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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed February 7-March 2, 2017

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed February 7-March 2, 2017

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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Bayonne begins search for bike-share vendor
Feb. 8, 2017 – NJ.com

South Orange’s river greenway project: Why isn’t it finished?
Feb. 9, 2017 – TapInto.net

Committee debates moving forward on Complete Streets
Feb. 10, 2017 – NorthJersey.com

Long Branch looks to add bike paths, railroad crossing at Transit Village
Feb. 14, 2017 – WordontheShore.com

DRPA gets major grant for bike ramp
Feb. 15, 2017 – CourierPostOnline.com

Princeton bike plan prepares final draft with goals of safety and quality of life
Feb. 15, 2017 – TownTopics.com

Safe Routes to School grant for Salem County
Feb. 15, 2017 – NJ.com

Brick on track toward bike, pedestrian master plan
Feb. 17, 2017 – MicromediaPubs.com

Port Authority will widen bike pinch points around GWB towers
Feb. 17, 2017 – NYC.Streetsblog.com

Plans underway for statewide greenway connecting Jersey City with Phillipsburg
Feb. 21, 2017 – JerseyDigs.com

Hoboken looks to beautify, improve safety along Newark Street
Feb. 22, 2017 – JerseyDigs.com

Knotty Middletown intersection to get traffic lights
Feb. 27, 2017 – TwoRiverTimes.com

Sixth street embankment aims to create “Crossroads” green space
Feb. 27, 2017 – JerseyDigs.com

Town hopes to create new destination with Parkway bridge path
Mar. 1, 2017 – PressofAtlanticCity.com

Crash Reports

Mahwah woman, 67, struck crossing Franklin Turnpike: Police
Feb. 13, 2017 – Patch.com

Police: 2 bicyclists struck by driver in Franklin Township
Feb. 16, 2017 – 6abc.com

Pedestrian struck, killed while walking along US Route 322
Feb. 20, 2017 – USNews.com

Montclair Police: 2 car-pedestrian strikes cause 4 injuries
Feb. 22, 2017 – Patch.com

North Jersey bicyclist seriously injured in crash with car
Feb. 24, 2017 – NJ.com

Pedestrian hit on Routes 1&9 north in Elizabeth
Mar. 1, 2017 – NJ.com

National

Great idea: Pedestrian shed and the 5-minute walk
Feb. 7, 2017 – CNU.org

How to reduce urban congestion by tracking cyclists’ movements
Feb. 13, 2017 – Tech.Cornell.edu

Want safer streets? Stop looking for a single answer
Feb. 14, 2017 – HoustonChronicle.com

Researchers examine race factor in car crashes involving pedestrians
Feb. 15, 2017 – NPR.org

This glowing intersection is taking US bike safety in a bright direction
Feb. 15, 2017 – Bicycling.com

As traffic deaths soar, cities pursue lower speed limits to eliminate fatalities
Feb. 25, 2017 – WashingtonPost.com

Philadelphia’s Vision Zero: Making streets safer for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists
Mar. 1, 2017 – Philadelphia.CBSLocal.com

Earl Blumenauer introduces Vision Zero bill in House
Mar. 2, 2017 – USA.Streetsblog.com

The next-generation intersection helps all modes share the street
Mar. 3, 2017 – Medium.com

Video

The role of public health in Complete Streets webinar
Feb. 21, 2017 – YouTube.com

Street transformations – Manhattan’s Chrystie Street Protected Lane (2013-2017 Timeline)
Feb. 26, 2017 – Vimeo.com