Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for February 14, 2015 – February 27, 2015

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Grant running low for Old Tappan sidewalk project

NorthJersey.com – February 26th

Traffic study underway in Millburn

NorthJersey.com – February 26th

Glen Rock, N.J.: Walkable, with diverse housing

New York Times – February 25th

Princeton tables vote on eliminating Hamilton Avenue street parking, replacing with bike lane

NJ.com – February 24th

Officials discussing future of Newark Avenue pedestrian plaza in Jersey City

NJ.com – February 24th

Streetscape grant to spur Flemington revitalization

NJ.com – February 24th

Linden to receive $200,000 in Safe Routes to School funding from NJDOT

Union News Daily – February 24th

State, partners dole out $380K in healthy community grants

NJBIZ.com – February 23rd

Trail will link Mansfield and Springfield parks

Burlington County Times – February 23rd

Small grants for local health initiatives have big impact on NJ communities

NJSpotlight.com – February 20th

Mahwah parents say kids are put in serious danger while walking to school

CBS New York – February 19th

Hoboken’s next-gen smart bikes approved; no start date yet

Hudson Reporter – February 19th

Mayor calls for safer streets for area pedestrians, cyclists

The Hub – February 19th

Road Warrior: Light coming soon to Route 4’s ‘walk of death’ in Elmwood Park

NorthJersey.com – February 18th

Fanwood awarded Safe Routes to School Grant

Tap into Scotch Plains Fanwood – February 15th

Camden passes New Jersey’s first sustainability ordinance

Mobilizing the Region – February 13th

$3 million going toward improving dangerous roadway in Jersey City

NJ.com – February 13th

State approves project to reopen Assunpink Creek in Trenton

NJ.com – February 13th

Bill to boost pedestrians safety continues to advance in the assembly

Politickernj.com – February 12th

 

Crash Report

Vehicle hits pedestrian in Berkeley Heights

NJ.com – February 25th

Pedestrian hit by car on Route 22; investigation ties up traffic

NJ.com – February 25th

Vineland man, 87, fatally struck by car near West Landis Avenue, report says

NJ.com – February 25th

Pedestrian injured after being struck by car in Teaneck

NorthJersey.com – February 24th

Woman struck in hit-and-run on Jersey City street

NJ.com – February 23rd

Driver charged with DWI after pedestrian struck, killed

New Jersey Herald – February 22nd

West Caldwell woman struck in Valentine’s Day hit and run in Montclair

NorthJersey.com – February 21st

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Plainfield airlifted to hospital, in critical condition

NJ.com – February 21st

Woodbridge police seek driver who struck and killed Iselin man

NJ.com – February 13th

Truck driver grazes two pedestrians near Wyckoff school

NorthJersey.com – February 12th

 

Opinion

In Our Opinion: ‘Complete Streets’ deserves support

The Daily Star – February 23rd

The Item: Local traffic getting out of control

NorthJersey.com – February 20th

The Montclair Times letter, by Toby Stein: “Pedestrian safety on town agenda”

NorthJersey.com – February 19th

 

National

Slower speed limits give cities a new attitude about biking, walking, breathing

Nextcity.org – February 26th

Your ideas on why “Complete Streets” won’t work in North America

Calgary Herald – February 26th

Outer London’s huge bike plan could break the cycle of bad suburban transit

Streetsblog.org – February 25th

Back to the bicycle?

FleetOwner.com – February 25th

Study: contingency of pedestrians walking distracted

News 4 Reno – February 25th

Mayors’ Challenge closing in on 100 cities; is yours in?

DOT.gov – February 24th

Albuquerque to launch its first bike share program

Albuquerque Business First – February 24th

Safer Maryland bikeways get the green light

Greater Greater Washington – February 24th

Boston cyclsits excavate massive snow tunnel to restore bike path

Streetsblog.org – February 23rd

Virtuous cycles

Philly.com – February 23rd

Why it’s so hard to punish drivers who kill pedestrians

Salon.com – February 22nd

Going green: Pedestrian accessibility enhances urban vitality in Buffalo

The Buffalo News – February 22nd

A protected bike lane network springs fully formed from advocates’ brains

Streetsblog.org – February 19th

The next generation of Complete Streets is unfolding in New Haven

Citylab.com – February 19th

Bus meets bike: How the next wave of commuters is changing the urban landscape

KeystoneEdge.com – February 19th

Checklist gets you ready for next bike ride

News-press.com – February 18th

The common mistake that undermines American bike-share systems

Streetsblog.org – February 18th

What the last 4 U.S presidents have done for bicycling

Nextcity.org – February 16th

Chris Churchill: When cars rule, people suffer

TimesUnion.com – February 16th

Elderly pedestrians especially at risk on South Florida roads

Miami Herald – February 16th

Pittsburgh firm puts trendy spin on bike safety

New Jersey Herald – February 15th

 

Video

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Streetfilms.org – February 20th

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