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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: April 7, 2021 – May 6, 2021

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: April 7, 2021 – May 6, 2021

Our regularly posted News Feed provides you with convenient links on the latest news in the bicycle and pedestrian world. Check below for New Jersey headlines, crash reports, and the latest from around the county and the world.

 

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Safety Improvements Were Recommended for Spot Where Westfield Bicyclist Hit Monday
April 7, 2021 – tapinto.net

Garwood To Conduct Pedestrian Safety Education Campaign
April 12, 2021 – patch.com

Raritan Borough unveils vision for redeveloping the riverfront. Here’s what’s planned
April 15, 2021 – MyCentralJersey.com

Trenton cycling group gears up for ‘Celebrate Trails Day’
April 19, 2021 – nj.com

Williams Twp. man dies after bicycle crash
April 21, 2021 – wfmz.com

More Use of Waterfront Part of Plan From Raritan Sustainable Economic Development Plan
April 22, 2021 – tapinto.net

Ocean City Police Chief Addresses Plan To Monitor Teenage Bikers
April 23, 2021 – patch.com

$6.7M renovation to Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza kicks off
April 26, 2021 – nj.com

Unused Lots Will Become Five-Story Apartment Tower with Planning Board’s Approval
April 27, 2021 – tapinto.net

Planning Board Approves High-Rise ‘Just Steps’ from Liberty State Park and Light Rail
May 2, 2021 – tapinto.net

Millville secures $900,000 to upgrade riverfront walk
May 4, 2021 – nj.com

County receives $1 million for pedestrian bridge over Cooper River
May 5, 2021 – insidernj.com

City Re-Examines Master Plan, Intros Draft to Public for Input
May 6, 2021 – tapinto.net

Pop-Up Bike Lane & Free Bike Skills Course Held at Redwood Elementary School
May 6, 2021 – tapinto.net

Crash Reports

Hoboken, New Jersey, Has Recorded Zero Traffic Deaths for Three Years Straight
April 7, 2021 – nextcity.com

New twist emerges in Wayne court case involving blown tire that killed bicyclist
April 7, 2021 – northjersey.com

Middletown Police looking for witnesses of fatal pedestrian accident
April 7, 2021 – wobm.com

Cherry Hill intersection takes the life of another pedestrian
April 7, 2021 – courierpostonline.com

Retired NJ police officer indicted in Raritan fatal pedestrian crash
April 8, 2021 – mycentraljersey.com

Pedestrian hospitalized after being struck by vehicle on Route 9 in Marlboro
April 12, 2021 – app.com

Pedestrian struck and killed on Route 40 in Atlantic City
April 14, 2021 – 6abc.com

Cyclist Killed In Vineland Crash Thursday Night
April 21, 2021 – wpgtalkradio.com

Old Bridge police trying to ID pedestrian killed on Route 9
April 21, 2021 – mycentraljersey.com

Police investigate deadly crash involving bicyclist near Deptford Mall
April 22, 2021 – 6abc.com

Driver Hits Person, Downs Sign By Morristown High School: Police
April 22, 2021 – patch.com

Police searching for suspect in fatal Clifton hit-and-run
April 25, 2021 – northjersey.com

Fatal Crashes Killed Two Men This Month on Route 9
April 26, 2021 – newbrunswicktoday.com

Drunken driver gets 5 years in pedestrian death
April 29, 2021 – nj.com

Car crashes through NJ Transit bus stop, bringing down wires and pole onto major roadway
May 3, 2021 – newjersey.news12.com

Drunk driver in hit-and-run crash that injured 70-year-old-man is arrested
May 6, 2021 – nj.com

Addressing Barriers to Bike/Ped for Underprivileged Communities

How could we use new bike-ped bridges to improve safety and connectivity?
April 14, 2021 – chi.streetsblog.org

Safe Routes for All launches citywide walk and bike survey series
April 20, 2021 – yaledailynews.com

Athens in Motion’s Bike Projects Get Geared Up
April 21, 2021 – flagpole.com

How DC can reduce traffic deaths and make real progress on Vision Zero
April 22, 2021 – ggwash.org

Bike License Laws Have a Racial Profiling Problem
April 23, 2021 – bloomberg.com

Street paving, bridge repair, building maintenance: city infrastructure spending to focus on worst areas first, mayor says
April 26, 2021 – chicago.suntimes.com

