Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for September 15 – October 1, 2014

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Hoboken named best downtown in North Jersey

NJ.com – September 29th

Hudson County to spend $7.5 million on upgrading Jersey City’s Lincoln Park

NJ.com – September 29th

Fulop ditches bike partnership with NJ neighbors to link to Big Apple

NJ.com – September 28th

Sidewalk access remains a concern at Morris Hills

The Citizen of Morris County – September 26th

New traffic pattern at the Cape May Ferry Terminal – Special pedestrian/bicycle route created; new vehicle exit from terminal

Cape Gazette – September 24th

Newark planning measures to curb soaring pedestrian fatality rate

NJ.com – September 24th

More workers put pedal power into their commute

Real Estate Weekly – September 24th

Hoboken’s Washington Street joins 21st century with proposed pedestrian-friendly redesign

NJ.com – September 24th

Washington Avenue in Green Brook to receive safety upgrades

NJ.com – September 22nd

‘Cops in Crosswalks’ program in Hackettstown emphasizes safety

NJ.com – September 19th

Long Hill police: School is open, drive carefully

Echoes Sentinel – September 19th

Travel lanes, shoulders or bike lanes –  Which is best?

West Windsor Bicycle & Pedestrian Alliance – September 19th

New traffic signal activated on Shrewsbury Avenue in Red Bank

Atlantic Highlands Herald – September 19th

East County Park loop trail opens in Warren

Echoes Sentinel – September 18th

Rutherford streets to get more pedestrian and bike friendly

NorthJersey.com – September 18th

How many bikers cross the bridge? New GWB counter produces first tally

NJ.com – September 17th

Three shore communities vying for “best downtown”

Newsworks.org – September 16th

 

Crash Report

Pedestrian hit by car and seriously injured in Teaneck, police say

NorthJersey.com – September 30th

Officials blame driver and pedestrian for near fatal North Bergen crash

NJ.com – September 29th

Mom, 3 kids hit by car in Linden

ABC 7 New York – September 26th

Trenton man in serious condition after being hit by car while walking in Hamilton

NJ.com – September 25th

Pedestrian struck by SUV, then run over by second SUV on Route 27

NJ.com – September 24th

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Gloucester Township

NJ.com – September 20th

Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck by tractor-trailer, South Brunswick police say

NJ.com – September 19th

Mahwah man arrested after truck hits bicyclist

NorthJersey.com – September 18th

Police in East Brunswick, NJ searching for driver in fatal hit and run

ABC 7 New York – September 18th

Speeding car flips, slides 40 feet and nearly hits bicyclist in Teaneck, police say

NJ.com – September 17th

Car strikes mother, toddler in stroller after Fort Lee ‘Cops in Crosswalk’ pedestrian decoy detail wraps up

Cliffviewpilot.com – September 17th

Middletown police seeking help to identify pedestrian killed on Route 36

NJ.com – September 16th

Lanes of Route 287 South shut in Montville after vehicle hits pedestrian

NJ.com – September 16th

 

Opinion

Pedestrian safety should be a priority

NorthJersey.com – September 26th

Crossing Confusion

TheSandPaper.net – September 17th

 

National

Car commuting still rules, but new census data reveals important shifts

StreetsblogUSA.org – September 30th

Bicycle-Blind: Cycling data in the U.S.

Bikeleague.org – September 29th

Immersion in the best of city biking can change everything

Nextcity.org – September 29th

Bike commute data released

BikeLeague.org – September 29th

A Milwaukee suburb turns to Complete Streets to spur business

StreetsblogUSA.org – September 29th

Toronto advocates move politicians beyond bike platitudes

StreetsblogUSA.org – September 25th

Portland tries out “Advisory bike lanes”

StreetsblogUSA.org – September 25th

U.S. DOT to Publish Its Own Manual on Protected Bike Lanes

StreetsblogUSA.org – September 23rd

Why cities should strive for streets that “Fail”

StreetsblogUSA.org – September 23rd

Future cities: Shared space, where the streets have no rules

NBC 5 West Palm Beach – September 22nd

Safety experts to pedestrians: Put the smartphones down and pay attention

Washington Post – September 20th

Top 10 most car independant neighborhoods in America by numbers (outside NYC)

Cityclock.org – September 19th

Should bikes and cars share the same road — and the same rules?

Vox.com – September 19th

Norwegian town pays cyclists and pedestrians “reverse toll” money

StreetsblogUSA.org – September 19th

Get ready to start seeing raised bike lanes (and killing fewer bikers)

Fastcoexist.com – September 18th

Census finds DC and NYC bike commuting has doubled in four years

StreetsblogUSA.com – September 18th

How to improve 3-foot passing laws

StreetsblogUSA.com – September 16th

 

Video

Developers build luxury, bike-friendly buildings
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The Wall Street Journal – September 25th

Mayor Bill Peduto wants to “leapfrog” your city on bicycling and livability


Streetfilms.org – September 19th

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