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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed May 1, 2019 – June 5, 2019

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed May 1, 2019 – June 5, 2019

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

 

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

New law legalizes e-bikes and e-scooters in New Jersey
May 15, 2019 – njbikeped.org

Hoboken will launch its scooter share program
May 15, 2019 – Hoboken Government

Hoboken rolls out e-scooters: learn the rules of the road
May 22, 2019 – patch.com

Asbury Park grant for pedestrian safety improvements
May 22, 2019 – patch.com

Path for bicyclists, pedestrians opens on Bayonne Bridge
May 24, 2019 – silive.com

New segment of Lawrence Hopewell Trail opens
Jun 3, 2019 – nj.com

Pedestrian-only signal phase to be studied at Nassau Street/Washington Road/Vandeventer Avenue in Princeton
Jun 3, 2019 –  New Jersey Department of Transportation

No more climbing and carrying bikes on steps in Camden to cross the Ben Franklin Bridge
Jun 4, 2019 –  Cherry Hill Courier Post

Hoboken to explore protected bike lane in new pilot program
Jun 5, 2019 –  Hudson Reporter

 

Crash Reports

North Brunswick man charged in New Brunswick fatal hit-and-run
May 2, 2019 – mycentraljersey.com

N.J. man struck and killed while walking along Route 22
May 6, 2019 – nj.com

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car on Route 72 in Burlington County
May 8, 2019 – nj.com

Bicyclist, 13, injured when car strikes, drags him in Lakewood
May 14, 2019 – nj.com

Bicyclist killed after being struck by NJ Transit bus at Jersey Shore is identified
May 20, 2019 – nj.com

South Jersey woman struck killed by car as she crossed street
May 21, 2019 – nj.com

School crossing guard hit by car, injured in front of N.J. elementary school, cops say
May 23, 2019 – nj.com

Police identify Bergenfield boy killed while riding his bicycle
May 23, 2019 – northjesey.com

Pedestrian killed, another injured after being struck by SUV in Jersey Shore town
May 28, 2019 – nj.com

 

National

Pennsylvania bill could bring more of safest bike lanes to Philadelphia
May 1, 2019 – inquirer.com

Shade, a civic resource, an index of inequality, and a requirement for public health
May 6, 2019 – Places Journal

Pedal to the metal: The path to a more cycling-friendly city
May 8, 2019 – c-ville.com

Bike to Work Week: Are e-bikes the answer to health, traffic and environmental issues?
May 13, 2019 – USA Today

Walking is LA’s future, but the city is still designing its streets for cars
May 15, 2019 – la.curbed.com

Can car-crazy Dallas learn to love bikes?
May 16, 2019 – citylab.com

The problem with outlawing distracted walking
May 17, 2019 – citylab.com

We can make New Orleans the premier city for biking and walking
May 20, 2019 – NOLA.com

Why San Francisco Is Putting Pedestrians First on Its Main Thoroughfare
May 23, 2019 – politico.com

More lighting alone does not create safer cities. Look at what research with young women tells us
May 28, 2019 – theconversation.com

NYC bills target bike safety through long-term planning
May 28, 2019 – Government Technology

In a deadly year for cyclists, New York City could make protected bike lanes a required option on major streets
Jun 5, 2019 – bicycling.com

Who bikes in Seattle? Bicycling gender gap one of the biggest in the U.S.
Jun 5, 2019 – The Seattle Times