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Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for January 15, 2014 – January 30, 2015

Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for January 15, 2014 – January 30, 2015

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Together North Jersey: Changes should be made to Irvington Avenue – January 26th

Councilman to explore possible pedestrian safety committee

Essex News Daily – January 25th

The Montclair Times Editorial: “Dangers to pedestrians on our town’s roadways” – January 25th

Princeton to vote on replacing Hamilton Avenue street parking with bike lane – January 23rd

Albio Sires heads slate of speakers at New Jersey’s upcoming 6th Annual Bike & Walk Summit – January 22nd

Twelve Glen Ridge accidents involved pedestrians last year – January 22nd

Route 12 Library sidewalk replacement is a step closer – January 21st

New bike safe shelter by Duo-Gard integrates security and convenience in Montclair, New Jersey – January 20th

Jersey City bike share members can also use NYC bike sharing program – January 17th

Hoboken to re-brand, revamp street scape, install wayfinding system

Hoboken Patch – January 16th


Crash Report

Pedestrian hit on Route 57 in Washington, driver charged – January 28th

Pedestrian struck by hit-run driver in Paramus – January 28th

Driver hits pedestrian in Jersey City after her boot heel causes gas pedal to stick: police – January 24th

Hit-and-run on Rt. 206 in Mansfield injures man, 69; police seek help identifying driver – January 22nd

25-year-old pedestrian seriously injured in Route 46 crash – January 20th

Pedestrian hit by motorist in Lakewood – January 20th

Report: Rahway family looking for driver who struck teen daughter – January 19th

Pedestrian killed in Newark hit-and-run crash, authorities say – January 18th



Pedestrian safety must be a priority – January 28th

The Montclair Times Editorial: “Dangers to pedestrians on our town’s roadways” – January 25th

Glen Ridge editorial: How to stand out in a (traffic) crowd – January 22nd

Editorial: Walking dangers – January 16th



Downtown living doesn’t stop for storms – January 28th

Pieces in place for AASHTO to endorse protected bike lanes… by 2020 – January 28th

Boris Johnson Commits to a protected “Cycle Superhighway” crossing London – January 28th

Grid Bike has a big fan in Phoenix mayor Greg Stanton – January 27th

Are more families with kids choosing to live in walkable areas? – January 27th

Map: Where pedestrians and cyclists have been struck in D.C. this year – January 26th

The next wave of bike-share innovations may focus on equity – January 26th

Read this if you’re thinking about riding your bike in the snow – January 26th

Summit big idea: Low-stress bicycling networks – January 26th

Friday Fun: Six mayors who bike, and why this is a good thing – January 23rd

Four nice touches in U.S. DOT’s new “Mayors’ Challenge” for bike safety – January 23rd

Anthony Foxx challenges mayors to protect pedestrians and cyclists – January 23rd

The case for safer streets

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia – January 23rd

Suburban Atlanta: Where parking is required but sidewalks are not – January 22nd

Protected bikeways in the burbs – January 22nd

Avoid getting your bike stolen like this

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia – January 22nd

In New Haven, Malloy says transportation plan will help cyclists, walkers

New Haven Register – January 20th

Designs from Dutch burbs should unite vehicular cyclists and bike lane fans – January 20th

Arlington offers cash bike-share memberships to the unbanked – January 16th

Afternoon bulletin: Cycling deaths on the rise, the new hipster eloise and more – January 16th



Bike Commuter Journal – Lessons learned after 1 year

West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance – January 28th