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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed March 2, 2017 – March 31, 2017

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed March 2, 2017 – March 31, 2017

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

 

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Road Warrior: Scary signs, memorial and ‘ghost bikes’
Mar 4, 2017 – NorthJersey.com

Protected bike lanes coming to Jersey City
Mar 8, 2017 – NJ.com

Letter to the Editor: There are no car accidents
Mar 8, 2017 – TapInto.net

New trails, bikeways, sidewalks considered in Mount Olive
Mar 8, 2017 – NewJerseyHills.com

Benjamin Franklin Bridge walkway ramp project moving along with federal grant funding
Mar 10, 2017 – Blog.Tstc.org

Road Warrior: Risking life and limb to catch a bus
Mar 10, 2017 – NorthJersey.com

At least 9 pedestrians killed this month in traffic accidents
Mar 11, 2017 – NJ.com

Letter: Transit, bike paths key to Camden’s growth
Mar 11, 2017 – CourierPostOnline.com

Bayonne awards 5-year contract for bike-share program
Mar 16, 2017 – NJ.com

These are the deadliest roads in Gloucester County
Mar 21, 2017 – NJ.com

Pedestrian walkway proposed between train station and new warehouse
Mar 22, 2017 – NJ.com

Maplewood to receive major traffic, pedestrian safety improvements in 2018
Mar 23, 2017 – VillageGreenNJ.com

Christie signs bill to spend $400M on transportation
Mar 27, 2017 – NorthJersey.com

New bike, walking trail would link N.J.’s 2 largest cities
Mar 27, 2017 – NJ.com

‘Street Smart’ campaign launches in Dover
Mar 30, 2017 – DailyRecord.com

Study: Crashes killing pedestrians faster than motorists
Mar 30, 2017 – App.com

Bike depots connect cyclists to mass transit
Mar 31, 2017 – NorthJersey.com

Crash Reports

Sister and brother struck in fatal pedestrian incident in Verona
Mar 3, 2017 – NewJerseyHills.com

2 men killed in separate crashes overnight in Lawrence
Mar 4, 2017 – NJ.com

Woman crossing street dies after being hit by car, cops say
Mar 4, 2017 – NJ.com

Pedestrian teenager struck and killed by state trooper’s vehicle in Westfield
Mar 5, 2017 – MyCentralJersey.com

Man loses legs after drunken driver pins him against car, police say
Mar 6, 2017 – NJ.com

Pedestrian killed by hit-and-run driver in Trenton, cops say
Mar 7, 2017 – NJ.com

Woodbury man struck, killed by passing motorist
Mar 8, 2017 – CourierPostOnline.com

Man dies after being struck by 2 vehicles in Newark, authorities say
Mar 10, 2017 – NJ.com

Pedestrian dies after being hit by SUV in Lakewood
Mar 10, 2017 – NJ.com

Pedestrian killed on Mount Laurel highway
Mar 12, 2017 – CourierPostOnline.com

Pedestrian killed after being hit by bus, authorities say
Mar 13, 2017 – NJ.com

Mom was 4th pedestrian killed on Rt. 130 in Burlington County in under a year
Mar 15, 2017 – NJ.com

Pedestrian hit by car suffers serious injuries in Lakewood
Mar 20, 2017 – NJ.com

Pedestrian hit by NJ Transit bus in Mountainside, airlifted to hospital
Mar 21, 2017 – Patch.com

Pedestrian struck, possible fatality in Essex Fells
Mar 21, 2017 – TapInto.net

Hudson County vehicle hits pedestrian near courthouse
Mar 24, 2017 – NJ.com

N.J. pedestrian struck on Rt. 206 dies from his injuries
Mar 24, 2017 – NJ.com

2 Cranford women hit by car while in crosswalk, hospitalized
Mar 29, 2017 – Patch.com

National

New study looks at ‘close calls’ for cyclists and pedestrians
Mar 7, 2017 – HoustonPublicMedia.org

How Philly’s Vision Zero Action Plan aims to make city streets safer
Mar 8, 2017 – Philly.Curbed.com

Cyclists took 28 million bike-share trips in the U.S. in 2016, group says
Mar 9, 2017 – Npr.org

When will America’s street design Bible enter the 21st Century?
Mar 14, 2017 – Usa.Streetsblock.com

How bike share is changing American cities
Mar 21, 2017 – Curbed.com

Trump’s budget ‘blueprint’ is bad news for bicyclists
Mar 27, 2017 – Metro.us

How U.S. bike planning has changed, state by state
Mar 29, 2017 – NextCity.org

The human side of traffic calming (or how I learned to stop worrying and love disorder)
Mar 29, 2017 – StrongTowns.org

The Today Show completely botched its coverage of America’s pedestrian safety crisis
Mar 31, 2017 – Usa.Streetsblog.com

Video

Systematic Safety: The principles behind Vision Zero