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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed January 5, 2017 – February 3, 2017

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed January 5, 2017 – February 3, 2017

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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Waterfront walkway around Hudson County slowly but surely progressing
Jan. 4, 2017 – NJ.com

Editorial: More people getting killed on NJ roads
Jan. 5, 2017 – App.com

More States [including NJ] Are Looting Federal Funds for Walking and Biking
Jan. 6, 2017 – Streetsblog.org

Summit completes pedestrian safety campaign
Jan. 10, 2017 – NJ.com

After cyclist’s fatal fall into hole in the road, family sues
Jan. 16, 2017 – NJ.com

Why Rutgers just eliminated College Avenue parking spaces
Jan. 16, 2017 – NJ.com

Pedestrian safety, transit access in spotlight as Summit Council approves NJDOT-related grant applications
Jan. 18, 2017 – TapInto.net

Pedestrian deaths on Route 22 spur sidewalk, fencing improvements
Jan. 18, 2017— Patch.com

Walking to the beach could get more dangerous this summer at Jersey Shore
Jan. 23, 2017 – PhillyVoice.com

Bayonne to receive planning grant: Pedestrian bridge over Route 440
Jan. 28, 2017— RiverViewObserver.net

Newark unveils $100 million investment near Prudential Center
Jan. 30, 2017— TapInto.net

Bill to increase pedestrian and bike safety passes Assembly
Feb. 1, 2017— JerseyCityIndependent.com

Transit advocates, cyclists lobby Port Authority for favorite project
Feb. 1, 2017— NJ.com

Ocean County asks NJ for $511,900 for rail trail
Feb. 2, 2017—APP.com

 

Crash Reports

Pedestrian struck by car in Newton
Jan. 6, 2017 – NJHerald.com

Pedestrian killed in Burlington Township
Jan. 7, 2017 – CourierPostOnline.com

Bicyclist dies after being hit, run over by delivery truck (NYC)
Jan. 10, 2017 – NJHerald.com

Stanhope teen dies after being hit by car
Jan. 10, 2017 – DailyRecord.com

Man in critical condition after being struck by truck in Jersey City
Jan. 11, 2017 – NJ.com

Hoboken man dies after being struck on Observer Highway
Jan. 12, 2017 – NJ.com

West Orange man dies after being hit by SUV
Jan. 13, 2016 – NJ.com

Police: Lakewood pedestrian struck by car critical
Jan. 14, 2017 – App.com

Pedestrian killed in Somerdale crash, police say
Jan. 15, 2017 – NJ.com

Another pedestrian struck, killed while crossing Route 22 in Bridgewater: Police
Jan. 16, 2017 – NBCNewYork.com

Girl, 13, killed crossing highway
Jan. 17, 2017 – NJ.com

Pedestrian killed trying to cross all 3 lanes of Route 22 Friday morning
Jan. 20, 2017 – Patch.com

Pedestrian struck while crossing Route 22, Union police say
Jan. 22, 2017 – NJ.com

Woman hit by vehicle, seriously hurt in Newark’s Ironbound
Jan. 25, 2017— NJ.com

Lakewood woman killed in hit-and-run, police say
Jan. 28, 2017— NJ.com

Car didn’t stop after striking, killing Newark woman: Police
Jan. 30, 2017— Patch.com

Police: Driver, 86, struck pedestrian in Bergenfield
Feb. 1, 2017— NorthJersey.com

Police: Walmart employee struck by car in parking lot
Feb. 2, 2017— 6abc.com

Fatal Crash: NJ pedestrian killed by garbage truck
Feb. 3, 2017— Patch.com

 

National

Nashville teens mapped their daily routes – and got a new bike lane as a result
Jan. 3, 2017 – YesMagazine.org

State’s highest court holds NYC liable for injuries on streets without traffic calming
Jan. 5, 2016 – NYC.Streetsblog.org

MnDOT: Biking saves money, lives
Jan. 10, 2017 – Sctimes.com

The hidden inequality of America’s street design
Jan. 10, 2017 – FastCoDesign.com

Governor Cuomo Presents the 20th Proposal of 2017 State of the State: Complete the Empire State Trail by 2020. [Including] 750-mile pathway for hiking and biking.
Jan. 10, 2017 – Governor.ny.gov

Cyclists in the Philly region get a big boost from Harrisburg
Jan. 10, 2017 – Philly.com

Nashville’s New Bike Plan Aims to Make Scary Roads Inviting, Even to Novice Cyclists
Jan. 11, 2017 – NashvillePublicRadio.org

Transportation agencies will finally measure the movement of people, not just cars
Jan. 12, 2017 – USA.Streetsblog.org

Citi Bikes to start projecting lasers onto the streets
Jan. 13, 2017 – Inhabitat.com

Pedaling through the bicycle’s 200 years
Jan. 26, 2017 – WSJ.com

The self-driving car’s bicycle problem
January 31, 2017 – Spectrum.ieee.com

St. Paul gets $10.5M federal grant for Grand Round bike and pedestrian routes
February 1, 2017  – TwinCities.com


Video

Survey War Over Panhandle Protected Bike Lanes
Jan 9, 2017 – Streetsblog.org