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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: October 26, 2020 – November 27, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: October 26, 2020 – November 27, 2020

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

Brick City’s Impending Bike and E-Scooter Share Aims to Supply Freedom of Mobility
November 5, 2020 – tapinto.net

Citing Long Delay, Bike&Walk Montclair Urges Montclair Council To Adopt Montclair SAFE Plan
November 6, 2020 – baristanet.com

Summit Group Gets Grant For 1.2-Mile Pedestrian Park On Rail Line
November 9, 2020 – patch.com

Hoboken City Council Approves Resolution for Traffic Engineer to Reassess Bike Lanes on Washington Street
November 9, 2020 – hobokengirl.com

Hoboken Mounts Up for Another Washington Street Protected Bike Lane Ride
November 12, 2020 – tapinto.net

Passaic County getting $8.56 million to improve Lakeview Avenue in Paterson
November 13, 2020 – patersontimes.com

Somerset Street in Raritan, Finderne Avenue in Bridgewater Being Investigated as Part of Roadway Safety Study
November 16, 2020 – tapinto.net

Murphy Touts Investments In NJ Infrastructure Projects
November 17, 2020 – newjerseynewsnetwork.com

City Of Newark Begins Planning For NewarkGo City Bike & Scooter Program
November 21, 2020 – newjerseystage.com

Plan To Build Hike, Bike Path Through 8 NJ Towns Picks Up Steam
November 23, 2020 – patch.com

Paterson’s Lakeview Avenue will receive $8.6M in state money for safety improvements
November 23, 2020 – northjersey.com

Hoping for a settlement over 6th Street Embankment, Jersey City sees a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity for rails-to-trails network
November 27, 2020 – nj.com

Crash Reports

Authorities: DWI Car Salesman Flees After Hitting Pedestrian In Front Of Elmwood Park Police
October 26, 2020 – dailyvoice.com

Pedestrian struck and killed by minivan along N.J. Turnpike, State Police say
October 26, 2020 – nj.com

Man Killed In Hazlet By NJ Transit Train Identified 11 Days Later
October 27, 2020 – patch.com

18-year-old helping motorist with car trouble in critical condition after he’s struck by drunk driver, cops say
October 27, 2020 – nj.com

Man gets 5 years in fatal hit-and-run
October 30, 2020 – nj.com

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run in Elizabeth
November 2, 2020 – nj.com

Pedestrian killed by hit-and-run driver in New Jersey, man charged
November 9, 2020 – abc7ny.com

Man Sustains Head Injury After Accident Near Mercer County Park
November 9, 2020 – patch.com

Driver Chased Down, Hit Man With Car In Somerset County: Police
November 9, 2020 – patch.com

Pedestrian struck and killed in Gloucester City, New Jersey
November 11, 2020 – 6abc.com

Pedestrian killed on Rt. 130, police say
November 11, 2020 – nj.com

2 killed in 3-car crash on Route 130 in Cranbury
November 11, 2020 – nj1015.com

Pedestrian Hit on West Broad in Westfield Wednesday Night, Police Say
November 12, 2020 – tapinto.net

Serious Motor Vehicle Crash Involving Pedestrian In West Windsor
November 16, 2020 – patch.com

Bergen Crash: Pedestrian Struck By Sedan
November 16, 2020 – dailyvoice.com

Man charged after pedestrian killed in NJ crash
November 18, 2020 – wfmz.com

Pedestrian Killed In Middle Township Crash: Police
November 18, 2020 – patch.com

1 killed, another injured in Piscataway train crash
November 20, 2020 – mycentraljersey.com

UPDATE: Woman, 18, Struck, Killed On Route 17 In Paramus
November 21, 2020 – dailyvoice.com

New Haven Woman Critically Injured In Car V. Pedestrian Crash
November 22, 2020 – patch.com

Pedestrian dead after apparent hit-and-run crash in Vernon, investigation underway
November 24, 2020 – news.yahoo.com

