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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: February 23, 2021 – April 6, 2021

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: February 23, 2021 – April 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

Jersey City and Lyft team up to bring Citi Bike total up to 650, add 300 in Hoboken
February 25, 2021 – hudsoncountyview.com

Union County Advocacy Group Proposes Turning Unused Train Lines Into Greenway
February 25, 2021 – tapinto.net

Goethals Bridge shared-use path: Over 25K trips in first year
March 4, 2021 – silive.com

Atlantic City putting Atlantic Avenue on a ‘diet’
March 5, 2021 – pressofatlanticcity.com

Plans made for Hoboken’s ‘final frontier’
March 5, 2021 – hudsonreporter.com

Concerned About Bicycling in Westfield? Town Board Seeks Volunteers
March 8, 2021 – tapinto.net

Point Pleasant Beach Has Big Plan To Preserve Downtown
March 10, 2021 – patch.com

Montclair officials say Essex-Hudson Greenway is ‘amazing opportunity’ for local economy
March 31, 2021 – northjersey.com

Big crackdown on texting while driving starts. These police departments got grants for enforcement.
April 2, 2021 – nj.com

Somerville Holds Hearing for Veterans Memorial Drive East Redesign
April 5, 2021 – tapinto.net

EYES ON THE STREET: How Hoboken Has Eliminated Traffic Deaths
April 6, 2021 – Streetsblog NYC

Crash Reports

Pedestrian killed in Holmdel crash on Route 35
March 2, 2021 – app.com

No Children Injured in Jersey City School Bus Crash
March 2, 2021 – tapinto.net

Hackensack pedestrian killed in hit-and-run
March 5, 2021 – northjersey.com

Man struck and killed while walking along Atlantic City Expressway after crash
March 6, 2021 – 6abc.com

Pedestrian killed at perilous highway crossing in Trenton, police say
March 7, 2021 – nj.com

Fatal crash, pedestrian vs. vehicle on Paradise Valley Road in Monroe County
March 7, 2021 – pahomepage.com

Man killed crossing street was hit by 3 vehicles, police say
March 7, 2021 – nj.com

Two Killed in Separate Vehicle-Pedestrian Accidents Over the Weekend in South Jersey  Read More: Two Struck and Killed in Separate Weekend Accidents in S. Jersey
March 8, 2021 – wpgtalkradio.com

NJ man, 80, killed in pedestrian crash in Monroe
March 8, 2021 – wfmz.com

15-year-old girl struck and killed by hit-and-run driver on Route 80, cops say
March 8, 2021 – nj.com

Broken Leg Suffered By Route 46 Pedestrian Struck By Pickup
March 8, 2021 – dailyvoice.com

First Responders Called To Car-Pedestrian Crash In Burlington County
March 10, 2021 – dailyvoice.com

a href=”https://abc7ny.com/hit-and-run-elderly-woman-killed-pedestrian-struck-hackensack/10406837/”>Search for hit-and-run BMW driver who killed elderly woman in Hackensack
March 10, 2021 – abc7ny.com

Matawan Woman, 77, Critical After Hit And Run Tuesday Night
March 10, 2021 – patch.com

Police ID Pedestrian, 49, Killed In Trenton Crash
March 10, 2021 – dailyvoice.com

Fort Lee Pedestrian Struck By Minivan
March 10, 2021 – dailyvoice.com

Authorities Release Update on Fatal Accident Involving Pedestrian on Route 46 in Parsippany
March 12, 2021 – tapinto.net

Second Pedestrian Death In Parsippany Under Investigation
March 12, 2021 – patch.com

Police investigating deadly hit-and-run in Burlington Township, New Jersey
March 13, 2021 – 6abc.com

67-Year-Old Man Struck, Killed By Multiple Vehicles On Routes 1&9
March 15, 2021 – dailyvoice.com

Pedestrian dies after he’s hit by multiple vehicles on N.J. highway, cops say
March 16, 2021 – nj.com

87-Year Old Hazlet Resident Struck, Killed Crossing Rt. 35
March 22, 2021 – patch.com

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on NJ-38 in Burlington County
March 22, 2021 – rlsmedia.com

Driver sentenced to 7 years for hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian
March 29, 2021 – nj.com

Pedestrian Critically Hurt In Mercer County Crash
March 29, 2021 – dailyvoice.com

Cops ID motorcyclist killed in South Jersey crash
March 31, 2021 – nj.com

Recidivist Reckless Driver Hits and Kills 23-Year-Old in Brooklyn
April 1, 2021 – nyc.streetsblog.org

