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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

 Initiative aims to make township ‘Street Smart’

Edison-Metuchen Sentinel – October 15th

A controversial planned GWB pedestrian lane attracts critics

NorthJersey.com – October 12th

Innovator becomes the first person to bike across the Hudson River

My9NJ.com – October 9th

Hunterdon pedestrian safety awareness month: ‘Be Safe, know your space’

NJ.com – October 8th

Teaneck students get a lesson in pedestrian safety

NorthJersey.com – October 8th

Bloomingdale to bond for over $500K for walking track, road fixes

NorthJersey.com – October 8th

East Windsor: Council pursuing grant to extend bikeway

Windsor-Hights Herald – October 8th

Hunterdon County schools took part in Walking School Buses this morning

NJ.com – October 7th

Pedestrian access closed to New Jersey bridge to prevent suicides

Daily Journal – October 6th

S. Jersey towns get $1M in planning grants

Philly.com – October 5th

Which direction? Debate over street redesign plans

Hudson Reporter – October 5th

Township to act on unsafe sidewalks

NewJerseyHills.com – October 3rd

Edison police cracking down on traffic and pedestrian violations around schools

TapintoEdison.com – October 3rd

Pedestrian safety programs lead to 22 traffic tickets, Hackettstown police say

Lehighvalley.com – October 3rd

Tenafly looking forward to ‘Walk to School Day’

NorthJersey.com – October 2nd

Englewood police officer acted as decoy at crosswalks to improve pedestrian safety

NorthJersey.com – October 2nd

Montclair debuts “pop-up” protected bike lane on International bike & walk to school day

Baristanet.com – October 1st

 

Crash Report

Vehicle slams into pedestrians at New Jersey festival, killing one

Huffington Post – October 13th

Red Bank: pedestrian struck

RedBankGreen.com – October 9th

Pedestrian struck, injured in West Windsor

NJ.com – October 9th

Pedestrian killed in Howell hit-and-run, police say

NJ.com – October 8th

Pedestrians injured, killed in Toms River accidents happening less than 20 minutes apart

NJ.com – October 7th

Pedestrian, 72, hit by bus in Ridgewood Monday

NJ.com – October 6th

Freak chain reaction: Pedestrian hit by a car, driver of another gets trapped under vehicle

NJ.com – October 6th

Pedestrian killed in accident on Morris Avenue in Union, police say

NJ.com – October 6th

Vehicle strikes pedestrian on Easton Avenue early Saturday morning

The Daily Targum – October 4th

Acting N.J. Gov. Kim Guadagno hospitalized following bicycle accident

NJ.com – October 2nd

Southampton pedestrian critical after being struck on Route 530

Burlington County Times – October 1st

 

Opinion

Walking Safe

NorthJersey.com – October 10th

Letter: Vote out Allentown officials who ignore public safety

NJ.com – October 8th

New law won’t fix real problems: Three Feet for Safety Act will increase tension between motorists and cyclists

SDcitytimes.com – October 8th

Fixing sidewalks is serious matter

NewJerseyHills.com – October 6th

 

National

Not just a phase: young Americans won’t start motoring like their parents

StreetsblogUSA.org – October 14th

Conquering the unbearable whiteness of bike advocacy: An equity how-to

StreetsblogUSA.org – October 14th

Ban cars? Debate intensifies over traffic safety in central park

Transportation Nation – October 13th

Seattle launches bike sharing system

People for Bikes – October 13th

New report: Bike Equity Today

Bikeleague.org – October 13th

U.S. DOT releases new guidance to make streets safe for cycling

StreetsblogUSA.org – October 10th

Schlepping by bicycle: The next big thing in women’s bike advocacy?

StreetsblogUSA.org – October 9th

A state DOT designing a protected bike lane? It’s happening in Kalamazoo

StreetsblogUSA.org – October 9th

Indy Bikeshare beats Denver’s — by a mile

Indystar.com – October 9th

Detroit most dangerous city for pedestrians

Metrotimes.com – October 8th

Pedal power: 2040 plan outlines boost for bike infrastructure in Hennepin Co.

MPRnews.org – October 8th

Mayor leads charge to ‘fit worth’

Bikeleague.org – October 7th

Baby on board: 10 tips for riding while pregnant

People for Bikes – October 7th

St. Paul sets out to make streets safer for young and old

StreetsblogUSA.org – October 7th

When harassment of bicyclists and pedestrians is a crime

Citylab.com – October 6th

Bike data breakdown

Bikeleague.org – October 6th

The reason fewer US women cycle than the Dutch is not what you think it is

TheGuardian.com – October 3rd

Providence will transform freeway crossing into elegant car-free bridge

StreetsblogUSA.org – October 3rd

Where should bike share stations go?

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia – October 3rd

Vulnerable user law takes effect October 1, 2014

Bike Walk Connecticut – October 1st

 

Video

Counting Bicyclists on NYC’s Manhattan Bridge

Streetfilms.org – October 9th

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