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

Child Pedestrian Deaths Spike During After-School Hours

New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio – September 6, 2012

Bike route is no uphill battle

NorthJersey.com – September 6, 2012

City plans bike lanes to ensure safety for riders

RU Daily Targum- September 6, 2012

Gran Fondo bike ride sets from Morristown Sunday

New Jersey Hills– September 7, 2012

Hoboken Police Catch Alleged Bike Thief Red Handed

Patch.com– September 7, 2012

NJDOT Offers Bicycle/Pedestrian Planning Assistance

Mobilizing the Region (blog) – September 7, 2012

Cedar Grove couple to bicycle 200 miles for charity

NorthJersey.com– September 7, 2012

Police Pursue Safer Streets for Pedestrians

Patch.com– September 8, 2012

‘Holy Cow’: Morristown bike ride biggest in state history, organizer says

The Star-Ledger – NJ.com– September 9, 2012

Walking To Remember The Fallen Of September 11, 2001

Patch.com– September 10, 2012

Meeting on Parkway bridge construction Sept. 20

Shore News Today– September 10, 2012

Amateur, longtime cyclists support American Red Cross

Asbury Park Press– September 10, 2012

NY, NJ, CT Seize Federal Trails Funding

Mobilizing the Region (blog) – September 10, 2012

Work Ongoing to Complete South Brunswick Bike Trail

Patch.com– September 11, 2012

Hillsborough biker sets new record for crossing NJ

MyCentralJersey.com– September 13, 2012

Local co-op to host ‘Bike-A-Thon’ for prostate cancer awareness

RU Daily Targum– September 13, 2012

Drivers learn meaning of ‘stop’ during exercise

New Jersey Hills– September 14, 2012

8th ‘Century For The Cure’ bicycle event in Warren Township raises $200,000 for cancer research

New Jersey Hills– September 14, 2012

Follow the law or face prosecution, Tewksbury tells cyclists

New Jersey Hills– September 14, 2012


Crash Report

Hopatcong Man Killed While Walking Across Route 80, Police Say

Patch.com– September 7, 2012

Pedestrian struck on Route 70 in Cherry Hill

NJ.com– September 7, 2012

Pedestrian Struck in Lakewood

Toms River News– September 9, 2012

Pedestrian Injured On Route 37

Patch.com– September 10, 2012



“Walkable urban” places enjoy economic success, but face social equity challenges

Greater Greater Washington– September 10, 2012

National News

Examiner prints incendiary anti-bike cover

GreaterGreaterWashington.org – September 13, 2012

A Lesson in Character: Bryan Breen, Lance Armstrong and My Two Sons

NJ.com (blog) – September 7, 2012

In Portland, Ore., bikes rule the road

USA Today– September 10, 2012

Bike-lane cultural revolution pokes along in some cities

USA Today– September 10, 2012

Pedestrian Fatalities Up Sharply in Minnesota

Sept. 10th KSTC-TV– September 10, 2012

70-year-old bicyclists start 1900-mile ‘Victory Tour’ in Calais

Bangor Daily News– September 12, 2012