National

Local police departments promote pedestrian and bicycle safety
October 27, 2020 – obxtoday.com

Grant funds bike, pedestrian improvements downtown
October 28, 2020 – hmbreview.com

13th Annual Bike and Pedestrian Count postponed due to poor air quality
October 28, 2020 – lbpost.com

Cyclists Protest For More Bike, Pedestrian Lanes
November 1, 2020 – news.yahoo.com

Bicycle and pedestrian safety operation happening in SLO
November 2, 2020 – pasoroblesdailynews.com

Caernarvon supervisors approve plan for bike, pedestrian routes in Churchtown
November 4, 2020 – lancasteronline.com

East Hopkins Bike And Pedestrian Project To Begin
November 4, 2020 – smcorridornews.com

The Providence River Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge continues a shipbuilding tradition
November 5, 2020 – archpaper.com

The Beltway blocks bike and pedestrian connectivity. Widening it could make the problem worse.
November 6, 2020 – ggwash.org

Buellton Awarded Grant for Bicycle, Pedestrian Safety and Education Program
November 6, 2020 – noozhawk.com

Redesigning Slow Streets to reflect community & culture in East Oakland
November 6, 2020 – Smart Growth America

New Charleston County road could bring progress as some grapple with possible displacement
November 9, 2020 – postandcourier.com

City Begins East Hopkins Bike And Pedestrian Improvement Project
November 9, 2020 – sanmarcosrecord.com

Long Beach receives $275,000 state grant for pedestrian and bicycle safety
November 9, 2020 – signaltribunenewspaper.com

CDOT and Alderman Silverstein Cut the Ribbon for the Lincoln Village Pedestrian Bridge, Final Link in North Shore Channel Trail
November 10, 2020 – chicago.gov

Suisun City leaders seek feedback about bike, pedestrian trail
November 10, 2020 – timesheraldonline.com

Niles Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Group’s First Meeting Set Friday
November 10, 2020 – journal-topics.com

Bike lanes, roundabout among changes proposed for Warsaw Avenue
November 10, 2020 – fox19.com

EF and Cannondale to launch teams at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
November 11, 2020 – Cycling Tips

Town Seeks State Funds To Create Formal Bicycle Route
November 11, 2020 – newcanaanite.com

Planners get feedback on ped bridge over Rivanna
November 12, 2020 – dailyprogress.com

City eyes modern bike-ped facilities in Mullan area transportation plans
November 13, 2020 – kpax.com

County Health Agency Gets $125,000 Grant To Improve Bike, Pedestrian Safety
November 13, 2020 – timesofsandiego.com

Despite ambitious traffic goals, fewer employees are biking to work in Mountain View
November 13, 2020 – mv-voice.com

Pedestrian-friendly Columbian Square plan proposed
November 13, 2020 – wickedlocal.com

Cycling trail could connect Spring Creek and Elko
November 13, 2020 – elkodaily.com

Another record-breaking year for pedestrian deaths in Nashville
November 14, 2020 – newschannel5.com

Butte County’s bike, car seat safety programs net $195 thousand in grants
November 14, 2020 – chicoer.com

Street Beat: Sign Says Drive, Walk, Bike…Respectfully
November 14, 2020 – nyacknewsandviews.com

Sand Box: Better bike paths, safer streets, fewer cars
November 14, 2020 – easyreadernews.com

Highway 41 project in Atascadero includes new bike path, sidewalks
November 14, 2020 – pasoroblesdailynews.com

Memphis cycling groups want changes to dangerous intersection where cyclist died after crash
November 15, 2020 – wmcactionnews5.com

The past, present, and future of the Cherry Avenue bike and pedestrian bridge
November 16, 2020 – chi.streetsblog.org

Pasadena Transportation Department Receives $150k Grant From CA Office Of Traffic Safety For Pedestrian And Bicyclist Safety Program
November 16, 2020 – patch.com

Local Bicyclist Killed In Crash Honored On World Day Of Remembrance For Road Traffic Victims
November 16, 2020 – pittsburgh.cbslocal.com

