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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Keansburg awarded $1.1 million stronger NJ Neighborhood and Community Revitalization (NCR) streetscape revitalization grant

Atlantic Highlands Herald- December 14th

Montclair Center awarded 2014 platinum design excellence award from Downtown New Jersey

Tap Into Montclair – December 14th

City anticipates bike-share bids

Hudson Reporter – December 14th

Montville Township Master Plan: Circulation plan – changebridge “bypass,” widening of intersections and parallel parking in Towaco Village

Tap Into Montville – December 12th

Union City man seriously injured after being struck by van, authorities say

NJ.com – December 12th

Another link in the ‘chain’

NorthJersey.com – December 11th

North Wildwood police crack down on bike rules

The Wildwood Leader – December 11th

Montclair residents demand further changes to proposed master plan

Jersey Tomato Press – December 9th

Vineland invites public to learn about Landis Avenue resurfacing project

NJ.com – December 7th

Good retail bike parking ain’t rocket science

Walk Bike Jersey – December 7th

Federal speed bump: Hoboken, Weehawken bike share launch delayed by FCC

NJ.com – December 4th

Students learn safe ways to walk to school in Garfield

NorthJersey.com – December 4th

Ridgewood tables vote on Clinton Avenue sidewalks

NorthJersey.com – December 1st

Death of a bicyclist in a bike-friendly town

MyCentralJersey.com – December 1st

 

Crash Report

Police: Pedestrian killed in West Orange

News 12 New Jersey – December 14th

Rahway police seek driver in deadly hit-and-run

NJ.com – December 13th

82-year-old woman severely injured after being hit by car in Fair Lawn

NorthJersey.com – December 13th

Dumont man, 65, in critical condition after being hit by car

NJ.com – December 12th

Oradell woman injured after bump from car at Englewood school

NorthJersey.com – December 11th

Pedestrian struck, killed in Holmdel, police say

NJ.com – December 10th

Police investigating fatal accident in Elmwood Park

NJ.com – December 10th

75-year-old woman killed crossing road in Parsippany, police say

NJ.com – December 10th

Pedestrian struck by vehicle at Journal Square

NJ.com – December 7th

Downe Township pedestrian airlifted after being hit by car, police say

NJ.com – December 7th

Serious crash involving pedestrian shuts down Route 206 in Frankford

NJ.com – December 4th

Sister of former Essex prosecutor killed in Newark hit-and-run

NJ.com – December 4th

Driver cited after woman struck by Jeep in Downtown Jersey City: police

NJ.com – December 3rd

Pedestrian killed by SUV in Lakewood Wednesday night

NJ.com – December 3rd

Police ID pedestrian struck, killed in Edgewater Park, NJ

CBS Philadelphia – December 3rd

Woman killed by NJ Transit train in Rutherford, agency says

NJ.org – December 2nd

Pedestrian struck by NJ Transit bus in Wayne

News 12 New Jersey – December 2nd

Fair Haven, N.J. Councilman dies after being struck on bike by car

Rumson-Fair Haven Patch – December 1st

 

Opinion

Safe Routes To School encourages safe walking

Bonner County Daily Bee – December 14th

Bike-friendly roads would enhance safety

MyCentralJersey.com – December 6th

Hit a cyclist, help a cyclist? These readers aren’t so sure

Los Angeles Times – December 5th

 

National

The high cost of unwalkable school districts

Streetsblog.org – December 15th

New report: Paying for trails, lanes, sidewalks

BikeLeague.org – December 12th

The high costs of distracted walking

The Fiscal Times – December 11th

Walkability is good for you

Citylab.com – December 11th

Poll: Broad support for bike/ped investments

BikeLeague.org – December 11th

New evidence supports Safe Routes to School programs

Bicycle Colorado – December 11th

Bike parks for everyone

People for Bikes – December 9th

Paris mayor pledges bold steps to reduce traffic in city center

Streetsblog.org – December 8th

Tampa kicks off new bike sharing program

NBC Tampa – December 7th

What’s the skinny on “road diets”?

New York Bicycling Coalition – December 5th

“Cycletrack”? “Protected bike lane”? What do you call them?

GreaterGreaterWashington.org – December 4th

Why letting thousands of people take over the streets is a good idea

NextCity.org – December 3rd

Tracing the life-altering injures of two young girls to dangerous design

Streetsblog.org – December 3rd

Biking has shot up an insane 356% in Santa Monica

Curbed.com – December 2nd

Pittsburgh mayor on pro-bike plan: it’s not the 1970’s

NextCity.org – December 1st

What if every McDonald’s had really good bike parking?

Streetsblog.org – December 1st

 

Video

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Vimeo.com – December 8th

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