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NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: August 15, 2020 – September 14, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: August 15, 2020 – September 14, 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

Canal Greenway Construction Set For Next Spring
August 17, 2020 – jcitytimes.com

Somerset County Roadway Safety Study Is Underway
August 19, 2020 – insidenj.com

Veo expands its scooter service to Rutgers University in New Jersey
August 19, 2020 – bizjournals.com

Vision for Raritan Borough Future Being Planned Through Grant from North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority
August 24, 2020 – tapinto.net

Pop Up Event Allows Jersey City Black Businesses to Create Their Own Economic Stimulus
September 1, 2020 – tapinto.net

Fulop Touts Success of Jersey City’s Rideshare Program
September 1, 2020 – tapinto.net

Woodbridge Avenue pedestrian crosswalk in Edison breaks ground
September 2, 2020 – My Central Jersey

Hudson Table Launches Fall Rooftop Dining Series
September 3, 2020 – jerseydigs.com

Hoboken City Council Votes to Extend Outdoor Dining Through December
September 4, 2020 – ny.eater.com

Hearing on Exchange Place Pedestrian Mall Set for Thursday
September 7, 2020 – tapinto.net

Protected Bike Lanes to Crisscross Jersey City in Plan Teased by Fulop
September 8, 2020 – tapinto.net

City Council to Consider Proposal to Encourage Restaurant Growth in Jersey City West Side
September 8, 2020 – tapinto.net

Princeton Invites Public To Share Street Redesign Ideas
September 10, 2020 – patch.com

Jersey City Set to Vote on Revamped Food Truck Ordinance Tonight
September 10, 2020 – jerseydigs.com

Hit-and-run driver who killed utility worker is sentenced to state prison
September 10, 2020 – NJ.com

Hoboken Business Alliance Extends Summer Streets Shopping & Dining Into the Fall
September 12, 2020 – tapinto.net

N.J. man arrested for fatal hit-and-run in Jersey City
September 12, 2020 – NJ.com

Crash Reports

Cops ID 24-year-old pedestrian stuck and killed on Route 1
September 2, 2020 – NJ.com

Woman killed in hit-and-run accident in N.J. town
September 2, 2020 – NJ.com

Bound Brook: Man, 66, killed in fatal pedestrian strike
September 4, 2020 – Bridgewater Courier News

Man accused of fatally hitting N.J. woman with car found after authorities call for public’s help
September 5, 2020 – NJ.com

1 killed, 1 hurt after being hit by passing SUV while standing on Garden State Parkway shoulder, cops say
September 7, 2020 – NJ.com

Boy riding bike struck and pinned under car, flown to hospital
September 12, 2020 – NJ.com

Investigators: Driver involved in fatal Bayonne hit-and-run arrested
September 12, 2020 – newjersey.new12.com

National

Hellbender Regional Trail aims to connect Transylvania to Buncombe to Madison by foot, bike                – North Carolina
August 19, 2020 – citizen-times.com

E-Bikes Are All the Rage. Should They Be?
August 19, 2020 – New York Times

Police PIT maneuver has killed at least 30 people since 2016
August 24, 2020 – Washington Post

Bill to Streamline Transit, Bike, Pedestrian Projects Sails Through to the Governor — California
August 31, 2020 – cal.streetsblog.org

Los Angeles: sheriff’s deputies fatally shoot Black man stopped for riding bicycle
September 1, 2020 – The Guardian

State begins construction on Columbus Ave. bus lane.
September 2, 2020 – baystatebanner.com

Chicago lock-to rule means scooters are parked on bike racks. Is that a problem or NBD?
September 4, 2020 – chi.streetsblog.org

What do you think about Normal’s updated bicycle and pedestrian master plan? — Massachusetts
September 5, 2020 – pantagraph.com

OPINION: The Real Reason We Can’t Bike Over MTA Bridges
September 8, 2020 – nyc.streetsblog.org

Denver’s Shared Streets Are a Change Worth Preserving
September 9, 2020 – denver.streetsblog.org

Advocates Gear Up to Make Caltrain Awesome, California
September 9, 2020 – sf.streetsblog.org

Is a Federal Greenway Act What the U.S. Needs to Recover from COVID-19?
September 9, 2020 – usa.streetsblog.org

Framingham Receives $266,250 Shared Streets & Spaces Grant From Baker-Polito Administration
September 10, 2020 – framinghamsource.com

Converting parking to people space on 75th helps reenergize Black-owned restaurant strip
September 10, 2020 – chi.streetsblog.org

Interim committee to hear final draft of pedestrian-bicycle plan — Montana
September 10, 2020 – belgrade-news.com

Falmouth Committees Request Complete Streets Summit – Massachusetts
September 10, 2020 – capenews.net

International

Green Bus Programme launched in Hungary
August 17, 2020 – themayor.eu/en

Reaching Brussels Airport by bike to become safer and faster within four months
September 2, 2020 – themayor.eu/en

Swedish Startup Unveils Electric Truck Design for London, Paris
September 3, 2020 – bloomberg.com

Discover Belgium with free train tickets
September 4, 2020 – themayor.eu/en

Cargo bikes – a massive hit in Hamburg, Germany
September 5, 2020 – themayor.eu/en

Lyon’s pupils to enjoy more greenery and a more peaceful environment, France
September 5, 2020 – themayor.eu/en

Stuttgart and Baden-Württemberg raise awareness for proper e-scooter conduct, Germany
September 6, 2020 – themayor.eu/en

Amsterdam cools down its bridges on hot summer days
September 7, 2020 – themayor.eu/en

Pop-up park inaugurated in Belfast’s city centre
September 9, 2020- themayor.eu/en

Innsbruck prepares to inaugurate its first “meeting zone”, Austria
September 11, 2020 – themayor.eu/en

Leuven envisages significant expansion of Zone 30, Belgium
September 12, 2020 – themayor.eu/en

Paris’s public transport free for under-18s this school year
September 12, 2020 – themayor.eu/en