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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Madison residents may get more money to fix sidewalks

New Jersey Hills – March 26th

Pilot program to spruce up Bloomfield

NorthJersey.com – March 26th

Somers Point receives $171,000 grant for bike path extension

Ocean City Patch – March 26th

Franklin awarded $330,000 for ‘safe routes to school’ sidewalk

New Jersey Herald – March 25th

Motorists will be ticketed under distracted driving initiative

Tapinto.net – March 25th

Trees on Willow Bend Road in Evesham at issue

South Jersey Local News – March 24th

Hoboken: Streetscape renovation project coming to First Street

Hoboken Patch – March 23rd

Did ticket blitz affect pedestrian behavior in NJ?

Asbury Park Press – March 21st

Verona Township Council approves street repairs

NorthJersey.com – March 20th

Councilwoman says town needs to ‘walk the walk’ on sidewalk policy

The Princeton Packet – March 19th

$1.5 million available in federal trail grants

Daily Record – March 16th

New Brunswick Bike Exchange debuts Beginner Bicycle Maintenance Workshop series April 9

NJ.com – March 15th

South Jersey has state’s 2 deadliest roads for pedestrians

Courier Post – March 15th

Deadly crossings: Why walking is dangerous in Central Jersey

My Central Jersey.com – March 15th

 

Crash Report

Toms River woman killed crossing the street

NJ.com – March 26th

Glassboro police seek vehicle in hit-and-run involving bicyclist

NJ.com – March 26th

Metuchen man hit by car

NJ.com – March 24th

Pedestrian struck and killed in Gloucester County

ABC Philadelphia – March 24th

Pedestrian struck after snow uncleared from car roof blinds driver

New Jersey 101.5 – March 23rd

Pedestrian killed on Route 33 after dump truck strikes him, cops say

NJ.com – March 20th

Pedestrian struck in parking lot of Southern Ocean Medical Center

Barnegat-Manahawkin Patch – March 20th

Police seek driver in Fort Lee hit-and-run that left woman seriously hurt

NJ.com – March 19th

Trenton man dies from injuries in pedestrian crash allegedly caused by sun glare

Trentonian.com – March 18th

Roselle woman struck by car crossing Linden street

NJ.com – March 18th

Man struck by car, hurt on Route 130 in Burlington County

NBC Philadelphia – March 18th

23-year-old Montville man killed stepping into truck’s path on Route 287

NJ.com – March 16th

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in downtown Millburn

NorthJersey.com – March 16th

Man killed when struck by vehicle on Route 1 in Lawrence

NJ.com – March 15th

 

Opinion

Unfair at any speed: Using limited resources to arrest failure-to-yield violators is no way to save pedestrians’ lives

New York Daily News – March 23rd

Pedestrian death toll unacceptable

Asbury Park Press – March 16th

 

National

Two key factors that can make or break a bike-share network

Streetsblog.org – March 26th

Making the case for Complete Streets

Streetsblog.org – March 25th

Girltrek: Redefining active advocacy

BikeLeague.org – March 25th

Are you getting the most out of your collaborations with other organizations?

Alliance for Biking & Walking – March 24th

SXSW Review: ‘Bikes vs Cars’ is a revelatory doc about urban transportation
Indiewire.com – March 24th

Crowdfunding innovation in bike safety

BikeLeague.org – March 24th

South Orange awarded $1,000,000 grant for river greenway trail

The Village Green – March 24th

6 places where cars, bikes, and pedestrians all share the road as equals

Citylab.com – March 23rd

St. Paul aims to pump up its bike-route network

MPR News – March 19th

What will the city do to fix the Central Parkway bike lane?

Cincinnati Business Courier – March 18th

Fort Worth’s mayor kicks off rolling town halls

Star-Telegram – March 18th

Getting Americans to walk more using DIY guerilla wayfinding signs

Slate.com – March 18th

Utah appears set to ban bicycles from drive-thru lanes

Citylab.com – March 18th

Forging a new generation of outdoor enthusiasts

Active Living by Design – March 18th

Touring Portland’s brand new car-free bridge

Streetsblog.org – March 18th

Spring tuning: How to show your bike some love

Bikepgh.org – March 17th

Mapping LA’s pedestrian collisions

Los Angeles Walks – March 16th

The complete business case for converting street parking into bike lanes

Citylab.com – March 13th

 

Video

Exploring the streets of Stockholm

Streetfilms.org – March 23rd

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