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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines 

Light at the end of the tunnel: Clearview celebrates long-awaited pedestrian passage

NJ.com – October 31st

Red-light cameras may be hazardous to pedestrians’ health: Mulshine

NJ.com –October 30th

Walking all the way around Lake Hopatcong may soon be a possibility

Roxbury Register – October 30th

Princeton approves sidewalks for Poe Road stretch despite objections from residents

NJ.com – October 28th

 Adults make up majority of people killed in N.J. bike crashes

NJ.com – October 27th

Camden’s large carless population deserves priority

Mobilizing the Region – October 24th

Phillipsburg-Easton riverfront trail earns mayor’s endorsement ahead of public presentation

LehighValleyLive.com – October 24th

Sea Bright council briefs borough looks at bike plan; cell tower bid comes in

The Link News – October 24th

Kearny should be more bike-, pedestrian-friendly, state says

NJ.com – October 23rd

Highland Park celebrates improved downtown this weekend

My Central Jersey – October 22nd

A look back at last week’s Ciclovia in New Brunswick

Walk Bike Jersey – October 22nd

Streetscape project planned in Hawthorne

NorthJersey.com – October 21st

Delran finds funds to finish $250K sidewalk that came up short

Burlington County Times – October 19th

In Montclair, first bike depot in state wows crowd at ribbon cutting – offering safe, secure eco-friendly option to many

The Jersey Tomato Press – October 17th

Leonia, Tenafly participate in annual International Walk to School Day

NorthJersey.com – October 16th

 

Crash Report

Woman seriously injured in Jersey City accident

NJ.com – October 31st

Man struck, killed by NJ Transit bus

Newsday.com – October 30th

South Plainfield resident struck by van

Tap into South Plainfield – October 29th

Pedestrian struck by car in Florence

NJ.com – October 28th

Pedestrian struck, killed while crossing street in Trenton, police say
NJ.com – October 25th

Boy, 11, injured when minivan hops curb in Chatham Friday

NJ.com – October 24th

Manalapan man struck, killed on Route 33, police say

NJ.com – October 23rd

Pedestrian killed in Mount Laurel accident
Burlington County Times – October 22nd

West New York woman fighting for her life after truck hit her, authorities say

NJ.com – October 21st

Southbound Route 130 closed after car hits person

NBC Philadelphia – October 19th

Man, 82, hit, killed while crossing road in Northfield, police say

NJ.com – October 19th

Pedestrian accident in Princeton seriously injures father, 8-year-old son

NJ.com – October 18th

 

Opinion

The trouble with Washington Street–part 1

The Hudson Reporter – October 26th

Running the ‘Concrete County’

The Hudson Reporter – October 26th

 

National

Halloween: A lot less scary if drivers and roads were safer

StreetsblogUSA.org – October 31st

Photos: Donald Duck helps with Fort Lee police’s pedestrian decoy program

NorthJersey.com – October 31st

Does cycling culture have a drinking problem?

Citylab.com – October 31st

Days after cyclist’s death, Newport Beach OKs $22-million safety plan

L.A. Times – October 30th

Uncapping the potential of the private sector

Alliance for Biking & Walking – October 30th

Sharing the road: Adapting to a new culture of cycling

TheDianeRehmShow.org – October 30th

The airtight case for road diets

StreetsblogUSA.org – October 29th

How Memphis became a great bicycle city

Citylab.com – October 29th

Don’t believe the headlines: Bike boom has been fantastic for bike safety

StreetsblogUSA.org – October 28th

Take action: Commuter benefits for all

Bikeleauge.org – October 28th

Downtown Denver partnership turns to crowdfunding for protected bike-lane design

Denver Business Journal – October 28th

Sources: Alta buyout a done deal; Citi Bike fleet to double

StreetsblogUSA.org – October 27th

Is the U.S. ready for seniors who want to stop driving?

StreetsblogUSA.org – October 27th

Will Seattle’s helmet law be a drag on its new bike-share system?

StreetsblogUSA.org – October 24th

Talking headways podcast: Dear bike people

StreetsblogUSA.org – October 23rd

Study: Safe routes to school programs boost walking and biking 30%

StreetsblogUSA.org – October 22nd

Capitol Hill update: Next steps on bike/ped safety

Bikeleague.org – October 22nd

NYC bike-on-sidewalk tickets most common in Black and Latino communities

StreetsblogUSA.org – October 21st

9 of the top 10 national universities now BFUs

Bikeleague.org – October 21st

Munson: What price for killing a bicyclist?

The Des Moines Register – October 20th

With investments in traffic calming and street redesigns, Bridgeport’s safety campaign shows promise

Mobilizing the Region – October 17th

6 intersection designs that actually prioritize pedestrians

Nextcity.org – October 17th

 

Video

The green benefits of NYC protected bike lanes
Street Films – October 22nd

Streetfilms Shortie – The Green Benefits of NYC Protected Bike Lanes from STREETFILMS on Vimeo.

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