Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for January 31, 2014 – February 12, 2015

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

2 South Jersey towns to share $500,000 for roadwork, sidewalk improvements

NJ.com – February 12th

$3M to go to improving dangerous stretch of roadway in Jersey City

NJ.com – February 12th

LD 18 Representatives announce $450K grant for Edison

Tap Into Edison– February 11th

Montclair Township Council hears from pedestrian safety committee

Baristanet.com – February 11th

Rock Road speed limit reduced in Hawthorne

NorthJersey.com – February 11th

Vernon mayor wants safer access to Appalachian Trail ‘boardwalk’

New Jersey Herald – February 10th

West Milford council gives Hewitt-Butler Trail preservation project provisional support, but no cash

NorthJersey.com – February 8th

New vision for Irvington Avenue to include ‘Maplewood Corners’

The Village Green – February 6th

Nutley pedestrian-activated lights to alert motorists

NorthJersey.com – February 5th

Bill boosting fines for pedestrian safety violations clears Assembly panel

Burlington County Times – February 5th

Tickets for icy sidewalks to be issued in Hackettstown, police warn

NJ.com – February 4th

Rutgers unveils long-range master plan for new buildings, boardwalk

NorthJersey.com – February 3rd

To put a stop to speeding cars, Trenton council members propose creation of new board focused on traffic calming

NJ.com – February 2nd

Study says 1.5-mile bike path, improvements should connect Newark to surrounding towns

NJ.com – February 2nd

Princeton to hold neighborhood meeting about Hamilton Avenue bike lane

NJ.com – January 31st

$2.7 million repair job for ‘Trenton Makes’ bridge to start in March

NJ.com – January 30th

 

Crash Report

Woman receives minor injuries in accident on Route 202-31 ShopRite

NJ.com – February 12th

Man walking in street to avoid snowy sidewalks struck by van, police say

NJ.com – February 12th

Man struck, killed by NJ Transit train in Garfield

NorthJersey.com – February 11th

Hardyston man killed by snow plow while checking his mail

New Jersey Herald – February 11th

Bayonne woman, 60, struck by car but suffers minor injuries: police

NJ.com – February 10th

Newton pedestrian, 85, hit by vehicle driven by Franklin woman

New Jersey Herald – February 10th

Purnell Academy student, 16, killed on Interstate 78

MyCentralJersey.com – February 9th

Police dispatcher facing DUI in fatal pedestrian accident

ABC Philadelphia – February 7th

Pedestrian dies after being struck in Egg Harbor Township

ABC Philadelphia – February 5th

Pedestrian injured in Belleville accident

NorthJersey.com – February 5th

Pedestrian struck by SUV in Millburn taken to hospital

NorthJersey.com – February 4th

South Brunswick accident leaves a pedestrian in critical condition, police say

South Brunswick Patch – February 3rd

Hamilton Police looking for hit-and-run driver who hospitalized pedestrian

NJ.com – February 2nd

91-year-old pedestrian breaks rib when hit by car in Morristown, cops say

NJ.com – February 1st

Pedestrians struck by car in Clark in stable condition, police say

NJ.com – January 30th

 

Opinion

Letter: Bayonne has to clear corners at intersections during snowstorm for pedestrians

NJ.com – February 11th

Letter to the Editor: Sidewalks on Clifton’s Dwasline Road are necessary

NorthJersey.com – February 6th

Ridgewood street should have sidewalks

NorthJersey.com – February 6th

 

National

Equitable bike sharing is about much more than credit cards

People for Bikes – February 12th

Bicycling, pedestrian advocates looking for better numbers to crunch

NextCity.org – February 11th

Which places got Complete Streets policies right in 2014?

Streetsblog.org – February 10th

Bike shops owners: The new infrastructure

BikeLeague.org – February 10th

How San Luis Obispo established the most powerful bike funding policy in the nation

Alliance for Biking & Walking – February 10th

City begins installing truck sideguards to protect pedestrians and cyclists

NYC.gov – February 9th

A community approach to clearing snow from sidewalks

CityLab.com – February 6th

How smart language helped end Seattle’s paralyzing bikelash

Streetsblog.org – February 4th

How smart car data gurus are trying to improve bike safety

Business Insider – February 3rd

Man walks 21 miles to commute each day because of Detroit’s awful transit

Streetsblog.org – February 3rd

Walking in a winter wonderland? Only if sidewalk snow clearance ordinances are obeyed – and enforced

Mobilizing the Region – February 3rd

Here’s what we learned from 6 months of CyclePhilly data

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia – February 3rd

Survey says more people bike, fly to work than take public transit in Anchorage area

Alaska Dispatch News – February 2nd

Bikes make up one sixth of Central London traffic, says TfL

Road.cc – February 2nd

New study shows safety benefits of separating bicyclists and pedestrians

ActiveTrans.org – February 2nd

Sometimes the safer street design option is the less expensive one

Streetsblog.org – February 2nd

 

Video

America’s love affair with great city streets

Streetfilms.org – February 12th

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