Local NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed for August 15 – September 1

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Online campaign raises $37K for bike racks in Jersey City

NJ.com – August 29th

Traffic flow improves in Morristown

Morris Newsbee – August 29th

Explore the shore with new bicycle tour routes

Tri-Town News – August 28th

New Brunswick bicyclist seriously injured after colliding with open car door

NJ.com – August 28th

Bridgewater, Raritan, Somerville take measures to enhance pedestrian safety

NJ.com – August 25th

Wildwood seeks county money for beachfront bikeway

The Wildwood Leader – August 25th

Teen goes into shock after being struck by car in Riverdale Walmart parking lot, cops say

NJ.com – August 22nd

Back to School safety reminder from Acting Union County Sheriff Joseph Cryan

NJ.com – August 22nd

Which city has North Jersey’s best downtown: Hoboken, Jersey City, Montclair or Morristown?

NJ.com – August 22nd

Jersey City hospital beating traffic with EMS bike program

NJ.com – August 21st

Sidewalk showdown: Small N.J. town and residents battling over crackdown on unsafe walkways

NJ.com – August 21st

Harrington Park to use grant for pedestrian safety

NorthJersey.com – August 21st

Ocean City police: Increase in complaints against bicyclists

Ocean City Gazette – August 20th

Jersey City opens pedestrian plaza on Newark Avenue

NJ.com – August 19th

Jersey City pedestrian plaza opens tomorrow, some periods of street closures

NJ.com – August 18th

Keeping cyclists safe from cars on perilous Route 9W proving a challenge

NorthJersey.com – August 18th

Morris voters to decide whether to add trail development to county’s open space program

NJ.com – August 17th

Among pedestrians, analysis finds N.J. seniors are fatally vulnerable

NJ.com – August 17th

 

Crash Report

Woodstown teen on bike hit by U.S. Postal Service truck

NJ.com – August 28th

Morristown bicyclist dies days after Mendham Twp. accident, cops say

Daily Record – August 27th

Bloomingdale pedestrian struck by Paterson motorist

NorthJersey.com – August 26th

Pedestrian critically injured by hit-and-run driver in Gloucester Township

CBS Philadelphia – August 25th

Millville police ask public’s help in identifying man struck, killed in city

NJ.com – August 24th

Man struck and killed by NJ Transit train in Paterson

NJ.com – August 18th

Man struck by vehicle in Guttenberg

NJ.com – August 17th

Lakewood man on bicycle struck by car in Toms River

NJ.com – August 16th

 

Opinion

Are cyclists riding on shoulders at their own risk?

West Windsor Bicycle & Pedestrian Alliance – August 29th

N.J.’s crosswalks law compromised by distracted drivers at the shore

TheSandpaper.net – August 27th

Almost a casualty in a West Deptford crosswalk war

NJ.com – August 26th

Senior pedestrians can be safe by taking action

NJ.com – August 23rd

If you’re sick of traffic, support bicycling

The Bicycle Blog of Wisconsin – August 21st

Make N.J.’s streets safer to walk for seniors

NJ.com – August 19th

 

National

Inside dangerous by design: Pedestrian fatalities among people of color

Smart Growth America – August 29th

Cyclists: Let’s talk about shoaling

Citylab.com – August 29th

North American Bikeshare Association launches in U.S.

Mobility Lab – August 28th

Challenge: Riding to a healthy heart

BikeLeague.org – August 28th

Balancing bike-share stations has become a serious scientific endeavor

Citylab.com – August 27th

Expanding the mission of “Safe Routes to School” as kids return to class

StreetsBlogUSA.com – August 26th

Higher pedestrian deaths in poorer neighborhoods

Mobilizing the Region – August 25th

Nashville’s lack of sidewalks sparks campaign

The Tennessean – August 24th

A plan to broker peace between drivers and cyclists

The Boston Globe – August 24th

7 excellent examples of repurposed bike infrastructure

NextCity.org – August 22nd

Sioux Falls builds sidewalk-free school, tries to stop kids from walking

StreetsBlogUSA.com – August 21st

DOTs now have no excuse for ignoring changing transportation trends

StreetsBlogUSA.com – August 21st

Go us! Philly leads big cities in bike commuting, says new report

BeWellPhilly.com – August 21st

America’s progress on street safety is pathetic

StreetsBlogUSA.com – August 20th

Which mode of travel provides the happiest commute?

Citylab.com – August 20th

Most Boston pedestrian accidents go unreported

Boston Globe – August 19th

Future Utah transportation revolution: biking, walking?

The Salt Lake Tribune – August 19th

Why it makes sense to add biking and walking routes along active rail lines

StreetsBlogUSA.com – August 18th

How climate friendly is bike sharing? It’s complicated

Climate Central – August 18th

 

Video

First mile, last mile: A look into biking and walking in federal transit administration programs

Alliance for Biking & Walking – August 25th


How to lock your bike

San Francisco Bicycle Coalition – August 18th

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