Welcome to the NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for the first half of August! We’ve scoured the web to bring you all of the latest news on bicycle and pedestrian issues occurring in New Jersey and the region.  Click past the break to see all of the news!



 NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Mystery of covered pedestrian traffic signal in Woodbridge solved

MyCentralJersey.com – August 16, 2012

New Providence sidewalk project moves forward with $180k grant

NewProvidence.Patch.com – August 17, 2012

State to improve bicyclist safety on Bike Route 9 in Rockland County

MidHudsonNews.com – August 19, 2012

Trees cut at ‘dangerous’ junior school crosswalk

Madison Patch – August 21, 2012

Tewksbury police will not press charges in cyclists alleged attack on car

New Jersey Hills – August 22, 2012

Rutherford seeks input from residents on proposed bike path

NorthJersey.com – August 23, 2012

Route 46 gets safety upgrade

New Jersey Hills – August 23, 2012

Township to move forward on state’s complete streets policy

Lacey Patch – August 24, 2012

New signs on interstate bike trail point cyclists in right direction

Norwich Bulletin – August 24, 2012

Youth in Salem County will be rewarded for practicing bike safety

NJ.com – August 26, 2012

Butler intersection improvements unlikely

Triboro Patch.com – August 27, 2012

Police arrest another man suspected of attempted bike theft at Journal Square PATH station

NJ.com – August 27, 2012

East Orange man arrested in Hoboken and charged with bicycle theft

NJ.com – August 28, 2012

This morning brought more bike lane mileage to Hoboken

NJ.com – August 29, 2012

29 Ticketed in 4 hours for crosswalk, phone violations

Chatham Patch.com – August 30, 2012

Hackensack leaders take steps to make streets more safe for residents

NorthJersey.com – August 31, 2012

Accident Report

Search on for vehicle that struck, killed pedestrian from Clifton on Route 3 in Secaucus

NorthJersey.com – August 16, 2012

Pedestrian struck by truck mirror in Hackettstown

Daily Record – August 22, 2012

Woman dies when struck by commuter train in Hazlet

NJ.com – August 22, 2012

NJ Transit says Bayonne rail worker killed in track accident in Kearny

NJ.com – August 23, 2012

Pedestrian struck, Seriously Injured Crossing Teaneck Intersection

Teaneck Patch – August 25, 2012

Ex-marine, dog killed; 6 arrested after NJ police chase

NBC New York.com – August 27, 2012

Denville driver admits he purposely hit a pedestrian and fled

NJ.com – August 27, 2012

Six injured in accident in Plainfield

MyCentralJersey.com – August 27, 2012

Sparta boy injured in bike-car accident

New Jersey Herald – August 30, 2012


Inevitable, but still awesome: An affordable glow-in-the-dark bike frame

The Atlantic Cities – August 17, 2012

3 Next-gen apps for the stressed-out urbanite

The Atlantic Cities – August 20, 2012

The case for separated bike lanes

The Atlantic Cities – August 21, 2012

Stroller-share: Can I get an amen?

StreetsBlog.org – August 24, 2012

In New York, toward a harmony of police and cyclists

The Atlantic Cities – August 28, 2012

Shared roads, shared responsibilities for bicyclists and motorists

Westfield Patch – August 30, 2012

The next major real estate cycle: Walkable urbanism?

The Atlantic Cities – Sept 5, 2012

A handy app to record your painful bike accident

The Atlantic Cities – Sept 5, 2012

Getting in the race: An advocate’s guide to elections

League of American Bicyclists

National News

TSTC: Downstate roads rank poorly for senior pedestrian safety

StreetsBlog.org – August 15, 2012

Percent of the day: 2 out of 3 New Yorkers now support more bike lanes

The Atlantic Cities – August 21, 2012

TLC attorney declares that bikes aren’t vehicles

StreetsBlog.org – August 23, 2012

Pedestrians keep dying on Georgia roads

The Atlantic Cities – August 23, 2012

Officer on bicycle makes two arrests in one night

The Republic – August 24, 2012

Kansas DUI offenders can now legally drive motorized bicycles

Kansas Cyclist – August 26, 2012

Police: 100-year-old driver hits 14 near LA school

Keyc.tv – August 30, 2012

Two-wheel trouble: Bike crashes in city up 38% over past decade

Sun Times – September 3, 2012


The best way to deal with crosswalk-blocking drivers ever

Sept 5, 2012 – The Atlantic Cities

Amazing traffic light in Germany (In German, but watch it for the new ped signals!)
Sept 6, 2012 – Live Leak


Walking- The new wonder drug

New Jersey 101.5