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Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for June 9th – June 26th, 2015

Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for June 9th – June 26th, 2015

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Montvale PBA deploys summer safety program – June 25th

Princeton cyclovia to shut down Quaker Road for car-free fun – June 25th

Saddle River receives third grant from NJDOT for downtown – June 25th

Hoboken rolls out pedestrian and traffic safety initiatives

Hoboken Patch – June 25th

Paterson officials looking at traffic safety after deadly hit-and-run – June 25th

Complete Streets initiative comes to downtown

Tap into Millburn/Short Hills – June 23rd

Hoboken’s bicycle share program is getting closer

Hoboken Patch – June 22nd

Know your county’s bike laws

Cape May County Herald – June 22nd

Lambertville is 1 of 6 bicycle friendly communities in N.J. – June 19th

Bike parking in Morris Plains now easier at parks thanks to Eagle project

Morris NewsBee – June 19th

Grant to aid Nutley’s Park Avenue – June 18th

New Voorhees club set to blaze new trails

Courier-Post – June 18th

Where you’re most likely to have your bike stolen in N.J. – June 18th

Residents voice concerns over Valley Road plans

Town Topics – June 17th

Pro-sidewalk residents urge Chatham Township Committee to act

New Jersey Hills – June 17th

Allen bill seeks ways to improve safety for walkers and bikers

Burlington County Times – June 17th

Verona roadway: Study suggests that Bloomfield Avenue should go on ‘road diet’ – June 16th

Jersey City pedestrian plaza to return, mayor says – June 12th

SJTPO presents a pedestrian safety program to VHS students – June 12th

New Brunswick Ciclovia to be held Sunday

New Brunswick Patch – June 12th

Traffic light on Broadway becomes a reality for Fair Lawn and Elmwood Park – June 11th

Changes in New Jersey’s helmet laws for teens could be coming soon

NBC 7 New York – June 11th

New trail opened in Pompton Lakes – June 11th

Tenafly Environmental Commission awarded grant for study – June 11th

Giralda Farms Preserve in Chatham Township now open to the public – June 8th


Crash Report

2 pedestrians hurt by vehicle in crosswalk

Chatham Courier – June 23rd

Woman struck by car while jaywalking across busy county road, Union City police say – June 22nd

Car hits, kills pedestrian in southern New Jersey

Beaumont Enterprise – June 22nd

Pedestrian hit-and-run accident in Morris County

Morristown Patch – June 21st

Knowlton Township woman, 73, strikes pedestrian in Hackettstown, police say – June 18th

Florida man struck by car and killed trying to walk across Route 4 in Paramus – June 18th

13-year-old New Jersey boy struck, killed by tractor-trailer while riding bicycle: officials

NBC 7 New York – June 17th

Pedestrian struck, killed on Route 9 in Old Bridge

News 12 New Jersey – June 15th

23-year-old pedestrian critically injured in Washington Township crash – June 8t



Questioning the ‘road diet’ – June 11th



Cities are exploring innovative, bike-friendly traffic light tech – June 25th

Atlanta’s big turnaround in walkable development – June 25th

Philly bike-share program outpacing those in other cities – June 25th

How Ford will sell more cars by pushing electric bicycles, smart watches and ride-sharing

Extreme Tech – June 24th

Anatomy of a dangerous intersection – June 24th

Is this the world’s most sexist bike company?

Outside Online – June 23rd

5 ways cities can become more active (and no, you won’t have to walk everywhere) – June 23rd

Why cycletrack networks should be the next great American transit project

Washington Post – June 22nd

Calgary opens a downtown protected bike lane network all at once – June 22nd

Closing streets to cars for walkers and cyclists is getting more popular by the minute

Next City – June 19th

Playable cities are livable cities – June 19th

Utah school creates ‘texting lane’ for phone-focused walkers

New Jersey Herald – June 18th

To improve biking and walking, Seattle uses posts that can take a punch – June 16th

Sidewalk Labs, a startu-up created by Google, has bold aims to improve city living

New York Times – June 10th

Council OK’s bike parking fees

Marin Scope – June 10th

Advice on biking with your kid, from a car-free parent – June 10th

Five key lessons from Europe’s Vision Zero success – June 10th

Which cities in the world are the most “bicycle-friendly”? – June 9th



Ciclovia New Brunswick June 2015

Jillian N – June 14th