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

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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Montclair Environmental Commission to review streetscape

Montclair Patch – November 14th

Long Hill Committee mandates clearing of sidewalks

Echoes Sentinel – November 14th

Carlstadt’s Washington Avenue to become safer for pedestrians – November 13th

Road Warrior: Traffic deaths drop – at least for a while – November 13th

Salt Brook announces walk-to-school poster contest winners

Tap into New Providence – November 10th

Busy Plainfield intersections to get new traffic lights, other upgrades – November 9th

‘Aw phooey': New Jersey police officer dresses as Donald Duck to catch drivers failing to yield to a pedestrian – November 9th

Lincoln Park man walking across N.J. to raise awareness of the East Coast Greenway – November 9th

Cycling: Ride in the country – November 6th

Glen Rock adds crossing guard – November 6th

Ramsey weighs go-ahead on second Main Street project – November 6th

Livingston streetscape project set to expand in Norwood – November 6th

‘Green’ groups move to block road along popular rail trail – November 4th

Newark looks to add schools to Safe Routes safety program – November 4th

Vineland City Council vote on Wallace School sidewalk project – November 3rd

Madison bicycle shop to get new name and a new home

Madison Eagle – November 1st


Crash Report

Police looking for hit-and-run driver who struck pedestrian in Paramus Friday – November 14th

Edgewater cops seek clues to hit-and-run driver – November 14th

Person killed on Route 18 in Monmouth County; road closed

Middletown Patch – November 13th

Pedestrian struck, killed in Marlboro

News 12 New Jersey – November 13th

Prosecutors say man hit pedestrian and kept driving with victim lodged in car’s windshield – November 12th

Pine Hill man killed after being hit in Wendy’s parking lot – November 11th

Pedestrian struck on Dolphin Way in Waretown

Barnegat-Manahawkin Patch – November 10th

Pedestrian struck, killed by NJ police cruiser

CBS Philadelphia – November 9th

Pedestrian struck on Vandeventer Avenue Wednesday night

Planet Princeton – November 6th

Pedestrian struck in Jersey City, then taken to work by driver, cops say – November 5th

New Jersey Transit service resumes after train kills pedestrian

ABC 7 New York – November 4th

Pedestrian struck and killed by car in South Jersey, cops say – November 3rd

Flemington pedestrian medevaced after being hit by car in Raritan Township – November 3rd

Sanitation worker in Harrison struck by hit-and-run driver – November 2nd

North Bergen man struck and killed by vehicle in Bayonne – November 2nd



Cyclists, drivers can share the road – November 10th

Street trees – far from a shady investment – November 3rd



Four reasons pedestrian injuries have plummeted along protected bike lanes – November 14th

Wet leaves in bike lanes 101

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia – November 14th

Sign of the times: Protected bike lanes pop up in Lego book – November 13th

More evidence that adding bike infrastructure boosts biking – November 13th

NYC could ban texting while biking

Transportation Nation – November 12th

9 things drivers need to stop saying in the bikes vs. cars debate – November 12th

Study links walkable neighborhoods to prevention of cognitive decline – November 12th

The Netherlands is set to open the world’s first solar bike lane – November 11th

Louisville plans 100 miles of bike boulevards – November 11th

Public Works: Shared streets put faith in pedestrians and drivers – November 11th

Six tips from Denver for crowdfunding a bike project – November 11th

MARTA’s crowd-funding project foots the bill for bike- repair kiosks – November 10th

Vision Zero momentum builds from Philly to Portland – November 10th

Making travel quick, safe for cars, bikes, walkers

Pocono Record – November 9th

What’s holding back DC’s bill to help crash victims recover medical costs? – November 7th

How a bike lane is born

People for Bikes – November 7th

Study says bicycling boom could bring gentrification

Memphis Flyer – November 6th

The best thing about a bike-friendly city isn’t the bikes – it’s the city – November 6th

If NYC fixed this intersection, why do people keep dying there?

Transportation Nation – November 6th

Infographic: History of the bike lane

People for Bikes – November 5th



A Solar-Powered Glow-in-the-dark Bike Path by Studio Roosegaarde Inspired by Van Gogh – November 12th