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NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: July 17, 2021 – August 13, 2021

NJ Bike/Ped News Feed: July 17, 2021 – August 13, 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
Plans For Montclair’s First Biking, Walking Path Put Off
July 19, 2021 – montclairlocal.news

Gottheimer Announces Key North Jersey Transportation Projects Moving to Next Phase
July 22, 2021 – insidernj.com

Revised OSRP may give West Milford a boost
July 22, 2021 – westmilfordmessenger.com

Hoboken Adopts Vision Zero Action Plan for Safer Streets
July 22, 2021 – insidernj.com

Reduce speed limit to 20? It’s being studied in Hoboken
July 23, 2021 – roi-nj.com

Holmdel Plans 4.5-Mile Bike Path, Pending Grant Approval
July 23, 2021 – patch.com

AARP Community Challenge 2021 Grantees
July 28, 2021 – aarp.org

Morris County Government: Morris Road Paving Projects To Cover 31 Miles In 2021
July 28, 2021 – patch.com

Pinehurst Grants USGA ‘Golf House’ Rezoning
July 30, 2021 – thepilot.com

After a trial run, Jersey Shore town extends bike hours on its busy boardwalk. Here’s how it’s going.
July 31, 2021 – nj.com

Newark Launches Pedestrian Safety Campaign Aimed to Deter Accidents
August 2, 2021 – tapinto.net

Jersey City Majorly Outranks New York City on List of Best Cities for Hipsters
August 3, 2021 – jerseydigs.com

Hoboken Unveils Pedestrian Safety Improvements
August 5, 2021 – patch.com

Public Invited to “Patriot’s Path Great Morristown Greenway” Meeting
August 5, 2021 – tapinto.net

Wayne Police Chief Talks Speeding, Bike Safety and Car Thefts at Council Meeting
August 7, 2021 – tapinto.net

Governor Murphy Signs ‘Move Over’ Law to Protect Bikers and Pedestrians
August 9, 2021 – tapinto.net

Red Bank: Here is what they’re doing to make it more walkable
August 9, 2021 – app.com

New Safe Passing Law Aims to Better Protect Cyclists, Pedestrians on NJ Roadways
August 10, 2021 – tapinto.net

Tour de Jersey Shore
August 12, 2021 – nj.com

Road extension provides new path to Liberty State Park
August 13, 2021 – hudsonreporter.com

 

Crash Reports
Bicyclist dies after Jersey Shore crash, police say
July 19, 2021 – nj.com

33-year-old pedestrian struck and killed by car, cops say
July 19, 2021 – nj.com

More fatal crashes on NJ’s roads in COVID-laced 2020 — why?
July 19, 2021 – nj1015.com

N.J. woman charged in hit-and-run crash that killed pedestrian, cops say
July 20, 2021 – nj.com

State police: New Jersey on pace to top number of deadly car crashes from last year
July 21, 2021 – newjersey.news12.com

Truck kills woman walking on Route 1 in South Brunswick, NJ
July 21, 2021 – nj1015.com

Jets passing specialist Greg Knapp dies after bicycle accident
July 22, 2021 – nj.com

N.J. State Police Urging Motorists To Take Extra Precautions, As Preliminary Data Shows Traffic Fatalities Are Up
July 22, 2021 – newyork.cbslocal.com

Pedestrian struck by car later dies of injuries
July 23, 2021 – nj.com

Developing: Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Car on NJ-18 in East Brunswick
August 1, 2021 – rlsmedia.com

Bicyclist, 15, critically injured in Medford traffic accident
August 3, 2021 – courierpostonline.com

Driver hits, kills pedestrian on I-676 in Camden, New Jersey
August 5, 2021 – 6abc.com

Coming soon: A series on pedestrian fatalities and safety in North Jersey
August 6, 2021 – northjersey.com

N.J. woman lied about crash that killed pedestrian in parking lot, authorities allege
August 6, 2021 – nj.com

Jersey City woman charged with DWI after running red light, hitting 3 people
August 7, 2021 – nj.com

Pedestrian, driver die in crash on N.J. highway, police say
August 9, 2021 – nj.com

Teen driver headed to prison was high on weed when she ran down pedestrian in crosswalk
August 9, 2021 – nj.com

Cops ID driver who died in crash that also killed pedestrian
August 10, 2021 – nj.com

SUV Hits Morristown Pedestrian With Infant, Injuring Mother: Cops
August 12, 2021 – patch.com

