Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed March 5th – March 18th, 2016

By Lorena Guadiana

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

New Jersey Lawmaker Proposes Fining Distracted Walkers
Newsworks – March 17, 2016

$8.2M bond approved for Millburn Complete Streets plan
NorthJersey.com – March 17, 2016

As Annual Tour of Somerville Bike Race Approaches, Sponsorships Are Available
Tap Into. Net – March 17, 2016

Edison cops raising funds for 250-mile charity bike tour
NJ.com – March 13, 2016

2016 Street Smart campaign kicks off
myCentralJersey.com – March 10, 2016

Crash Report

Woman suffers serious injuries in single-vehicle crash, police say
NJ.com – March 17, 2016

Police ID victims in fatal crash on Route 9 in Old Bridge
NJ.com – March 17, 2016

Man, 75, killed in single-car South Jersey crash
NJ.com – March 17, 2016

Pedestrian, bicyclist struck by cars in separate accidents, Jersey City cops say
NJ.com – March 16, 2016

Person seriously injured in Paramus hit-and-run
NJ.com – March 15, 2016

National

Google’s Sidewalk Labs and U.S. DOT Team Up on Traffic Data
Next City – March 16, 2016

Supporters spoke out for safer streets, and USDOT listened
Smart Growth America – March 16, 2016

Silver Linings
People for Bikes – March 11, 2016

Pedestrians, Bicyclists Account for More Than 1 in 4 Traffic Deaths in New York and New Jersey
Tri-State Transportation Campaign – March 10, 2016

2016 Advocacy Winners Announced
Alliance for Walking and Biking – March 8, 2016

Opinion

Five Years Is Long Enough: The Time for Dedicated Complete Streets Funding Is Now
Tri-State Transportation Campaign – March 17, 2016

It’s Time for U.S. Cities to Ban Right Turns on Red
Next City – March 14, 2016

The Bike Wars are Over, and the Bikes Won
New York Magazine – March 8, 2016

Video

Mexico City’s Masked Defender of Pedestrians Takes On NYC
CityLab – March 10, 2016

WATCH: What Happens When 1 Million Black Women Start Walking?
Next City – March 10, 2016

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