NJ Bike/Ped Headlines

Head Smart Program rewards cyclists who wear their helmets

South Jersey Sun News – July 17

Ocean City crosswalks safer after tragedy that led to Casey’s Law

Press of Atlantic City – July 17

Action Alert: Demand NJDOT Make Route 35 a Real Complete Street

Tri-State Transportation Campaign – July 18

Bernardsville kids learn bike safety from officer’s experience

The Bernardsville News – July 19

South Jersey AAA offering emergency roadside service – for bicyclists

NJ.com – July 19

Cape May County towns hope to link bicycle paths

Press of Atlantic City – July 21

Residents organize to support sidewalks on Cranbury Rd

West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance – July 21

Kickstarter Launch for YBIKE Evolve – the 3-in-1 Smart Bike for Kids

WCAX.com – July 22

Princeton to begin $1.7 million in sewer, sidewalk repairs

NJ.com – July 22

Denville gets ball rolling on Broadway

New Jersey Hills – July 23

Margate, Ventnor to auction recovered bicycles

Shore News Today – July 24

Titusville residents want two county-owned bridges closed to preserve pedestrian-friendly streets

NJ.com – July 26

Study finds metropolitan area most deadly for older walkers

Times Herald-Record – July 26

Asbury Park’s Main Street may receive a state-imposed slimming

NJ.com – July 26

Millburn’s Opportunity Project hosts bike safety day

NorthJersey.com – July 26

Two Pedestrians Struck by Car Receive Police Warnings

Ramsey Patch – July 26

TSTC Teams Up with Youth Leaders to Complete Newark’s Streets

Tri-State Transportation Campaign – July 26

Putting the Capital to Coast Trail on the Map

WalkBikeJersey – July 26

Funding to Help Create ‘Walkable Downtown’ in Springfield

Springfield Patch – July 27

High Gear Cyclery in Stirling fits 10 kids with bike helmets

NJ.com – July 27

Seaside Heights seeks crosswalk as part of Route 35 project

Asbury Park Press – July 27

Rt 71 Complete Streets Project Raises Doubts in Asbury Park City Council

WalkBikeJersey – July 27

Bernards police issue ‘positive tickets’ to promote brain injury protecton

NJ.com – July 28

Rec Commission Seeks Grant for New Walking Path

Oakland Patch – July 28

New patrols designed to enforce pedestrian safety

South Jersey Sun News – July 29

‘Poor’ Relationship With Park Commission Behind Crosswalk Delay

Long Valley Patch – July 30

County OKs Safety Changes to Main Street Crosswalks

Ramsey Patch – July 30

State Street Bridge in Camden reopened after being replaced

NJ.com – July 30

Update: Sidewalks on Cranbury Rd making progress due to community pressure

West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance – July 31


Crash Report

Hoboken woman struck in hit and run; police searching for SUV

NJ.com – July 16

Pedestrian rolls off car hood after being struck by vehicle, Jersey City police say

NJ.com – July 20

Authorities investigate fatal hit-and-run in Orange

NJ.com – July 21

Manchester Bicyclist Treated After Being Struck by Car

Ocean County Signal – July 23

Pedestrian killed crossing Route 73 in Berlin Township

NJ.com – July 23

Bicyclist medivacked after fall on Franklin Township road

NJ.com – July 24

Woodbridge bicycle rider OK after he’s hit by car

NJ.com – July 24

Seven-year-old girl hit by car in Lambertville

NJ.com – July 29

Lamppost kills N.J. infant in freak bus accident

USA Today – July 30

Cops: Bicyclist suffered rib injuries when trying to avoid car in Montgomery

NJ.com – July 31



Stopping for pedestrians / Confusion, danger

Press of Atlantic City – July 21

At Large with Tom Williams: Understanding that crosswalk law

Shore News Today – July 23

Making ‘Complete Streets’ More Complete

The Atlantic Cities – July 26

Rand Paul’s Weird Fixation on Slashing Bike Lane and Sidewalk Funding

The Atlantic Cities – July 30

Opinion: Trenton Cycling Revolution will continue to push for Complete Streets initiative

NJ.com – July 31



Mother, 3 children fatally struck crossing notorious Philadelphia road

NJ.com – July 18

After Eight Weeks, NYC Bike-Share Usage Already Comparable to London’s

StreetsBlog – July 19

How NYPD Bike Enforcement Is Making Streets Less Safe

StreetsBlog – July 22

Take Action: Stop Rand Paul from Slashing Bike-Ped Funding

The League of American Bicyclists – July 24

NYC bike-share program adds bike rentals

New Jersey Herald – July 25

Smart Streets Soon Will Know You’re Walking On Them

Forbes – July 25

Updated: Potential Attack on Federal Bike Funding

The League of American Bicyclists – July 31



No, Amsterdam Is Not “Swamped” By Bikes

StreetsBlog – July 21

Bike of the future travels East Coast

The DailyStar.com – July 31