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Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for March 14, 2015 – March 27, 2015

Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for March 14, 2015 – March 27, 2015

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Madison residents may get more money to fix sidewalks

New Jersey Hills – March 26th

Pilot program to spruce up Bloomfield – March 26th

Somers Point receives $171,000 grant for bike path extension

Ocean City Patch – March 26th

Franklin awarded $330,000 for ‘safe routes to school’ sidewalk

New Jersey Herald – March 25th

Motorists will be ticketed under distracted driving initiative – March 25th

Trees on Willow Bend Road in Evesham at issue

South Jersey Local News – March 24th

Hoboken: Streetscape renovation project coming to First Street

Hoboken Patch – March 23rd

Did ticket blitz affect pedestrian behavior in NJ?

Asbury Park Press – March 21st

Verona Township Council approves street repairs – March 20th

Councilwoman says town needs to ‘walk the walk’ on sidewalk policy

The Princeton Packet – March 19th

$1.5 million available in federal trail grants

Daily Record – March 16th

New Brunswick Bike Exchange debuts Beginner Bicycle Maintenance Workshop series April 9 – March 15th

South Jersey has state’s 2 deadliest roads for pedestrians

Courier Post – March 15th

Deadly crossings: Why walking is dangerous in Central Jersey

My Central – March 15th


Crash Report

Toms River woman killed crossing the street – March 26th

Glassboro police seek vehicle in hit-and-run involving bicyclist – March 26th

Metuchen man hit by car – March 24th

Pedestrian struck and killed in Gloucester County

ABC Philadelphia – March 24th

Pedestrian struck after snow uncleared from car roof blinds driver

New Jersey 101.5 – March 23rd

Pedestrian killed on Route 33 after dump truck strikes him, cops say – March 20th

Pedestrian struck in parking lot of Southern Ocean Medical Center

Barnegat-Manahawkin Patch – March 20th

Police seek driver in Fort Lee hit-and-run that left woman seriously hurt – March 19th

Trenton man dies from injuries in pedestrian crash allegedly caused by sun glare – March 18th

Roselle woman struck by car crossing Linden street – March 18th

Man struck by car, hurt on Route 130 in Burlington County

NBC Philadelphia – March 18th

23-year-old Montville man killed stepping into truck’s path on Route 287 – March 16th

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in downtown Millburn – March 16th

Man killed when struck by vehicle on Route 1 in Lawrence – March 15th



Unfair at any speed: Using limited resources to arrest failure-to-yield violators is no way to save pedestrians’ lives

New York Daily News – March 23rd

Pedestrian death toll unacceptable

Asbury Park Press – March 16th



Two key factors that can make or break a bike-share network – March 26th

Making the case for Complete Streets – March 25th

Girltrek: Redefining active advocacy – March 25th

Are you getting the most out of your collaborations with other organizations?

Alliance for Biking & Walking – March 24th

SXSW Review: ‘Bikes vs Cars’ is a revelatory doc about urban transportation – March 24th

Crowdfunding innovation in bike safety – March 24th

South Orange awarded $1,000,000 grant for river greenway trail

The Village Green – March 24th

6 places where cars, bikes, and pedestrians all share the road as equals – March 23rd

St. Paul aims to pump up its bike-route network

MPR News – March 19th

What will the city do to fix the Central Parkway bike lane?

Cincinnati Business Courier – March 18th

Fort Worth’s mayor kicks off rolling town halls

Star-Telegram – March 18th

Getting Americans to walk more using DIY guerilla wayfinding signs – March 18th

Utah appears set to ban bicycles from drive-thru lanes – March 18th

Forging a new generation of outdoor enthusiasts

Active Living by Design – March 18th

Touring Portland’s brand new car-free bridge – March 18th

Spring tuning: How to show your bike some love – March 17th

Mapping LA’s pedestrian collisions

Los Angeles Walks – March 16th

The complete business case for converting street parking into bike lanes – March 13th



Exploring the streets of Stockholm – March 23rd