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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed May 1, 2018 – May 31, 2018

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed  May 1, 2018 – May 31, 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

RideWise kicks off annual Drive Less Somerset Challenge
May 30 – Bridgewater Patch

Why N.J. ranks among the top 10 bike-friendly states
May 26 – NJ.com

Implementing Complete Streets at the Local Level
May 25 – SustainableJersey.com

LOOSE ENDS: A gift of bike lanes for Princeton
May 25 – CentralJersey.com

Madison plans to extend pedestrian, bike trail
May 23 – DailyRecord.com

Pleasantville awarded $400K Transit Village grant
May 23 – CapreMedia.com

Ventnor gets grant for bike lanes into Atlantic City, Margate
May 21 – ShoreNewsToday.com

Montclair-to-Jersey City bike path would be part of 9/11 trail
May 21 – Patch.com

Goethals Bridge walkway/bikeway to open by end of summer
May 21 – Silive.com

Bike-sharing continues to grow in New Jersey
May 16 – ROI-NJ.com

New Jersey state bicycle championships return to Plainfield
May 16 – MyCentralJersey.com

NJDOT launches Commitment to Communities Initiative
May 13 – ParsippanyFocus.com

Jersey City approves $9M toward reducing traffic fatalities
May 11 – NJBiz.com

Sharrows are first step toward bicycle safety in Metuchen
May 9 – CentralJersey.com

Princeton bike months presents wealth of opportunities for all
May 9 – TownTopics.com

A move forward in Essex-Hudson Greenway Project
May 2 – BaristaNet.com

Camden bike share launches to give options, go green and get exercise
May 1 – NJTVonline.org

Can a trendy bike share program boost Camden?
May 1 – NJ.com

Crash Reports

High school student dies crossing dangerous South Jersey highway
May 16 – Patch.com

Bicyclist, 53, fatally struck by car in South Jersey
May 14 – NJ.com

National

Lyft is reportedly close to buying the company behind Citi Bike
June 1 – Yahoo News

Why is it so hard to charge motorists with murdering cyclists?
May 31 – The Guardian

Auditing the town’s streets: International walkability expert evaluates East Jackson and the ‘Y.’=
May 30 – JHNewsandGuide.com

Grand Island unveils plan to make community more bike and pedestrian friendly
May 29 – Nebraska.tv

Explore Bike Share launches in Memphis; more bicycles, stations planned
May 23 – CommercialAppeal.com

This car-free bridge from Brooklyn to Queens needs your help
May 21 – Metro.us

Gov. Cuomo announces $100M available to fund clean air & alternative transportation projects
May 20 – NiagaraFallsReporter.com

Geared up: Give cycling to work a try
May 15 – ValleyMorningStar.com

The U.S. bike trails with the best views
May 14 – RD.com

Dockless companies deliver bike-share to underserved areas
May 10 – USA.StreetsBlog.org

NCDOT proposes walking, biking path between Canton, western Buncombe
May 9 – Citizen-Times.com

Separation Anxiety: Uptowners fear Ardmore-Montrose bike path will cause a bloodbath
May 8 – CHI.StreetsBlog.org

Metro proposes cutting bike-share programs in half
May 8 – LA.StreetsBlog.org

A blueprint for safer biking and walking between the Bronx and Manhattan
May 4 – NYC.StreetsBlog.org

Long Island Bike-to-Work Parade commences at Hofstra
May 1 – TheHofstraChronicle.com

Hit-and-Run deaths are skyrocketing, and pedestrians and cyclists bear the brunt
May 1 – USA.StreetsBlog.org

Milwaukee’s BUBLR Bikes takes on healthy food access
April 30 – BetterBikeShare.org

International

UN to kick off World Bicycle Day on Sunday
May 31 – BikeBiz.com

Ride-on policies to encourage cycling commuters will be win for all
May 30 – SMH.com.au

Should Melbourne follow in New York’s footsteps to save pedestrian lives?
May 25 – TheAge.com.au

Hoi An bicycle project wins global award
May 19 – English.VietnamNet.vn

Welcome to cycle heaven: why we moved our family to the Netherlands
May 16 – TheGuardian.com

Pyongyang implementing public bicycle rental system
May 15 – KoreaTimes.co.kr

Hoog Catharijne: Cycling Safely in the world’s largest bike parking facility
May 14 – Parking-Net.com