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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

ShoreNewstoday.com – October 31

Leonia’s Chief Rowe speaks to Rotary on safe streets

NorthJersey.com – November 1

Highland Avenue sidewalk feasibility, costs explored in Peapack-Gladstone

NewJerseyHills.com – November 1

North Wildwood gets “Complete Streets” award

ShoreNewsToday.com – November 1

Montclair Awarded for Complete Streets Policy

BaristaNet.com – November 1

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

NJ.com – November 3

Glassboro, Rowan police decoys warn of pedestrian dangers

NJ.com – November 4

NJTPA Kicks Off Street Smart NJ Pedestrian Safety Campaign

WalkBikeJersey.Blogspot.com – November 5

Hackettstown Pedestrian Safety Campaign Takes Another Step Forward

Patch.com – November 5

Railroad pedestrian deaths continue to rise this year

stlToday.com – November 5

Bike shop on a mission to ‘Pass the Pedals’

NJHerald.com – November 6

Rutgers road safety program honored for its crash-prevention work

NJ.com – November 6

Haledon streetscape project underway

NorthJersey.com – November 7

Proponents lobby for Orient Way bike plans

NorthJersey.com – November 7

Hoboken ranked No. 1 walkable city in United States

NJ.com – November 7

New streetscape milestone is officially recognized in West Milford

NorthJersey.com – November 7

Newark Advancing Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety

TSTC.org – November 8

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

NJ.com – November 11

Middlesex County Unveils Pedestrian Safety Program

NJToday.com – November 13

Verona-Cedar Grove Letter: Resident supports Complete Streets policy

NorthJersey.com – November 14

Tacony Palmyra Bridge Walkway Reopens

WalkBikeJersey.blogspot.com – November 14

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

NJ.com – November 15

 

Crash Report

Pedestrian injured in Cherry Hill accident

6ABC.com – November 2

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

NJ.com – November 2

Video released of moments before fatal NJ Transit bus accident

6ABC.com – November 11

Pedestrian struck in Newton crosswalk

NJHerald.com – November 15

 

Opinion

When A Kid Owns the Road

BrooklynSpoke.com – November 5

Learning to Love Your Traffic Engineer – Social Scientist

WWBPA.org – November 6

The ‘Gateway Drug’ for Better Bike Infrastructure

TheAtlanticCities.com – November 7

Belleville editorial: Time to move forward with streetscape

NorthJersey.com – November 7

Is It O.K. to Kill Cyclists?

NYTimes.com – November 9

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

StreetsBlog.org – November 12

Support Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Act

BikeLeague.org – November 15

 

National

Bike shares can be perfect!: Solving the commuting algorithm

Salon.com – October 24

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

Realtor.org – October 31

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

StreetsBlog.org – November 1

Denver Tech Companies’ Number 1 Demand: Bike Lanes

StreetsBlog.net – November 1

Delaware Drops “Share the Road”

StreetsBlog.net – November 4

Building Business Support for Biking

BikeLeague.org – November 4

A Brief History of How ‘Complete Streets’ Became Hip

TheAtlanticCities.com – November 4

Streetsblog’s Brand-New Podcast: Episode 1

StreetsBlog.org – November 4

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

StreetsBlog.org – November 5

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

WNYC.org – November 6

People Love (to Sue) Rails-to-Trails Projects

TheAtlanticCities.com – November 7

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

Gothamist.com – November 8

The Simplest Way to Get People Biking

TheAtlanticCities.com – November 8

APBP /NACTO Urban Street Design Guide Webinar Now Available Online

APBP.org – November 8

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

Streetsblog.org – November 11

Citi Bike Users Think Government Should Finance Expansion, Survey Finds

Gothamist.com – November 13

Talking Headways: The Streetsblog Podcast, Episode 2

StreetsBlog.org – November 13

Selling the Public on Biking, Political-Campaign Style

TheAtlanticCities.com – November 11

Blumenauer Introduces a Tax Break for Bike-Share Commuters

StreetsBlog.net – November 14

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

Streetsblog.org – November 14

Feds Confirm Traffic Fatalities on the Rise

WNYC.org – November 14

This Alarm Calls Your Phone if Somebody Touches Your Bike

TheAtlanticCities.com – November 15

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

TheAtlanticCities.com – November 15

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

StreetsBlog.org – November 15

 

Videos

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

StreetsFilms.org – November 3

Learning to Love Your Traffic Engineer – What the Public Wants

WWBPA.org – November 13

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