NJ Bike/Ped News Feed September 1 – September 30, 2016

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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

All 523 fatal crashes in N.J. last year on a single map
September 13, 2016 – NJ.com

Road Warrior: Why are road deaths becoming more commonplace?
September 15, 2016, NorthJersey.com

4 questions about crosswalks that you wanted answered
September 1, 2016 – NJ.com

Camden students face dangers walking to school. Now, more can ride buses
September 2, 2016 – philly.com

What a difference a month makes for Millburn’s Main St
September 1, 2016 – NorthJersey.com

Mendham gets bike racks, hitches and cycle education
September 12, 2016 – newjerseyhills.com

N.J. distracted riving bill isn’t about your coffee, frustrated lawmakers insist
September 22, 2016 – NJ.com

Hoboken Briefs – Bill introduced to increase pedestrian and bike safety for drivers
September 25, 2016 – hudsonreporter.com

Summit gets ‘Street Smart’, launches pedestrian safety campaign
September 6, 2016 – tapinto.net

Jersey City launches campaign to reduce pedestrian-motor vehicle crashes
September 27, 2016 – hudsonreporter.com

Accident free day? Ocean City police to participate in put the brakes on fatalities day
September 20, 2016 – patch.com

Day designated to ‘put the brakes on fatalities’ in Washington Township
September 28, 2016 – newjerseyhills.com

Wall police urge motorists to put brakes on fatalities
September 26, 2016 – patch.com

Randolph Township Police Department helps promote annual ‘put the brakes on fatalities day’ in conjunction with Randolph traffic safety awareness month
September 26, 2016 – tapinto.net

Biking through South Camden
September 20, 2016 – tstc.org

Infrastructure projects underway in Bogota
September 16, 2016 – northjersey.com

Chatham Township to apply for Southern Boulevard-River Road sidewalk grant
September 23, 2016 – NewJerseyHills.com

We want wider bike lanes on the George Washington Bridge, group says
September 15, 2016 – NJ.com

Crash Report

Student waiting for school bus clipped by passing truck
September 6, 2016 – NJ.com

Bicyclist killed in Northeast Philadelphia hit-run
September 2, 2016 – philly.com

76-year-old man struck, killed while crossing N.J. highway
September 8, 2016 – NJ.com

Hamilton high school student hit by pickup while riding bike in school lot
September 8, 2016 – NJ.com

Pedestrian struck by Chevy, seriously injured, police say
September 9, 2016 – NJ.com

Bicyclist seriously injured by Jeep in Route 206 crash in Andover
September 9, 2016 – NJ.com

Monroe student his by car while walking to bus stop
September 13, 2016 – NJ.com

Pedestrian hospitalized after being struck in North Bergen
September 14, 2016 – NJ.com

Pedestrian struck on Tonnelle Avenue in North Bergen
September 16, 2016 – hudsonreporter.com

Wayne 16-year-old, bicyclist seriously hurt in collision: police
September 22, 2016 – patch.com

Man taking out trash killed by SUV that veered off road
September 28, 2016 – NJ.com

Woman hit by car Wednesday morning in Hazlet
September 28, 2016 – patch.com

Englewood Cliffs woman fatally struck while trying to cross Route 9W
September 24, 2016 – northjersey.com

Pedestrian struck and killed crossing Jersey City street, officials say
September 29, 2016 – NJ.com

National

Vision Zero’s trouble blind spot
September 1, 2016 – citylab.com

When cyclists oppose bike lanes
September 2, 2016 – nextcity.org

A glorified sidewalk, and the path to transform Atlanta
September 11, 2016 – nytimes.com

America’s road-safety record is the worst in the rich world
September 5, 2016 – economist.com

With citizens’ help, cities can build a better bike lane – and more
September 15, 2016 – npr.org

Is urban cycling worth the risk?
September 2, 2016 – ft.com

‘People are nicer to each other when they move more slowly’: how to create happier cities
September 8, 2016 – theguardian.com

The 50 best bike cities of 2016
September 19, 2016 – bicycling.com

How redesigning crosswalks could make cities safer
September 13, 2016 – curbed.com

Will car drivers ever learn to share the road with bikes?
September 28, 2016 – theguardian.com

NYC sets bike lane record, but struggles to keep cars out
September 16, 2016 – wnyc.org

Philadelphia recognized again for commitment to walkable areas
September 18, 2016 – phillyvoice.com

Anonymous San Franciscans are making renegade bike lanes
September 21, 2016 – citylab.com

Video

Bikes are Freedom
September 9, 2016 – streetfilms.org

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