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Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed For March 1, 2013 – March 15, 2013

Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed For March 1, 2013 – March 15, 2013

Welcome to the NJ Bike/Ped News Feed! We’ve scoured the web to bring you all of the latest news on bicycle and pedestrian issues occurring in New Jersey and the region. Click past the break to see all of the news!

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NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Millburn Township Committee Hears a Presentation on Complete Streets

The Alternative Press – March 6, 2013

Police Crack Down on Crosswalk Safety

Asbury Park Press – March 6, 2013

Ernston Rd. and Bordentown Ave. Intersection Open

Old Bridge-Sayreville-South Amboy Suburban – March 7, 2013

DRPA Unveils 3 New Bike Ramps Designs

Courier-Post – March 7, 2013

Flashing Signs Needed Where Girl, 10, was Hit by Sherriff’s Office Car, Residents Say

NJ.com – March 8, 2013

Traffic Officers to Discuss Pedestrian Safety in Fair Lawn

Fair Lawn-Saddle Brook Patch – March 13, 2013

Girl Scouts Tout Safe Practices in Metuchen

Edison-Metuchen Sentinel – March 13, 2013

Somerset County Grant to Fund Plan for Franklin Twp. Bridge Replacement

NJ.com – March 13, 2013

Fort Lee Cracks Down on Jaywalking, Non-Yielding Vehicles after Rash of Pedestrian Accidents, One Fatal

NJ.com – March 14, 2013

NJDOT Announces Route 35 Improvements in Aberdeen and Old Bridge

Atlantic Highlands Herald – March 15, 2013

Essex County Looks to Update County Transit Plan

The Montclair Times – March 15, 2013

State Officials Ask NJ Residents to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Safely

NJ Today – March 15, 2013

Edgewater Asks for Aid to Repair Walkway after Storms

NorthJersey.com – March 15, 2013

Crash Report

Man Charged in Fatal Hit & Run in Southern NJ

NBC40 – March 4, 2013

Stratford Police Seek 2 Suspects in Hit-and-Run that Injured Woman, Juana Hostos

News 12 New Jersey – March 4, 2013

Pedestrian Hospitalized after Struck by Car

Chatham Patch – March 8, 2013

Watchung Police – Father and Son Hit by Car at Watchung Square Mall

New Jersey Hills – March 8, 2013

Teacher Struck by Car during School Evacuation

New Jersey Herald – March 9, 2013

Two Teens Hospitalized After Being Struck by SUV in Brick

The Associated Press – March 10, 2013

Bayonne Man, 22, Struck and Killed in Hit and Run

The Jersey Journal – March 11, 2013

Camden Hit-and-Run Victim Thanks Anonymous Good Samaritan

ABC 6 – March 12, 2013

Opinion

Why a Bicycle Tax Might Not Be Pointless After All

The Atlantic Cities – February 28, 2013

A Subway Map for Pedestrians

The Atlantic Cities – March 4, 2013

Cycling: Start Your Spring Training

NorthJersey.com – March 7, 2013

Walkable Streets: Considering Common Issues

Place Makers – March 7, 2013

Bicycling Means Business: How Cycling Enriches People and Cities

Streets Blog – March 8, 2013

Rt 1 Jughandle Design Needs Bike/Walk Improvements

West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian alliance – March 9, 2013

National

Pedestrian Texting Bill Gets First Look at Legislature

Las Vegas Review Journal – March 1, 2013

B-cycle Bike-Sharing System Rolls out in Omaha

World Herald – March 1, 2013

LaHood Announces Safety Summits to Help Shape New Bikeway Standards

Streets Blog – March 5, 2013

Slideshow: 2013 National Bike Summit Success

League of American Bicyclists blog – March 8, 2013

Follow the Money in MAP-21

League of American Bicyclists Blog – March 8, 2013

Bike Law University: Share the Road License Plates

League of American Bicyclists blog – March 12, 2013

Midwestern Cities Race to Adopt, and Grow, Bike-Share

Streets Blog – March 13, 2013

CDC: Americans Drive Distracted Waaaay More than Europeans

Streets Blog – March 15, 2013

Videos

Sec. LaHood Speaks at AASHTO Washington Briefing

Transportation TV – February 27, 2013

 

Building a Bicycle from Chopped-Up Auto Parts

The Atlantic Cities – February 28, 2013

 

Volvo Revamps its Pedestrian Detection System to Automatically Brake for Cyclists (Video)

Engadget – March 6, 2013

 

AAA Releases Bike Safety PSA at Bike Summit

Share the Road from AAA Public Affairs on Vimeo.

Streets Blog – March 6, 2013

 

Voices from the National Women’s Bicycling Forum

National Bike Summit 2013: Women Are Biking More…How Do We Keep the Momentum Going? from Streetfilms on Vimeo.

Streets Blog – March 7, 2013

 

Making the Case That Bikes Mean Business at the 2013 National Bike Summit

National Bike Summit 2013 from Streetfilms on Vimeo.

Streets Blog – March 12, 2013

 

UN: Over 1 Million Die in Traffic Crashes Each Year – and Many are in Poor Countries

Transportation Nation – March 14, 2013

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