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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed January 16, 2020 – February 5, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed January 16, 2020 – February 5, 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

Paramus adding dedicated bike lanes on Midland Avenue
January 16, 2020 – patch.com

Making 500 miles of trail by 2025 a reality: Circuit Trails Coalition releases action plan to reach interim goal
January 24, 2020 – buckslocalnews.com

Murphy Administration announces $3 million in FY 2020 grants for transit village, safe streets to transit and bikeways program
January 27, 2020 – insidernj.com

In state of the city, Mayor Bhalla proposes light rail station at 15th street, highlights vision zero initiatives, water main investments, and park upgrades
January 28, 2020 – insidernj.com

Fair Lawn police kicking off year-long pedestrian safety campaign
January 29, 2020 – patch.com

Teaneck lowers W. Englewood Avenue’s speed limit
January 29, 2020 – patch.com

Somerville asks New Jersey to reduce speed limit on route 28
February 2, 2020 – tapinto.net

Extra Middlesex Boro cops on these roads this week
February 3, 2020 – patch.com

 

Crash Reports

Vehicle hits Montclair pedestrian near Walnut, Pine Streets: PD
January 16, 2020 – patch.com

Car strikes, kills pedestrian in the Oranges: Prosecutor
January 16, 2020 – patch.com

Drunk driver who hurt lacey pedestrian had 3 kids in car: police
January 17, 2020 – patch.com

South Plainfield pedestrian killed on Route 287 in Piscataway
January 19, 2020 – mycentraljersey.com

Pedestrian struck and killed along Garden State Parkway
January 20, 2020 – nj.com

Pompton Lakes pedestrian, 57, Struck, hospitalized
January 21, 2020 – dailyvoice.com

NJ Transit train strikes, kills pedestrian on Bergen County line
January 22, 2020 – nj.com

Paterson pedestrian, 65, struck, killed by pickup outside church
January 23, 2020 – dailyvoice.com

Central regional teen dies after being hit by a car on Route 37 in Toms River
January 26, 2020 – wobm.com

Pedestrian struck, seriously injured on Route 9 in Manalapan
January 28, 2020 – nj.com

Middletown pedestrian, 81, hit and killed by car Wednesday night
January 30, 2020 – patch.com

27-year-old pedestrian struck and killed by car in North Jersey
February 1, 2020 – nj.com

Pedestrian struck and killed by car on Route 23 in Wayne
February 3, 2020 – tapinto.net

Pedestrian struck crossing Route 46 in Saddle Brook
February 3, 2020 – dailyvoice.com

 

National

Pondering more, limits on e-bikes, Montana Legislature turns to Missoula
January 20, 2020 – kpax.com

Orlando, the nation’s deadliest city for pedestrians, has a plan for safer streets
January 22, 2020 – curbed.com

Daytona Beach police driving down pedestrian, bicycle fatalities
January 22, 2020 – clickorlando.com

LeBron James partners with Lyft to bring bike access to youth in need
January 23, 2020 – bicycling.com

These are DC, Maryland & Virginia’s most dangerous roads for cyclists & pedestrians
January 23, 2020 – wusa9.com

New House Bill will connect America’s active transportation system
January 28, 2020 – prnewswire.com

De Blasio announces major projected bicycle lane projects in Brooklyn
January 29, 2020 – kingcountypolitics.com

Nashville, a dangerous city for pedestrians?
January 29, 2020 – wsmv.com

A “Better Market Street’ for bicyclists, pedestrians as ban on private vehicles takes effect
January 29, 2020 – sfexaminer.com

$20 million grant to help fund completion of Delta Heritage Trail
January 30, 2020 – katv.com

Long Beach wins grant for bike lanes, pedestrian safety
January 31, 2020 – patch.com

Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority unveils Homewood Pedestrian Improvement product
February 3, 2020 – pittsburgh.cbslocal.com

Dangerous steps: Oakland pedestrian fatality highlights national problem
February 3, 2020 – post-gazette.com

Decatur traffic overhaul stokes debate as cars, bikes jockey for space
February 3, 2020 – ajc.com

Your bike tax at work: State of Oregon unveils new ‘Community Paths’ grant program
February 3, 2020 – bikeportland.org

TxDOT approves millions for safer access to schools, communities
February 5, 2020 – nbcdfw.com

Toll continues to mount for pedestrians and bicyclists, the victims in one in five traffic deaths
February 5, 2020 – fairwarning.org

 

International

Dubai ‘soft mobility’ plan for residential areas gets underway
January 25, 2020 – gulfnews.com

Here are 11 more cities that have joined the car-free revolution
January 30, 2020 – fastcompany.com

Safety concerns over cyclists and pedestrian deaths
February 3, 2020 – worldhighways.com