Local NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed for July 16 – July 31, 2014

Welcome to the NJ Bike/Ped News Feed!

We’ve scoured the web to bring you all of the latest news on bicycle and pedestrian issues occurring in New Jersey and the region.

Click past the break to see all of the news!

Enjoy!

 

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Traffic study shows no excessive speeding on Orient Way in Rutherford

NorthJersey.com – July 31st

Repairs to cost Teaneck 50K to reopen footbridge

NorthJersey.com – July 30th

State awards River Vale $175K sidewalk grant

NorthJersey.com – July 30th

At the Shore, get anything delivered or picked up – by bike

Philly.com – July 29th

Salem County breaks ground on new walking path in Oldmans Township

NJ.com – July 28th

North Jersey empty-nesters move downtown

NorthJersey.com – July 27th

Bumpy ride for Hudson County bike share

HudsonReporter.com – July 27th

Biking and hiking for health

The Messenger-Press – July 25th

NJ Conservation awards $50K in grants for preserves and programs

Daily Record – July 24th

Grant aims To keep pedestrians safe in New Jersey

CBS Philadelphia – July 24th

Pedestrian dies after hit-and-run in Camden; vehicle sought

CBS Philadelphia – July 23rd

Speed tables installed in Garfield

NorthJersey.com – July 23rd

8 things you should know about N.J. transportation

NJ.com – July 23rd

Gloucester County wins $30K grant for safer crosswalks

West Deptford Patch – July 22nd

Getting around at the Shore on two wheels

Philly.com – July 20th

Mayor pitches Monmouth bike lane network

Asbury Park Press – July 20th

Comments sought on Camden County’s bike and trails plan

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia – July 18th

Improvement district (SID) back in action

Hanover Eagle – July 18th

6 scenic NYC-area hikes you can get to by public transit

Curbed.com – July 18th

Millburn Township committee adopting Complete Streets policy

NorthJersey.com – July 17th

Englewood council seeks state grant to install traffic light at Durie and Tenafly intersection

NorthJersey.com –July 17th

Improvements at rail crossing are planned

NorthJersey.com – July 17th

‘Complete Streets’ in N.J.: Can you get around without a car?

NJ.com – July 16th

Hopewell Borough: Funding to be provided for more street work

Hopewell Valley News – July 16th

New state grants will improve roads in Hoboken, Union City

Hudson Reporter – July 16th

 

Crash Report

Pedestrian struck by car in Westfield Wednesday

TheAlternativePress.com – July 24th

Cranbury: Bicyclist critical after being hit by truck

The Cranbury Press – July 24th

Montclair jogger struck by vehicle in Glen Ridge

NorthJersey.com – July 24th

Pedestrian struck and killed on Garden State Parkway, police say

NJ.com – July 22nd

Police: Pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle in Upper Township

CBS Philadelphia – July 21st

West Milford boy severely injured in bicycle crash

NorthJersey.com – July 21st

Pedestrian struck by car in Shop Rite parking lot

TapIntoClark.com – July 18th

Car hits, kills pedestrian crossing road in Galloway Township

The Republic – July 16th

 

Opinion

Intersection is especially dangerous for pedestrians

NorthJersey.com – July 31st

We all must learn how to share roads

Madison Eagle – July 25th

Biking as downtime: musings on overproductivity

WAbikes.org – July 18th

How bicycling healed my heart

Bikeleague.org – July 16th

 

National

Study: To keep bicyclists outside the door zone, you need a buffer

StreetsBlogUSA.org – July 29th

How one-day plazas and bike lanes can change a city forever

StreetsBlogUSA.org – July 29th

FHWA to engineers: Go ahead and use city-friendly street designs

StreetsBlogUSA.org – July 28th

How can laws promote bicycling?

BikeLeague.org – July 28th

The Citi Bike deal is great news for other cities too

StreetsBlogUSA.org – July 25th

Where Are Drivers Most Likely to Yield to Pedestrians?

StreetsBlogUSA.org – July 24th

How to breathe cleaner air while biking: Ride at 11 MPH

StreetsBlogUSA.org – July 24th

Bringing some style to bike helmets sure could save lives

Takepart.com – July 24th

How states and cities count bicycling and walking

Alliance for Biking & Walking – July 23rd

Study: People living near biking and walking paths get more exercise

StreetsBlogUSA.org – July 21st

Rule of thumb: Every faded bike lane is asking to be a protected bike lane

People for Bikes – July 21st

Contraflow bike lanes finally get nod from U.S. engineering establishment

StreetsBlogUSA.org – July 18th

How Ciclovias can unfreeze streets

BikeLeague.org – July 18th

Why biking & walking advocates love and hate the census

Alliance for Biking & Walking – July 16th

What’s the best way to make biking mainstream in a car-centric city?

StreetsBlogUSA.org – July 16th

 

Video

Buenos Aires: Building a people-friendly city

StreetFilms.org – July 30th

Why do we need a buffer in protected bike lanes? Well, here’s why…

StreetFilms.org – July 27th

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