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Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed November 14th – December 4th, 2015

Local NJ Bike/Ped News Feed November 14th – December 4th, 2015

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
The Legal Examiner – December 2nd

Urban, Suburban Philly Join to Blaze New Bike Trail – December 1st

Salem County announces dates for indoor walking program – November 30th

Hiking: India Brook Park and Buttermilk Falls Natural Area – November 26th

Stops Added to Bicycle and Pedestrian Shuttle Bus During Bridge Project – November 25th

Brick Township To Connect Trail From Cherry Quay To Hooper – November 20th

Trails in Long Valley, farm in Mendham may be improved with county funding – November 19th

Bike Master Planners Seek Community Input On “Complete Streets” – November 18th

Group hosts walking tour of Jersey City neighborhood – November 14th

Crash Report

Trio of child pedestrians struck in Newton, driver charge – December 2nd

Man Charged After Hitting, Seriously Injuring Pedestrian in New Jersey; Driver Charged – November 28th

Pedestrian killed by car in Long Branch – November 28th

Man struck by car, killed while walking across road – November 27th

Pedestrian hit by car outside Newton ShopRite – November 25th

Blind pedestrian hit by car in Flemington flown to hospital – November 24th

Man fatally struck by NJ Transit train in Paterson – November 24th

Woman walking on interstate highway struck by N.J.’s man’s car, dies – November 22nd

Essex County authorities probing crash that killed pedestrian in Montclair – November 20th

Hillsborough man hit by car while walking in Morristown crosswalk – November 20th

UPDATE: Montclair Pedestrian Killed, Police ID Victim – November 20th


How Highland Park’s sidewalk rules resulted in higher taxes, class-action lawsuit – December 1st

Editorial: Tunnel is great, but don’t forget about the tracks – November 15th


New York Today: A Sidewalk Forest
The New York Times – December 2nd

When Will DDC Build the Brooklyn Greenway on Flushing Ave and West Street? – December 1st

Eyes on the Street: 8-Year Downtown Greenway Detour Finally Ends – November 30th

Stranded on Two Feet: The Danger of Gaps in the Pedestrian Network – November 30th

Bill Bratton Has the Perfect Response to a “Bike-Yield” Law for NYC – November 25th

Bike-Share Open Data Standard Clears the Way for Better Trip Planning Apps – November 25th

CB 5 Committee to DOT: You Oughta Take a Traffic Lane Outta Sixth Avenue – November 24th

Austin’s Emerging Bipartisan Coalition for Walkable Housing – November 24th

Antonio Reynoso: Let’s Talk About Bike Laws That Make Sense for NYC Streets – November 24th

Eyes on the Street: Safer Crossing Shaping Up at Broadway and Sherman – November 23rd

Upper East Side Community Board Asks DOT for Crosstown Bike Lanes – November 20th

Will the Sixth Avenue Protected Bike Lane Get Done in 2016? – November 19th

DOT: Drivers Injured 1,536 Pedestrians and Cyclists in October, and Killed 19 – November 19th

How Much Can Bicycling Help Fight Climate Change? A Lot, If Cities Try – November 18th

Rodriguez Backs Bill to Strengthen Legal Protections for People in Crosswalks – November 18th


Video Shows Driver Hitting Pedestrian in Brooklyn Crosswalk. Does NYPD Care? – November 19th

On Day of Remembrance, Mayor Pledges to Take Vision Zero “a Lot Farther” – November 16th

Randall’s Island Connector: The Bronx’s new car-free link to Manhattan – November 15th