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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed October 28, 2019 – December 2, 2019

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

 

 

 

NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

New Jersey ‘Street Smart’ program changing pedestrian-vehicle behavior
October 30, 2019 – traffictechnologytoday.com

Dangerous crossings: Pedestrian deaths at 28-year high
November 1, 2019 – burlingtoncountytimes.com

Citing long delay, Bike&Walk Montclair urges Montclair council to adopt Montclair SAFE Plan
November 6, 2019 – baristanet.com

Cranford launches Street Smart Campaign
November 6, 2019 – patch.com

Report: New Jersey named worst in country for pedestrian fatalities
November 7, 2019 – Philadelphia.cbslocal.com

New Jersey man biking across America to raise awareness for traumatic brain injuries
November 12, 2019 – koamnewsnow.com

Company backpedals on green bikes in Plainfield
November 13, 2019 – tapinto.net

Church Street Circle plans unveiled
November 14, 2019 – montclairlocal.news

E-scooters are coming to another N.J. town and cops will be patrolling on them
November 21, 2019 – nj.com

Road Rage! Scooters booted by Elizabeth after trucker kills teen rider
November 27, 2019 – streetsblognyc.org

Burlington City wants public’s help to improve parking, traffic
November 29, 2019 – burlingtoncountytimes.com

Manville gets state grant for roadwork projects
December 2, 2019 – patch.com

 

Crash Reports

NJ mom, 3-year-old critically hurt while trick-or-treating: Cops
November 1, 2019 – patch.com

Pedestrian struck by car Halloween night in Cranford
November 1, 2019 – patch.com

Pedestrian struck and killed in Jersey City rush hour crash
November 5, 2019 – nj.com

Male flown to hospital after car rolls on his chest in Pine Beach
November 7, 2019 – patch.com

Driver charged in accident that killed elderly pedestrian
November 8, 2019 – usnews.com

New Jersey driver loaded on coke, fentanyl and Xanax when he fatally struck 83-year0old pedestrian, say officials
November 9, 2019 – nydailynews.com

Updated: New Jersey Transit train strikes pedestrian in South Orange
November 14, 2019 – tapinto.net

Rutherford pedestrian, 32, struck outside train station
November 16, 2019 – dailyvoice.com

See anything? Hit-run driver knocks down Kearny pedestrian, 60, in North Arlington
November 18, 2019 – dailyvoice.com

NJ woman accused of deadly text while driving uses the dinner uncertainty defense
November 19, 2019 – nbcnewyork.com

Haddon Heights man fatally struck by train near Atlantic Avenue
November 27, 2019 – courierpostonline.com

Hackensack PD: Pedestrian, 64, struck crossing against light
November 27, 2019 – dailyvoice.com

Westwood woman dies after being hit by vehicle in Paramus
December 2, 2019 – northjersey.com

 

National

Funding for Albuquerque’s bike-ped trails on the line with ‘Transportation Tax’ vote
November 4, 2019 – krqe.com

Federal grants approved for 7 local projects to improve bike and ped access to transit
November 4, 2019 – chi.streetsblog.com

Bike riders and pedestrians are dying. It’s drawing rare bipartisan focus in Washington, D.C.
November 5, 2019 – mcclatchydc.com

Riding while drunk and other dangers of the electric scooter craze
November 6, 2019 – nytimes.com

Charleston awarded $18.1 million for new Ashley River bike-pedestrian bridge
November 6, 2019 – postandcourier.com

Richmond-San Rafael Bridge bike-ped trail opens Saturday
November 14, 2019 – richmondstandard.com

NYC streets set for their biggest transformation since cars first drove on them with Streets Master Plan legislation
November 19, 2019 – pix11.com

Richmond group pushes for change as pedestrian death rate climbs
November 19, 2019 – wtvr.com

AARP celebrates pedestrian safety improvements in the California neighborhood
November 20, 2019 – wlky.com

NYC lawmakers propose ‘Department of Pedestrians’ and agency that caters to bicycles, scooters
November 26, 2019 – newyork.cbslocal.com

Methuen’s rail trail ready for action
November 29, 2019 – eagletribune.com

Madison median removals: Letting people drive faster is a ped safety improvement?
December 2, 2019 – chi.streetsblog.org