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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Long Hill committee wants trails for park property

NewJerseyHills.com – November 28th

Grant to fund Sea Bright street improvements

The Hub – November 27th

Commuters’ concerns in New Milford lead to new crosswalk

NorthJersey.com – November 27th

Cresskill seeking public input for improving downtown

NorthJersey.com – November 27th

Beautification project to include surrounding towns

NorthJersey.com – November 27th

After North Bergen hit-and-run, officials say pedestrians need more protection

NJ.com – November 26th

Residents give input on north end traffic improvements

Ocean City Gazette – November 26th

Hamilton police address recent pedestrian fatalities

Shorenewstoday.com – November 26th

Montclair Environmental Commission plans review of town’s streetscape

NorthJersey.com – November 25th

After police study, speed limit on Rock Road in Hawthorne may be decreased

NorthJersey.com – November 25th

Princeton University launches bike rental program at new Dinky station

NJ.com – November 21st

Bike rodeo stops at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School

Asbury Park Press – November 20th

Fall leaves New Jersey Cyclists in a leafy situation

Walk Bike Jersey – November 20th

Pompton Lakes Health Fair provides bike safety lesson

NorthJersey.com – November 19th

In fast-growing Edgewater, a stalled plan for bike and pedestrian improvements

NJ.com – November 18th

 

Crash Report

Pedestrian struck on I-280 in Newark, police say

NJ.com – November 29th

Pedestrian killed in early morning crash on Routes 1 & 9 in Elizabeth

NJ.com – November 27th

67-year-old man struck by car while crossing Route 46 in Parsippany

NJ.com – November 27th

Man dies after apparently being struck by car, Linden police say

NJ.com – November 26th

Mercer Freeholders to consider pedestrian safety and gas pipeline
The Trentonian – November 24th

Police release ID of pedestrian killed on Route 130

Burlington County Times-November 24th

Glassboro pedestrian, car accident on Delsea Drive under investigation

NJ.com – November 22nd

Edgewater police look for driver in hit-and-run case

NorthJersey.com – November 21st

Car leaving Union City McDonald’s ran over man’s foot, drove off, police say

NJ.com – November 21st

Pedestrians suffer minor injuries in Belleville traffic accidents

NorthJersey.com – November 20th

Sought: Van, driver involved in Nutley pedestrian fatality

NorthJersey.com – November 19th

12-year-old hit by car in Westfield, hospitalized for injuries

NJ.com – November 18th

 

Opinion

Belleville editorial: This week, share some turkey, and share the road

NorthJersey.com – November 27th

Officer offers driver, pedestrian safety tips

Mercurynews.com – November 26th

 

National

Excuses, excuses: How to rationalize any bike splurge

People for Bikes – November 28th

Tappan Zee path could draw hundreds per hour, study says

Lohud.com – November 26th

Winter cycling tips

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia – November 26th

City to fast-track installation of accessible pedestrian signals

WNYC.org – November 25th

Seattle advocates convince city to make major avenue for biking

Streetsblog.org – November 25th

Seeing & believing in bike equity

BikeLeague.org – November 25th

Why aren’t American bike-share systems living up to their potential?

Streetsblog.org – November 24th

Leveraging health funding for active transportation investments

Alliance for Biking & Walking – November 24th

After lengthy delay, bike share finally opens in Phoenix

KTAR.com – November 24th

Friday’s Verrazano Bridge protesters join a long history of pro-bike activism

Citylab.com – November 21st

Philly mapping out stations for bike-sharing program

Newsworks.org – November 20th

How the Danish cooperated to build a bicycle superhighway

Citylab.com – November 20th

Connecticut cities join – and climb – the ranks of bicycle friendly communities

Mobilizing the Region – November 20th

Study: Dollar for dollar, bike infrastructure pays off better than road maintenance

BikePortland.org – November 19th

More bike infrastructure means more bike commuting

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia – November 19th

Bicycle friendly communities in all 50 states

BikeLeague.org – November 18th

This brilliant illustration shows how much public space we’ve surrendered to cars

Vox.com – November 18th

Shared space: The case for a little healthy chaos on city streets

Streetsblog.org – November 17th

There’s a difference between bike share and bike rental

Streetsblog.org – November 17th

Lessons from Bono’s bike crash: Why cyclists should be wary of parks

MensJournal.com – November 17th

SEPTA working on plan to integrate bicycle infrastructure into current stations

CBS Philadelphia – November 16th

 

Video

Hey #bikenyc: Where would you put New York’s next protected bike lanes?

Streetfilms.org – November 21st

How Pittsburgh builds bike lanes fast without sacrificing public consultation

Streetsblog.org – November 19th

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