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

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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Long Hill committee wants trails for park property – November 28th

Grant to fund Sea Bright street improvements

The Hub – November 27th

Commuters’ concerns in New Milford lead to new crosswalk – November 27th

Cresskill seeking public input for improving downtown – November 27th

Beautification project to include surrounding towns – November 27th

After North Bergen hit-and-run, officials say pedestrians need more protection – November 26th

Residents give input on north end traffic improvements

Ocean City Gazette – November 26th

Hamilton police address recent pedestrian fatalities – November 26th

Montclair Environmental Commission plans review of town’s streetscape – November 25th

After police study, speed limit on Rock Road in Hawthorne may be decreased – November 25th

Princeton University launches bike rental program at new Dinky station – November 21st

Bike rodeo stops at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School

Asbury Park Press – November 20th

Fall leaves New Jersey Cyclists in a leafy situation

Walk Bike Jersey – November 20th

Pompton Lakes Health Fair provides bike safety lesson – November 19th

In fast-growing Edgewater, a stalled plan for bike and pedestrian improvements – November 18th


Crash Report

Pedestrian struck on I-280 in Newark, police say – November 29th

Pedestrian killed in early morning crash on Routes 1 & 9 in Elizabeth – November 27th

67-year-old man struck by car while crossing Route 46 in Parsippany – November 27th

Man dies after apparently being struck by car, Linden police say – November 26th

Mercer Freeholders to consider pedestrian safety and gas pipeline
The Trentonian – November 24th

Police release ID of pedestrian killed on Route 130

Burlington County Times-November 24th

Glassboro pedestrian, car accident on Delsea Drive under investigation – November 22nd

Edgewater police look for driver in hit-and-run case – November 21st

Car leaving Union City McDonald’s ran over man’s foot, drove off, police say – November 21st

Pedestrians suffer minor injuries in Belleville traffic accidents – November 20th

Sought: Van, driver involved in Nutley pedestrian fatality – November 19th

12-year-old hit by car in Westfield, hospitalized for injuries – November 18th



Belleville editorial: This week, share some turkey, and share the road – November 27th

Officer offers driver, pedestrian safety tips – November 26th



Excuses, excuses: How to rationalize any bike splurge

People for Bikes – November 28th

Tappan Zee path could draw hundreds per hour, study says – November 26th

Winter cycling tips

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia – November 26th

City to fast-track installation of accessible pedestrian signals – November 25th

Seattle advocates convince city to make major avenue for biking – November 25th

Seeing & believing in bike equity – November 25th

Why aren’t American bike-share systems living up to their potential? – November 24th

Leveraging health funding for active transportation investments

Alliance for Biking & Walking – November 24th

After lengthy delay, bike share finally opens in Phoenix – November 24th

Friday’s Verrazano Bridge protesters join a long history of pro-bike activism – November 21st

Philly mapping out stations for bike-sharing program – November 20th

How the Danish cooperated to build a bicycle superhighway – November 20th

Connecticut cities join – and climb – the ranks of bicycle friendly communities

Mobilizing the Region – November 20th

Study: Dollar for dollar, bike infrastructure pays off better than road maintenance – November 19th

More bike infrastructure means more bike commuting

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia – November 19th

Bicycle friendly communities in all 50 states – November 18th

This brilliant illustration shows how much public space we’ve surrendered to cars – November 18th

Shared space: The case for a little healthy chaos on city streets – November 17th

There’s a difference between bike share and bike rental – November 17th

Lessons from Bono’s bike crash: Why cyclists should be wary of parks – November 17th

SEPTA working on plan to integrate bicycle infrastructure into current stations

CBS Philadelphia – November 16th



Hey #bikenyc: Where would you put New York’s next protected bike lanes? – November 21st

How Pittsburgh builds bike lanes fast without sacrificing public consultation – November 19th