This was a bumper day and week in the news regarding bike and pedestrian issues around the state today so instead of try to rehash everything in my own words it's just easier for me to link you directly to the stories.
NJDOT announces grants of nearly $3 million for bikeway development around New Jersey
NJ Off-Road Biking
Butler's crosswalk to nowhere
More Cyclists = Safer Cycling in Minneapolis
NY Counties Oppose Complete Streets Bill Without Understanding It
Chinese Mayors Encourage Car Owners to Use Public Transit Instead