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

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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

 Initiative aims to make township ‘Street Smart’

Edison-Metuchen Sentinel – October 15th

A controversial planned GWB pedestrian lane attracts critics – October 12th

Innovator becomes the first person to bike across the Hudson River – October 9th

Hunterdon pedestrian safety awareness month: ‘Be Safe, know your space’ – October 8th

Teaneck students get a lesson in pedestrian safety – October 8th

Bloomingdale to bond for over $500K for walking track, road fixes – October 8th

East Windsor: Council pursuing grant to extend bikeway

Windsor-Hights Herald – October 8th

Hunterdon County schools took part in Walking School Buses this morning – October 7th

Pedestrian access closed to New Jersey bridge to prevent suicides

Daily Journal – October 6th

S. Jersey towns get $1M in planning grants – October 5th

Which direction? Debate over street redesign plans

Hudson Reporter – October 5th

Township to act on unsafe sidewalks – October 3rd

Edison police cracking down on traffic and pedestrian violations around schools – October 3rd

Pedestrian safety programs lead to 22 traffic tickets, Hackettstown police say – October 3rd

Tenafly looking forward to ‘Walk to School Day’ – October 2nd

Englewood police officer acted as decoy at crosswalks to improve pedestrian safety – October 2nd

Montclair debuts “pop-up” protected bike lane on International bike & walk to school day – October 1st


Crash Report

Vehicle slams into pedestrians at New Jersey festival, killing one

Huffington Post – October 13th

Red Bank: pedestrian struck – October 9th

Pedestrian struck, injured in West Windsor – October 9th

Pedestrian killed in Howell hit-and-run, police say – October 8th

Pedestrians injured, killed in Toms River accidents happening less than 20 minutes apart – October 7th

Pedestrian, 72, hit by bus in Ridgewood Monday – October 6th

Freak chain reaction: Pedestrian hit by a car, driver of another gets trapped under vehicle – October 6th

Pedestrian killed in accident on Morris Avenue in Union, police say – October 6th

Vehicle strikes pedestrian on Easton Avenue early Saturday morning

The Daily Targum – October 4th

Acting N.J. Gov. Kim Guadagno hospitalized following bicycle accident – October 2nd

Southampton pedestrian critical after being struck on Route 530

Burlington County Times – October 1st



Walking Safe – October 10th

Letter: Vote out Allentown officials who ignore public safety – October 8th

New law won’t fix real problems: Three Feet for Safety Act will increase tension between motorists and cyclists – October 8th

Fixing sidewalks is serious matter – October 6th



Not just a phase: young Americans won’t start motoring like their parents – October 14th

Conquering the unbearable whiteness of bike advocacy: An equity how-to – October 14th

Ban cars? Debate intensifies over traffic safety in central park

Transportation Nation – October 13th

Seattle launches bike sharing system

People for Bikes – October 13th

New report: Bike Equity Today – October 13th

U.S. DOT releases new guidance to make streets safe for cycling – October 10th

Schlepping by bicycle: The next big thing in women’s bike advocacy? – October 9th

A state DOT designing a protected bike lane? It’s happening in Kalamazoo – October 9th

Indy Bikeshare beats Denver’s — by a mile – October 9th

Detroit most dangerous city for pedestrians – October 8th

Pedal power: 2040 plan outlines boost for bike infrastructure in Hennepin Co. – October 8th

Mayor leads charge to ‘fit worth’ – October 7th

Baby on board: 10 tips for riding while pregnant

People for Bikes – October 7th

St. Paul sets out to make streets safer for young and old – October 7th

When harassment of bicyclists and pedestrians is a crime – October 6th

Bike data breakdown – October 6th

The reason fewer US women cycle than the Dutch is not what you think it is – October 3rd

Providence will transform freeway crossing into elegant car-free bridge – October 3rd

Where should bike share stations go?

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia – October 3rd

Vulnerable user law takes effect October 1, 2014

Bike Walk Connecticut – October 1st



Counting Bicyclists on NYC’s Manhattan Bridge – October 9th