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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed July 16, 2017 – August 8, 2017

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed July 16, 2017 – August 8, 2017

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

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Raritan to Receive $1 Million Grant for Pedestrian Walkways From Train to Riverfront
July 17 – Tapinto.net

Passaic County Holds Public Meeting for Feedback On Morris Canal Greenway Project
July 20 – Tapinto.net

Essex County Splash Park Now Open at Watsessing Park
July 22 – Tapinto.net

Bicycle advocacy groups call for crackdown on double parking in Jersey City, beyond
July 23 – nj.com

Bicycle Safety Tips from Plainfield Police Division
July 24 – Tapinto.net

Union County Offers Free Child Car Seat Inspections and Bicycle Guidance
Aug 1 – Tapinto.net

Morristown Finishes Second  Street Smart Campaign, Working Towards Zero Fatalities
August 2 – Tapinto.net

8th Annual Grasshopper Mountain Bike Race, Aug. 12
August 4 – Tapinto.net

In Camden, a project to tell residents where it’s safe to walk
August 4 – philly.com

Crash Reports

Somerville man dies after being hit on East Main Street
July 17 – myCentralJersey.com

87-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed on Route 29
July 17 – usnews.com

Woman Charged With DUI After Striking, Killing Pedestrian
July 22 – usnews.com

Pedestrian killed in Route 130 crash Delran
July 28 – nj.com

2 pedestrians killed by pickup trucks on highway in New Jersey
July 28 – abc7ny.com

Carnival worker hit, killed by car while riding bicycle on Route 119 in Fayette County
Aug 4 – wtae.com

North Carolina Man on Bike Killed on Pennsylvania Highway
Aug 4 – usnews.com

Pedestrian struck in Bensalem, Bucks County
Aug 5 – 6abc.com

National

NTSB Aims to Reduce Speeding-Related Crashes
July 25 – ntsb.gov

Bike-Share Launches in Albany, Troy, Schenectady and Saratoga Springs, NY
July 26 – timesunion.com

New downtown Boise bike lane protects cyclists
July 30 – KTVB.com

City of New Orleans, Advocacy Group Open Temporary Protected Bike Lane
July 31 – curbed.com

Philly breaks ground on city’s first one-way protected bike lane
August 01 – phillyvoice.com

In traffic-choked Adams Morgan, a proposal to get rid of cars
August 06 – Washington Post

What would the perfect cycling city look like?
August 08 – The Guardian

International

Israel’s recent bike craze met with resistance
August 02 – al-monitor.com