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NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: October 16, 2021 – November 5, 2021

NJ Bike/Ped Newsfeed: October 16, 2021 – November 5, 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
Town of Newton Unveils Sussex Branch Trail Open to Public
October 18, 2021 – tapinto.net

With protected bike lanes, sidewalks, and solar lighting, the Delaware River Trail is close — but won’t finish till spring
October 18, 2021 – billypenn.com

Somerset County Government: Somerset County Park Commission Seeks Funding For Boardwalk And Footbridge Repairs
October 19, 2021 – patch.com

After Close Calls, Westfield School Board Fields Concerns About Crossing, Traffic
October 20, 2021 – tapinto.net

Governor Murphy Announces Newark’s Designation as a Transit Village
October 22, 2021 – nj.gov

‘Safe Streets Campaign’ introduced at Cranford Township Committee meeting
October 23, 2021 – unionnewsdaily.com

Here’s How Newark Plans to Spend $2.8M of State Aid to Bolster its Infrastructure
October 28, 2021 – tapinto.net

Mayor Bhalla announces state funding for improvements to Sinatra Drive
November 1, 2021 – insidernj.com

Serieyssol Steps Down as Chair of Pedestrian & Bicycle Committee
November 1, 2021 – tapinto.net

Bayonne announces new initiative to crack down on aggressive and distracted driving
November 3, 2021 – hudsonreporter.com

Roadway Improvements to Make it Safer for Students at Intermediate School
November 4, 2021 – ocnjdaily.com

 
Crash Reports
Manchester man dies after motorcycle crash on Route 70, police say
October 16, 2021 – app.com

Pedestrian Motor Vehicle Crash With Serious Injuries In Hamilton Township
October 16, 2021 – midjersey.news

Pedestrian Critical After Hit-And-Run In Gloucester Twp: Police
October 19, 2021 – patch.com

Elderly Man Seriously Injured in Pedestrian Crash in Linden
October 20, 2021 – tapinto.net

Pedestrian Crash, Possibly Fatal, Reported In South Jersey
October 20, 2021 – dailyvoice.com

Pedestrian Struck by Car on Valley Street in South Orange
October 20, 2021 – tapinto.net

Woman crossing State Highway in Jersey City struck by federal agent
October 22, 2021 – nj.com

Pedestrian struck, killed by NJ Transit light rail train in Trenton
October 23, 2021 – nj.com

Cops ID pedestrian, 32, killed in hit-and-run crash. Driver still sought.
October 25, 2021 – nj.com

Burlington Township pedestrian, 81, fatally struck on Salem Road
October 28, 2021 – courierpostonline.com

Cops Monitor Highland Park Intersection Where 2 Were Hit, 1 Died
October 27, 2021 – patch.com

DEVELOPING: Pedestrian Severely Injured by Car on Garden State Parkway in Bloomfield
November 1, 2021 – rlsmedia.com

Bicyclist Hit, Driver Ticketed in Westfield Crash Tuesday, Police Say
November 4, 2021 – tapinto.net

Boy, 15, Hit By Car On Route 70 In Cherry Hill: Police
November 5, 2021 – patch.com

Pedestrian Hit by Car in Rahway on the Mend but Likely Months of Rehab Ahead
November 5, 2021 – tapinto.net

 
Addressing Barriers to Bike/Ped for Underprivileged Communities
Mayor Bowser and Lyft Announce Free Capital Bikeshare Memberships for All DC Residents
October 25, 2021 – mayor.dc.gov

To build new sidewalks in Nashville, it’s a balance of safety, equity and climate concerns
October 25, 2021 – wpln.org

The new, equitable era of the Los Angeles River
November 3, 2021 – asianjournal.com

City of Bloomington aims to improve sidewalk equity
November 4, 2021 – indianapublicmedia.org

 
National
First secured bike parking coming to Grand Central Terminal
October 18, 2021 – nydailynews.com

Vallejo Police Department awarded $102,000 grant from office of traffic safety
October 20, 2021 – timesheraldonline.com

Douglas County receives $2 million grant to make it safer to travel to Canyonville School
October 22, 2021 – nrtoday.com

Kingsport secures $1.85 million for Brickyard Park bridge
October 27, 2021 – timesnews.net

Downtown Brooklyn is going car-free
October 28, 2021 – timeout.com

TxDOT Approves Millions for Safer Access to Schools, Communities
October 28, 2021 – txdot.gov

How to make heavy-duty vehicles safer for pedestrians and cyclists
October 29, 2021 – ggwash.org

Solano Transportation Authority’s Solano Safe Routes to School Program receives $155,000 grant
October 30, 2021 – thereporter.com

Parking vs. bike lanes: Berkeley’s Hopkins Street faces a stark choice
November 1, 2021 – berkeleyside.org

Providence Celebrates Great Streets and Slower Speeds
November 1, 2021 – ecori.org

San Diego wins $440k state grant for traffic safety
November 2, 2021 – securitymagazine.com

Somerville improves cyclist and pedestrian safety with new infrastructure
November 3, 2021 – tuftsdaily.com

During ghost bike vigil, 100s of mourners occupied intersection where Adé Hogue was killed
November 3, 2021 – chi.streetsblog.org

Data-Driven Analytics Are at the Heart of Vision Zero Goals
November 5, 2021 – nextcity.org

There’s a New 750-Mile Bicycle Route in New York. Take a Look.
November 5, 2021 – nytimes.com

 
International
Brussels launches initiatives to improve cyclist and pedestrian safety
October 18, 2021 – brusselstimes.com

Paris is investing €250 million to become a 100% ‘cycling city’
October 25, 2021 – euronews.com

Beijing set to turn pedestrian, bike-friendly by 2035
October 26, 2021 – ecns.cn