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Local NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed for May 15 – June 1, 2013

Local NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed for May 15 – June 1, 2013

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Hoboken scores #9 in top 100 list of Most Bikeable Cities on walkscore.com

NJ.com – May 14, 2013

Crackdown Will lead to Safer Highway

Phillyburbs.com – May 15, 2013

Improvements planned for Old NJ Ave

Shorenewstoday.com May 15, 2013

NJDOT awards grants to fix roads

NorthJersey.com – May 16, 2013

Vineland hopes new bike lanes lead to safer commutes

NJ.com – May 16, 2013

No Docking Stations Needed: A ‘Smarter’ Bike Share

Transportation Nation – May 16, 2013

Officers Pose as Pedestrians To Stop Crosswalk Violators

NBC Philadelphia – May 16, 2013

Hoboken’s mayor and ‘Cake Boss’ introduce bicycle sharing and rental programs for residents, tourists

NJ.com – May 17, 2013

Sea Girt plans pedestrian program

Asbury Park Press – May 18, 2013

Montclair police decoy in crosswalk teaches drivers a lesson

Northjersey.com – May 18, 2013

Rudder Measures to Protect Children, Pedestrians on Neighborhood Streets Gets Assembly Approval

Politicker NJ – May 20th, 2013

Editorial: Targeting the deadliest road for pedestrians in N.J. – Route 130 in Burlington

NJ.com – May 20, 2013

Middle TWP. Receives funding for bike path extension

NBC40.net – May 21, 2013

Centenary College gets New Jersey grant for Hackettstown street improvements

Lehighvalleylive.com – May 21, 2013

To Complete a Low-Volume Residential Street, Make Motorists Slow Down and Share

Mobilizing the Region – May21, 2013

Glen Ridge police sting nets drivers not stopping for pedestrians

NorthJersey.com – May 21, 2013

Care and Maintenance of trees and sidewalks clarified by Montville Township Committee

NorthJersey.com – May 22, 2013

New Jersey Boardwalk makes comeback in time for Memorial Day

Msnbc.com – May 24, 2013

Rebuilding New Jersey’ Shore, One Boardwalk at a Time

Npr.org – May 26, 2013

Fair Lawn Police Department kicking off pedestrian safety program

NorthJersey.com – May 28, 2013

Sidewalk Issue in Chatham Borough remains Unresolved

The Alternative Press – May 29, 2013

Bayonne receives federal grant to improve pedestrian safety

NJ.com – May 29, 2013

Hasbrouck Heights Streetscape project gets $145,000 in funding

NorthJersey.com – May 30, 2013

NJ Safe Routes Announces Recognition Program Winners

WalkBikeJerseyBlog – May 30, 2013

Hackensack seeks to bond $758K for road and pedestrian improvements

NorthJersey.com May 31, 2013

 

Crash Report

Chilean Visitor Struck, Killed by Train

Tri-Boro Patch – May 16, 2013

Pedestrian narrowly avoided being crushed by car, Chatham police say

Nj.com – May 18, 2013

Bicyclist Injured in Westfield Accident on South Avenue

Thealternativepress.com – May 20, 2013

Pedestrian Fractures Leg in Morlot Avenue Strike

Fair Lawn-Saddle Brook Patch – May 21, 2013

3 Injured, Including Pedestrian, in Brick Accident

Toms River Patch – May 24, 2013

Man Struck by Car on Route 72

Barnegat-Manahawkin Patch – May 27, 2013

Woman Struck by Car on 20th Street

Fair Lawn – Saddle Brook Patch – May 28, 2013

 

Opinion

Bike share is here, and have no fear

NY Daily News – May 16, 2013

Seven Conservative reasons to Love Bicycling

Streetsblog – May 21, 2013

New Jersey Realtor, Lina Panza, Advocates Walkable Neighborhoods to Combat Childhood Obesity

Newsday.com – May 21, 2013

Mr. Money Mustache on Retiring at 30 By Riding a Bike

Streetsblog – May 22, 2013

Where the Ride Takes Us: Slashing Employee Healthcare Costs

League of American Bicyclists Blog – May 23, 2013

Letter: Other issues surrounding safety need addressing

NorthJersey.com – May 24, 2013

Where the Ride Takes Us: Attracting the Creative Class

League of American Cyclists Blog – May 28, 2013

Do Bicycle Helmet Laws Really Make Riders Safer

The Atlantic Cities – May 29, 2013

Cycling Kids: the True indicator of a Bike-Friendly City

StreetsBlog May 31, 2013

 

National

The Bike Boom is Happening in cities Making a Push to Improve Cycling

StreetsBlog – May 17, 2013

Capital Bikeshare’s Data Dive: Users Drive Less, Save Money, and Don’t Mirror D.C.’s Demographics

WNYC.org – May 22, 2013

Bike-Share Leads People to Ride Their Own Bikes More

StreetsBlog – May 24, 2013

New York City Sets in Motion America’s Largest Bike-Share System

StreetsBlog – May 27th 2013

Cyclists of Color: Invisible No More

StreetsBlog May 29, 2013

Report Finds Emerging Cycling Population That Looks Like America

StreetsBlog – May 29, 2013

During Initial Rollout, Citi Bike Outperforms Other Bike Share Systems in Daily Trips Per Bike

Mobilizing the Region – May 29, 2013

In Washington State, Speeding Projects to Slow Motorists

StreetsBlog – May 30, 2013

 

Videos

The Bike Share Derby

Nytimes.com – May 27, 2013

Citi Bike Debuts in New York City!

StreetFilms – May 28, 2013

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