Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed November 14th – December 4th, 2015

By Ganlin Huang

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
The Legal Examiner – December 2nd

Urban, Suburban Philly Join to Blaze New Bike Trail
NextCity.org – December 1st

Salem County announces dates for indoor walking program
NJ.com – November 30th

Hiking: India Brook Park and Buttermilk Falls Natural Area
NorthJersey.com – November 26th

Stops Added to Bicycle and Pedestrian Shuttle Bus During Bridge Project
theSandpaper.net – November 25th

Brick Township To Connect Trail From Cherry Quay To Hooper
MicromediaPbus.com – November 20th

Trails in Long Valley, farm in Mendham may be improved with county funding
NewJerseyHills.com – November 19th

Bike Master Planners Seek Community Input On “Complete Streets”
TownTopics.com – November 18th

Group hosts walking tour of Jersey City neighborhood
NJ.com – November 14th

Crash Report

Trio of child pedestrians struck in Newton, driver charge
NewJerseyHerald.com – December 2nd

Man Charged After Hitting, Seriously Injuring Pedestrian in New Jersey; Driver Charged
NBCNewYork.com – November 28th

Pedestrian killed by car in Long Branch
NJ1015.com – November 28th

Man struck by car, killed while walking across road
NewJerseyHerald.com – November 27th

Pedestrian hit by car outside Newton ShopRite
NewJerseyHerald.com – November 25th

Blind pedestrian hit by car in Flemington flown to hospital
NJ.com – November 24th

Man fatally struck by NJ Transit train in Paterson
NJ.com – November 24th

Woman walking on interstate highway struck by N.J.’s man’s car, dies
NJ.com – November 22nd

Essex County authorities probing crash that killed pedestrian in Montclair
DailyJournal.net – November 20th

Hillsborough man hit by car while walking in Morristown crosswalk
NewJerseyHills.com – November 20th

UPDATE: Montclair Pedestrian Killed, Police ID Victim
Patch.com – November 20th

Opinion

How Highland Park’s sidewalk rules resulted in higher taxes, class-action lawsuit
myCentralJersey.com – December 1st

Editorial: Tunnel is great, but don’t forget about the tracks
NJBIZ.com – November 15th

National

New York Today: A Sidewalk Forest
The New York Times – December 2nd

When Will DDC Build the Brooklyn Greenway on Flushing Ave and West Street?
Streetsblog.org – December 1st

Eyes on the Street: 8-Year Downtown Greenway Detour Finally Ends
Streetsblog.org – November 30th

Stranded on Two Feet: The Danger of Gaps in the Pedestrian Network
Streetsblog.org – November 30th

Bill Bratton Has the Perfect Response to a “Bike-Yield” Law for NYC
Streetsblog.org – November 25th

Bike-Share Open Data Standard Clears the Way for Better Trip Planning Apps
Streetsblog.org – November 25th

CB 5 Committee to DOT: You Oughta Take a Traffic Lane Outta Sixth Avenue
Streetsblog.org – November 24th

Austin’s Emerging Bipartisan Coalition for Walkable Housing
Streetsblog.org – November 24th

Antonio Reynoso: Let’s Talk About Bike Laws That Make Sense for NYC Streets
Streetsblog.org – November 24th

Eyes on the Street: Safer Crossing Shaping Up at Broadway and Sherman
Streetsblog.org – November 23rd

Upper East Side Community Board Asks DOT for Crosstown Bike Lanes
Streeetsblog.org – November 20th

Will the Sixth Avenue Protected Bike Lane Get Done in 2016?
Streetsblog.org – November 19th

DOT: Drivers Injured 1,536 Pedestrians and Cyclists in October, and Killed 19
Streetsblog.org – November 19th

How Much Can Bicycling Help Fight Climate Change? A Lot, If Cities Try
Streetsblog.org – November 18th

Rodriguez Backs Bill to Strengthen Legal Protections for People in Crosswalks
Streetsblog.org – November 18th

Video

Video Shows Driver Hitting Pedestrian in Brooklyn Crosswalk. Does NYPD Care?
Streetsblog.org – November 19th

On Day of Remembrance, Mayor Pledges to Take Vision Zero “a Lot Farther”
Streetsblog.org – November 16th

Randall’s Island Connector: The Bronx’s new car-free link to Manhattan
Streetfilms.org – November 15th

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