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

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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

County plans improvements to Bay Ave. in Ocean City – October 31

Leonia’s Chief Rowe speaks to Rotary on safe streets – November 1

Highland Avenue sidewalk feasibility, costs explored in Peapack-Gladstone – November 1

North Wildwood gets “Complete Streets” award – November 1

Montclair Awarded for Complete Streets Policy – November 1

Jersey City’s ‘Miracle Man’ tells story of recovery at pedestrian safety kickoff event – November 3

Glassboro, Rowan police decoys warn of pedestrian dangers – November 4

NJTPA Kicks Off Street Smart NJ Pedestrian Safety Campaign – November 5

Hackettstown Pedestrian Safety Campaign Takes Another Step Forward – November 5

Railroad pedestrian deaths continue to rise this year – November 5

Bike shop on a mission to ‘Pass the Pedals’ – November 6

Rutgers road safety program honored for its crash-prevention work – November 6

Haledon streetscape project underway – November 7

Proponents lobby for Orient Way bike plans – November 7

Hoboken ranked No. 1 walkable city in United States – November 7

New streetscape milestone is officially recognized in West Milford – November 7

Newark Advancing Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety – November 8

One year late, $4M walkway linking Hoboken and Jersey City nearing completion – November 11

Middlesex County Unveils Pedestrian Safety Program – November 13

Verona-Cedar Grove Letter: Resident supports Complete Streets policy – November 14

Tacony Palmyra Bridge Walkway Reopens – November 14

New pedestrian crossing signal at Main Street and Coleman Avenue in Chatham – November 15


Crash Report

Pedestrian injured in Cherry Hill accident – November 2

22-year-old man killed in Chester Twp. pedestrian crash, police say – November 2

Video released of moments before fatal NJ Transit bus accident – November 11

Pedestrian struck in Newton crosswalk – November 15



When A Kid Owns the Road – November 5

Learning to Love Your Traffic Engineer – Social Scientist – November 6

The ‘Gateway Drug’ for Better Bike Infrastructure – November 7

Belleville editorial: Time to move forward with streetscape – November 7

Is It O.K. to Kill Cyclists? – November 9

The Times Blows a Chance to Tackle America’s Broken Traffic Justice System – November 12

Support Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Act – November 15



Bike shares can be perfect!: Solving the commuting algorithm – October 24

Report Americans Prefer to Live in Mixed-Use, Walkable Communities – October 31

Eyes on the Street: Bronx River Greenway Access Streets Get Upgrades – November 1

Denver Tech Companies’ Number 1 Demand: Bike Lanes – November 1

Delaware Drops “Share the Road” – November 4

Building Business Support for Biking – November 4

A Brief History of How ‘Complete Streets’ Became Hip – November 4

Streetsblog’s Brand-New Podcast: Episode 1 – November 4

Strong Safety Record for NYC Bike-Share Should Come as No Surprise – November 5

New York, San Francisco, Boston Top List of Country’s Most Walkable Cities – November 6

People Love (to Sue) Rails-to-Trails Projects – November 7

Citi Bike Helped New Yorkers Burn Off 400K Pints Of Ben & Jerry’s – November 8

The Simplest Way to Get People Biking – November 8

APBP /NACTO Urban Street Design Guide Webinar Now Available Online – November 8

From Promise to Progress in De Blasio’s NYC: Safer Streets and Better Transit – November 11

Citi Bike Users Think Government Should Finance Expansion, Survey Finds – November 13

Talking Headways: The Streetsblog Podcast, Episode 2 – November 13

Selling the Public on Biking, Political-Campaign Style – November 11

Blumenauer Introduces a Tax Break for Bike-Share Commuters – November 14

It’s Official: 33,561 People Killed in Traffic on American Streets Last Year – November 14

Feds Confirm Traffic Fatalities on the Rise – November 14

This Alarm Calls Your Phone if Somebody Touches Your Bike – November 15

Despite Financial Concerns, Cities Are Doubling Down on Bike-Share – November 15

Blumenauer, Bipartisan Co-Sponsors Set Out to Improve Street Safety Metrics – November 15



Portland’s Multi-Modal Nexus, Featuring the Largest Bike Valet in America – November 3

Learning to Love Your Traffic Engineer – What the Public Wants – November 13