Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed July 10th – July 24th, 2015

By Mike Kublanov

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Jersey City sprucing up Downtown pedestrian mall
NJ.com – July 24th

Bicycle advocacy groups call for crackdown on double parking in Jersey City, beyond
NJ.com – July 23rd

Ocean City among nation’s most walkable beaches
Ocean City Patch – July 22nd

Princeton gets assistance from New Jersey DOT for Bicycle Master Plan
TownTopics.com – July 22nd

Little Falls council introduces Transit Village ordinance
NorthJersey.com – July 21st

Cost of Parking in Somerville May be Going Up
MyCentralJersey.com – July 20

Police urge residents to be mindful when walking
Wyckoff Patch – July 17th

Work starts Monday on one-way Spring Street
New Jersey Herald – July 16th

Nutley police teach bike safety
NorthJersey.com – July 16th

Montvale PBA deploys summer safety program
NorthJersey.com – July 16th

Trail proposed for Hagerty property
CentralJersey.com – July 16th

Area schools cited for providing safe routes
Edison Metuchen Sentinel – July 16th

Salvation Army in Plainfield to distribute free bicycles and helmets to local children
NJ.com – July 15th

Montclair experiences summer spike in bike thefts
NorthJersey.com – July 15th

Veritable filibuster fails to fell Downtown Jersey City pedestrian mall
NJ.com – July 15th

Police say people need to share the road
Shore News Today – July 13th

At large with Tom Williams: Watch out for that bicycle
Shore News Today – July 13th

Cranford: Top five walkable towns in New Jersey
Tap Into Cranford – July 9th

Some cruel lessons in false road courtesy
NorthJersey.com – July 9th

Beware vehicular damage to bike & pedestrian bridge on Columbia Trail
NJ.com – July 9th

New Jersey squanders transit by surrounding stations with sprawl
Streetsblog.org – July 9th

N.J. names 30th transit village, town calls designation ‘tremendous’
NJ.com – July 8th

Crash Report

Pedestrian injured in hit-and-run; South Amboy police search for suspect
NJ.com – July 23rd

Girl, 2, dead after being struck by mail truck
NJ.com – July 20th

Pedestrian, 2 drivers hurt in Newark crash
News 12 New Jersey – July 18th

Secaucus man hits 4 cars and pedestrian, fights passing cars, cops say
NJ.com – July 14th

Woman in critical condition after struck by car in Guttenberg, police say
NJ.com – July 14th

Paterson police seek driver in hit and run that injured pedestrian
NorthJersey.com – July 12th

Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Medford
ABC 6 Philadelphia – July 12th

Opinion

Walking can be dangerous
NorthJersey.com – July 22nd

It worked before, it can work again
NorthJersey.com – July 16th

National

Report: Demand increasing for Delaware Valley’s multiuse bike trails
PhillyVoice.com – July 24th

Is “sprawl repair” worth it?
Streetsblog.org – July 23rd

The best beach tows to explore on foot
Huffington Post – July 22nd

Will Washington governor Jay Inslee sacrifice safer streets?
Streetsblog.org – July 21st

After another cyclist dies, David Cameron considers truck ban in UK cities
Streetsblog.org –July 21st

Back in the saddle
Texas Observer – July 20th

The transit authority is a model of bike-friendliness
Planetizen – July 17th

National Walking Summit makes strides to healthy future
Huffington Post – July 16th

Cycling: Touring Denmark
NorthJersey.com – July 16th

No one should have to earn $100K to afford bike sharing
Takepart.com – July 16th

Biking while black: Citizens rail on Tampa’s ‘unjust’ bicycle policy
ABC Action News – July 15th

Top urbanist shares vision for making Tampa more walkable
83 Degrees – July 14th

Senate committee to eliminate TIGER program in next transpo bill
Streetsblog.org – July 14th

Let’s put those tired, anti-bike arguments to rest
Streets Minnesota – July 13th

Paving projects can also be street safety projects
Streetsblog.org – July 13th

Why aren’t more women riding Citi Bikes?
NY Magazine – July 10th

Cities are reinventing transportation planning for the age of the public beta
Streetsblog.org – July 10th

New project finds thousands of bike-related state and local bills
Bicycle Retailer – July 9th

Bike-sharing as a bridge between commute gaps
Los Angeles Times – July 7th

Video

A thousand New Yorkers call for action on Vision Zero
Streetfilms.org – July 18th

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