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Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for June 1 – June 15, 2014

Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for June 1 – June 15, 2014

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

County to Review Plan for ‘Friendly’ Roadways – June 14th

Don’t jaywalk, win a gift this summer in Chester

Observer Tribune – June 14th

Gateway Family Y Sponsors Bicycle Ride Rodeo at Roselle School – June 13th

Connecting the Circuit: Progress Since 2012

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia – June 12th

Summit Common Council Approves Complete Streets Policy, June 3rd – June 11th

Campaign to raise funds for 275 bike racks in Jersey City – June 10th

Hopewell considers adopting ‘Complete Streets’ policy friendly to bikers, pedestrians – June 9th

New plaque marks Riverton’s place in cycling history

Burlington County Times – June 8th

Study to examine conditions of Bloomfield Avenue in Verona – June 6th

Harrison Township approves Clearview tunnel project – June 6th

Montclair seniors seek safe sidewalk strolls – June 6th

Survey sets pace for Greenway growth

Sentinel (Edison/Metuchen) – June 5th

College student from Fair Lawn’s Project aims to make roadways safer – June 5th

Marsh Trail in Lyndhurst to get much needed repairs, reopen in October – June 5th

Crosswalk flags placed at busy Ridgewood intersection – June 4th

Report to determine extent of repairs for Teaneck footbridge – June 4th

Family Enrichment Network, Penns Grove police to hold free bicycle rodeo – June 4th

Westfield greets walking traveler

Current in Westfield – June 3rd

Jersey’s “Star-Ledger” Picks Up on Demand for Walkable Living

Walkable Princeton – June 2nd

What’s Next for New Jersey’s Most Dangerous Road?

Mobilizing the Region – June 2nd

Madison Recreation Complex trails to open June 7

Madison Eagle – June 1st

Pedestrian-friendly plan would shut Downtown Jersey City street to motorists – June 1st


Crash Report

Cyclist hit by car at Cedar Grove intersection – June 12th

‘Serious’ pedestrian crash closes portion of Route 35 in Ocean Township – June 11th

Freehold man struck and killed on Route 9 – June 10th

Pedestrian fatally struck on Brunswick Pike in Lawrence

Jersey Tribune – June 7th

Car strikes bicyclist on Broadway Thursday – June 4th

Pedestrian Fatally Struck Crossing Street in Hackensack, NJ

ABC 7 New York – June 3rd



Letter: Project will improve quality of life – June 6th

Ridgewood News editorial: Creating safer crossing – June 6th

Ridgewood Mayors’ Corner: Setting up for a busy summer – June 6th

Nutley letter: Supports Enforcement – June 5th



Bike share kiosks expected to set up around Milwaukee this summer

Milwaukee Sentinel – June 15th

Pedestrians and smartphones are a bad combination

The National – June 14th

WaPo Is Wrong: Head Injuries Are Down, Not Up, in Bike-Share Cities

Street Blog USA – June 13rd

Pew Survey: Liberals Want Walkability, Conservatives Want a Big Lawn

Streets Blog USA – June 13rd

Challenge: Building a Positive Work Culture

The Leage of American Bicyclists – June 13rd

Louisville planning downtown bike sharing

The Courier Journal – June 13th

Webinar Recap: Ciclovía in Your Community

Alliance for Biking & Walking – June 12th

Cars vs. people: How a few simple changes to our roads and our vehicles could bring traffic fatalities down to zero – June 10th

Foot Commuting Takes a Step Forward in Safe, Walkable Cities – June 9th

Council committee OKs bike share bill – June 9th

Popular Bike Share Program May Be Headed to Denton – June 6th

Protected Bike Lanes Make the “Interested But Concerned” Feel Safer Biking

Streets Blog USA – June 5th

How You Can Tell Your City Doesn’t Care About Pedestrians

Streets Blog USA – June 5th

Three Things Protected Bike Lanes Can’t Do

People for Bikes – June 5th

Yes, Modern Protected Bike Lane Intersections are Safe

People for Bikes – June 4th

Protected Bike Lanes Attract Riders Wherever They Appear

Streets Blog USA – June 3rd

The First Major Academic Study of Protected Bike Lanes in the U.S. is Out

People for Bikes – June 2nd



The Street Ballet of a Bike Lane Behind a Transit Stop

Streets Blog USA – June 12th

How a Massive Bike Tour Inspired Montreal to Become a Bike-Friendly City

Streets Blog USA – June 11th