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NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: March 31, 2020 – April 10, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: March 31, 2020 – April 10, 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

Closure of Route 52 walkway opens up new places to exercise
April 1, 2020 – ocnjdaily.com

Manville closes all park facilities
April 7, 2020 – patch.com

 

Crash Reports

Man fatally hit by car while crossing Rt. 22 in North Plainfield
March 31, 2020 – patch.com

Daughter seeks answers after Bridgewater mom killed on Rt. 28
March 31, 2020 – patch.com

Pedestrian rushed to hospital after being struck by train in Hackensack
April 4, 2020 – northjersey.com

Pedestrian dies day after he was struck crossing South Jersey roadway
April 8, 2020 – nj.com

 

National

PeopleForBikes launches Ride Spot ambassador program
March 31, 2020 – bicycleretailer.com

Nevada Department of Transportation launches ‘Walk and Roll Wednesdays’
March 31, 2020 – nevadaappeal.com

Oakland Drive reconstruction with new pedestrian island set for April
March 31, 2020 – mlive.com

Getting there: New crosswalk beacons coming to OBT
April 1, 2020 – mynews13.com

‘Summers on Allen’ pedestrian plaza won’t happen in 2020
April 2, 2020 – statecollege.com

New pedestrian bridge opens in Kitchener
April 2, 2020 – kitchener.ctvnews.ca

Duluth to increase pedestrian opportunities
April 2, 2020 – wdio.com

2019 ‘a banner year’ for Madison’s electric bike-share program
April 2, 2020 – channel3000.com

St. Paul, Minneapolis close streets for biking, walking through April 10. Should this last longer?
April 3, 2020 – twincities.com

Mapping how cities are reclaiming street space
April 3, 2020 – citylab.com

Center Point Fire District lists ways to avoid pedestrian accidents
April 3, 2020 – trussvilletribune.com

DMD approves grants for iconic signage and pedestrian corridor improvements
April 3, 2020 – ktsm.com

Pa. officials: Play alone so parks can stay open
April 4, 2020 – patch.com

Hundreds turn to bicycling during coronavirus pandemic
April 5, 2020 – fox13news.com

This NYC Bike Match Program matches unused bikes to those who need them
April 6, 2020 – bicycling.com

Phase III of the Clematis Streetscape project could start a month early
April 6, 2020 – cbs12.com

Pedestrian crossings automated to reduce touch points in downtown Chattanooga
April 7, 2020 – wrcbtv.com

Federal Boulevard is getting another median in the name of pedestrian safety
April 7, 2020 – denverite.com

Leaders from SF, Philly, Duluth and Bogotá discuss open streets as a public health strategy
April 7, 2020 – chi.streetsblog.org

DC’s pedestrian council and neighborhood groups suggest ways to improve streets during the coronavirus crisis
April 8, 2020 – ggwash.org

Bike Walk Savannah finds way to keep your bike ride going digitally
April 8, 2020 – dosavannah.com

Additional section of West Skyline Parkway closed for bike, pedestrian use
April 8, 2020 – fox21online.com

Liberty Street: Cincinnati thoroughfare’s transformation begins this week
April 8, 2020 – cincinnati.com

 

International

Cycling advocates call for more pedestrian space, temporary bike lanes during pandemic
April 2, 2020 – vicnews.com

Councillor gets creative with Byron Ave. ‘local only’ traffic, creating more pedestrian space
April 8, 2020 – ottawacitizen.com