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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: September 14, 2021 – October 15, 2021

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: September 14, 2021 – October 15, 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
Residents want pedestrian safety measures on Rosedale Road after fatality
September 15, 2021 – centraljersey.com

Somerset County Government: Somerset County To Host Virtual Public Meeting For Roadway Safety Study On Sept. 29
September 17, 2021 – patch.com

The Week Ahead: A Showdown on Prospect Avenue Plan
September 19, 2021 – tapinto.net

Point Beach Mayor Looks To Step Up Cyclist, Pedestrian Safety
September 20, 2021 – patch.com

Cyclists will ride 60 miles to N.J.’s capital to urge $65M purchase of rail line for bike trail
September 22, 2021 – nj.com

Summit Park Line Receives $30,000 Rail Trail Conservancy Grant
September 24, 2021 – tapinto.net

Successful “Bike2Trenton” Ride and Rally Boosts Essex-Hudson Greenway Project; Urges Action by Governor Murphy
September 27, 2021 – insidernj.com

Lawrence Hopewell Trail receives award from Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
October 4, 2021 – centraljersey.com

Researchers Hope to Improve Access to Public Transit in Camden
October 5, 2021 – tapinto.net

New Brunswick is getting a new mural thanks to a $25K grant
October 6, 2021 – mycentraljersey.com

Lake Hopatcong Foundation’s Virtual Lake Loop Challenge is Back
October 7, 2021 – tapinto.net

County Roadway Safety Study Focusing on Four Major Concerns on Somerset Street Regarding Pedestrians, Signage
October 11, 2021 – tapinto.net

Hopewell Borough Council seeks to create a Pedestrian, Bicycle and Safety Advisory Committee
October 11, 2021 – centraljersey.com

North Hudson municipalities codify electric bicycle and scooter regulations
October 13, 2021 – hudsonreporter.com

 
Crash Reports
Scotch Plains Student Hit By Car, Flown To Hospital
September 14, 2021 – patch.com

Vineland, NJ man faces stiffer charges for crash that killed teen
September 14, 2021 – nj1015.com

Paterson woman dies after being struck by car while crossing the street
September 16, 2021 – northjersey.com

Teen Girl Hit By Car While Riding Bike In Point Pleasant Beach
September 19, 2021 – patch.com

Serious injuries to bike rider in Middle hit and run
September 20, 2021 – pressofatlanticcity.com

Netcong bicyclist, 65, killed in vehicle collision in Stanhope
September 28, 2021 – njherald.com

Pedestrian struck and killed after driver goes through red light, cops say
September 28, 2021 – nj.com

Pedestrian killed after he’s struck by tractor-trailer
September 29, 2021 – nj.com

Driver charged with vehicular homicide in hit-and-run crash that killed bicyclist
October 1, 2021 – nj.com

Flemington, NJ pedestrian dead in crash on Route 35 in Old Bridge
October 4, 2021 – nj1015.com

Woman struck, killed by apparent hit-and-run driver in Newark
October 5, 2021 – abcny.com

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash With Pedestrian Reported In Pennington
October 6, 2021 – midjersey.news

Woman killed by truck while crossing N.J. street, police say
October 7, 2021 – nj.com

Man, 57, killed while biking in Hamilton Township
October 9, 2021 – nj.com

24-year-old fatally struck by car on North Jersey highway, police say
October 10, 2021 – nj.com

Route 1 closed in Mercer County after pedestrian is struck and killed by vehicle, officials say
October 11, 2021 – nj.com

KOZMA: To confront traffic deaths, look to Netherlands
October 12, 2021 – dailytargum.com

Man riding motorized bike dies after crash with SUV
October 12, 2021 – nj.com

Trenton Driver Left Pedestrian Crash Scene In Unsafe Van, NJ Police Say
October 13, 2021 – dailyvoice.com

 
Addressing Barriers to Bike/Ped for Underprivileged Communities
How Boston is embracing smart tech to make its roads safer, close the digital divide, and combat climate change
September 15, 2021 – businessinsider.com

How the pandemic and a renewed focus on equity could reshape transportation
September 17, 2021 – washingtonpost.com

On the Precipice of a Transportation Revolution
September 17, 2021 – nrdc.org

Lake Calumet Trail would be a game-changer for improving SE Side connectivity, bike equity
September 17, 2021 – chi.streetsblog.org

COG Adopts New Transit and Equity Planning Principles for 2030, Announces Housing Affordability Planning Program With Amazon
October 13, 2021 – businesswire.com

 
National
Coalition Of Groups Propose Alternative To I-94 Expansion
September 15, 2021 – wpr.org

Pittsburgh City Council one step closer to traffic regulations for scooters
September 15, 2021 – post-gazette.com

New cycling infrastructure launched in New Haven
September 17, 2021 – yaledailynews.com

Pandemic Prompts Cycling Surge—and Calls for New Protections
September 17, 2021 – pewtrusts.org

Millbrae plans for bicycle, pedestrian improvements
September 27, 2021 – smdailyjournal.com

After biking boom, some cities beef up infrastructure
October 7, 2021 – smartcitiesdive.com

Costs Cited as Cyclist, Pedestrian Access Omitted from I-69 Ohio River Crossing
October 7, 2021 – indianaenvironmentalreporter.org

Editorial: North Bridge bike-ped span would save lives
October 12, 2021 – postandcourier.com

Natchitoches seeks federal grant to build bike paths, pedestrian lanes, and more
October 12, 2021 – arklatexhomepage.com

City of Columbia sees progress, continuing projects for safety of pedestrians and bikers
October 13, 2021 – coladaily.com

$44 million project seeks to make Cumberland bike friendly
October 12, 2021 – axios.com

Oculus glass installed for I-74 Bridge pedestrian and bike path
October 12, 2021 – wqad.com

‘Streets 2035’ and Pedestrian Design Guide will help city decide who gets what, and why
October 12, 2021 – bikeportland.org

Mountain View will extend its downtown street closure to 2023, with plans to make it permanent
October 13, 2021 – mv-voice.com

 
International
How to make Europe’s cities more liveable for people – not cars
September 21, 2021 – euractiv.com

Sustainable urban transport takes centre stage for European Mobility Week
September 21, 2021 – eureporter.co

Councillors approve plan for 147km network of connected cycleways within ten years
September 23, 2021 – wellington.scoop.co.nz

VanMoof Plans to Sell a High-Speed e-Bike Whether Cities are Ready or Not
October 12, 2021 – Bloomberg.com