Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for April 11, 2015 – April 24, 2015

By Kelsey Bridges

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Traffic light on Broadway to help pedestrians

NorthJersey.com – April 23rd

State grant to boost safety around elementary school

The Daily Journal – April 22nd

Bicycle rodeo set for May 2 in Gloucester Township

Gloucester Township Patch – April 21st

Walk to School events in Princeton this week

Princeton Patch – April 21st

Road Warrior: N.J. pedestrian deaths rise; police look for reasons

NorthJersey.com – April 21st

‘Smart Cycling’ course offered in Lambertville, May 3

NJ.com – April 20th

Galloway police to focus on areas of concern for pedestrian traffic

Galloway Patch – April 20th

Pop-up parklet part of Haddonfield’s Earth Day plans

Haddonfield-Haddon Township Patch – April 20th

HAWK signal aids pedestrian safety

My Central Jersey – April 19th

Disabled Evesham residents face more obstacles in quest for sidewalk

Burlington County Times – April 19th

Pedestrian bridge over railway line goes up near Hazel-Marshall school

Paterson Times – April 18th

Hoboken: Observer Highway gets a $2.7 million facelift

Hoboken Patch – April 18th

Downtown Madison to display art banners this spring

Madison Eagle – April 17th

Make sure you look both ways before crossing the street in South Bergen

NorthJersey.com – April 16th

Hillsdale officials look to improve pedestrian safety at intersection

NorthJersey.com – April 16th

Work starts on pedestrian crossing to Broadway rail station in Fair Lawn

NJ.com – April 16th

County puts $200,000 more towards Morris Canal Greenway in Paterson, Clifton

Paterson Times – April 14th

New solar-powered crosswalk signs debut on Springfield Ave in Maplewood

The Village Green – April 14th

Public invited to review proposed bicycle and pedestrian improvements plan

NJ.com – April 14th

Calming traffic in Bridgeton City Park: Mayor Albert B. Kelly

NJ.com- April 13th

Princeton: Town will absorb cost of installing new sidewalks

The Princeton Packet – April 13th

Catching up on changes to the Duke Farms Bikeshare Service, now open for the 2015 season

NJ.com – April 12th

The State We’re In: New grant funds help New Jerseyans hit the trail

NJ.com – April 10th

 

Crash Report

Teen, three children injured in Gloucester County pedestrian accident

CBS Philadelphia – April 21st

Man still unidentified who was hit by car in Morris Plains April 12

Morris Newsbee – April 21st

Pedestrian struck, killed by box truck while crossing street

New Jersey Herald – April 19th

Man in critical condition after being struck by bus in North Bergen

NorthJersey.com – April 17th

Pedestrian stuck, killed by vehicle in Egg Harbor Township, reports say

NJ.com – April 16th

Driver hits man on bicycle in Hackettstown, police say

NJ.com – April 16th

Police attempting to identify man seriously injured in pedestrian accident

NJ.com – April 15th

2 pedestrians hit by car in Edison

NJ.com – April 11th

 

Opinion

Montclair Times Guest Editorial: The next steps for Montclair Center

NorthJersey.com – April 20th

Trail grants help bring us closer to nature

My Central Jersey – April 15th

 

National

Philadelphia latest city to launch bicycle sharing program

New Jersey Herald – April 23rd

Study: Drivers much more likely to yield to pedestrians on 20 MPH streets

Streetsblog.net – April 22nd

Minneapolis sets out to build 30 miles of protected bike lanes by 2020

Streetsblog.org – April 21st

Five cities show the future of walkability

The City Fixer – April 20th

Yes, cops park in the bike lane for emergency pizza runs

Streetsblog.org – April 20th

Which matters more — A bike network’s connectivity or its density?

Streetsblog.org – April 20th

Cycling ‘near misses’ – your stories

The Guardian – April 20th

New York Citi Bikes soon to allow riders to count calories

New Jersey Herald – April 17th

1 year and 100,000 rides later, Indy bike-share program thrives

IndyStar.com – April 16th

FHWA will help cities get serious about measuring biking and walking

Streetsblog.org – April 15th

Don’t make bicyclists more visible. Make drivers stop hitting them

Washington Post – April 15th

Getting more out of transit by making it easy to walk or bike to stations

Streetsblog.org – April 15th

10 tips for cities ready to replace car parking with safe space for biking

Streetsblog.org – April 14th

4 ways to save money on your bike addiction

ABS-CBNNews.com – April 12th

Pittsburgh mayor seeks to have street projects address multiple needs

TribLive.com – April 10th

 

Video

Right of way installs 2014 memorial wall to 264 victims of NYC traffic violence

Streetfilms.org – April 19th

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