NJ Bike/Ped News Feed May 31, 2016 –June 20, 2016

Our biweekly News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world.

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

NJ Transit tests commuters on pedestrian distractions
NorthJersey.com – June 19, 2016

Dozens of cars not stopping at Jersey City intersection
Jersey Journal – June 21, 2016

City bonds to pave Washington St.
Hudson Reporter – June 5, 2016

The case for making bikers stop at red lights, by Justin Fox
Press of Atlantic City – June 1, 2016

Hoboken plan would sacrifice parking for pedestrian and bike path
NJ.com – June 1, 2016

Long Branch receives Transit Village designation
Greater Media Newspapers – May 31, 2016

Crash Report

Park Ridge pedestrian killed, second injured
NorthJersey.com – June 20, 2016

Hit-and-run driver who struck Atlantic City pedestrian was drunk, police say
Press of Atlantic City – June 20, 2016

‘Impaired’ N.J. man struck and killed bicyclist in NYC, report says
Nj.com – June 13, 2016

Good Samaritan saves man who nearly severed arm in freak bicycle accident
Kshb – June 8, 2016

Truck driver arrested after fatally striking woman on bicycle in Brooklyn
Daily News – June 7, 2016

16-year-old bicyclist falls into road, killed by SUV driven by 18-year-old
WJLA – June 2, 2016

Woman charged with vehicular homicide in fatal bicycle crash
Albuquerque Journal – June 1, 2016

National

Poor people pay for parking even when they can’t afford a car
Washington Post – June 15, 2016

Council drops ‘Stop as Yield” provision from bike bill
City Paper – June 8, 2016

DOT will close remaining gaps in First avenue protected bike lane
Streetsblog NYC – June 8, 2016

MoDOT to open bike-pedestrian path on Daniel Boone Bridge Thursday
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – June 8, 2016

Tesla urged by local residents to build bike path near proposed Portland store
Teslarati – June 8, 2016

More accurate bicycle counter could give complete streets advocates a boost
Next City – June 6, 2016

Call for League Board applications
The League of American Bicyclist – June 5, 2016

Atlanta puts $1 Billion toward biking and walking projects
Bicycling – June 3, 2016

SMPD Conducting Bike and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement
Canyon News – June 2, 2016

Fairfield receives Grant for Bike/Pedestrian Safety Study
Fairfield Patch – June 2, 2016

A silver-level playbook in Arlington, VA
The League of American Bicyclist – June 2, 2016

Melbourne floats idea of elevated bike path
Next City – June 1, 2016

After years of public conversation New Orleans says it’s ready for bike-share
Next City – May 31, 2016

California Transportation Foundation names Rincon Bike Path Bicycle Pedestrian Project of the year
Noozhawk – May 31, 2016

Video

Caltrans news flash: Director’s bike ride video highlights renewed role
Mass Transit – June 2, 2016

Woman bikes daily to raise awareness for 50 causes
Pensacola News Journal

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