After crash claimed cyclist’s life, city pushes for safety upgrades near Shelby Farms
November 16, 2020 – commercialappeal.com

MDT working on solutions to Higgins Bridge safety concerns
November 17, 2020 – nbcmontana.com

New $2.5M pedestrian, bike trail connection would further link Seattle and Eastside cities
November 17, 2020 – seattletimes.com

Pandemic streets showed the promise of car-free Seattle
November 17, 2020 – crosscut.com

New Eco-Counter Tracks Pedestrians, Bike Riders Using Jacksonville Parks
November 17, 2020 – wjct.org

This Is Our Chance to Reclaim Cities from Cars
November 17, 2020 – outsideonline.com

Forging pathways to a healthier, safer community
November 18, 2020 – idahopress.com

Lightfoot’s capital spending proposal includes earmarks for sidewalks and bikeways
November 18, 2020 – chi.streetsblog.org

Six Million Dollars for a Fake Bike Path
November 18, 2020 – sf.streetsblog.org

Sound Transit to improve pedestrian, bike access at Puyallup Station
November 18, 2020 – progressiverailroading.com

$1.5 Million grant awarded to Amherst to increase pedestrian safety
November 19, 2020 – wwlp.com

Some Residents Push For Denver’s ‘Shared Streets’ Program To Become Permanent
November 19, 2020 – denver.cbslocal.com

Tallahassee Police begin proactive patrols in effort to increase pedestrian, bicycle safety
November 19, 2020 – wtxl.com

Howard County Executive Hosts Transportation Town Hall
November 20, 2020 – scotteblog.com

City prepares next steps for Bergstrom Spur trail
November 20, 2020 – austinmonitor.com

Deschutes County bike, pedestrian panel announces Big Chainring Awards
November 20, 2020 – ktvz.com

The Woodlands continues to seek funding for bike and pedestrian path projects
November 20, 2020 – communityimpact.com

Activists Relaunch Campaign for Bike and Pedestrian Access on the Verrazzano Bridge, MTA Resistant
November 23, 2020 – bklyner.com

Shade Structures, Pedestrian Bridges And Other Improvements To Pueblo’s Arkansas River Are Underway
November 24, 2020 – cpr.org

Last chance to weigh in on planned pedestrian bridge over S.R. 436
November 24, 2020 – orlandosentinel.com

More Than $13M In Grants To Support Bicycle, Pedestrian Safety Across Maryland
November 26, 2020 – baltimore.cbslocal.com

City reports positive results from ‘Healthy Streets’ effort
November 26, 2020 – dotnews.com

CDOT beginning work on new bike and pedestrian bridge over LSD at 43rd Street
November 27, 2020 – hpherald.com

International

International bike trail hits dead end at Latvian highway
October 26, 2020 – eng.lsm.lv

Bike lane for Grand Avenue and Apache Boulevard is in the works
November 2, 2020 – nogalesinternational.com

How harassment is pushing women cyclists off Mumbai’s streets
November 4, 2020 – timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Ukraine’s Cabinet amends roadway traffic regulations
November 12, 2020 – 112.international

How London plans to fast track 39km of better bike lanes
November 12, 2020 – london.ctvnews.ca

City’s bike-lane design dangerous for blind pedestrians: human rights tribunal
November 14, 2020 – timescolonist.com

Shropshire to receive funding boost for cycling and walking infrastructure
November 16, 2020 – shropshirelive.com

Bridge Heidelberg wins first prize
November 16, 2020 – www.worldarchitecturenews.com

E-Bike Battery Pack Market – Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2020 – 2025)
November 17, 2020 – salamancapress.com

How bike-friendly ‘slow streets’ are changing cities
November 19, 2020 – bbc.com

How four European cities are embracing micromobility to drive out cars
November 20, 2020 – techcrunch.com

Rwanda Invests in Cycling, Helps Boost Clean Air and Jobs
November 26, 2020 – allafrica.com