Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed October 3rd – October 16th, 2015

By Ganlin Huang

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Electric bicycle charging station to make US debut
Taipei Times – October 15th

Police to South Bergen motorists, pedestrians: Follow laws or get ticketed
NorthJersey.com – October 15th

Brazen bears spark fear; 4 of the animals killed, more trails closed in Mahwah
NorthJersey.com – October 14th

Join Union County Trail Stewards Orientation meeting on Oct. 31 at Trailside
NJ.com – October 14th

Westfield Historical Society Historic Marker installed at PNC Plaza
NJ.com – October 14th

Groups call on DEP to implement Wharton State Forest trail closures
Burlington County Times – October 14th

Road Warrior: Chronicling the projects, tolls, safety and more across North Jersey for 25 years
NorthJersey.com – October 9th

Kids never too young to enjoy a hike
PoughkeepsieJournal.com – October 10th

Stop For Pedestrians Or Risk A Summons In Berkeley
Patch.com – October 9th

Third annual Lake Hopatcong ‘Lake Loop’ gives participants chance to bike, run, or paddle
NorthJersey.com – October 9th

Goal: Zero fatalities on NJ roads Saturday
New Jersey 101.5 – October 9th

Authorities release plan to deal with high number of accidents involving pedestrians in Bergen County
NorthJersey.com – October 8th

Bike-sharing programs gain a toehold in New Jersey
The Bulletin – October 7th

Behold, A Mythical Pedestrian Bridge Connecting NYC To Jersey City
Gothanmist.com – October 7th

International Walk to School Day to be Held On October 7
AHHerald.com – October 6th

Aggressive Bears Are Scaring Hikers in New Jersey’s Ramapo State Park
NYMAG.com – October 6th

With legs amputated after hit-and-run crash, N.J. man vows to walk again
NJ.com – October 6th

Wyckoff Police To Participate In County-Wide Pedestrian Safety Initative
Patch.com – October 5th

Bicyclists ride through New Jersey to fight MS
NJ.com – October 4th

Trail plan drives to protect Wharton State Forest; sparks debate
Burlington County Times – October 4th

Sussex Tour de Farm
TAPinto.net – October 3rd

Walking to school: Cedar Grove will address parents’ safety concerns
NorthJersey.com – October 3rd

Crash Report

Police ID pedestrian who suffered brain injury in car crash
NJ.com – October 13th

Missing child, 3, found dead in Haddon Township
NJ.com – October 13th

Pedestrian seriously injured by SUV, police say
NJ.com – October 13th

Pedestrian killed when truck slams into Bronx building
New Jersey Herald – October 12th

Fatal Crash: Montclair Man Killed While Walking In Bloomfield
Patch.com – October 12th

LI man arrested on DWI charge after pedestrian killed
New Jersey Herald – October 10th

Woman struck and killed by vehicle in Newark
NJ.com – October 9th

Pedestrian killed crossing street on Long Island
New Jersey Herald – October 8th

Opinion

Do Bike Helmet Laws Do More Harm Than Good?
The Wall Street Journal – October 12th

COMMENTARY: Enjoy NJ’s foliage on a hike
The Daily Journal – October 9th

Let’s Build a New Bridge. No Cars Allowed.
The New York Times – October 5th

National

Opposing a Bike Lane on the Grounds of ‘Religious Freedom’
CityLab.com – October 15th

Eyes on the Street: Progress on Pulaski Bridge Bikeway
StreetsBlog.org – October 15th

Salt Lake City’s Groundbreaking Protected Intersection Is Open
StreetsBlog.org – October 15th

This Bike-Wheel Light Animates Trippy Designs and Personal Photos
CityLab.com – October 14th

City Hall Wants Council Members to Beef Up “Bikes in Buildings” Bills
StreetsBlog.org – October 14th

Tomorrow: Rally for a Verrazano-Narrows Path, Now a Real Possibility
StreetsBlog.org – October 9th

How to Fix NYC’s Streets? GOOD Magazine Turns to the Bronx
StreetsBlog.org – October 9th

Eyes on the Street: DOT Begins Filling Gap in First Av Bike Lane
StreetsBlog.org – October 8th

Francisco Moya’s 111th Street Proposals Are Going Nowhere
StreetsBlog.org – October 8th

TA, Manhattan Pols Urge DOT to Commit to Fully Redesigning Fifth and Sixth
StreetsBlog.org – October 8th

Eyes on the Street: A Flower-Protected Chrystie Street Bike Lane
StreetsBlog.org – October 7th

New Information for Pedestrians and Cyclists Revealed
Topwirenews.com – October 7th

Salt Lake City Cuts Car Parking, Adds Bike Lanes, Sees Retail Boost
StreetsBlog.org – October 6th

Should Cyclists Have to Stop at Stop Signs?
CityLab.com – October 6th

Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez wants tax dollars for Citi Bike, dozen subway stops renamed, $2.75 railroad tickets
amny.com – October 4th

Video

VIDEO: Vineland Schools Celebrates International Walk to School Day
SNJToday.com – October 8th

Newark intersection dangerous for schoolkids
News 12 New Jersey – October 7th

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