Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed August 8th – August 21st, 2015

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Crosstown traffic a hazardous proposition in Wanaque
NorthJersey.com – August 19th

Recreational opportunities in open spaces trails
MyCentralJersey.com – August 19th

Hoboken to announce launch of new bike-share program
NJ.com – August 18th
Bike and pedestrian path in Woodbury complete
NJ.com – August 17th

Haworth mayor rebuffed in search for tunnel-safety facts
NorthJersey.com – August 16th

In N.J., papal visit’s impact will ripple far from BF Bridge
Philly.com – August 14th

Summit installs flashing beacon at train station crossing to increase pedestrian safety
NJ.com – August 14th

City-installed beacon designed to increase pedestrian safety
Tap Into Summit – August 13th

Pedals for Progress bike donation planned in Branchburg
NJ.com – August 13th

Montclair’s Cyndi Steiner testifies before New Jersey Senate Legislative Oversight Committee
Tap Into Montclair – August 12th

Exploring Central Jersey on foot by hiking
MeCentralJersey.com – August 12th

You can sue condo association for slipping on its sidewalk, N.J Supreme Court rules
NJ.com – August 12th

East Windsor to give away bicycle light kits
NJ.com – August 11th

The road ahead: 4 improvement projects coming to Woodstown
NJ.com – August 11th

Nighttime bike ride at Mercer Meadows
NJ.com – August 9th

Traffic and Safety Commission receive startling accident stats
Essex News Daily – August 9th

Crash Report

Elderly Driver Killed When Train Hits Car in New Jersey; NJ Transit Service Suspended
NBC New York – August 20th

Daughter of ex-Jersey City councilman killed in Wall accident
NJ.com – August 19th

POLICE: NO CHARGES EXPECTED AFTER CHILDREN, TEEN HIT BY CAR IN BURLINGTON COUNTY
6 abc – August 19th

Woman killed while crossing highway in Wall
NJ.com – August 19th

Driver Who Killed Pedestrian, Then Fled, Gets 3 Years In Prison
Patch.com – August 18th

Boy, 2, fatally struck by car in NJ, 3 others injured
NBC Philadelphia – August 18th

Trenton man dies after dirt bike crash
NJ.com – August 17th

19-year-old man killed crossing Route 9 in Freehold, police say
NJ.com – August 20th

South Jersey hit-and-run sends pedestrian to the hospital, report says
NJ.com – August 14th

Boy riding bike struck, killed in NJ hit-run
NBC New York – August 11th

Opinion

Car-Oriented Camden Gateway Development is Inconsistent with City’s Sustainability Goals
Mobilizing the Region (MTR) – August 20th

PRINCETON: Residential roads should have 25 mph speed limit
Centraljersey.com – August 10th

National

CDC: Make cycling safer with protected bike lanes and lower speed limits
Streetsblog.org – August 19th

Confounded by spike in U.S. traffic deaths and injuries? Look around
Streetsblog.org – August 18th

A major bike lane upgrade, brought to you by Portland’s transit agency
Streetsblog.org – August 18th

Biking to work is growing fastest among richer Americans
Slate.com – August 17th

A conversation with WABA about bicycling in Washington
Washington Post – August 17th

Seattle bike-share expands subsidized membership program
NextCity.org – August 17th

Deliveryman arested for biking wrong way through Holland Tunnel
Gothamist.com – August 15th

The bike-share boom
Citylab.com – August 14th

We’re all pedestrians but our streets beg to differ
MichiganRadio.org – August 13th

Adult bicycling deaths now outpace children’s, CDC says
NJ.com – August 13th

Death toll mounts for bicyclists on Boston’s streets
Boston Globe – August 12th

The U.S. made cars safer, and it’s past time to do the same for streets
Streetsblog.org – August 12th

It just works: Davis quietly debuts America’s first protected intersection
Streetsblog.org – August 11th

Study: Pedestrian fatalities are on the rise
WTOP.com – August 11th

Take my bike, please: Cycle-sharing companies reshape U.S. cities
Fortune.com – August 11th

50,000 Portlanders turn out to preview the car-free “People’s Bridge”
Streetsblog.org – August 11th

An experiment in driver-cyclist interaction, powered by Christmas lights
Streetsblog.org – August 10th

Video

Police seek info on N.J. bike thief
NJ.com – August 19th

Bye, bye bike: N.J. woman’s 3-wheel workout not your norm
NJ.com – August 19th

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