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NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: May 9, 2020 – May 22, 2020

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: May 9, 2020 – May 22, 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

Metuchen: Route 27 speed limit reductions in borough advance
May 11, 2020 – mycentraljersey.com

Town Square: Want a walkable, bikeable Montclair? There’s a plan for that
May 12, 2020 – montclairlocal.news

Adams Street open to pedestrians & bicycles this weekend
May 14, 2020 – tapinto.net

Wandering which beaches and boardwalks are open in South Jersey? Here’s a list.
May 14, 2020 – pressofatlanticcity.com

 

Crash Reports

Elizabeth pedestrian hit by box truck, killed
May 11, 2020 – patch.com

Pedestrian struck, killed on Route 38 in Mount Laurel
May 14, 2020 – 6abc.com

Prosecutor: Pedestrian struck, killed by car in Middlesex County
May 17, 2020 – nj1015.com

 

National

Plan to replace aging bridge gains approval from Palo Alto board
May 11, 2020 – paloaltoonline.com

Dearborn to install more traffic control measures to ensure pedestrian safety
May 12, 2020 – patch.com

Coronavirus news: 58 days since last pedestrian killed in NYC; longest stretch ever recorded: Officials
May 13, 2020 – abc7ny.com

San Diego launches ‘Better By Bike’ effort to encourage that transportation option
May 13, 2020 – timesofsandiego.com

Part of West End Avenue will be opened up for pedestrians and cyclists starting Thursday
May 13, 2020 – westsiderag.com

Jamestown readies new pedestrian bridge
May 13, 2020 – hpenews.com

Boston is planning to repurpose streets for pedestrians during the coronavirus outbreak
May 13, 2020 – boston.com

LASD bicycle & pedestrian safety operation planned for Malibu
May 14, 2020 – smdp.com

Ocean Drive going completely pedestrian friendly, for now anyway
May 15, 2020 – local10.com

Forest Avenue in Laguna Beach could be turned into a pedestrian and dining plaza
May 15, 2020 – ocregister.com

Photos show how cities have closed streets to cars so people have enough space to get outside during the pandemic
May 15, 2020 – insider.com

Raised pedestrian crosswalks likely to become more common in Carmel
May 15, 2020 – youarecurrent.com

Lakeland accepts $348K to build Three Parks Trail extension
May 19, 2020 – theledger.com

Bikers and pedestrians look to City to add more open space for safe travel
May 19, 2020 – wkbw.com

Woodland plans bicycle and pedestrian safety operation Wednesday
May 19, 2020 – dailydemocrat.com

Pedestrian bridge now in place over Interstate 481 in DeWitt
May 19, 2020 – localsyr.com

Main Street to get pedestrian zone
May 19, 2020 – vcreporter.com

“Rethink9” tackles traffic congestion and pedestrian safety in a small Loudoun County town
May 19, 2020 – ggwash.org

PennDOT announces second comment period for districtwide bike roadway usage study
May 19, 2020 – meadvilletribune.com

More people commute by bike in cities with bike-sharing programs, study finds
May 19, 2020 – minnpost.com

Indy to close parts of some roads to create pedestrian corridors
May 20, 2020 – indianapolisrecorder.com

Soaring demand makes bike “The New Toilet Paper”
May 20, 2020 – nextcity.org

Kirkwood pedestrian enhancement project and city garages progress, paving schedule
May 20, 2020 – wbiw.com

Town of Carrboro to implement new pedestrian safety measures
May 20, 2020 – chapelboro.com

Gwinnett commissioners approve pedestrian improvements on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
May 20, 2020 – gwinnettdailypost.com

PennDOT begins pedestrian safety project on Pittsburgh’s busy East Carson Street
May 20, 2020 – post-gazette.com

‘Reimagine’ Greenport: Plan for car-free streets pitched
May 20, 2020 – patch.com

Bikes in demand to escape pandemic pressures
May 21, 2020 – delcotimes.com

Motorized vehicles warned to stay off new bicycle, walking trail
May 21, 2020 – sanpetemessenger.com

Suwanee receives $160K grant for loop trail study
May 21, 2020 – ajc.com

 

International

U.K. government boosts bicycling and walking with ambitious £2 billion post-pandemic plan
May 9, 2020 – forbes.com

Next-gen pedestrian crossing aims to use IoT to improve safety
May 19, 2020 – smartcitiesworld.net

Liverpool pilots new crossings to cut pedestrian accidents
May 20, 2020 – cities-today.com

Sections of Montreal downtown streets to become pedestrian corridors
May 20, 2020 – montrealgazette.com

Glasgow City Region unveils £250 m boost for vital infrastructure
May 21, 2020 – scottishconstructionnow.com