Local NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed for Sep 1 – Sep 15, 2014

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Glassboro police crackdown on crosswalk use

NJ.com – September 15th

2014 West Windsor biking and walking up 24%

West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance – September 12th

Princeton bike rental program set to launch in November with opening of Dinky station

NJ.com – September 12th

FLORENCE: Cops going undercover to enforce crosswalks law

Register-News – September 10th

Here’s what it’s like to walk across New Jersey

NJ.com – September 10th

Somerset County loop trail opens in Warren

Echoes Sentinel – September 10th

Westwood considers streetscape for all in downtown

NorthJersey.com – September 9th

Fix-it-first investment takes priority in NJ’s FY 2015 transportation capital program

Mobilizing the Region – September 9th

Bikers descend on West Windsor

CentralJersey.com – September 9th

Kids will walk to school on Fridays for two months

Hanover Eagle – September 9th

Asbury Park’s pedestrian island: Any chance of getting shipwrecked?

Huffington Post – September 8th

Sidewalk safety after slip a concern in Caldwell

NewJerseyHills.com – September 5th

Franklin County cyclists bike across PA.

Public Opinion Local News – September 4th

Summit Police Department offers pedestrian safety tips for back to school

NJ.com – September 3rd

 

Crash Report

Woman in wheelchair struck and killed in Lawrence Township

ABC Philadelphia – September 13th

Newark pedestrian killed on McCarter Highway

NJ.com – September 13th

Man killed trying to cross Route 17 in Upper Saddle River, police say

NJ.com – September 12th

Pedestrian in Williamstown struck by vehicle along Black Horse Pike, report states

NJ.com – September 9th

Pedestrian injured in Deptford hit-and-run, police seek suspects

NJ.com – September 7th

Pedestrian killed trying to cross White Horse Pike in Winslow Township

NJ.com – September 7th

Bicyclist critically injured in Route 22 crash in Branchburg, authorities say

NJ.com – September 6th

 

Opinion

Follow rules of the road to cut pedestrian, bike deaths: Editorial

NJ.com – September 11th

The Montclair Times Editorial: Pedestrian’ safety is paramount

NorthJersey.com – September 11th

 

National

Lesson plan: Bike to school

BikeLeague.org – September 15th

Want to be happier? Try walking even part of the way to work

Citylab.com – September 14th

Brian O’Neill: Motorists, bicyclists creep toward truce on city’s busy streets

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – September 14th

Survey: Motorists feel ‘anxious’ and ‘aware’ when driving around cyclists

Road.cc – September 13th

So what exactly is a ‘Road Diet’?

Citylab.com – September 12th

Protected lanes are a great start — Next goal is low-stress bike networks

StreetsBlogUSA.com – September 11th

Why the next fight over bike/ped funding won’t be like the last

StreetsBlogUSA.com – September 11th

Cleveland bike share program launches with Ohio city businesses leading the way

Cleveland Business – September 10th

Neglected D.C. sidewalks pose threat to seniors: Report

WNYC.org – September 10th

“Build it for Isabella”: Putting a face on why people hesitate to bike

StreetsBlogUSA.com – September 10th

Foxx: New U.S. DOT bike/ped initiative “critical to future of the country”

StreetsBlogUSA.com – September 10th

Live-blog: Bill Peduto tells advocates to primary livable streets opponents

PlanPhilly.com – September 9th

Four mayors on why they’re building out their cities’ bike networks

StreetsBlogUSA.com – September 9th

The future of bike planning is the network, design leaders say

PeopleforBikes.org – September 9th

Ride back to school

PeopleforBikes.org – September 9th

Bike advocates review Pittsburgh region’s ability to deal with hills, bridges

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – September 9th

The letter to the Times that foresaw NYC’s biking triumph 10 years ago

StreetsBlogUSA.com – September 8th

Future bike: Technology

BikeLeague.org – September 8th

Suffolk County ranked worst place for bicyclists by bicycling magazine

Mobilizing the Region – September 8th

How Vancouver designs intersections with bike lanes to minimize conflicts

StreetsBlogUSA.com – September 5th

When adding bike lanes actually reduces traffic delays

Citylab.com – September 5th

One dad’s Twitter photo essay on his daughter’s perilous walk to school

StreetsBlogUSA.com – September 4th

How should streetcars and bikes interact?

StreetsBlogUSA.com – September 3rd

There is no right to unimpeded fast driving

StreetsBlogUSA.com – September 3rd

Cleveland’s creative plan to transform streetcar tracks into bike paths

Urbanful.com – September 2nd

Portland ‘Bike City U.S.A.’ no more; plummets to fourth on list of bicycle-friendly cities

OregonLive.com – September 2nd

Capital Bikeshare in low-income areas: The question no one is asking

Gppreview.com – September 2nd

Americans don’t walk much, and I don’t blame them

Huffington Post – September 2nd

Why women are essential

BikeLeague.org – September 2nd

The smart crosswalk that knows how old you are

Urbanful.org – September 2nd

Mapping the bicycle level of traffic stress in your community

WalkBikeJersey Blog – September 1st

 

Video

Talking about bikelash in your city

Streetfilms.com – September 14th

Talking About Bikelash In Your City from STREETFILMS on Vimeo.

Temporary bike lane on Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Bridge

Streetfilms.com – September 11th

Streetfilms Shortie – Temporary Bike Lane on Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Bridge from STREETFILMS on Vimeo.

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