NJ Bike/Ped News Feed August 15 – September 1, 2016

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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

When must N.J. drivers drop for someone in a crosswalk?
August 30, 2016 – NJ.com

Back to school: Transportation tips for busy families
August 18, 2016 – NJ.com

Step up your walking workout!
August 31, 2016 – philly.com

New push to complete a long-planned NJ-PA bicycle trail
August 28, 2016 – philly.com

Jersey City becomes part of continuous 3000-mile East Coast bike path
August 15, 2016 – jerseydigs.com

Diet for a healthy main street: Asbury Park’s finest victory is yet to come
August 26, 2016 – blog.tstc.org

A distracted-driving ban in New Jersey? Some say it threatens a way of life
August 17, 2016 – nytimes.com

Learn to walk ‘safely’ at SAGE Eldercare
August 25, 2016 – northjersey.com

For pedestrian safety, ‘HAWK’ coming to the rescue in LBI
August 19, 2016 – micromediapubs.com

Crash Report

13-year-old bicyclist dead after being hit by car, police say
August 30, 2016 – NJ.com

Paramus woman fatally struck by car in front of Oradell firehouse
August 30, 2016 – northjersey.com

68-year-old woman ‘critical’ after being pinned under pickup in Guttenberg
August 31, 2016 – NJ.com

Pedestrian kills in hit-and-run in Atlantic County
August 27, 2016 – 6abc.com

Pedestrian struck on Roosevelt Boulevard in Feltonville
August 28, 2016 – 6abc.com

Man seriously injured 11-year-old in hit-and-run crash, cops say
August 17, 2016 – NJ.com

Bridgewater, New Jersey, wreck on Route 22 leave 2 dead
August 25, 2016 – abc7ny.com

National

Cheap Gas, More Driving make 2016 an Especially Deadly Year on U.S. Streets
August 26, 2016 – streetsblog.net

50 reasons why everyone should want more walkable streets
August 24, 2016 – fastcoexist.com

Portland wants to factor cyclists into the speed limit equation
August 29, 2016 – NextCity.org

New walking Tube map shows number of steps between stations
August 29, 2016 – telegraph.co.uk

Study: Even drivers prefer protected bike lanes
August 12, 2016 – streetsblog.net

How will driverless cars communicate with walkers, joggers, and cyclists?
August 31, 2016 – citylab.com

Want community? Build walkability
August 23, 2016 – strongtowns.org

The economic value of walkability: new evidence
August 30, 2016 – cityobservatory.org

Introducing the Philadelphia Vision Zero Alliance
August 31, 2016 – bicyclecoalition.org

International

Canada Opening 22,000 km Car-Free Bike Path Across The Country In 2017
September 1, 2016 – mtlblog.com

Video

Yes, equitable bike-sharing is possible
August 3, 2016 – citylab.com

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