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Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for September 16 – September 30, 2013

Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for September 16 – September 30, 2013

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Summit Earns Transit Village Designation – September 17

Elementary school in Garfield honored by Safe Routes Program – September 17

Cyclists and Walkers Count – September 17

Walk This Way registration is now open – September 18

Northvale seeking approval to use 2012 grant for streetscape project – September 19

New zoning rules take effect for Newark riverfront – September 19

Somerset County receives $4.3 million for road projects – September 19

NJTPA approves $396,000 to modernize Union intersections – September 19

Happy Park(ing) Day: Go Create a Better Street – September 20

Chimney Rock Road to Get Safety Improvements – September 20

Morris Twp. Committee steps into James Street sidewalk issue – September 20

How One Person Sparked a Complete Streets Movement in Cranford – September 20

Oaklyn police using ‘decoy’ pedestrians, stop 44 drivers in new safety operation – September 21

Legal threat delays work at Sandy-damaged trail – September 22

County continues pedestrian safety campaigns – September 23

2012 Census – NJ Bike and Walk To Work Commuters Remain Stubbornly Low

Hamilton could be ‘walkable city,’ expert says – September 24

Hackettstown police say warning phase over, tickets to be issued in pedestrian crosswalk safety program – September 25

Long Branch Looks to Link East and West Sides of Train Station – September 25

After 25 years, nonprofit still aims to ‘Keep Middlesex Moving’ – September 26

Bellevue Avenue closed down near Upper Montclair station – September 26

Orient Way residents oppose initial Green Team plans for Rutherford bike & pedestrian safety measures – September 26

Chesterfield gets certified in state school safety program – September 26

West Front Street Bridge Work Begins – September 26

Verrazano Bridge Path Advocates Release Map, Ask MTA to Commit to Study – September 27

With Announcement of South Jersey Trails Grant Recipients, The Circuit Moves Closer to Completion – September 27

Wildwood looks to grant to fund beach bike path – September 28

Ride to Ciclovia with East Coast Greenway Cyclists – September 28

A reminder to be courteous and abide by the law – September 29

New Brunswick to host New Jersey’s first Cyclovia this weekend – September 30

What’s your favorite New Jersey downtown? – September 30


Crash Report

Hit And Run Accident Kills Pedestrian From Berkeley Heights – September 16

NJ Transit train service restored after Ramsey man, 39, is struck, killed – September 19

Woman struck, injured by New Jersey Transit train – September 21

Toddler killed, mom hurt when hit by pickup truck – September 23

Man walking on Parkway is struck, killed by SUV – September 28

New Sharrows Underway on Jersey City’s Old Bergen Road – September 29

Man struck, killed near Upper Montclair Station – September 30



Four Ways Protected Bike Lanes Benefit Businesses – September 16

Make the Maspeth Crash Horror a Teachable Moment for New York City – September 16

What Complete Streets Implementation Looks Like – September 17

How Supply Chain Data Can Affect Bike Lanes as Much as the Cost of Bread – September 17

Bicycle Account Guideline Provides Tools to Monitor Biking in Your Community – September 18

Confident Riders = More Women on Bikes – September 23

Roads Kill: Mapping the Automobile’s Global Body Count – September 24

Pedestrians, Cyclists Need Consistency at Rail Crossings – September 25

Are Guerrilla Bike Lanes a Good Idea? – September 25

Glen Ridge editorial: Don’t let trail project get derailed – September 26




U.S. Attitudes of Bike Share Programs – September 16

State Transportation Statistics 2012 – September 16

St. Louis Aims to Get More Walkable Development Out of Its Rail System – September 17

Census: American Bike Commuting Up Nine Percent in 2012 – September 19

Seattle Reconsiders School Design to Get Kids Walking Again – September 20

Park(ing) Day Scenes From Around the United States – September 20

Census: NYC Bike Commute Mode-Share Hits 1 Percent Threshold – September 23

Transportation and Health Tool – September 24

NACTO Urban Street Design Guide Sets Out to Change the DNA of Our Cities – September 24

A Different Kind Of Bike Share Lets You Lock Your Bike Wherever You Want – September 25

ACS: Bike Commuting Continues to Rise – September 25

A Ridiculous Number of Us Have No Clue How Much We Walk Every Day – September 26

Aging Road User, Bicyclist, & Pedestrian Safety: Effective Bicycling Signs & Preventing Left-Turn Crashes

DOT.State.FL.US – September 2013

Land Development Risks Along State Transportation Corridors – September 2013



Education Video Series: Intersection Positioning – September 20

Education Video Series: Changing Lanes – September 23

Education Video Series: Basic Bike Check – September 30