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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: May 7, 2021 – June 9, 2021

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: May 7, 2021 – June 9, 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

Main Street/Route 71 Improvement Project in Asbury Park
May 11, 2021 – ahherald.com

South Amboy Receives $1 Million for Cyclist/Pedestrian Link
May 14, 2021 – tapinto.net

Bound Brook’s vision for a pedestrian plaza inches closer to reality
May 14, 2021 – mycentraljersey.com

Op-Ed: For NJ cyclists, a vehicle door can be an invitation to injury
May 18, 2021 – njspotlight.com

5 Bergen, Passaic County towns get NJ DOT funds to improve pedestrian safety in downtowns
May 18, 2021 – northjersey.com

Will Jersey’s Most Vulnerable Road Users Finally Get Equal Protection?
May 19, 2021 – blog.tstc.org

N.J. needs law to make the roads safer for pedestrians, cyclists, committee says
May 20, 2021 – tapinto.net

Fulop Pedals to Work to Raise Awareness of Bike Safety
May 22, 2021 – tapinto.net

Plan advancing to expand NJ move-over law to cyclists and others
May 27, 2021 – nj1015.com

New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition Kicks Off the 12ᵗʰ Annual New Jersey Bike & Walk Summit with Keynote Speakers Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver and U.S. Representative of New Jersey 11ᵗʰ Congressional District Mikie Sherrill
June 2, 2021 – insidernj.com

Committee Advances Karabinchak, Swain, Stanley & Murphy Legislation Requiring Greater Driver Caution Around Pedestrians, Cyclists
June 2, 2021 – insidernj.com

Bill requiring drivers to move over when passing bikes, pedestrians takes step forward
June 3, 2021 – nj.com

Princeton Pedestrian & Bicycle Committee Receives Advocacy Award
June 3, 2021 – patch.com

N.J. e-bike shop opens with mission to support kids
June 4, 2021 – nj.com

Input Sought on Paterson Bicycle Plan
June 7, 2021 – tapinto.net

Jersey Shore recreation trail network to get crucial missing link
June 7, 2021 – pressofatlanticcity.com

Upgrades continue at Long Branch, NJ rail station — the next transit village?
June 7, 2021 – nj1015.com

City Planning Board Lays Out Master Plan to Public, Asks for Input
June 8, 2021 – tapinto.net

Coalition Recognizes Fulop for Making Jersey City More Bike Friendly
June 9, 2021 – tapinto.net

N.J. roads (and a boardwalk) would get fixed in $547B House bill. See what’s in your county.
June 9, 2021 – nj.com

Newark Plans Improvements for Walkers and Bikers Near NJPAC
June 9, 2021 – jerseydigs.com

Crash Reports

Hoboken Police Seek Driver Who Hit Bicycle Delivery Man
May 9, 2021 – patch.com

Hackettstown police looking for driver involved in pedestrian crash
May 10, 2021 – wfmz.com

Mom dies, teen daughter hurt after they’re hit by car on Mother’s Day, police say
May 10, 2021 – nj.com

Driver Drops Cigarette, Hits 2 Toms River Pedestrians: Police
May 10, 2021 – patch.com

DEVELOPING: Pedestrian Airlifted After Being Struck In Sayreville
May 12, 2021 – dailyvoice.com

Cyclist injured in Hopewell Boro car accident
May 13, 2021 – mercerme.com

Lower Man, 65, Killed by Motorist on Bay Drive
May 14, 2021 – capemaycountyherald.com

In race for sheriff, primary rival calls for investigation into 5-year-old crash
May 14, 2021 – nj.com

Pedestrian struck, killed on N.J. road, police say
May 15, 2021 – nj.com

Unidentified Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Vineland Friday Night
May 15, 2021 – wpgtalkradio.com

Pedestrian in Fatal Friday Night Vineland Crash Identified
May 17, 2021 – wpgtalkradio.com

Police, EMS Crews Respond To Pedestrian Hit-Run Crash In Hazlet
May 18, 2021 – dailyvoice.com

Juvenile critically injured in pedestrian, motor vehicle crash
May 18, 2021 – fox29.com

Police update: cyclist hit last week has passed away
May 18, 2021 – mercerme.com

NJ State Police investigating fatal hit-and-run in West Deptford Township
May 19, 2021 – 6abc.com

N.J. pedestrian deaths increased last year, even with pandemic. Experts are alarmed.
May 20, 2021 – nj.com

Pedestrian, 38, dies after he’s hit by driver who suffered medical emergency, cops say
May 20, 2021 – nj.com

Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Vehicle on NJ-17 in Bergen County
May 22, 2021 – rlsmedia.com

Pedestrian killed in early morning N.J. crash, police say
May 22, 2021 – nj.com

Metuchen man’s death spurs pedestrian safety legislation
May 24, 2021 – mycentraljersey.com

Fatal Hit-And-Run Under Investigation In Bridgewater
May 27, 2021 – patch.com

Man charged with leaving fatal Trenton crash that killed pedestrian, cops say
May 31, 2021 – nj.com

Man found dead in street was beaten before car ran over him, cops say announcing new arrest
June 3, 2021 – nj.com

Old Bridge woman critically injured in Woodbridge crash off Route 9
June 4, 2021 – mycentraljersey.com