Trenton man dies after 2 vehicles hit him, cops say
April 4, 2021 – nj.com

Pedestrian Struck On Route 38 In Cherry Hill
April 5, 2021 – philadelphia.cbslocal.com

National

New federal legislation could help people purchase e-bikes
February 23, 2021 – ggwash.org

Menifee Police Department conducts pedestrian/bicycle safety enforcement
February 26, 2021 – myvalleynews.com

Bike and pedestrian infrastructure should be priority in downtown Nashua, says new study
March 4, 2021 – unionleader.com

Boston Plots ‘Complete Streets’ Upgrades for Andrew Square Neighborhood
March 4, 2021 – mass.streetsblog.org

Governor Cuomo Announces $5 Million in Funding to Support New Pedestrian and Bicycle Path on Manhattan’s West Side
March 5, 2021 – governor.ny.gov

City’s Guadalupe Street Bike, Pedestrian Improvements Underway
March 7, 2021 – sanmarcosrecord.com

STATE BILL PUSHES MTA TO OPEN ITS BRIDGES TO BIKES, PEDESTRIANS
March 8, 2021 – brooklynpaper.com

The pandemic has boosted sales of e-bikes. Here’s how to buy one.
March 8, 2021 – Washington Post

New 6-mile bike, pedestrian trail opens in Aurora
March 9, 2021 – 9news.com

Queens lawmaker introduces bill to expand MTA bicycle, pedestrian access
March 12, 2021 – qns.com

Nonprofit to Build New Bike and Pedestrian Path Just South of Riverside Park
March 10, 2021 – westsiderag.com

Help design the new SR 500 pedestrian/bicycle overcrossing at 54th Avenue/Stapleton Road in Vancouver
March 15, 2021 – wsdot.wa.gov

Public invited to help plan county-wide bicycle/pedestrian trails
March 15, 2021 – duboiscountyfreepress.com

WSDOT seeks feedback on new pedestrian, bike crossing in Vancouver
March 16, 2021 – katu.com

Commission moves bike, pedestrian plan forward
March 16, 2021 – rdrnews.com

Planning Commission approves Bentonville bike, pedestrian plan
March 17, 2021 – arkansasonline.com

Judge John: Bikes are part of the sand life at Jacksonville beaches
March 18, 2021 – pontevedrarecorder.com

OPINION: Uptown and the Bronx Needs ‘Bridges for People’ Too
March 18, 2021 – nyc.streetsblog.org

Biaggi introduces bill to expand MTA bike and pedestrian access
March 19, 2021 – bxtimes.com

Pilot program for bicyclists, pedestrians returning to Belmont Bridge
March 22, 2021 – cbs19news.com

New ‘Controlling Criteria’ Will Require Sidewalks, Bike Lanes In State Road Projects
March 22, 2021 – mass.streetsblog.org

Bentonville commission OKs bike, pedestrian path
March 24, 2021 – arkansasonline.com

Bill Proposed to Add Bike and Pedestrian Lanes to MTA Bridges
March 24, 2021 – ny1.com

$5.1M project on Portage and Pitcher streets will add bike lanes, extend road diet
March 25, 2021 – mlive.com

Sonoma County Residents Sue SMART Over Bicycle and Pedestrian Paths
March 26, 2021 – legalreader.com

Buttigieg: US falls short on pedestrian safety
March 26, 2021 – itsinternational.com

New crosswalks, bike lanes coming to Lakeshore Drive; see how long it will take
March 27, 2021 –  nola.com

Improvements to pedestrian and bike paths to come in Redding and Shasta County
March 28, 2021 – krcrtv.com

OPINION: Five Mobility Ideas for the Next Mayor
March 28, 2021 – nyc.streetsblog.org

Transport Troy unveils trails map
March 28, 2021 – troyrecord.com

San Rafael’s downtown street redesign takes shape
March 29, 2021 – marinij.com

Complete Streets Summit tackles pedestrian and bike safety 
March 29, 2021 – libn.com

Guest editorial: This administration offers our industry an opportunity
March 29, 2021 – bicycleretailer.com

New Legislation Would Require Drivers To “Move Over” For Bicyclists And Pedestrians In Coral Springs And Across Florida
March 30, 2021 – tapinto.net

Cincinnati set to acquire rights to rail line that will connect East Side trails to downtown
March 30, 2021 – bizjournals.com

Portland Tuesday metro traffic: Bike, bus lane construction begins on SE Hawthorne
March 30, 2021 – oregonlive.com

Northwest Arkansas’ new 2045 transportation plan approved
March 30, 2021 – eagleobserver.com

