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

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

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

 

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Upper Township bike plan could bring more connections
Oct. 2, 2018 – The Press of Atlantic City

Police making most dangerous road in N.J. safer for pedestrians
Oct. 2, 2018 – abc6

How New Jersey towns are making streets safer for pedestrians
Oct. 2, 2018 – Northjersey.com

‘Huge Gap’ in Cape Cycling Links Exists in Upper
Oct. 4, 2108 – Cape May County Herald

Pedal power is helping preserve N.J.’s unique pinelands
Oct. 4, 2018 – NJ.com

Ready to share the road with electric bikes?
Oct. 9, 2018 – Burlington County Times

Somerset County schools participate in Walk and Bike to School Month
Oct. 10, 2018 – mycentraljersey.com

Newark Police Step Up Enforcement During Pedestrian Safety Campaign
Oct. 11, 2018 – Tapinto.net

Bernardsville Pedestrian Safety Campaign Under Way Downtown
Oct. 16, 2018 – Tapinto.net

Bike Share Possibly Coming To Secaucus
Oct. 25, 2018 – Secaucus Patch

Crash Reports

Pleasant Valley man killed in New Jersey crash
Oct. 1, 2018 – Poughkeepsie Journal

New Brunswick High School Vice Principal Tyrone Harrison killed by drag racer in Piscataway; suspects sought
Oct. 10, 2018 – mycentraljersey.com

Man Dies In Dirt Bike Crash In Union County
Oct. 11, 2018 – Clark Patch

Harding cyclist dies in crash with car; sun glare may have been a factor, police say
Oct. 13, 2018 – Daily Record

Former Morris Co. Board Of Ed Member Killed In Bike Crash
Oct. 19, 2018 – Mendham Patch

Pedestrian Struck, Killed By SUV in New Jersey: Police
Oct. 20, 2018 – NBC New York

Paterson man killed on turnpike when he is hit by tractor-trailer
Oct. 29, 2018 – Northjersey.com

Police seek public’s help in hit-and-run death of pedestrian
Pct. 29, 2018 – NJ.com

Man hit stranger with car on purpose and it was caught on video, cops say
Oct. 30, 2018 – NJ.com

Marlboro woman dies after being struck by car
Oct. 30, 2018 – Asbury Park Press

Woman critically injured in Newark hit-and-run
Oct. 31, 2018 – abc7NY

National News

A Bus Driver Is Found Guilty in a Citi Bike Death. Cyclists See a Victory.
Oct. 1, 2018 – The New York Times

Annapolis bike lane experiment ends two weeks early
Oct. 1, 2018 – Capital Gazette

New Lawsuit Aims To Kill Bike Lanes & Bus Priority In L Train Shutdown Plan
Oct. 2, 2018 – Gothamist

Salt Lake City’s bike share was on track to have its most successful season ever. Then, the scooters came.
Oct. 3, 2018 – The Salt Lake Tribune

Pedestrian deaths decline, but 2017 was still 2nd-worst year in decades
Oct. 3, 2018 – Detroit Free Press

A refusal to wear helmets leads to hundreds of fatal bike crashes each year. A team of former SpaceX engineers may have found the solution.
Oct. 5, 2018 – Business Insider

Why biking is critical for surviving the L train shutdown
Oct. 17, 2018 – Curbed NY

Pedestrian Mall Considered Near State Capitol in Cheyenne
Oct. 20, 2018 – USnews.com

Crews break ground on new pedestrian bridge on Las Vegas Strip
Oct. 22, 2018 – Las Vegas Review Journal

Behind the roar of opposition against dirt bikes grows an engine of support | Helen Ubiñas
Oct. 23, 2018 – philly.com

Tweaking This Travel Survey Question Could Create Liveable Cities Overnight
Oct. 23, 2018 – Forbes

D.C. Mayor Bowser unveils reset of her Vision Zero campaign as traffic deaths surpass 2017 total
Oct. 23, 2018 – The Washington Post

Biking In Pittsburgh, The Next Frontier
Oct. 24, 2018

Urban Planning Guru Says Driverless Cars Won’t Fix Congestion
Oct. 27, 2018 – New York Times

How scooter fees may help pay for better bike lanes in Indianapolis
Oct. 29, 2018 – Indy Star

UPS to Test E-Bike Deliveries in Seattle
Oct. 30, 2018 – StreetsBlog USA

Uber launches bike mobility dashboard for cities
Oct. 30, 2018 – Smart Cities Dive

Halloween can be a deadly night for children, traffic researchers say
Oct 31, 2018 – NBC News

International

The Netherlands is getting a bike path made from recycled plastic, and the technique could one day be used to make entire streets
Oct. 1, 2018 – Business Insider

UK Agency Developing New Highway Code to Protect Cyclists, Pedestrians
Oct. 29, 2018 – Occupational Health & Safety

Video

State releases animation of Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge walking-biking path
Oct. 7, 2018 – LoHud.com