Brand new highway: Route 206 Bypass in Hillsborough, NJ finally open
June 5, 2021 – nj1015.com

86-year-old man struck, killed in Linden
June 6, 2021 – nj.com

Cops ID pedestrian struck and killed in Linden
June 7, 2021 – nj.com

Blotter: Fatal pedestrian accident, harassment, identity theft
June 9, 2021 – lebtown.com

Addressing Barriers to Bike/Ped for Underprivileged Communities

Jersey City’s new Climate and Energy Action Plan is a win-win, officials say
May 11, 2021 – nj.com

‘Change is hard’: Why the future of a car-free MLK Drive remains in flux
May 13, 2021 – why.org

Essex Hudson Greenway Project to Provide Significant Economic Impact Across Northern New Jersey, Project Endorsed by Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey
May 18, 2021 – insidernj.com

Invisible Cyclists: Why People of Color Need To Be Part Of Post-Pandemic Transportation Planning
May 20, 2021 – milwaukeeindependent.com

New Albany bike/pedestrian plan unveiled with a focus on equity
May 21, 2021 – timesunion.com

Amazon got land SEPTA wanted. Will it delay a much-needed trolley upgrade?
May 30, 2021 – inquirer.com

PBOT’s ‘Streets 2035’ initiative is under the radar, but could have vast implications
June 7, 2021 – bikeportland.org

National

Officials halfway through planning stage on pedestrian trails project in Dubois Co.
May 10, 2021 – 14news.com

Earl Blumenauer Bridge: Portland nets bike, pedestrian link
May 10, 2021 – pamplinmedia.com

Streets Week!: Mayor de Blasio Announces Record Creation of Bus and Bicycle Lanes Planned for 2021
May 11, 2021 – www1.nyc.gov

After walking and biking gained momentum during pandemic, CT towns become more pedestrian friendly
May 13, 2021 – fairfieldcitizenonline.com

What can be done for bike, pedestrian safety?
May 17, 2021 – eastvalleytribune.com

This is how the sidewalks-bike work according to the DGT, why are cyclists facing pedestrians?
May 22, 2021 – explica.co

Events: How federal funds could be repurposed to make local streets work better for all users
May 24, 2021 – ggwash.org

Most Dangerous Streets in Denver
May 26, 2021 – westword.com

Pedestrian safety concerns and accidents prompt city planning and infrastructure changes
May 31, 2021 – rapidgrowthmedia.com

Micro-mobility infrastructure plan targets downtown Miami
June 1, 2021 – miamitodaynews.com

Advocates, county leaders call for change to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety at Metro stations
June 2, 2021 – tysonsreporter.com

Critics say NOACA’s long-range plan update won’t reduce regional car dependence, improve safety; agency welcomes feedback
June 3, 2021 – cleveland.com

Flanders Crossing, new bicycle and pedestrian bridge over I-405, opens in NW Portland
June 5, 2021 – oregonlive.com

Letter: Support of road safety efforts in Newport in the form of improved markings for bicyclists on the roads
June 7, 2021 – whatsupnewp.com

College Station leaders discuss action on road improvements
June 7, 2021 – theeagle.com

UF plans to create an auto-free zone on campus
June 7, 2021 – alligator.org

Pedestrian bridge could be renamed for Keene mayor who championed it
June 7, 2021 – sentinelsource.com

Waco: State to Fund Two Bike Projects Totaling $4 Million
June 7, 2021 – virtualbx.com

‘A disaster waiting to happen': East Bay Bike Path detour doesn’t ride well with cyclists
June 8, 2021 – providencejournal.com

‘Game-changer:’ ACHD will separate bike lanes on arterial roads moving forward
June 8, 2021 – kivitv.com

Bike-ped bridge is an uphill struggle in OC and WL
June 8, 2021 – pamplinmedia.com

International

New technology will end ‘scary’ red reverts at hundreds of Ottawa intersections
May 15, 2021 – cbc.ca

Paris plans to pedestrianise historic centre
May 15, 2021 – themayor.eu

Hamburg keeps vulnerable road users safe with new sensor installations
May 17, 2021 – themayor.eu

Bicycle facilities in Oberursel to enhance the environment for cyclists
May 18, 2021 – themayor.eu

José María Villalobos Ramos: We will be the second Spanish city with most kilometres of cycling routes per inhabitant
May 26, 2021 – themayor.eu

E-scooters, e-bikes return to Calgary streets
May 28, 2021 – cbc.ca

Tyrol launches a new app for cycling
May 28, 2021 – themayor.eu

Belit Onay: Our priority is to have a car-free city centre with more space for cycling and walking
May 31, 2021 – themayor.eu

The Acropolis becomes accessible to people of all abilities
June 3, 2021 – themayor.eu

Florence traffic is about to get smarter
June 3, 2021 – themayor.eu

Cities worldwide took space for cars and gave it to people during the pandemic. Will it stick?
June 7, 2021 – news.vcu.edu

Tofino considers electric bike restrictions
June 7, 2021 – westerlynews.ca

Can Vancouver-based Damon Motorcycles redefine the ride?
June 8, 2021 – electricautonomy.ca

Brazilian Mayor Became a Global Guru of Urban Planning
June 9, 2021 – wsj.com