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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Clark Township Receives Municipal Aid Grant for Road Repair Project

The Alternative Press – May 15th

Safe Passing Bill to Protect Bicyclists and Pedestrians Approved by New Jersey State Assembly Committee

Planet Princeton – May 15th

Middle Township receives $360,000 state grant for bike path

ShoreNewsToday.com – May 15th

Mount Holly pedestrian bridge to get overhaul

Burlington County Times – May 15th

New Jersey bicyclists could get 3 foot buffer zone from cars

Newsworks.org – May 19th

Walk and Bike to School Day & Crossing Guard Appreciation Day

Barista.com – May 20th

Next phase of streetscape project moves forward in Hasbrouck Heights

NorthJersey.com – May 20th

MAP: New Brunswick’s most dangerous streets for pedestrians

MyCentralJersey.com – May 20th

HART Commuter Information Services to hold final bike ride, May 24, in High Bridge

NJ.com – May 21st

Montclair is model for state, as all 10 lower and middle schools – plus township – receive highest Safe Route to Schools Medals

The Jersey Tomato Press – May 22nd

Palisades Interstate Parkway Police reach out to cyclists with new bike unit

NJ.com – May 23rd

Omick Woods at Rocktown Preserve officially open

NJ.com – May 23rd

Parents seek to repair pedestrian bridge in Bernards Township

Bernardsville News – May 23rd

Jersey City moves bike lanes after complaints

NJ.com – May 27th

2 Hudson County cities among top 5 Northeast cities for green commuting

NJ.com – May 28th

3-Foot-Tall Mound of Sand, Left After 2012 Hurricane, Blocks Sidewalk on Jersey Shore

4 New York – May 28th

Pedestrian-friendly plan would shut Downtown Jersey City street to motorists

NJ.com – June 1st

 

Crash Report

Toddler Struck, Killed by Car in New Jersey Driveway: Police

4 New York – May 23rd

Cops: Woman strikes man with car, causing head injury

NJ.com – May 23rd

1 dead in northern New Jersey train accident

The Trentonian – May 24th

Winslow motor vehicle accident kills 1 pedestrian, report states

NJ.com – May 27th

Paterson man struck by car during Fair Lawn Memorial Day parade

NJ.com – May 27th

Camden hit-and-run victim identified as Clementon man

NJ.com – May27th

Pedestrian injured in Saturday morning car accident in Pleasantville

Press of Atlantic City – May 31st

 

Opinion

Ottawa won’t pay for bike safety

Ottawa Citizen – May 15th

Bike Share’s Rough Ride

New York Times – May 23rd

Opinion: We are all part of the traffic mix

Montreal Gazette – May 27th

Fire Departments Against Safe Street Design

Transportpolicy2014 BlogSpot – May 31

 

National

10 Reasons Open Streets Initiatives Rock

Bike Walk Alliance – May 19th

The Most Dangerous U.S. Cities for Pedestrians

CityLab – May 20th

7 (MOSTLY LYCRA-FREE) WAY TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL BIKE MONTH

People for Bikes – May 21st

These Are America’s Deadliest Cities For Pedestrians

BuzzFeed – May 22nd

The Sidewalk of the Future Is Not So Concrete

CityLab – May 22nd

US CITIES START PUSHING PROTECTED LANES INTO NEW TERRITORY: DOWNTOWN

People for Bikes – May 23rd

TEACHING YOUR KIDS TO BIKE COMMUTE – ONE MILE AT A TIME

People for Bikes – May 28th

Bike Have a Flat? Far from Home? AAA to the Rescue

CTPost.com – May 28th

Men Walking Across the Country for Jesus

Crossville Chronicle – May 28th

Webinar Recap: Walk Audits to Boost Safety and Promote Health

Bike Walk Alliance – May 31st

DOGSFORBIKES: THE DOGS WHO HELP MAKE BIKING BETTER

People for Bikes – May 31st

 

Videos

Without Wide Sidewalks, People Will Walk in Bike Lanes

Mobilizing the Region – May 16th

Adventures in Montreal: Bikes, Bike Cafes & Riding Musical Swings in a Public Space

Streetfilms.org – June 2nd

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