Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed June 27th – July 10th, 2015

By Mark Kublanov

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Bike rodeo at Wildwood School teaches children about riding safely

NorthJersey.com – July 8th

Park Ridge named as NJ Transit Village

Bergen Dispatch – July 8th

What’s going on in downtown Somerville?

My Central Jersey – July 8th

Woodbine receives funding from NJ Department of Transportation

Cape May County Herald – July 6th

Hopewell Borough a popular stopping point for Sunday cyclists

NJ.com – July 5th

It’s hot: Cycling in Ocean City

Philly.com – July 4th

Biking around Bergen County

NorthJersey.com – July 2nd

Montvale PBA deploys summer safety program

NorthJersey.com – July 2nd

Bloomfield board could meet national standard

NorthJersey.com – July 2nd

Millburn residents react to proposed traffic changes

NorthJersey.com – July 2nd

Newark clears bike lane of cars, solves parking problem with meters instead

Streetsblog.org – July 1st

Traffic changes aim to improve Hopewell Borough pedestrian safety

NJ.com – June 30th

Maywood resident has issue with crosswalk

NorthJersey.com – June 29th

Bedminster poised to complete hike-and-bike links

The Bernardsville News – June 26th

 

Crash Report

Pedestrian killed by vehicle in Neptune crash

NJ.com – July 9th

Teen pedestrian dies after crash in Middletown

Middletown Patch – July 9th

Pedestrian in critical condition following Orange bus crash

NJ.com – July 8th

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash in Glassboro, driver charged with DWI

NJ.com – July 8th

Pedestrian struck, killed in Elmwood Park, police say

NJ.com – July 7th

Pedestrian hit by vehicle prompts Franklin police investigation

NJ.com – July 6th

Police officer responding to call hits, kills pedestrian

My9NJ.com – July 5th

Pedestrian struck on Sip Avenue in Jersey City, police said

NJ.com – July 3rd

Man critically injured in hit-and-run on Weehawken road, police say

NJ.com – July 2nd

89-year-old woman hit in Hoboken crosswalk, cops say

NJ.com- June 26th

 

Opinion

Can anything be done to fix Bloomfield Avenue?

NorthJersey.com – July 7th

My concerns about Greenville neighborhood traffic lights and pedestrian safety

NJ.com – July 2nd

 

National

New spin on E-Bike policy

People for Bikes – July 8th

Gil Penalosa to keynote Open Streets Summit

Alliance for Biking and Walking – July 8th

Can walking or biking to work really make a difference? Compact development, observed commuter choice and body mass index

PLOS One – July 8th

4 big ideas from small towns

BikeLeague.org – July 7th

Bike-sharing as a bridge between commute gaps

Los Angeles Times – July 7th

New Haven launches program rewarding alternative transportation use over cars

NBC Connecticut – July 7th

We can make our roads a lot more bike-friendly. Here’s how

Greater Greater Washington – July 6th

The golden age of public outreach is here, and it’s going to be fun

People for Bikes – July 6th

Bike Share Toronto to double with $4.9 million from Metrolinx

The Star – July 6th

Walking, biking, driving or taking the bus in Philly? New app maps them all

NJ.com – July 5th

Why it’s safer to walk and bike where more people walk and bike

CityLab.com – July 3rd

What does a BFC look like to you?

BikeLeague.org – July 2nd

Bike shops on the move

People for Bikes – July 2nd

19’s plenty: Toronto drops speed limit to 19 MPH on residential streets

Streetsblog.org – July 2nd

A trail designer’s job: Get inside hikers’ minds

Wall Street Journal – July 2nd

Your city has a Complete Streets policy. But does it have Complete Streets?

Streetsblog.org – July 1st

Video from San Diego shows off great ideas for pop-up protected bike lanes

People for Bikes – July 1st

The case against jaywalking laws

Planetizen.com – July 1st

The rails to trails legacy

CityLab.com – July 1st

America could have been building protected bike lanes for the last 40 years

Streetsblog.org – June 30th

For bicyclists, tough road in the suburbs

Philly.com – June 30th

Ford to create e-bike for busy commuters

USA Today – June 29th

A nifty device to stop cars from driving too close to bikes

CityLab.com – June 29th

Can a new way to measure streets help advocates tame speeding?

Streetsblog.org – June 29th

How will new technology affect bike safety? Congress wants to know

BikeLeague.org – June 29th

New bike sharing record set in twin cities

ABC 5 Twin Cities – June 28th

 

Video

It’s smart to be dense

Streetfilms.org – July 3rd

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