With nine deaths in 2021 so far, San Jose seeks to reduce traffic deaths
March 30, 2021 – sanjosespotlight.com

Savings from Hamilton Beltline project to be used for special pedestrian crosswalks
March 31, 2021 – journal-news.com

Clinton Bike Safety Rodeo and Giveaway Set for April 17
March 31, 2021 – zip06.com

Bike East Bay Calls Foul on Ballpark Bike Access
March 31, 2021 – sf.streetsblog.org

City and port prioritize Marine Drive remodel
March 31, 2021 – thenorthernlight.com

Community input wanted to shape Fairfax County’s bicycling, walking future
March 31, 2021 – restonnow.com

Bike trail in Springfield along old railroad under review
March 31, 2021 – wwlp.com

Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail Segment Opens in Bellevue
March 31, 2021 – 425business.com

Biden Administration Infrastructure Goals Demand Robust Investment in Trails, Walking and Biking
March 31, 2021 – prnewswire.com

Opinion: Legislation vital to advancing equity in transportation
March 31, 2021 – pamplinmedia.com

How Sacramento plans to spend President Biden’s Infrastructure Plan money
March 31, 2021 – abc10.com

New bike tax-funded program dishes out $11.3 million for off-street paths
April 1, 2021 – bikeportland.org

Bike Walk Golden Isles sees local interest in mission
April 1, 2021 –  thebrunswicknews.com

Advisory shoulders could unlock potential of streets in southwest Portland
April 1, 2021 – bikeportland.org

Vasquez hopes to revitalize careworn stretch of Lincoln by making it people-friendly
April 1, 2021 – chi.streetsblog.org

Our Thursday’s Headlines are No Joke
April 1, 2021 – usa.streetsblog.org

Civic Connections: April 2021
April 1, 2021 – smileypete.com

Weighing in on the Jefferson Transit Long Range Plan | Local 20/20
April 2, 2021 – ptleader.com

Our streets aren’t safe for children
April 2, 2021 – ggwash.org

How could the American Jobs Plan improve Rhode Island’s infrastructure?
April 2, 2021 – bostonglobe.com

Roundabouts on Paseo Montejo with a new road design.
April 2, 2021 – theyucatantimes.com

BROOKLYN’S BEST BIKE ROUTES, ACCORDING TO LOCAL CYCLISTS
April 2, 2021 – brooklynpaper.com

WHAT PHILLY SHOULD WATCH FOR IN BIDEN’S INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN
April 2, 2021 – thephiladelphiacitizen.org

International

E-scooters embrace AI to cut down on pedestrian collisions
February 24, 2021 – cnn.com

Speeding cyclists, scooters face fines in Melbourne Southbank trial
February 24, 2021 – news.com.au

How Toronto is keeping cyclists on the road, even in bad weather 
February 26, 2021 – newsinfo.inquirer.net

SW Edmonton pedestrian bridge one step closer
February 26, 2021 – edmonton.ctvnews.ca

Calgary researcher finds hidden e-scooter demand outside of downtown
March 1, 2021 – cbc.ca

Who will rule the roads? Making sense of Dutch street design
March 10, 2021 – dutchnews.nl

Nanaimo’s active transportation: how we got here, contentious projects & what’s to come
March 11, 2021 – nanaimonewsnow.com

Group calls for biking infrastructure to be included in upcoming roadwork of major Winnipeg street
March 11, 2021 – cbc.ca

Australian e-scooters’ bumpy ride: ‘Like when automobiles appeared on streets filled with horses’
March 14, 2021 – theguardian.com

Canada creates first-ever fund for cycling paths and trails
March 15, 2021 – masstransitmag.com

City staff asked to take 2nd look before axing ActiveTO’s most popular road closure
March 23, 2021 –  cbc.ca

Letters March 26: Europe has bike lanes figured out; Telus building offers architectural hope
March 26, 2021 – timescolonist.com

Canada pumps Can$400m into bike lanes
March 26, 2021 – itsinternational.com

Canada and British Columbia invest in public transit infrastructure to improve capacity, safety, and service in Greater Victoria
March 30, 2021 – newswire.ca

Will car-obsessed Madrid join Europe’s biking and walking trend?
March 31, 2021 – theweek.com

Cyclists flout no-bike zones in Hinckley town centre and ‘almost hit pedestrians’
April 1, 2021 – leicestermercury.co.uk

If You Build It, They Will Bike: Pop-Up Lanes Increased Cycling During Pandemic
April 6, 2021 – New York Times