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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed April 1, 2019 – April 26, 2019

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed April 1, 2019 – April 26, 2019

Our News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world.

 

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Hoboken to be 1st New Jersey city to launch electric scooter program
Apr 4, 2019 – abc7

Bike Sharing Now Available at Morristown’s Loantaka Park; Includes Madison, Chatham Park Locations
Apr 6, 2019 – tapinto.net

Burlington City seeks $1.8M loan to fix Riverfront Promenade
Apr 6, 2019 – goerie.com

Lakewood Gets $501K Grant For Route 88 Pedestrian Project From NJ
Apr 7, 2019 – patch.com

Carteret receives $600,000 state grant for arts district streetscape
April 12, 2019 – My Central Jersey

Somers Point Awarded Grant from New Jersey Department of Transportation for Expansion of Bike Path
Apr 16, 2019 – insidernj.com

Summit County’s e-bike program continues to grow
Apr 18, 2019 – Parkrecord.com

Parks: Help Find Barnegat Branch Trail Walking, Biking Linkages
Apr 25, 2019 – Patch.com

New Brunswick: Landing Lane bridge over Delaware & Raritan Canal to be replaced
April 26, 2019 – My Central Jersey

 

Crash Reports

Five pedestrians struck in North Jersey in four days, Roxbury man killed
Apr 8, 2019 – northjersey.com

Fair Lawn boy struck, killed by Bergen Sheriff’s Office car while trying to cross Route 208
Apr 14, 2019 – northjersey.com

Toms River pedestrian died after crossing Route 37
Apr 14, 2019 – app.com

Hero NJ Transit bus driver helps pedestrian struck by car
Apr 16, 2019 – news12 New Jersey

Driver flees New Jersey crash on sidewalk, hits pedestrian, police say
Apr 17, 2019

Driver In Hoboken Crash Charged With DWI; Pedestrian Hospitalized
Apr 17, 2019

New Brunswick fatal hit-and-run under investigation
Apr 21, 2019

Route 9 Closed After Pedestrian Hit In Howell
Apr 23, 2019 – patch.com

Middletown Teen Intentionally Hit Man, Drove Off, Police Say
Apr 25, 2019 – patch.com

Pedestrian critically injured after being struck by vehicle in Stop & Shop parking lot
April 26, 2019 – NJ.com

National

Hiking and biking trail, roads open at Pittsburgh’s Hazelwood Green site
Apr 1, 2019 – triblive.com

Let the biking begin! Bike share returns to Rochester for its third season
Apr 2, 2019 – whec.com

Cambridge bike network rolls toward historic milestone
Apr 4, 2019 – Curbed Boston

Why SDOT scaled back its plans for Seattle bike lanes
Apr 5, 2019 – My Northwest

New biking law ready to roll out in Arkansas; change for cyclists affects use of stop signs, red lights
Apr 7, 2019 – Arkansas Democrat Gazette

Bye-bye, bikes? Many mobility companies quietly shift their focus to scooters
Apr 8, 2019 – smartcitiesdive.com

Groups hope to convert old railroad downtown into walking, biking trail
Apr 8, 2019 – WECT 6 News

City Talk: Momentum builds for biking, walking trail network
Apr 9, 2019 – Savannah Now

Cambridge passes ‘first-of-its-kind’ law to add protected bike lanes when reconstructing roads
Apr 9, 2019 – Boston Globe

An Update On Efforts To Improve Walking And Biking In Houston
Apr 11, 2019 – Houston Public Media

Illegal e-bikes not as dangerous as de Blasio claims, analysis finds
Apr 18, 2019 – AM New York

Seattle dislikes biking in the rain, but shuns bikeshares in the snow
Apr 18, 2019 – My Northwest

Here’s how we make southwest Portland better for biking and walking
Apr 18, 2019 – Bike Portland

Seattle Study: Pedestrians Linger on Sidewalks, But Rarely Sit Down
Apr 19, 2019 – StreetsBlog USA

‘A cruel irony': Bike safety advocate hit and killed while biking in D.C.
Apr 21, 2019 – WJLA.com

Walking to School in Santa Monica
Apr 23, 2019 – Santa Monica Mirror

Arlington Co. to encourage biking with safer bike paths, more riding options
Apr 24, 2019 – wtop.com