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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed July 15, 2018 – August 15, 2018

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed  July 15, 2018 – August 15, 2018

Our regular 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

Taking a Ride with Girls on Bikes
Aug 14 – WBGO

Bayonne Needs Bike Lanes; Cheers For Brian Stack | Feedback
Aug 9 – NJ.com

Safe Routes To School Grant Application Deadline Extended
Aug 4 – CapeMayCountyHerald.com

Somerville Councilman: Pedestrian Mall Should Replace Deadly Main Street Intersection
Aug 2 – Tapinto.com

Surf City Police: Remember Safety Rules of the Road
Aug 1 – TheSandPaper.VillageSoup.com

Jersey City mulls adding trails around Boonton reservoir
July 30 – NJ.com

Op-Ed: With Tunnel Repairs In Offing, Bikes Are Key To Keeping People On The Move
July 23 – NJSpotlight.com

Keyport launches dockless bike-share program
July 23 – APP.com

Bound Brook students work to improve quality of life in town
July 21 – MyCentralJersey.com

County Seeks To Make Accident-Prone Paterson Road Safer For Pedestrians
July 17 – NorthJersey.com

Somerset County Needs Direction from Walkers, Hikers & Bikers
July 16 – TapInto.net

Crash Reports

Girl, 14, critical after driver slammed into her bike, fled with her on hood
Aug 10  – NJ.com

Point Pleasant Teen Bicyclist Hit By Car, Carried Along On Hood
Aug 10 – App.com

Pedestrian struck, killed by minivan in Linden
Aug 6 – NJ.com

Woman killed by hit-and-run driver in Burlington County
Aug 5 – NJ.com

Taxi driver charged with hitting pedestrian, fleeing the scene
Aug 3 – NJ.com

Jogger struck in Lakewood after driver fell asleep
Aug 2 – APP.com

Somerville Police Identify Traffic Fatality; Mayor Promises Action on Pedestrian Safety
Aug 1 – TAP Into Somerville

Sayreville woman dies after being struck by vehicle in borough
Jul 26 – MyCentralJersey.com

Atlantic Highlands cops seek pickup driver who might have hit bicyclist
Jul 23 – APP.com

Driver charged after 13-year-old boy riding skateboard is struck, killed
July 20 – NJ.com

Pedestrian struck, killed by truck on Route 15
NJ.com

National

How Can We Make Walking, Biking Safe In The Deadliest State For Pedestrians?
Aug 9 – PNJ.com

The Mopeds Are Coming
Aug 9 – TheAtlantic.com

Green Commutes: Protected Bike Lanes Arrive On Comm Ave
Aug 8 – Weei.Radio.com

The LeBron James Interview About Bicycles
Aug 6 – WSJ.com

Bike-Sharing Service To Launch Aug. 15 In Mobile, Alabama
Aug 5 – NJHerald.com

Want To Hike And Bike Allentown? Citywide Trail Plan Moves Forward After Near-Decade Delay
Aug 4 – MCall.com

Three Bike-Share Companies Have Left Dallas Since City Council Passed Regulations
Aug 3 – KeraNews.org

Armour Boulevard Becomes Kansas City’s First Parking-Protected Bike Lane
Aug 3 – KBIA.org

Scooter Company Bird Offers To Pay Cities To Build Bike Lanes
Aug 2 –  USA.StreetsBlog.org

Planning And Zoning Discusses ‘Complete Streets’
Aug 2 – CarollCountyTimes.com

Nearly 250 Bikes Go Missing From Pace Bike Share Program Due To Technology Flaw
Aug 1 – DemocratAndChronicle.com

‘Vision Zero’ Looks To Make La Mesa Safer For Pedestrians, Cyclists
July 31 – SanDiegoUnionTribune.com

Can Seattle Finally Make Good On Downtown Bike Lanes?
July 30 – CrossCut.com

Lyft will offer discounts to people who use bikes and scooters to connect to transit
July 20 – The Verge

Cops slammed for ticketing black cyclists: ‘It’s about the police harassing people’
July 17 – Chicago Reader

Fifteen-City Bike-Share Launches in Massachusetts
July 16 – NextCity.org

Solving Phoenix’s deadly pedestrian problem
July 16 – Fox10Phoenix.com

Road Warrior: Not All Cyclists Using STO Trail On Bainbridge
July 15 – Kitsapsun.com

International

UN And WHO Study Links High Cycling Modal Share To 725,000 New Jobs
Aug 14 – CyclingIndustry.news

It’s A Wheel-Y Good Idea
Aug 14 – TheStar.com.my

New Pedestrian And Bicycle Bridge Over Vjal L-Avjazzjoni
Aug 14 – Uploads.MaltaToday.com.mt

Australian Cyclist Deaths Surge And Road Safety Strategy ‘Failing’
Aug 7 – TheGuardian.com

Expert Names The World’s Best Cities For Cycling – And Auckland Makes The List
July 19 – NZHerald.co.nz

How Dangerous Are Toronto Streets For The City’s Cyclists?
July 16 – BBC.com