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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed May 18, 2017 – June 13, 2017

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed May 18, 2017 – June 13, 2017

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

 

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

NJ TRANSIT Installing 360-Degree Cameras to Protect Pedestrians, Riders, Motorists

May 18, 2017 –Nj.gov

Proposed bike trail in Watchung Reservation sparks battle

May 18, 2017 –Nj.com

Plan for mountain bike trail ditched after nasty year-long battle

May 19, 2017 –Nj.com

Central Jersey bike riders encouraged to participate in ‘The Longest Day’

May 22, 2017 – Mycentraljersey.com

New Jersey Releases Their First Complete Streets Design Guide

May 26, 2017 – Bicyclecoalition.org

City council approves main street road diet – Asbury Park

May 26, 2017 – Asburyparksun.com

Essex County Street Smart NJ Kicks Off At Bloomfield Town Hall

May 30, 2017 – Tapinto.net

iPlay America Teams with Law Enforcement to Support Bicycle Safety

June 1, 2017 – Uniquevenues.com

Somerville Police Launch Month-Long Pedestrian Safety Campaign

June 1, 2017 – Mycentraljersey.com

Thousands bike 15 miles through Jersey City neighborhoods

June 4, 2017 –Nj.com

Police: Teen stole bike to get to school on time

June 8, 2017 – Njherald.com

Rutherford holds second bike rodeo

June 9, 2017 – Northjersey.com

Crash Reports

Pedestrian Accident Involving Burnet Middle School Teacher – UNION, NJ

May 18, 2017 – Tapinto.net

Pregnant Westwood Pedestrian Chases Down Elderly Driver Who Dragged Friend

May 18, 2017 – Pascackvalley.dailyvoice.com

Pedestrian struck, injured on Rt.1 in Linden

May 22, 2017 – NJ.com

Pedestrian killed in Willingboro crash, cops say

May 30, 2017 – NJ.com

Pedestrian struck and killed by NJ Transit train in Hammonton

June 1, 2017 – 6abc.com

Man hit, killed by vehicle in Hackensack, report says

June 2, 2017 – NJ.com

Brick Police Seeking Driver’s ID In Pedestrian Hit-And-Run

June 6, 2017 – Patch.com

1 dead after hit-and-run on Newark street

June 7, 2017 – NJ.com

2 men on hurt when minivan strikes their bicycle

June 7, 2017 – NJ.com

Pedestrian Fatality Reported on Grove Street Montclair, Police Say

June 8, 2017 – Tapinto.net

75-year-old pedestrian dies after struck by car

June 10, 2017 – NJ.com

N.J. truck driver fled after fatally striking pedestrian, cops say

June 12, 2017 – NJ.com

National

Deadly Times Square attack highlights NYC pedestrian safety

May 20, 2017 – NJHerald.com

Our view: Remember pedestrians, bicyclists in U.S. 1 planning

June 1, 2017 – TCPalm.com

Bicycling’s huge costs in America

June 6, 2017 – Universityofcalifornia.edu

Medical costs of bike crashes on the rise

June 9, 2017 – Businessinsider.com

Pennsylvania Becomes 25th State to Join the U.S. Bicycle Route System

June 12, 2017 – Gilmermirror.com

Being pro-bike isn’t anti-pedestrian

June 13, 2017 – Metro.us

New York’s Citi Bike sharing scheme sees first fatality

June 13, 2017 – BBC.com

Video

Happy 200th birthday to the bike

June 12, 2017 – BBC.com