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NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: July 18, 2020 – August 14, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: July 18, 2020 – August 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

Bhalla Slams Brakes on Bike Parking Ordinance
July 20, 2020 – tapinto.net

Hoboken Council overrides mayor’s veto in effort to establish bicycle parking program
July 23, 2020 – nj.com

Summit receives NJDOT pedestrian safety grant
July 29, 2020 – nj.com

Somerset County Launches Roadway Safety Study
July 30, 2020 – tapinto.net

Two More West Orange Schools Receive Safe Streets to School Recognition
July 30, 2020 – tapinto.net

NJ Transit gets $15M federal grant to pave the way for electric buses
August 7, 2020 – nj.com

Plainfield’s Planning Board Reviews Master Plan Draft
August 8, 2020 – tapinto.net

Rebuilt bridge to the Lincoln Tunnel, predicted to snarl traffic, is close to completion
August 10, 2020 – nj.com

Curbside Dining in Somerville Inches Closer To Main Street
August 12, 2020 – tapinto.net

What should a commuter do when NJ Transit won’t cross honor their ticket?
August 13, 2020 – nj.com

Jersey City, Hoboken Announce Partnership with Citi Bike
August 13, 2020 – jerseydigs.com

Take a Walk or Bike on the Nature Side: 20 miles of New Trails Coming to BurlCo
August 13, 2020 – tapinto.net

Montclair Planning Board Revisits MC Residences Application, Continues Discussion on SAFE Streets Plan
August 13, 2020 – tapinto.net

Crash Reports

Cops looking for 2nd vehicle that struck pedestrian in fatal Route 1 crash
July 21, 2020 – nj.com

South Jersey Pedestrian, 28, Dies After Being Struck By Car In Pleasantville
July 28, 2020 – dailyvoice.com

46-year-old pedestrian struck and killed by car
July 28, 2020 – nj.com

Must-See Video Shows North Brunswick Rt. 1 Gas Station Accident
August 4, 2020 – patch.com

Hoboken Man Crashes Into Car, Arrested for DUI
August 6, 2020 – tapinto.net

Pedestrian struck and killed in Atlantic City
August 9, 2020 – pressofatlanticcity.com

MCPO: Driving His Kids, Intoxicated Dad Caused a Fiery Crash on Route 1
August 9, 2020 – newbrunswicktoday.com

National

County blazes trail for first intercity bike/pedestrian path
July 22, 2020 – thesungazette.com

New bicycle and pedestrian path on the Discovery Bridge opens Saturday
July 24, 2020 – stltoday.com

Vermont Agency of Transportation (AOT) issues grant solicitation for new infrastructure projects that improve access and safety for bicyclists and pedestrians
July 27, 2020 – vermontbiz.com

Report: Progress Made On Improving Alexandria’s Pedestrian/Cyclist Infrastructure
July 28, 2020 – alxnow.com

Construction on Ashley River Crossing pedestrian, bike bridge could take a year to begin
July 28, 2020 – live5news.com

Town launches pedestrian safety campaign
July 29, 2020 – valleybreeze.com

Caltrans and SANDAG completed construction this week on new bicycle and pedestrian paths under Interstate 5 at Santa Fe Drive and Encinitas Boulevard
July 31, 2020 – encinitasadvocate.com

Cyclists, pedestrians get lift from new Dunwoody law
August 4, 2020 – thecrier.net

Dunwoody officials review plans for start of Perimeter Center trail
August 4, 2020 – thecrier.net

Easthampton uses $160,000 donation to improve pedestrian safety, bicycle access
August 4, 2020 – wwlp.com

Janesville seeks feedback on bike, pedestrian trails
August 7, 2020 – gazettextra.com

East Point, GA begins construction on bicycle, pedestrian improvement project
August 8, 2020 – 11alive.com

DOT shoots down plan for more pedestrian and cyclist space on Ed Koch-Queensboro Bridge
August 10, 2020 – qns.com

Study Documents 277 Miles of Missing Sidewalks; Eastern Loudoun Projects Planned
August 10, 2020 – loudounnow.com

South Market Street in Charleston to close to vehicle traffic as coronavirus precaution
August 11, 2020 – abcnews4.com

Street work in Anniston to bring more bicycle lanes
August 12, 2020 – wbrc.com

In Denver’s future street design, cars are guests
August 12, 2020 – 9news.com

Eyes on the Street: Downtown Culver City Expanded Outdoor Dining, New Bus Lane
August 12, 2020 – la.streetsblog.org

‘Walkable Places’ ordinance piloting in Near Northside
August 12, 2020 – theleadernews.com

More of 8th Street getting transformation as a part of Boise’s ‘downtown core’
August 12, 2020 – idahonews.com

City planners consider traffic safety strategies
August 13, 2020 – yourobserver.com

International

In Covid-19 Recovery, London Bets Big on Low Traffic
July 28, 2020 – bloomberg.com

Britain Is Creating a Government Organization Devoted to Biking and Walking
July 29, 2020 – bloomberg.com

“Re-imagining Cork City” kicks off
July 30, 2020 – themayor.eu

Municipal employees in Pomerania receive e-scooters
August 1, 2020 – themayor.eu

Munich puts emphasis on future development of mobility
August 1, 2020 – themayor.eu

500 e-scooters are available in Pescara
August 7, 2020 – themayor.eu

Vienna takes over management of local bikesharing service
August 8, 2020 – themayor.eu

Bogotá Is Building its Future Around Bikes
August 10, 2020 – bloomberg.com

Deva to have a new cycling route along with sidewalks
August 10, 2020 – themayor.eu

Győr expands cycling network with EU funding
August 13, 2020 – themayor.eu