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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: June 10, 2021 – July 16, 2021

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: June 10, 2021 – July 16, 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

Princeton’s Pedestrian & Bicycle Advisory Committee awarded for safety measures
June 11, 2021 – centraljersey.com

Jersey City Combats Climate Change with City’s First Climate and Energy Action Plan
June 15, 2021 – jerseycitynj.gov

St. Lucy’s Church of Newark Becomes 100th Supporting Organization to Endorse the Essex-Hudson Greenway Project
June 22, 2021 – insidernj.com

Patience with Shore Trail Network
June 23, 2021 – capemaycountyherald.com

Drivers, keep crosswalks clear; Bike share worth lost parking spots | Letters
June 24, 2021 – nj.com

New Witherspoon St. Plan Advances Despite Princeton Biz Pushback
June 29, 2021 – patch.com

Pascrell Announces $12 Billion in New Jersey Transportation Funding Included in INVEST in America Act
July 1, 2021 – insidernj.com

Law requiring cars to move over to pass cyclists, pedestrians headed to Gov’s desk
July 2, 2021 – nj.com

Boroughwide Traffic Master Plan in Works; Traffic Issues Continue to Unnerve Residents
July 3, 2021 – tapinto.net

Camden County Receives $4.4 million for LINK Trail Projects
July 6, 2021 – patch.com

Union County Government : Union County To Be Awarded Grant For Rails To Trails Feasibility Study
July 8, 2021 – patch.com

Newark City Council Passes Resolution of Support for Essex-Hudson Greenway
July 9, 2021 – insidernj.com

Officials Urge Action As Concern Grows About Essex-Hudson Greenway Project
July 10, 2021 – baristanet.com

Union County Takes Step Toward a Pedestrian/Bike Trail Between Cranford and Elizabeth
July 13, 2021 – tapinto.net

Federal infrastructure bill would be big job creator for N.J., Dem lawmakers say
July 13, 2021 – nj.com

 

Crash Reports

N.J. man drove off after hitting pedestrian, then reported he’d been carjacked, cops say
June 10, 2021 – nj.com

Woman Dies After Being Struck by Police Car in NJ
June 10, 2021 – nbcphiladelphia.com

Jackson Police need your help finding hit-and-run driver who struck pedestrian
June 11, 2021 – wobm.com

Young Teen Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle In South Jersey, Authorities say
June 11, 2021 – dailyvoice.com

Woman Killed in Transit Bus Accident on Belmont Avenue in Haledon, NJ
June 11, 2021 – texas-wrongful-death-lawyer.net

Edison Police Search For Hit-And-Run Driver In Serious Accident
June 14, 2021 – patch.com

Woman Struck By SUV In Hit-And-Run In Somerset County
June 17, 2021 – patch.com

Judge Frees Bergen Driver In Fatal Route 3 Hit-Run Pedestrian Crash
June 23, 2021 – dailyvoice.com

Pedestrian fatally struck by car on Garden State Parkway, police say
June 25, 2021 – nj.com

Pedestrian Struck Near Ben Franklin Bridge In Camden, New Jersey
June 25, 2021 – Philadelphia.cbslocal.com

State Police ID pedestrian struck and killed by car on Garden State Parkway
June 26, 2021 – nj.com

Pedestrian, 54, dies in Brigantine accident
June 27, 2021 – pressofatlanticcity.com

Pedestrian struck and killed on Routes 1 & 9, cops say
June 30, 2021 – nj.com

Pedestrian Killed by 18-Wheeler on Route 1&9 in Elizabeth, NJ
July 1, 2021 – texas-wrongful-death-lawyer.net

Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck by Vehicle in YMCA Parking Lot
July 2, 2021 – tapinto.net

Police: Pedestrian Struck in Clark After Vehicle Careens Off Roadway
July 3, 2021 – tapinto.net

N.J. man assaults juvenile, man after pedestrian crash, cops say
July 5, 2021 – lehighvalley.com

GOTCHA! Driver Surrenders In Hit-Run Death Of North Jersey Pedestrian
July 5, 2021 – dailyvoice.com

New Jersey man charged with assault after crash into Washington Monument barrier
July 5, 2021 – wtop.com

1 Child Dead and More Injured in Cumberland County Car Crash
July 8, 2021 – catcounty1073.com

Bicycle and Car Collide in Maplewood
July 10, 2021 – tapinto.net

81-year-old resident struck and killed by car in Clifton
July 11, 2021 – northjersey.com

Plainfield man sentenced for hit-and-run that left Watchung boy seriously injured
July 12, 2021 – mycentraljersey.com

Pedestrian dies after being struck on South Jersey highway, police say
July 12, 2021 – nj.com

