bernardsville News – May 9

Sight impaired get help on trail in Mount Olive

Mount Olive Chronicle – May 9

Jaywalkers, beware: Morristown police are taking crosswalk safety to next level

MorristownGreen.com – May 9

Flemington leaders see bus transit as quick step toward revitalization

NJ.com – May 9

CRANBURY: Local towns get $300K DOT grants

CentralJersey.com – May 8

Local towns receive state grants for road projects

Hanover Eagle – May 12

Lumberville-Raven Rock pedestrian bridge rehab wins design award

NJ.com – May 13

Officials: Initiative Helps Eliminate Pedestrian Fatalities Along Route 130

Cinnaminson Patch – May 13

Census Bureau Reports 0.48% of Workers Commute by Bike in the New York-Newark-Jersey City Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

The Jersey Tomato Press – May 13

State awards $81.6 million in grants for road repairs

Sentinel – May 13

 

Crash Report

 Critically injured pedestrian in hit-run identified

Newsday – May 1

Pedestrian struck in crosswalk on Bloomfield Avenue in Caldwell

The Progress – May 1

Teens, Boy Struck by SUV Driven by Fire Director in New Jersey: Police

4 New York – May 7

Drunk Driver Hit, Injured NJ Bicyclist: Cops

4 New York – May 11

Pedestrian struck, killed; Route 70 closed in Southampton Twp., NJ

6abc.com – May 12

Local towns receive state grants for road projects

Hanover Eagle – May 12

 

Opinion

 Struck on the Street: Four Survivors

NY Times – May 2

Alternate Route: Fallout and feedback about my bike crash

APP.com – May 5

Is There Such a Thing as a ‘Masculine’ Way to Ride a Bike?

Atlantic Cities – May 13

 

National

 Survey: Freedom From Car Dependence Appeals Across Generations

Streetsblog – April 30

The push to create new bike commuters, one bike lane at a time

Mother Nature Network – May 1

Study: Baby Boomers Living in Cities Are More Socially Active

Streetsblog – May 2

Could the Strava App Provide the Biking and Walking Data Cities Crave?

Streetsblog – May 2

New Federal Bill Would Help Orient Communities Toward Transit

Streetsblog – May 5

Where roads are dangerous by design

Smart Growth America – May 5

Uh-Oh: Senate Finance Committee Draws a Blank on Transpo Funding

Streetsblog – May 6

2014 State Ranking

League of American Bicyclists – May 6

GOP Appropriations Bill Would Turn TIGER Into a Roads Program

Streetsblog – May 7

Mapping How Far You Can Bike Without Breaking a Sweat

Streetsblog – May 7

Low-Income Americans Walk and Bike to Work the Most

Streetsblog – May 8

Opting Out of Suburban Driving Headaches

Streetsblog – May 8

The Rise of Bicycling in Smaller and Midsize U.S. Cities

Atlantic Cities – May 8

House Reps. Call for Greater Pedestrian & Bike Safety with New Legislation

AASHTO Journal – May 13

Barbara Boxer’s Transportation Bill: Same As It Ever Was

Streetsblog – May 12

CAN BIKE TOURING SAVE SMALL TOWN AMERICA?

People for Bikes – May 12

 

Videos

 


 How Not to Lock a Bike Like an Idiot
Atlantic Cities – May 5


VIDEO: Cute Kids, Catchy Music Push City’s Traffic Safety Plan

Transportation Nation – May 7

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Battling traffic, Pittsford pedestrians now wield flags

Democrat & Chronicle – May 8

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