Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed July 25th – August 7th, 2015

By Mike Kublanov

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

A wild ride on two wheels at Mountain Creek Bike Park

New Jersey Herald – August 8th

Carteret earmarks $1.1 million for road improvements

MyCentralJersey.com – August 7th

Montvale PBA deploys summer safety program

NorthJersey.com – August 6th

East Windsor: Free bicycle lights available

CentralJersey.com – August 6th

Crane Street to get road reconstruction work, parks in Little Falls get improvements

NorthJersey.com – August 6th

Bicycle stunt rider’s show combines skill with safety

New Jersey Herald – August 5th

Citi Bike Jersey City bicycle sharing program launching in September

NJ.com – August 5th

Jersey City unveils locations of bike-share stations

NJ.com – August 5th

Schraalenburgh Road in Haworth may get lower speed limit

NorthJersey.com – August 4th

Final link appears likely for Secaucus Greenway

NorthJersey.com- August 3rd

KMM’s Flag It! program kicks off in Piscataway

My Central Jersey – July 31st

New ‘Walk Safe Madison’ program will begin this month, police say

Madison Patch – July 30th

Washington Twp. Police to launch pedestrian safety campaign

Lehigh Valley Live – July 30th

Jersey City groups call for tighter bike lane laws

NJ.com – July 30th

Bike trail for beginners opens at Mountain Creek

New Jersey Herald – July 29th

Healthier Somerset, ShapingNJ fight against obesity

MyCentralJersey.com – July 27th

New Jersey beach named among the nation’s most walkable

Matawan-Aberdeen Patch – July 25th

Crash Report

Environmental Comm. ready to move ahead with ADA trail in West Milford

NorthJersey.com – August 6th

89-year-old woman seriously injured after being struck by car

NJ.com – August 5th

Cyclist from N.Y. injured in collision with car at Clark Street and Route 46 in Wharton

NorthJersey.com – August 5th

Multiple pedestrians, including police officer struck by vehicle in New Jersey

International Business Times – August 3rd

Man dies after being hit by car just outside Atlantic City

NJ.com – July 30th

Pedestrian struck on Route 80 in Elmwood Park

NJ.com – July 29th

Woman crossing street in New Jersey struck, killed by dump truck

NBC 4 New York – July 28th

Pedestrian killed in Newark traffic accident, authorities say

NJ.com – July 28th

Opinion

The path to safer roads is forged by those who use them

NJ.com – July 30th

Quigley: It’s dangerous to cross the street — any street

NJ.com – July 27th

National

WE ACT Climate Plan calls for better Upper Manhattan bicycling, walking

Streetsblog.org – August 7th

Awaiting expansion, B-Cycle continues to grow in Houston

Chron.com – August 6th

How $500 million turned car-centric Indianapolis into a more walkable city

NextCity.org – August 6th

Passing Laws: Is three feet really good enough?

BikeLeague.org – August 6th

Returning from memorial for bike rider who was struck and killed, another bicyclist is hit

Nola.com – August 5th

Pennsylvania rep wants to mandate reflective clothing for biking at night

Streetsblog.org- August 5th

#OpenStreets15 preview: 5 key trends in Open Streets

Alliance for Biking and Walking – August 4th

The key human factors that can lead any city to transform its streets

Streetsblog.org – August 4th

I just moved to Minneapolis; now I have to learn how to bike

Star Tribune – August 4th

Model laws for better biking

BikeLeague.org – August 3rd

Davis, California – the American city which fell in love with the bicycle

The Guardian – August 3rd

Millennial housing 2015: Walkability wins out as cities grow, suburbs urbanize for new generation

International Business Times – August 1st

Adult bike classes help first-timers get in gear

CBS News – July 31st

Falling behind on protected bike lanes? Blame Canada

Streetsblog.org – July 31st

Number of cyclist commuters growing throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania

Citizensvoice.com – July 31st

Program encourages commuters to drive, then bike, to work

The Boston Globe – July 30th

With new rule, Feds forget their own best ideas on street design

Streetsblog.org – July 30th

As Americans figure out the roundabout, it spreads across the U.S.

New York Times – July 30th

#OpenStreets15 preview: Building equity in New Brunswick

Alliance for Biking and Walking – July 28th

Experiment in New Haven aims to increase awareness of crosswalk rules

New Haven Register – July 28th

Motor City is fast becoming Detroit Bike City

Detroit Free Press – July 27th

Its not hiking: The patient practice of long distance walking

Atlas Obscura  – July 27th

The case against bike helmets – and for better bike infrastructure

FastCoexist.com – July 24th

Video

Cambridge: Britain’s cycling capital

Streetfilms.org – August 5th

Riding St. Louis’ first protected bike lane

Next STL – July 24th

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