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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed February 9, 2018 – March 6, 2018

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed February 9, 2018 – March 6, 2018

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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Legal weed in New Jersey? ‘More people are gonna die,’ veteran prosecutor says
Mar 6 – northjersey.com

Bike Camp for People with Disabilities coming to Morris County
Mar 5 – patch.com

Chatham Man Details Recovery from Hit-And-Run Crash in New Book
Mar 5 – patch.com

Wayne pedestrian deaths highlight concerns of safety on Valley Road
Feb 28 – northjersey.com

Buried Report: Failed red-light camera program could have stopped pedestrian carnage
Feb 27 — Northjersey.com

Roxbury and Randolph Mountain Bikers Ride With National Champion
Feb 26 – tapinto.net

NJ Transit: Pedestrian bridge removal will cause delays on North Jersey Coast Line
Feb 26 – northjersey.com

Edison Partners leads $15M investment in Zagster
Feb 26 – roi-nj.com

$1K Bike Reportedly Stolen From Princeton Home: Police
Feb 25 – patch.com

Livingston School Staff, Students Bike to Battle Cancer
Feb 23 – patch.com

Franklin Food Bank’s Tour de Franklin charity bike ride on April 29
Feb 23 – nj.com

Dockless Bike Share Study coming to Camden
Feb 21 – Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Ridgewood Man To Bike Across U.S. For Charity
Feb 21 – patch.com

Crash Reports

Woman struck, killed by tractor-trailer in Newark
Mar 3 – nj.com

Wayne pedestrian fatally struck; two more hit in separate incidents blocks away
Feb 27 – northjersey.com

Pedestrian hit on Bloomfield Ave. Driver Remained on Scene
Feb 27 – tapinto.net

Police: Driver falls asleep, fatally strikes pedestrian in NJ
Feb 26 – fox29.com

Israeli Au Pair Struck And Killed While Exiting Bus in Montclair, Prosecutors Say
Feb 25 – newyork.cbslocal.com

Pedestrian struck, killed in hit-and-run in Orange
Feb 22 – nj.com

Driver who hit pedestrian in Newton facing charges
Feb 22 — Njherald.com

Pedestrian Struck in hit-and-run in Edison
Feb 20 – patch.com

Neptune City pedestrian hit by car ‘critical but stable’
Feb 20 – app.com

8-year-old riding bike on sidewalk struck, killed by car
Feb 16 – nj.com

Route 73 reopens after crash involving pedestrian in Mt. Laurel, NJ
Feb 15 – 6abc.com

National

D.C. wins Gold in bike friendliness
Mar 6 – washingtonpost.com

Veteran trekking 13,000 miles for PTSD awareness
Mar 6 – sandiegouniontribune.com

America’s Pedestrian Safety Crisis isn’t Getting any better
Mar 5 – usa.streetsblog.org

Venture-capital backed bike-share tech firm LimeBike eyes Missoula launch
Mar 5 – missoulian.com

Bikes Everywhere! Dockless Bikes up Access, Sometimes Chaos
Mar 3 – usnews.com

Is A Rise in Pedestrian Deaths Really Due to Legal Cannabis?
Mar 3 – hightimes.com

MN Distillery to Host First US ‘Cycle Speedway’
Mar 2 – gearjunkie.com

Why Pedestrian Deaths are at a 33-Year High and How to Prevent Them
Mar 1 – NPR

The Design Bible that Changed how Americans Bike in Cities
Mar 1 – theatlantic.com

Pedestrian deaths remain U.S.’s highest since 1990
Mar 1 – curbed.com

Philadelphia bike safety in peril following City Council proposal: Advocates
Feb 27 – Curbed Philadelphia

Riding the Infrastructure Accomplishments of the Last Year
Feb 26 – Streetsblog San Francisco

Electric Bikes Want to Take On Everyone—Even Uber
Feb 22 – Wired.com

International

Why is car-crazy Germany so much safer than the USA for pedestrians and cyclists?
Mar 6 – treehugger.com

First attempt at a bicycle show in Dubai dubbed a success; second show set for 2019
Feb 28 – bicycleretailer.com

Asian bike-sharing companies find road is tougher in Europe
Feb 28 – ft.com