Monday, July 28, 2008

NJ Bike/Ped News for July 28

New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian News Digest for Friday, July 25, 2008

42 Articles


Headline

4th fatality at deadly crossing (More in Crash Reports) Asbury Park Press • Thursday July 24, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/56xt8q

Soaring gas prices fueling more bicycle rides by workers Courier News • Saturday, July 26, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/6rsjk6

A way to alleviate the sting of high gas prices? Bike it The Home News Tribune • Wednesday, July 23, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/6xc3z3

Consumers make changes, but will they last?
The Home News Tribune • Sunday July 20, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/69qg98

Square Visions
The Jersey Journal • Wednesday, July 23, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/5hjfuk

Wanaque Ave. to undergo construction
Daily Record • Monday, July 21, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/5vc5lw

NJ is well equipped for — but not always open to — transit-oriented development The Home News Tribune • Tuesday, July 22, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/6oj2tq

Victory Bridge is called perilous
Asbury Park Press • Thursday July 24, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/67kfus

Cops: 30 bike thefts in 30 days
Hoboken Now • Monday July 21, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/5tsel9

Is Eight (More) Enough at the Hoboken PATH station?
Hoboken Now • Thursday July 24, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/6a8tqr

Another bicycle theft thwarted by a Good Samaritan Hoboken Now • Wednesday July 23, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/5ebx2a

Gateway Two draft ordinance debated at Planning Board meeting Independent Press • Wednesday July 23, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/6m8scu

Brook bridge hits a major snag
Daily Record • Friday, July 25, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/6oks6m

Tour de France bike on display at mall
The Somerset Reporter • Thursday, July 24, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/6pfda5

Obituary: Robert Yard, 89, competitive cyclist The Star-Ledger • Thursday, July 24, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/5ar6l5


Crash Report

Boy hit-run victim fights for life
The Jersey Journal • Wednesday, July 23, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/69e328
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Update: Police make arrest in hit-and-run The Jersey Journal • Wednesday, July 23, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/5u2vt9

Disabled pedestrian killed crossing road in Brick Asbury Park Press • Tuesday, July 22, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/65kjuq & Woman on scooter struck, killed while crossing street Asbury Park Press • Tuesday, July 22, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/68wru3
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UPDATE: Woman killed while trying to cross road in Brick identified Asbury Park Press • Tuesday, July 22, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/5baoxo

Edison man killed in Bedminster crash
Daily Record • Friday, July 25, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/69z5nd

Follow-up: Authorities name person killed in Route 130 crash The Trenton Times • Tuesday, July 22, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/56bc9v

Follow-up: Pedestrian ID'd in hit and run The Record • Friday, July 25, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/5zl97e


Opinion

Letters: Is helmet law no longer valid? & Accident story lacked humanity Asbury Park Press • Wednesday July 23, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/6rn7lm

Column: High gas prices may better our lives The Home News Tribune • Friday, July 25, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/5dwxcc


Beyond New Jersey

Editorial: Bike Sharing
The Philadelphia Inquirer • Monday, June 9, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/5n3xv6

Philly Near the Top of a Good List?
Phillyist Blog • Tuesday, July 22, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/6a6ko8

Google Walking Directions Needs Some Work Philadelphia Bicycle News • Thursday, July 24, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/5myzdf

America's Most Fuel-Efficient Neighborhoods Forbes Magazine • Wednesday July 2, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/5ua6sr

Portland, OR, Rides Bikes Around High Gas Prices (Audio) See Related Stories NPR • Wednesday, July 23, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/6c23c7

Making Cities More Walkable
NPR • Monday, July 21, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/6kwkee

Officials say cyclists safer on streets
Forum Communications Co. Fargo, ND • Sunday, July 20, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/5rfpjf

Salt.Lake City Council hopes changes to parking rules encourages 'walkable' neighborhoods The Salt Lake Tribune • Wednesday July 23, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/6e8gak

Smaller Industrial Cities Offer Walkable Haven for Families, New Report Says Sun Herald (Mississippi) • Tuesday, July 22, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/5p3gz7

Plan to ban cars on part of Market St.
San Francisco Chronicle • Wednesday July 23, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/58trt8

Drivers, Walkers And the Battle For the Streets Washington Post • Sunday, July 6, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/6cnh4c & Drivers Feeling Shunned by D.C.
Washington Post • Sunday, July 6, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/5laz48
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MAP: D.C.'s Plan for Safer Streets
Washington Post • Sunday, July 6, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/5dpf3d

Plan for East Rosedale 'does not make sense'
Star-Telegram (Dallas) • Wednesday July 23, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/5ud3pu

Conflict between bicyclists, motorists boils over in Brentwood Los Angeles Times • Wednesday July 9, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/6oj944

Building Smart in Fuel Crunch, Bike Industry's Gear Shift Pays Off Popular Mechanics • Wednesday July 2, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/684fhg

Bicycle Campaign Gears Up for Campaign Cycle Congressional Quarterly • Monday, July 21, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/6jy6w2

Going green, on two wheels
Guardian News (U.K.) • Thursday, July 3, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/6d4nkw

Novak cited after hitting pedestrian
Politico • Wednesday July 23, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/6gq5e7

David Suzuki Got Copenhagenized
Copenhagenize Blog • Tuesday, July 22, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/59ea5v

Cycling to the left or to right? (More with audio link) BBC News • Tuesday, July 22, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/6ms558

Mayor launches cycling campaign
BBC News • Tuesday, July 22, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/69sjsg


National Nightly News Video Special

Building a bicycle infrastructure
NBC Nightly News • Monday, July 7, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/6gfpt7

Ride a bike, lengthen your life
NBC Nightly News • Tuesday, July8, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/6pdjpa

Switching Gears From Car To Bike
CBS Evening News • Wednesday July 16, 2008 http://tinyurl.com/57nz7e


Fun / Humor

Firefighters in bike race
The Star-Ledger • Friday, July 25, 2008
http://tinyurl.com/6apae9



AJB

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