Advocates: Lightfoot’s infrastructure plan may be more of the car-centric status quo
April 27, 2021 – chi.streetsblog.org

DVRPC Greenlights $1M Camden City Bike/Pedestrian Bridge Over Cooper River
April 29, 2021 – njpen.com

Seattle sorts out plan for increased vehicle license fees: pedestrian improvements, bridge maintenance, and bicycle safety upgrades
May 6, 2021 – capitolhillseattle.com

National

Bikes for kids is happening this weekend
April 8, 2021 – santefenewmexican.com

Applications Open For Bicycle And Pedestrian Planning Grants
April 12, 2021 – caldwelljournal.com

Plans introduced for protected bike lane across Brooklyn Bridge
April 13, 2021 – pix11.com

Where is it unsafe to bike around town?
April 18, 2021 – paloaltoonline.com

The E-Scooters Loved by Silicon Valley Roll Into New York
April 19, 2021 – newyorker.com

City seeks feedback on Ashley River bike/pedestrian bridge
April 19, 2021 – charlestoncurrents.com

Sacramento to transform historic train station into people-first mobility hub
April 19, 2021 – smartcitiesdive.com

How a protected bike lane could improve safety on Lincoln Road
April 20, 2021 – ggwash.org

Monday’s Headlines: Respect for the Dead — and Living Edition
April 26, 2021 – nyc.streetsblog.org

Woodstock Planning Commission OKs 5-year capital improvement plan
April 27, 2021 – nvdaily.com

Sacramento region planning a bike ‘freeway’ system linking cities and neighborhoods
April 28, 2021 – sacbee.com

South Middleton Township seeks public feedback as it prepares a draft pedestrian and bicycle mobility plan for the township
April 28, 2021 – cumberlink.com

Broadway reconfiguration project receives $9 million in grant funding
April 28, 2021 – bizjournals.com

Manhattan Panel Backs Henry Hudson Parkway Bike Lane
April 28, 2021 – nycstreetsblog.org

Six Sacramento Counties Plan Biking Highway System
April 29, 2021 – governing.com

Dick Spotswood: ‘Whole truth’ needed for Richmond Bridge bike lane discussion
May 4, 2021 – marinij.com

Planning our city’s future: What does it mean for biking, walking, running in Charlotte?
May 5, 2021 – charlotteobserver.com

City Unveils Plans For Long-Awaited Meeker Avenue Bike Lane In Williamsburg
May 5, 2021 – brooklynpaper.com

Charleston extends deadline to comment on design of Ashley River pedestrian bridge
May 6, 2021 – postandcourier.com

Sacramento Homeowners Told Backyards Must Be Downsized For New Trail Installation
May 6, 2021 – sacramento.cbslocal.com

International

Open streets return in Winnipeg pilot project, but routes closed to pedestrians
April 12, 2021 – cbc.ca

Open streets plan to sideline pedestrians
April 12, 2021 – winnipegfreepress.com

Moncton launches survey to make city more inviting for cyclists, pedestrians
April 13, 2021 – cbc.ca

Winnipeg’s open streets should be open to pedestrians, residents tell city committee
April 16, 2021 – cbc.ca

Transit and open streets strategies move toward final vote at city council
April 21, 2021 – cbc.ca

Hamburg launches the first “Protected Bike Lane”
April 26, 2021 – themayor.eu

“Burgenland cycles to work” motivates people to leave their cars at home
April 28, 2021 – themayor.eu

Brand new $1.7 million bike link for Concord
April 29, 2021 – miragenews.com

Urban design study envisions walking made easier in Vancouver’s historic Gastown
April 30, 2021 – cbc.ca

New public transit and active transportation infrastructure in Banff and Cold Lake, Alberta
May 4, 2021 – newswire.ca

Vienna extends bike paths significantly
May 4, 2021 – themayor.eu

Salzburg’s old town will be transformed into a car-free zone
May 5, 2021 – themayor.eu

Lower Saxony promotes road user safety
May 5, 2021 – themayor.eu

Phosphorescent cycling paths are gaining momentum in French cities
May 6, 2021 – themayor.eu