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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: August 14, 2021 – September 13, 2021

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: August 14, 2021 – September 13, 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
LCOR has a team to redevelop Lackawanna, but still short on plans
August 16, 2021 – rew-online.com

Bike Helmets Are Required By Law For Kids Woodland Park Police Chief Reminds Parents
August 26, 2021 – tapinto.net

Cranford hosts special workshop on 750 Walnut Avenue Redevelopment Plan
August 28, 2021 – unionnewsdaily.com

James Solomon Releases Safe Streets Plan
August 31, 2021 – insidernj.com

Things to Know if You’re Injured by a Car While Biking in New Jersey
August 31, 2021 – natlawreview.com

Safety First As Warren Students Return To School
September 1, 2021 – patch.com

No biking on sidewalks; Can’t give Jersey City park space to school; Cubans need internet access; Get trailers out of North Bergen park | Letters
September 3, 2021 – nj.com

Summit Foundation’s 2021 Grants Total Nearly $300,000
September 3, 2021 – tapinto.net

N.J. bike race, postponed due to COVID, canceled due to Ida storm damage
September 5, 2021 – nj.com

School buses on the road again — do you know the laws in NJ?
September 8, 2021 – nj1015.com

City of Newark and Essex County Elected Leaders Offer Overwhelming Endorsement to the Essex-Hudson Greenway Project
September 9, 2021 – insidernj.com

Red Bank Pedestrian Safety Enforcement and Awareness Campaign
September 9, 2021 – tapinto.net

 

Crash Reports
Pedestrian dies after being struck by car in Ocean City
August 16, 2021 – pressofatlanticcity.com

Traffic accidents kill two in Cherry Hill and Magnolia
August 18, 2021 – courierpostonline.com

Pedestrian struck, seriously hurt by hit-and-run driver on Route 78. Cops asking for help to find vehicle.
August 20, 2021 – nj.com

Cops: Bicyclist Struck by Car in Mullica Township, Seriously Injured
August 24, 2021 – wpgtalkradio.com

An Accident Waiting to Happen Happens
August 25, 2021 – tapinto.net

Tenafly woman, 72, struck and killed by NJ Transit bus
August 30, 2021 – northjersey.com

Man riding motorized bicycle killed in crash with pickup truck
August 31, 2021 – nj.com

Pedestrian Struck, Killed Along Route 130 In Burlington County
August 31, 2021 – philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Lessons to Learn from the Rosedale Road Fatality
September 1, 2021 – tapinto.net

Dan Rappoport, Blazing Trails in the World of Bicycling
September 3, 2021 – tapinto.net

Juvenile struck and killed by NJ Transit train in Millburn, officials say
September 7, 2021 – nj.com

Pair of crashes leaves 1 dead, several injured in Middlesex Countynj
September 12, 2021 – nj.com

Pedestrian struck and killed crossing South Jersey highway
September 12, 2021 – nj.com

Rising fatalities make bike path network a must
September 12, 2021 – pressofatlanticcity.com

 

Addressing Barriers to Bike/Ped for Underprivileged Communities
Op-Ed: People of color are dying from traffic violence at a much higher rate. Here’s why
September 2, 2021 – latimes.com

ODOT report lays bare transportation justice challenge
September 3, 2021 – bikeportland.org

Getting There: Land bridge over I-90 would aim to reconnect part of East Central as NSC approaches
September 6, 2021 – spokesman.com

Austin surpasses 50% completion milestone on its All Ages and Abilities Bicycle Network
September 7, 2021 – austintexas.gov

Current Board Vacancies: Council on Aging, Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Transit Advisory Committees, Family Policy Council, Citizens’ Committee on Civic Unity
September 7, 2021 – cambridgema.gov

 

National
These 3D-printed bike lanes are designed to sit underneath bridges
August 18, 2021 – fastcompany.com

$20 million ConnectCR project to build pedestrian bridge, transform Cedar Lake to break ground this fall
August 19, 2021 – thegazette.com

Friday’s Headlines: Pedestrians and Cyclists Are Resiliency Edition
August 20, 2021 – nyc.streetsblog.org

Florida Has New Laws to Protect Pedestrians and Bike Riders
August 21, 2021 – bocaratontribune.com

Aspen City Council approves downtown core pedestrian safety plan
August 24, 2021 – aspendailynews.com

Report: Bigger Bike Budgets Boost the Boom
August 25, 2021 – usa.streetsblog.com

Should Boston have more pedestrian-only roads? Boston.com readers say ‘absolutely.’
August 27, 2021 – boston.com

City of Austin offers survey for feedback on bike, sidewalk, trail plans
August 31, 2021 – statesman.com

What do you need to walk, roll, or bike to school safely? Our Safe Routes to School program is ready to fund your ideas with Mini Grants all year long.
September 1, 2021 – sdotblog.seattle.gov

Building Back Bicycle-Friendly
September 2, 2021 – prospect.org

Bike/pedestrian underpass to span South Main Street
September 3, 2021 – cachevalleydaily.com

New $480 million Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge begins opening week with a Labor Day celebration
September 6, 2021 – washingtonpost.com

NHTSA Releases Q1 2021 fatality estimates, recommendations on improving safety
September 7, 2021 – transportationdailynews.com

Are Robots Coming to a Sidewalk Near You?
September 10, 2021 – nextcity.org

312RiverRun Trail Finally Complete As Officials Unveil Bike, Running Path Under Rebuilt Irving Park Bridge
September 10, 2021 – blockclubchicago.org

New Connecticut driving laws take effect Oct. 1
September 12, 2021 – yaledailynews.com

 

International

Vivacity Labs and Bicycle Network partnership will promote sustainable transport in Australia
August 26, 2021 – traffictechnologytoday.com

Budget-priced 70 mph electric scooters from Ola begin sales, shake up industry
September 8, 2021 – electrek.co

Paris gets mediocre ‘walkability’ grade over reckless bike, e-scooter riders
September 9, 2021