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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed December 2, 2019 – January 15, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed December 2, 2019 – January 15, 2020

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

New crosswalk will help people in this South Jersey town get to school, park
Dec 3, 2019 – NJ.com

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Announces More Than $161 Million in Municipal Aid Grants
Dec 4, 2019 – Transport Topics

Dozens are killed each year walking and biking in N.J. We have the cash to make roads safer.
Dec 11, 2019 – NJ.com

Crowded, car-packed New Jersey is bike-friendly? Sort of.
Dec 12, 2019 – NorthJersey.com

Abandoned rail line is a strange, urban paradise and some want to keep it that way
Dec 15, 2019 – NJ.com

Gotcha! Hoboken sting catches 15 drivers ignoring pedestrian in crosswalk
Dec 16, 2019 – NJ.com

Town of Morristown Improves Pedestrian Safety Through Street Smart Campaign
Dec 28, 2019 – TAP Into

Teaneck looks to reduce speed limit to improve safety after pedestrian fatality
Jan 9, 2020 – NorthJersey.com

Paramus adding bike lanes to Midland Avenue, a first for the borough
Jan 14, 2020 – NorthJersey.com

Deloitte Signs Lease To Anchor Proposed Morristown M Station
Jan 14, 2020 – Patch

New tax on parking could be coming to Jersey City and other 100,000+ towns
Jan 14, 2020 – NJ.com
New Maple Shade pedestrian crossings
Jan 15, 2020 – Burlington County Times

Crash Reports

Cops seek hit-and-run driver who killed bicyclist
Dec 14, 2019 – NJ.com

Teaneck crash sends two pedestrians to hospital
Dec 19, 2019 – NorthJersey.com

Franklin: Pedestrian struck and killed on Amwell Road
Dec 19, 2019 – My Central Jersey
Pedestrian, 94, Struck Crossing Cliffside Park Street Dies
Dec 19, 2019 – Daily Voice

Teaneck officials consider safety strategies after crash kills pedestrian
Dec 22, 2019 – NorthJersey.com

Police: Driver hit 2 pedestrians in Hackettstown
Dec 24, 2019 –  WFMZ News

NJ Transit: Pedestrian struck and killed by light rail train in Jersey City
Dec 24, 2019 – Hudson County View

Atlantic County Man Fatally Hit by Car, Organs Donated
Jan 2, 2020 – Patch

Pedestrian Killed by Tractor Trailer On Rt. 27 In Edison: Cops
Jan 3, 2020

Pedestrian hit in Westfield New Year’s Day Not the First Struck at Intersection
Jan 4, 2020 – TAP Into

Pedestrian Hit by Cab Then Run Over By 2nd Car: Top News Of Week
Jan 5, 2020 – Patch
Crash kills bicyclist on Route 130 in Westville
Jan 7, 2020 – Courier Post

West Milford Pedestrian, 76, Killed in Oakland Crash
Jan 11, 2020 – Daily Voice

Fatal Crash On Herbertsville Road in Brick
Jan 13, 2020 – Patch

Pedestrians Injured in Separate Train, Car Accidents in Montclair
Jan 13, 2020 – Montclair Local

Wood-Ridge Police Respond to Vehicle-Pedestrian Accident
Jan 14, 2020 – TAP Into

Pedestrian struck and killed by car is identified by cops
Jan 15, 2020 – NJ.com

National

Why Kansas City’s Free Transit Experiment Matters
Dec 13, 2020 – City Lab

Forget electric cars — e-bikes will be the top selling EV in the next decade
Dec 16, 2019 – The Verge

A disability advocate explains the joys—and challenges—of navigating Atlanta
Dec 19, 2020 – Atlanta Magazine

Federal officials give green light to red bus lanes
Jan 4, 2020 – Washington Post

Can eliminating traffic lights and adding a ‘Dutch’ roundabout fix a dangerous Philly intersection?
Jan 9, 2020 – The Philadelphia Inquirer

Buttigieg’s Infrastructure Plan Calls for a National Vision Zero
Jan 10, 2020 – City Lab

Philadelphia Mayor Makes Big Bike and Transit Promises. Advocates Have Doubts.
Jan 15, 2020 – Streets Blog USA

What Pedestrian Malls Look Like In Other College Towns
Jan 15, 2020 – Onward State
 
International
 
Zero bikers or pedestrians were killed by cars in Oslo last year: What can the U.S. learn from its success?
Jan 9, 2020 – Fast Company

Why Oslo has fewer pedestrian deaths than Halifax
Jan 11, 2020 – CBC