New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian News

Pedestrian Safety Top Morristown Issue for New Year
Morris NewsBee – January 10th

Road Warrior: Bicycle Fatalities in N.J. Defy Overall Drop in Traffic Deaths – January 13th

New Jersey Transportation Planning Authority Approves $1.1 million for Intersection Improvements in Plainfield – January 13th

NJ Pedestrian Deaths Drop by 7 in 2015, Remain Serious Issue
NJ 101.5 – January 17th

Happy trails for Hanover Township: Township begins ambitious Patriots Path connectivity program
Hanover Eagle – January 17th

Report Tells Pedestrians to Watch Out!
New Jersey Herald – January 19th

Newton Celebrates Safety Success, Pledges to Continue Fighting Unsafe Driving and Walking Behaviors
Tap Into Newton – January 19th

Teaneck Discusses Ways to Improve Pedestrian Safety – January 20th

Bicycle Fatalities Jumped in New Jersey in 2015
Insurance Journal – January 20th

Haworth, Railway Close to Deal on Pedestrian Tunnel Repairs – January 21st

Crash Report

Man Walking Home from Work Struck and Killed by Car – January 12th

Boy Injured in Madison Hit-and-Run Returns Home
Madison Eagle – January 14th

6-year-old Pedestrian Killed, Driver Arrested when Car Jumps Curb
NJ 101.5 – January 17th

Driver Charged after Crash Kills 6-year-old Boy, Injures his Mom – January 17th


Bill to Create Empowered Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Advisory Council Falls Prey to “Pocket Veto” from Governor Christie
New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition – January 19th

National Bicycle and Pedestrian News

Bikeshare Programs Could Start Getting More Federal Money – January 14th

The Inequity of Sidewalks
The Washington Post – January 15th

Rich People Walk and Bike for Different Reasons than Poor People Do
Grist – January 15th

How Frozen Minneapolis Became a Biking Mecca
The Des Moines Register – January 16th

On Queens Boulevard, de Blasio Lays Out 2016 Street Safety Agenda

StreetsBlog NYC – January 19th

The Public Transit Paradox
onEarth – January 20th

A Sneak Peek at the Protected Bike Lanes in NACTO’s New Transit Guide
People for Bikes – January 21st