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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed April 15, 2017 – May 19, 2017

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed April 15, 2017 – May 19, 2017

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

 

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Dover launches Street Smart pedestrian safety campaign

Apr 2, 2017 – NewJerseyHills.com

Grove Avenue in Metuchen eyed for bicycle and pedestrian safety

April 4, 2017 – GMNews.com

Road Warrior: Walkers beware!

April 4, 2017 – NorthJersey.com

Walkable towns appealing, good for economy

April 4, 2017 – NJTVOnline.org

Bloomfield district to join Safe Routes to School

April 5, 2017 – NorthJersey.com

D&R Greenway Land Trust partners with Bike Exchange

April 5, 2017 – TownTopics.com

Motorists warned to quit texting or risk charges

April 5, 2017 – NewJerseyHills.com

Verona Police crack down on distracted driving

April 6, 2017 – MyVeronaNJ.com

Road Warrior: N.J. walking risks rise sharply for elderly

April 6, 2017 – NorthJersey.com

After 3 kids were hit, cops increase patrols at Newark intersection

April 7, 2017 – NJ.com

Plainfield is the recipient of ‘Safe Routes to School’ NJDOT grant

April 11, 2017 – TapInto.net

Somerville awarded $670,000 for Veterans Memorial Drive East traffic improvements

April 12, 2017 – TapInto.net

$374,000 state grant to help pay for Shunpike Road sidewalk

April 15, 2017 – NewJerseyHills.com

Safer sidewalks coming to one Chatham school

April 17, 2017 – Patch.com

Parkway bike ride? Atlantic-Cape bridge project could open in 2019

April 18, 2017 – NJ1015.com

Rutgers plans to improve campus connectivity by 2030

April 19, 2017 – DailyTargum.com

Route 130 in Burlington City goes from 3 lanes to 2

April 21, 2017 – CourierPostOnline.com

Watch out! These North Jersey crosswalks are the most dangerous

April 21, 2017 – NorthJersey.com

‘Dangerous’ Ramsey train crossing to get safety upgrades

April 22, 2017 – NorthJersey.com

NJ state bicycle champions event returns to Plainfield

April 24, 2017 – TapInto.net

Road Warrior: Runners-up for most perilous crossings

April 27, 2017 – NorthJersey.com

Rutgers Report Praises Somerville as Complete Streets Success Story

May 2, 2017 – TapInto.net

Tour of Somerville Cycling Series Expands Racing into Raritan, Bound Brook

May 6, 2017 – TapInto.net

Somerville: Artists and Students Install Collaborative Bicycle Sculpture on Division Street

May 16, 2017 – TapInto.net

2017 NJ Safe Routes to School Recognition Program Winners Announced

May 16, 2017 – NJ SRTS

Crash Reports

Dunellen man, 27, charged with driving into another man, 25, after argument

April 6, 2017 – Patch.com

JC activists killed in North Bergen

April 9, 2017 – HudsonReporter.com

2 pedestrians struck, 1 killed several weeks into Dover’s pedestrian safety campaign

April 19, 2017 – NewJersey.News12.com

Pedestrian struck in Route 440 in Jersey City

April 20, 2017 – NJ.com

Man fatally struck by light rail train in Jersey City, NJ Transit says

April 21, 2017 – NJ.com

Verona cops: North Caldwell man clipped pedestrian, left scene

April 27, 2017 – Patch.com

Finally, an Entrance Worthy of the Brooklyn Bridge

May 9, 2017 – NYTimes.com

Woman, Child Hit By Car In Highland Park

May 20, 2017 – Patch.com

Woman struck by car at bus stop, police say

May 20, 2017 – NJ.com

National

Forget urban versus suburban. Today, it’s about walkability.

April 3, 2017 – WNYC.org

The easiest way to help save the planet: Get a bike

April 4, 2017 – FastCompany.com

Professor behind designated drivers takes on distracted ones

April 5, 2017 – NJHerald.com

Denver and Philly ask residents: How do our streets work for you?

April 10, 2017 – NextCity.org

We know the solution to transit’s last mile problem – it’s walking

April 12, 2017 – Streetsblog.org

The last place in America you should try and cross a street

April 13, 2017 – Money.cnn.com

‘Racial profiling’? Jaywalking tickets disproportionately given to black people in Sacramento

April 14, 2017 – SacBee.com

The ‘distracted pedestrian’ distracts from real safety problem

April 14, 2017 – Streets.mn

Cycling success: 10 U.S. cities pushing biking forward

April 18, 2017 – Curbed.com

Times Square’s transformation into a pedestrian-friendly space captured in photos

April 19, 2017 – Curbed.com

Cycling to work can cut cancer and heart disease, says study

April 20, 2017 – BBC.com

Traffic engineers’ epic fail

April 25, 2017 – StrongTowns.org

Video

Oslo: The Journey to Car-free

April 2017 – Streetfilms.org

Bike to Work

May 2013 – Imagery with Impact