Pleasantville teen dies after being hit by 2 cars, police say
July 13, 2021 – pressofatlanticcity.com

Warren County pedestrian hit by vehicle as he walked on highway, police say
July 13, 2021 – lehighvalleylive.com

South Jersey Police Seek Hit-Run Driver Who Injured 13-Year-Old Bicyclist
July 14, 2021 – dailyvoice.com

Bicyclist, 18, Injured In Princeton Avenue Crash: Brick Police
July 15, 2021 – patch.com

 

Addressing Barriers to Bike/Ped for Underprivileged Communities

Rock music and women cyclists: resistance in Iran’s holiest city
June 11, 2021 – ft.com

Land Use and Community Planning Strategies Can Promote Health Equity
June 17, 2021 – pewtrusts.org

Four Cyclists Share What Anti-Asian Racism Looks Like in the Bike World
June 17, 2021 – bicycling.com

Fatalities on the rise: Officials say bicycle barriers are essential for W. Atlantic Ave.
July 1, 2021 – palmbeachpost.com

Oakland will keep its protected bicycle lanes on Telegraph Avenue
July 8, 2021 – oaklandside.org

San Ysidro trolley stop project part of latest SANDAG plan
July 9, 2021 – cbs8.com

Cycling UK asks women to share ‘bicycle face’ photos
July 9, 2021 – bikebz.com

Activists Hope I-81 Upgrade Will Fix Syracuse Community as Well as Roadways
July 12, 2021- enr.com

The Roads to Justice: Building New Bridges
July 14, 2021 – enr.com

 

National

Pittsburgh unveils its first pedestrian safety action plan
June 18, 2021 – smartcitiesdive.com

As urban life resumes, U.S. cities have chance to avoid return to gridlock
June 22, 2021 – upi.com

From Better Government Association: Biden’s infrastructure push challenges Illinois’ car-centric approach
June 24, 2021 – capitolnewsillinois.com

Sharing the Road: Safer Streets Means Safe for Everyone
June 25, 2021 – nrdc.org

Fort Worth recognized nationally for community well-being
June 28, 2021 – fortworthbusiness.com

Here are some tips to reduce the chance of preventable injuries to kids this summer
June 28, 2021 – gosanangelo.com

America’s infrastructure splurge should begin with Pullman and other Midwest national parks
July 2, 2021 – chicago.suntimes.com

I Watched ‘F9’ So Other Bike/Ped Advocates Don’t Have To
July 7, 2021 – usa.streetsblog.org

Missoulian: Sen. Tester Touts $579B Infrastructure Proposal In Missoula Visit
July 8, 2021 – tester.sentate.gov

Silicon Valley pedals closer to region’s first bicycle superhighway
July 13, 2021 – ktvu.com

New pedestrian-bike pathway funded by WSDOT grant
July 14, 2021 – news.wsu.edu

Federal funds could make way for bike path
July 14, 2021 – hmbreview.com

The Car Crashes That Go Undetected
July 15, 2021 – Bloomberg.com

Worthington expected to have $200,000 available for bicycle and pedestrian improvements
July 15, 2021 – dispatch.com

 

International

Copenhagen launches 5 urban space experiments to reduce traffic
June 11, 2021 – themayor.eu

The dollars and sense behind Calgary’s plan to save downtown
June 12, 2021 – cbc.ca

City of Surrey seeking public feedback on new transportation plan’s strategies
June 15, 2021 – dailyhive.com

Pedestrian crossovers coming to 7 Iron Horse Trail intersections
June 15, 2021 – cbc.ca

Frankfurt is the new home of the Eurobike fair
June 29, 2021 – themayor.eu

Padua thinks of ways to keep public spaces busy after summer
June 29, 2021 – themayor.eu

Sustainability is at the heart of Frederiksberg’s new municipal plan
June 30, 2021 – themayor.eu

Denmark makes sure people of all ages and abilities can access nature
July 1, 2021 – themayor.eu

Meet Van Praet – Brussels’ new sustainable swamp neighbourhood
July 1, 2021 – themayor.eu

Spain’s best cities for bicycles revealed
July 5, 2021 – themayor.eu

New trail in Brampton makes it easier to bike, hike, walk from Mississauga to Caledon
July 6, 2021 – insauga.com

Thebes urges citizens to help with its Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan
July 7, 2021 – themayor.eu

Gersthofer Platzl in Vienna – redevelopment starts after years of parliamentary limbo
July 9, 2021 – themayor.eu

Specifications for shared, cycling and public realm surfaces
July 12, 2021 – interregeurope.eu

5 opportunities for transport to play a starring role in countries’ climate ambitions
July 13, 2021 – greenbiz.com