Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for March 28, 2015 – April 10, 2015

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

New group to explore Bernardsville downtown revitalization

New Jersey Hills – April 9th

Making Bloomfield Avenue safer

Baristanet.com – April 8th

New York – New Jersey Trail Conference finds new home in Mahwah

Mahwah Patch – April 8th

New sidewalks planned at 2 Hunterdon libraries, jail, old Courthouse and Gauntt Place

NJ.com – April 7th

Ciclovia returns to New Brunswick for the third year

NJ.com – April 6th

Citi Bike near Jersey City launch

The Wall Street Journal – April 3rd

A college for the future: Rutgers proposes massive makeover for Newark campus

NJ.com – April 3rd

Freeholders to OK replacing sidewalk at Raritan Township library

NJ.com – April 3rd

Blame bicycles for rough pavement

The Times Herald – April 2nd

Rutherford awarded $20,000 Sustainable Jersey grant for bike and pedestrian paths

NorthJersey.com – April 2nd

Franklin introduces new budget

The Advertiser News – April 1st

April schedule for ‘Move Yourself!’ Salem County walk ‘n’ talks

NJ.com – March 31st

Officials Urged to Take Public Health Account when Mapping Out Future

NJSpotlight.com – March 31st

Crosswalks are getting safer for pedestrians and drivers in N.J.

NJ.com – March 31st

NJ Bike & Walk Coalition holds the first regional Connect networking session April 16 in Morristown

NJ.com – March 29

New Jersey Covered Bridge bicycle ride to benefit Garden State Community Kitchen; event coincides with Sourland Cycles’ grand opening

Bucks Local News – March 27th

 

Crash Report

Elderly woman struck by car while crossing Hoboken street

NJ.com – April 9th

State Police looking for hit-and-run Parkway driver

NJ.com – April 9th

More than 800 pedestrians have been struck on this county road since 2004

NJ.com – April 8th

2 Jersey City teens hit by car after running into street: cops

NJ.com – April 8th

Pedestrian struck and killed on Route 5 in Sewell, New Jersey

CBS Philadelphia – April 4th

Manchester woman hit by car in Route 530 crosswalk

Manchester Patch – April 2nd

Newton woman struck by Chevy pickup truck on Route 206, cops say

NJ.com – April 2nd

Pedestrian hit by ambulance in Red Bank

NJ.com – April 1st

Off-duty West New York cop fatally struck pedestrian, official says

NJ.com – March 31st

Pedestrian struck on Route 9 in Bayville, airlifted to Jersey Shore

Berkeley Patch – March 31st

 

Opinion

Let’s get this project on the road

NorthJersey.com – April 9th

Our Midtown danger zone

Straus Media – March 30th

 

National

Lehigh Valley makes progress in bike safety

The Morning Call – April 9th

Joy Ride: Four ways to save money on your bike addiction

Reuters – April 7th

Bike-sharing is taking off around the world

Mashable – April 7th

The critical difference between 30 MPH and 20 MPH

Streetsblog.org – April 7th

How lightbulb moment turned into 30 miles of bike lanes

BikeLeague.org – April 6th

Bikes break down barriers

Bicycle Colorado – April 6th

Harvard researcher calls for better police reporting of bike crashes

Streetsblog.org – April 6th

Omaha bike share program set to double by next year

TimesUnion.com – April 4th

Detroit breaks ground on first protected bike lane project

Streetsblog.org – April 3rd

Biking skyrockets where San Diego added buffered bike lanes

Streetsblog.org – April 3rd

Countdown to Bike Month

BikeLeague.org – April 2nd

Press release: Bay area to get 7,000 more bike share bicycles

San Francisco Bicycle Coalition – April 2nd

‘Bikes vs. Cars’ wages the wrong war

Citylab.org – April 2nd

Los Angeles agrees to spend $1 billion to fix sidewalks

New Jersey Herald – April 1st

Are poor pedestrians more likely to be struck and killed?

Advocate – April 1st

A safety campaign blames pedestrians for getting hit by cars. This response is perfect.

VOX.com – March 31st

Speed limits for pedestrians on pavements in the rain

ETA.co.uk – March 31st

Meet the man on a mission to make Florida walkable and bikeable

Streetsblog.org – March 30th

Citi Bike to double number of stations, add bikes throughout Queens, Brooklyn and Harlem

Daily News – March 30th

Ed Murray, the real bike mayor of Seattle

The Seattle Times – March 29th

Improving pedestrian safety is about the small stuff

Forbes.com – March 28th

A bikeable suburban highway? One Ohio town pulled it off

Greater Greater Washington – March 27th

Cumberland, MD., linking Amtrak station to biking trails

New Jersey Herald – March 27th

 

Video

What’s the nature of your emergency?

Transit Academy – April 1st

What’s the Nature of Your Emergency from Transit Academy on Vimeo.

Volvo wants to make bike commuting safer by selling you glow-in-the-dark paint

Citylab.com – March 31st

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