Welcome to the NJ Bike/Ped News Feed for the first half of October! 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

N.J. 10-Year Old Catherine McCaffrey Fights City Hall –and Wins

CBS New York – September 28, 2012

“Walking School Buses” Celebrate Walk to School Week in Hunterdon County

Hunterdon County Democrat – October 1, 2012

Is It Too Hard to Cross the Street?

Westwood-Hillsdale Patch- October 2, 2012

City of Hoboken Holds its Annual Online Bike Auction

The Jersey Journal – October 2, 2012

Hackettstown Middle School Joins Police for International Walk to School Day

Warren Reporter – October 2, 2012

Cost Too High for Street Repairs, Town Says

Hackettstown Patch – October 3, 2012

Staten Island BP Not Keen on Proposal for Verrazano Walkway

Staten Island Advance – October 3, 2012

Walk to School Day in Verona

Verona-Cedar Grove Patch – October 3, 2012

Egg Harbor City, Woodbine, Other Towns Mark National Walk-to-School Day

Press of Atlantic City – October 4, 2012

B.R.A.K.E.S. Group Thanks All for Success of Walk to School Day in Westfield

Suburban News – October 5, 2012

Many Benefits for N.J. Students Participating in Walk to School Week

Hunterdon County Democrat – October 5, 2012

AH Gets Pedestrian Safety Grant

Atlantic Highlands Herald – October 5, 2012

Cranford Residents Asked to Sign a Petition to Make Streets Safer

Cranford Patch – October 9, 2012

Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence is Holding a Bike Collection

Independent Press – October 9, 2012

Eight Communities in Hunterdon County Will Receive ‘Stop for Pedestrians’ Signs

Hunterdon County Democrat – October 10, 2012

A True Community Bike Ride

West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance – October 10, 2012

Free Kids Bike Helmets at Middletown Bike Safety Event Oct. 23

Middletown Patch – October 11, 2012

Using Technology to Target Cycling Investment

Mobilizing the Region – October 11, 2012

DRPA to Vote on Walkway Ramp Design Contract Wednesday

WalkBikeJersey Blog – October 11, 2012

State Needs City Approval to Complete Corson’s Inlet Boardwalk

Shore News Today – October 14, 2012

Crash Report

Pedestrian Struck and Killed Friday Afternoon

New Brunswick Patch – September 28, 2012

Accident Leaves Pedestrian Dead in Franklin Township

South Jersey Times – September 29, 2012

Lakehurst Woman Injured When Bike Collides with Car in Manchester

Manchester Patch – October 1, 2012

Pedestrians Injured After Pickup Strikes Car

Brick Patch – October 1, 2012

Pedestrian Struck Near Navesink River Road

Rumson-Fair Haven Patch – October 1, 2012

Father, Daughter Struck by Vehicle in Ramapo; Dad in Critical Condition

Lohud.com – October 4, 2012

Pedestrian Struck Near Ridgewood Train Station

Ridgewood-Glen Rock Patch – October 5, 2012

Toms River Police Investigating Pedestrian & Motorcycle Accidents

Toms River Patch – October 7, 2012

Teen Girl Critical After Lakewood Hit-and-Run

ABC – October 9, 2012

13-Year Old Boy Struck by Vehicle in Chatham

The Alternative Press – October 10, 2012

NJ Police Look for Hit & Run Victim

ABC – October 11, 2012

Manalapan Woman, 61, Struck by Car on Route 9 North

Howell Patch – October 12, 2012


Editorial: Pedestrian Safety is a Shared Responsibility

Hunterdon County Democrat – October 5, 2012

Summit Bike Shop Asks Drivers, Cyclists to Respect Each Other

Summit Patch – October 5, 2012

Do Helmet Laws Keep People from Riding Bikes?

Care2 – October 9, 2012

When Will We See a Department of Transportation and Land Use?

Streetsblog – October 12, 2012


Data from the Only State that Tracks Dooring Show It’s Big Problem

Transportation Nation – September 28, 2012

Nearly 100 Groups Urge Governor Cuomo to Use Bicycle and Pedestrian Funding for Intended Use

Mobilizing the Region – October 1, 2012

NY City Council Passes New Legislation for Commercial Bicyclists

Transportation Nation – October 11, 2012

(Infographic) Bike Commuting Growing Faster in Bicycle Friendly Communities

League of American Bicyclists Blog – October 12, 2012

Show Congress that Bicycling Means Business: Attend the National Bike Summit!

League of American Bicyclists Blog – October 15, 2012


(Video) Biking Her Way Out of Unemployment

League of American Bicyclists Blog – October 11, 2012