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Hit-and-Run Makes Clear the Need For Making Fletcher Drive Safe

December 30, 2016


Northeast L.A.’s Fletcher Drive recently received some handsome new road diet bike lanes. Unfortunately, they only extend as far south as (almost to) San Fernando Road. Two days ago, LAPD reported a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a 19-year-old pedestrian at Fletcher and La Clede Avenue – just two blocks south of the recent improvements. […]

Jersey City Bike Network Contract at Council This Wednesday Night

November 11, 2013


This wednesday night, November 13th 2013, the City Council of Jersey City will be voting on the city’s contract for implementation of on-street bikeway facilities. The vote is on item  Z1 resolution 13.756 (on page 15 of the council agenda posted here.) The resolution states: Resolution authorizing the award of contract to Statewide Striping for Traffic Striping […]

Jersey City Bike Plan on Google Maps

November 7, 2013


I’ve been looking through Jersey City’s plan for on-street bicycle facilities. The plan was made public in 2012. It serves as the blueprint for ~60-miles of bike lanes and sharrows that Mayor Fulop has pledged to implement by mid-2014, apparently with a few changes. 

New Jersey City Bike Lanes on Fulton and Woodlawn

November 1, 2013


Jersey City’s new Mayor Steven Fulop is making good on the implementation of new bike facilities announced by his predecessor! In December 2012, Jersey City officials announced that the city would implement 54.7 miles of on-street bike facilities, including 35.2 miles of bike lanes and 19.5 miles of sharrowed bike routes. The 2012 press release listed […]

NJSpotlight: JC Bike Plan Implementation by July 2014

October 8, 2013


In an article entitled Garden State Gets a Bit Greener Due to More Bike Lanes and Bicycle Traffic, NJ Spotlight sheds light on Jersey City’s plan to implement on-street bicycle facilities. The article covers a number of bike developments around the state of New Jersey. It’s written by Ricardo Kaulessar, and dated today: October 8 […]

New Sharrows Underway on Jersey City’s Old Bergen Road

September 29, 2013


Great news! Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop has made good on the city’s pledge to begin implementing new bike facilities in September 2013. This weekend saw the first new bike markings: half-completed sharrows on Old Bergen Road. Jersey City residents may be unfamiliar with sharrows, as I think that, when completed, these will be the […]

Jersey City Approves One Million Dollars for Bike and Other Street Safety Infrastructure

September 12, 2013


Last night, Wednesday September 11th 2013, on a unanimous 9-0 vote, the City Council of Jersey City approved funding for bicycle infrastructure. The ordinance (see below for full text) re-directs $1M in unspent capital bond dollars. These capital dollars now will be used for three purposes: Speed Bumps: “installation of speed humps …including milling …pavement […]