Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed October 31st – November 13th, 2015

By Ganlin Huang

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Pedestrian Bridges For Eatontown’s Route 35, 36 Proposed
wordontheshore.com – November 12th

Residents seek reopening of Liberty Corner pedestrian bridge
NewJerseyHills.com – November 11th

Elizabeth chosen for Street Smart NJ pedestrian safety campaign
NJ.com – November 10th

Bayonne residents push for pedestrian bridge after tragedy on Route 440
NJ.com – November 5th

Cycling: Tour a landmark – the High Bridge
NorthJersey.com – November 5th

Camden Must Do More to Safely Connect People with the City’s Growing Opportunities
Blog.tstc.org – November 5th

Hundreds of stakeholders expected at DEP hearing on Wharton trail closures
Burlington County Times – November 4th

Community associations must maintain sidewalks
myCentralJersey.com – November 3rd

Free Shuttle Gives Pedestrians a Lift Through Bridge Construction Zone
theSandPaper.net – November 3rd

More than 19K trips taken on Citi Bike Jersey City, Fulop says
NJ.com – November 3rd

Newton crosswalks need state action
New Jersey Herald – November 2nd

NJCU librarian hosts historic Greenville walking tour (PHOTOS)
NJ.com – November 2nd

Walking Across The Hudson River: Locals Propose A Pedestrian Bridge
Patch.com – November 1st

Union County Holds Open House Regarding Transportation Issues
NewJerseyStage.com – November 1st

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: “Be Street Smart on October 31st”
TAPinto.net – October 31st

Crash Report

Pedestrian Fatality: Newark Airport Employee Killed On Way To Work
Patch.com – November 10th

Man hit by transit bus was University of Pittsburgh student
New Jersey Herald – November 10th

NYPD Precinct Where Driver Killed Ally Liao Announces Walking Crackdown
Streetsbog.org – November 10th

Bamboozled: Jogger, hit by car, accused of reckless running
NJ.com – November 9th

Drivers Killed 3 Seniors This Weekend, Bringing 10-Day Death Toll to 11
Streetsblog.org – November 9th

NYPD: Car jumps curb in Brooklyn, killing pedestrian
New Jersey Herald – November 9th

86-Yr-Old Pedestrian Killed By Driver On Upper West Side
Gothamist.com –November 7th

Pedestrian struck in Madison
NewJerseyHills.com – November 6th

N.J. boy, 14, killed while crossing street
NJ.com – November 6th

Man Killed By Train in Morris County Wednesday Night
Patch.com – November 5th

2 Pedestrians Hit, Killed in New Jersey Crossing Route 440
Abc7ny.com – November 3rd

Boy riding bike gunned down in Philadelphia
New Jersey Herald – November 2nd

Opinion

Morristown learns to ride: A history of local cycling
MorristownGreen.com – November 10th

National

Bike-Share, Meet Canoe-Share
Citylab.com – November 12th

DA Ken Thompson: Felony Plea for Driver Who Killed Roshard Charles, 5
Streetsblog.org – November 11th

CB 7 Members, Upper West Siders Back Amsterdam Ave Protected Bikeway
Streetsblog.org – November 11th

More Evidence That Helmet Laws Don’t Work
Streetsblog.org – November 10th

De Blasio Hasn’t Done It, So Tish James Intros Bill to Legalize Walking
Streetsblog.org – November 10th

The Latest Evidence That Helmet Laws Don’t Help Bike Safety
Citylab.com – November 10th

With Big Levy Vote, Seattle Is Ready to Lead the Nation on Bike Infrastructure
Streetsblog.org – November 6th

Mapping Every U.S. Road Fatality From 2004 to 2013
Citylab.com – November 5th

Manhattan CB 8 Committee Asks DOT for Crosstown UES Bike Lanes
Streetsblog.org – November 5th

2015 TIGER Grant Standouts for Cities Go to BRT, Bike Trails and More
Nextcity.org – November 3rd

Upper West Siders Call on DOT to Make Amsterdam Avenue a Complete Street
Streetsblog.org – November 2nd

Video

Runner Gets Fined When Car Hits Her in New Jersey
Abc7ny.com – November 9th

Brutal Jaywalking Arrest in Austin Caught on Video
Streetsblog.org – November 9th

Upper West Siders Call on DOT to Make Amsterdam Avenue a Complete Street
Streetsblog.org – November 2nd

This cyclist was paralyzed after being hit by a truck — he just finished the NYC marathon
BusinessInsider.com – November 2nd

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