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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: January 20, 202 – February 22, 2021

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: January 20, 202 – February 22, 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

20 mph limit and new enforcement policies among dozens of strategies in Hoboken’s Vision Zero draft plan
January 24, 2021 – nj.com

Council introduces plan for Hoboken’s northern end
January 29, 2021 – hudsonreporter.com

6 Camden Development Projects to Watch For in 2021
January 31, 2021

Connect 2020: Bike, Pedestrian Master Plan Examines Transit Improvements in Collingswood, Haddon Twp
February 3, 2021 – njpen.com

Planning transportation in North Jersey; Kearny Bank picks chief accounting officer | Business Notes
February 3, 2021 – nj.com

New Look for Downtown Camden Corridor Gets Closer to Design Phase
February 3, 2021 – tapinto.net

Virtual Meeting to Discuss Marin Blvd Upgrades Set for Tuesday
February 4, 2021 – tapinto.net

Historic Tour of Somerville Bicycle Race Rescheduled for Labor Day
February 4, 2021 – tapinto.net

10-mile nature trail in Hunterdon steps closer to reality
February 6, 2021 – mycentraljersey.com

This Week: Learn About Thinking Sustainability, Locally (What’s In Your Backyard)
February 7, 2021 – montclairlocal.news

Hoboken, Jersey City take final steps toward a merged Citi Bike system
February 21, 2021 – nj.com

Crash Reports

17-year-old girl dead after car crashes into canal
January 30, 2021 – nj.com

State Police have responded to 661 crashes since winter storm began
February 2, 2021 – nj.com

N.J. State Police, DOT respond to over 2,500 crashes, motorist aid calls during fierce winter storm
February 2, 2021 – nj.com

NJ Transit Bus Crashes In Teaneck
February 8, 2021 – dailyvoice.com

NJSP Fatal Accident Statistics for 2021
njsp.org – Last Updated Wednesday, February 6, 2021

Hit-and-Runs Against Cyclists Surge During Quarantine
February 9, 2021 – Streetsblog USA

Addressing Barriers to Bike/Ped for Underprivileged Communities

R.I.’s Compact Size Could Drive Transportation Reboot
February 3, 2021 – ecori.org

Planning commission approves 79-unit low-income senior housing project
February 3, 2021 – pasoroblesdailynews.com

Stalled Highway Project Could Get Lift From New NYC Transportation Chief
February 4, 2021 – wsj.com

Obama Center work starts this summer. What does the plan mean for transportation?
February 4, 2021 – chi.streetsblog.org

CA: Fresno councilman wants to make FAX bus free for everyone. How will the city pay for it?
February 4, 2021 – masstransitmag.com

Hundreds of electric bikes, sit-down scooters could hit Grand Rapids streets this spring after delay
February 5, 2021 – mlive.com

Advocates bike for press freedom
February 7, 2021 – news.abs-cbn.com

Newport: Connecting a city divided for decades
February 8, 2021 – thepublicradio.org

National

Northampton draws up next phase of plans for better bicycle, pedestrian access
January 31, 2021 – gazettenet.com

Why America Can’t Rein in Teen Speeding
February 1, 2021 – usa.streetsblog.org

Environmental justice advocates push Virginia to act on regional transportation pact
February 2, 2021 – energynews.us

Erie City Council OKs bicycle/pedestrian improvement plan
February 3, 2021 – goerie.com

St. Mary’s Road set to receive upgrades this summer
February 7, 2021 – news-gazette.com

Springdale works to expand trails
February 8, 2021 – arkansasonline.com

Your Update on 4 Long-Touted Detroit Developments
February 8, 2021 – hourdetroit.com

International

Aarhus presents plans for more sustainable and people-friendly city centre
January 20 2021 – themayor.eu

Presov begins revitalization works at Vlada Clementis Park
January 21, 2021 – themayor.eu

Construction of Kødbyen’s new school marks new age for urban development in Copenhagen
January 22, 2021 – themayor.eu

Cargo bike pilot launched in Tartu
January 22, 2021 – themayor.eu

Sibenik gets ready for massive expansion of green public spaces in 2021
January 24, 2021 – themayor.eu

Limassol enters final stretch in upgrading its neighbourhoods
January 24, 2021 – themayor.eu

Budapest’s Blaha Lujza Square to undergo major overhaul
January 25, 2021 – themayor.eu

Maribor renovates city park with European funds
January 27, 2021 – themayor.eu

Constanta’s city centre to be revitalized through new EU-funded project
January 28, 2021 – themayor.eu

Thessaloniki seeks international input on renovation of Aristotle Square
January 30, 2021 – themayor.eu

Sibiu begins work on the new age of its mobility plan
February 1, 2021 – themayor.eu

Renovations begin in Nicosia’s commercial triangle area
February 1, 2021 – themayor.eu

Lisbon firefighters will get speedier on two wheels
February 1, 2021 – themayor.eu

E-scooters to hit the streets again despite safety concerns
February 3, 2021 – cbc.ca

Athens unveils its second “pocket park” as officials seek to bolster city’s greenery
February 3, 2021 – themayor.eu

Smart redevelopment of Marasti Square on the horizon in Cluj Napoca
February 4, 2021 – themayor.eu

Six in ten users of pop-up bike lanes in Paris are new to cycling, says city’s government
February 4, 2021 – road.cc

Community council approves bikeway for Dahlia Street in Dartmouth
February 5, 2021 – cbc.ca

Victoria city council to vote on makeover of coastline park
February 7, 2021 – cbc.ca

Malmö municipal employees will lead by example on matters of sustainable mobility
February 7, 2021 – themayor.eu

Some Toronto high school students get lesson in politics as they push for changes to Overlea Bridge
February 8, 2021 – cbc.ca