Pedestrian Fatally Struck On Route 9 In Freehold: Police
August 13, 2021 – patch.com

 

Addressing Barriers to Bike/Ped for Underprivileged Communities
Will ODOT’s New Walking and Biking Plan Make a Difference?
July 17, 2021 – columbusunderground.com

A 21st-Century Transportation System That Drives Climate Action & Equitable Recovery
July 17, 2021 – cleantechnica.com

Racism in road projects — PennDOT looking at how highways have harmed neighborhoods of color
August 1, 2021 – mcall.com

Visionary Highway Removal Program Virtually Axed from Fed Infrastructure Package
August 2, 2021 – usa.streetsblog.org

A closer look at CDOT’s plan to close Chicago’s transportation equity gap
August 3, 2021 – chi.streetsblog.org

How data can help reduce transportation inequity
August 4, 2021 – gcn.com

 

National
ODOT outlines 5-year plan to focus on walking and biking
July 25, 2021 – peoplesdefender.com

‘Mr. Barricade’ promotes quick-build bike lanes
July 26, 2021 – seattletimes.com

City seeks to update pedestrian plan
July 27, 2021 – mtairynews.com

US Sen. Schatz Introduces Bill To Make Streets Safer for Pedestrians, Cyclists
July 28, 2021 – mauinow.com

‘We’re a little ahead of the curve': Quincycles works to make Quincy a bike-friendly city
August 1, 2021 – patriotledger.com

Planners to begin updating Northwest Arkansas’ bike and pedestrian plan
August 2, 2021 – mwaonline.com

Caltrans plan geared for pedestrians
August 2, 2021 – sonomanews.com

Harrison County officials ask public for opinions on new bicycle, pedestrian project
August 3, 2021 – wlox.com

Transportation Plan: Open house set for city feedback
August 4, 2021 – therepublic.com

Frederick seeks feedback on bike, pedestrian plans
August 4, 2021 – fredericknewspost.com

With Arizona cycling and pedestrian deaths rising, cyclists want more awareness from drivers
August 4, 2021 – azcentral.com

Vermont Awards Bicycle, Pedestrian Infrastructure Improvement Grants
August 5, 2021 – roadbridges.com

Towns receive major bicycle, sidewalk grants
August 5, 2021 – timesargus.com

CAMPO looks to develop trail, bike plan
August 5, 2021 – newstribune.com

Shared Streets In Denver To See Pre-Pandemic Changes Soon
August 8, 2021 – denver.cbslocal.com

VTrans awards $3.3M for bike paths and pedestrian projects
August 9, 2021 – wcax.com

Aspen officials want public opinion on pedestrian, bike safety
August 9, 2021 – aspentimes.com

City changes direction on East Meadow bikeway
August 10, 2021 – paloaltoonline.com

Kittery seeks residents’ input on biking and pedestrian improvements
August 10, 2021 – seacoastonline.com

New “micromobility” option in Toledo
August 10, 2021 – 13abc.com

Boulder Partnering with Lime, BCycle to Launch New Shared Micromobility Program
August 11, 2021 – bouldercolorado.gov

 

International
Athens to transform Syntagma Square into a sustainable urban area
July 20, 2021 – themayor.eu

Confederation Bridge operator gives bridge pass to cycling N.S. couple as apology
July 27, 2021 – cbc.ca

City of Windsor wants your input on the redevelopment of downtown streets
July 27, 2021 – cbc.ca

Government of Canada announces the country’s first-ever federal strategy and fund dedicated to building active transportation trails and pathways
July 28, 2021 – newswire.ca

Barcelona metropolitan area to get a public bike service
July 28, 2021 – themayor.eu

Toledo hospital offers help in developing an airbag for cyclists
July 29, 2021 – themayor.eu

City of Ypres teams up with skaters to redesign the skatepark
July 30, 2021 – themayor.eu

Pedestrians and cyclists given right of way in new Highway Code
July 30, 2021 – rac.co.uk

Felyx expands micromobility in 3 German cities
August 4, 2021 – electrive.com

Surrey proposing 100,000 additional residents for Fleetwood’s SkyTrain station areas
August 12, 2021 – dailyhive.com

Breaking the cycle of bad behaviour on the roads
August 12, 2021 – halifaxexaminer.ca

Are Jerusalem residents going to take to the city’s new cycling stations?
August 12, 2021 – jpost.com