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Local NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed for July 16 – July 31, 2014

Local NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed for July 16 – July 31, 2014

Welcome to the NJ Bike/Ped News Feed!

We’ve scoured the web to bring you all of the latest news on bicycle and pedestrian issues occurring in New Jersey and the region.

Click past the break to see all of the news!



NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Traffic study shows no excessive speeding on Orient Way in Rutherford – July 31st

Repairs to cost Teaneck 50K to reopen footbridge – July 30th

State awards River Vale $175K sidewalk grant – July 30th

At the Shore, get anything delivered or picked up – by bike – July 29th

Salem County breaks ground on new walking path in Oldmans Township – July 28th

North Jersey empty-nesters move downtown – July 27th

Bumpy ride for Hudson County bike share – July 27th

Biking and hiking for health

The Messenger-Press – July 25th

NJ Conservation awards $50K in grants for preserves and programs

Daily Record – July 24th

Grant aims To keep pedestrians safe in New Jersey

CBS Philadelphia – July 24th

Pedestrian dies after hit-and-run in Camden; vehicle sought

CBS Philadelphia – July 23rd

Speed tables installed in Garfield – July 23rd

8 things you should know about N.J. transportation – July 23rd

Gloucester County wins $30K grant for safer crosswalks

West Deptford Patch – July 22nd

Getting around at the Shore on two wheels – July 20th

Mayor pitches Monmouth bike lane network

Asbury Park Press – July 20th

Comments sought on Camden County’s bike and trails plan

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia – July 18th

Improvement district (SID) back in action

Hanover Eagle – July 18th

6 scenic NYC-area hikes you can get to by public transit – July 18th

Millburn Township committee adopting Complete Streets policy – July 17th

Englewood council seeks state grant to install traffic light at Durie and Tenafly intersection –July 17th

Improvements at rail crossing are planned – July 17th

‘Complete Streets’ in N.J.: Can you get around without a car? – July 16th

Hopewell Borough: Funding to be provided for more street work

Hopewell Valley News – July 16th

New state grants will improve roads in Hoboken, Union City

Hudson Reporter – July 16th


Crash Report

Pedestrian struck by car in Westfield Wednesday – July 24th

Cranbury: Bicyclist critical after being hit by truck

The Cranbury Press – July 24th

Montclair jogger struck by vehicle in Glen Ridge – July 24th

Pedestrian struck and killed on Garden State Parkway, police say – July 22nd

Police: Pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle in Upper Township

CBS Philadelphia – July 21st

West Milford boy severely injured in bicycle crash – July 21st

Pedestrian struck by car in Shop Rite parking lot – July 18th

Car hits, kills pedestrian crossing road in Galloway Township

The Republic – July 16th



Intersection is especially dangerous for pedestrians – July 31st

We all must learn how to share roads

Madison Eagle – July 25th

Biking as downtime: musings on overproductivity – July 18th

How bicycling healed my heart – July 16th



Study: To keep bicyclists outside the door zone, you need a buffer – July 29th

How one-day plazas and bike lanes can change a city forever – July 29th

FHWA to engineers: Go ahead and use city-friendly street designs – July 28th

How can laws promote bicycling? – July 28th

The Citi Bike deal is great news for other cities too – July 25th

Where Are Drivers Most Likely to Yield to Pedestrians? – July 24th

How to breathe cleaner air while biking: Ride at 11 MPH – July 24th

Bringing some style to bike helmets sure could save lives – July 24th

How states and cities count bicycling and walking

Alliance for Biking & Walking – July 23rd

Study: People living near biking and walking paths get more exercise – July 21st

Rule of thumb: Every faded bike lane is asking to be a protected bike lane

People for Bikes – July 21st

Contraflow bike lanes finally get nod from U.S. engineering establishment – July 18th

How Ciclovias can unfreeze streets – July 18th

Why biking & walking advocates love and hate the census

Alliance for Biking & Walking – July 16th

What’s the best way to make biking mainstream in a car-centric city? – July 16th



Buenos Aires: Building a people-friendly city – July 30th

Why do we need a buffer in protected bike lanes? Well, here’s why… – July 27th