Welcome to the NJ Bike/Ped News Feed! 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

DOT Funds Sidewalks in Brick, Sinkhole Repairs

Asbury Park Press – January 31, 2013

Old Trenton Road Walkway Project Gets a Boost

East Windsor Patch – January 31, 2013

Employees Build Bikes for A.C. Kids

NBC40 – January 31, 2013

Edgewater Park Receives $113,000 Grant for School Path Upgrades

Phillyburbs.com – February 1, 2013

Christie Administration Approves Nearly $2.2 Million in Trail Grants

Cape May County Herald – February 1, 2013

Garfield Gets Safe Routes to School Grant

NorthJersey.com – February 1, 2013

Causeway Bike Path and Visitors Center Now Due in March

Ocean City Patch – February 2, 2013

Woodstown, NJDOT Talk Modification of U.S. Route 40 Downtown

NJ.com – February 5, 2013

How’d the Metuchen Pedestrian Cross the Road? Waving a Bright Orange Flag

NJ.com – February 5, 2013

Traffic Study: 148 Accidents Reported on East Brunswick Road where Coupled was Killed

NJ.com – February 5, 2013

$300,000 State Grant to Jersey City for Makings Kids’ Routes to School Safer

The Jersey Journal – February 5, 2013

Crossing Guard Issue Raised Again in Westfield Town Council Meeting

Westfield Patch – February 6, 2013

Wallace Students Make Pitch for Safer Sidewalks to their School

The Daily Journal – February 7, 2013

Cranbury: County to Present Dam and Bridge Plan

The Cranbury Press – February 8, 2013

Post-Sandy Infrastructure Rehabilitation Must Incorporate Resiliency and Complete Streets

Mobilizing the Region – February 8, 2013

Revitalization of Newark’s Military Park Must Improve Pedestrian Accessibility on Nearby Streets

Mobilizing the Region – February 12, 2013

Chatham Borough to Tackle Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Issues

NJ.com – February 12, 2013

Contract Awarded for New Bike Path in Brick

Brick Patch – February 12, 2013

Crash Report

Perth Amboy Woman Charged in Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Accident

NJ.com – February 2, 2013

72-Year-Old Struck by Teen Driver in Ridgewood Treated for Head Trauma

NJ.com – February 3, 2013

North Bergen Resident Sustains Head and Leg Injuries After Struck by Car in West New York

NJ.com – February 4, 2013

Man Struck and Killed Early Sunday in North Hanover

PhillyBurbs.com – February 4, 2013

Mendham Man Charged After Striking Pedestrian

Mendham-Chester Patch – February 6, 2013

Pedestrian Struck by Car in Chatham, Hospitalized

Chatham Patch – February 11, 2013

Pedestrian Struck by Van While Crossing North Avenue Illegally

Westfield Patch – February 13, 2013


Why Walkability Isn’t Just About Proximity to Shops

This Big City – February 4, 2013

The Link Between Kids Who Walk or Bike to School and Concentration

The Atlantic Cities – February 5, 2013

Why We Need More Research Into Cycling and Brain Science

The Atlantic Cities – February 7, 2013

4 Quirky Ideas to Revolutionize Bike Sharing

The Atlantic Cities – February 8, 2013

If You Build Bike Share, Riders Will Come

The Atlantic Cities – February 12, 2013

Bike Law University: Helmet Mandate Laws Thornier Than They Seem

League of American Bicyclists Blog – February 12, 2013


IDOT Blocks Protected Bike Lanes on Several Chicago Streets Until 2014

Streetsblog – February 5, 2013

A Bike Lane Grows in Manhattan

Transportation Nation – February 6, 2013

From DC to CA: Rapid Response Grants Having an Impact

League of American Bicyclists Blog – February 8, 2013

Five Lessons for Seattle Bike Share from Boston’s Hubway

Transportation Nation – February 15, 2013


Two New Videos Feature East Coast Greenway in Newark and Cranford

WalkBikeJersey Blog – February 6, 2013

Bicycles, Rolling Stops, and the Idaho Stop from Spencer Boomhower on Vimeo.

Aspen, Colorado, to Vote on “Idaho Stop”

Streetsblog – February 8, 2013