• Job Opportunity: Director of Communications and Events

    by  • June 9, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Bike Delaware is seeking a new director to help us build membership and run a major cycling event. The ideal candidate is passionate about our mission, creative, energetic, outgoing, a strong writer, and familiar with or willing to learn basic website management. As director, you will identify and grow Bike Delaware’s diverse audiences by...

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    Key Committee Vote Advances Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act

    by  • June 8, 2017 • 0 Comments

    One vote down. Three more to go. Two votes down. Two more to go. UPDATE: Delaware House of Representatives Decisively Backs Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act abc   Keep Me Informed In Case I Can Help The Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act has bipartisan support in the Delaware General Assembly and was just reported out –...

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    Every great bicycle network improvement project, no matter how big or how small, started out life as a line on a map

    by  • February 18, 2017 • 8 Comments

    Where does your community need improvements to its bicycle network? Even if you missed all the Delaware Bicycle Plan public workshops, we are still interested in your idea: Every great bicycle network improvement project started its life as just a line on a map. Whether its a huge and ambitious project like the Wilmington-New Castle...

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    Everyone living within a 1/2 mile of a major trail in Delaware should be able to bike to it on a low stress route

    by  • January 23, 2017 • 19 Comments

    Governor Jack Markell‘s last full day in office was last Monday. Under his leadership, Delaware spent $10s of millions on spectacular new trails – and we’re not done. Over the next few years we’re going to spend $10s of millions more. Even in much larger states like Maryland or Pennsylvania, these new trails would represent a...

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    Governor Markell Opens Phase I of Lewes-Georgetown Trail

    by  • October 19, 2016 • 14 Comments

    It’s late October but it will nevertheless be 80° (!) today at 2PM in Lewes for the official opening of the first phase of the Lewes-Georgetown Trail. This is the first 1.1-mile section – from Gills Neck Road to Savannah Road in Lewes – of what will eventually be a 10 foot wide paved trail that extends...

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    Mitchell and Sokola Sponsor Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act

    by  • June 6, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Keep Me Informed In Case I Can Help The Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act has bipartisan support in the Delaware General Assembly and we are cautiously optimistic about its passage. But politics is often surprising. If you would like us to keep you informed about the progress of this legislation and let you know if...

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    Bikes+Transit: Register today for the 2017 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit

    by  • March 23, 2017 • 2 Comments

    The most compelling economic argument for cycling is when cycling is part of a transportation system that enables the formation of new households with lower levels of personal vehicle ownership. That’s because the formation such “car-lite” households is a fiscal stimulus to the communities in which they are located worth, on average, about $9,000 per...

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    #DelawareBicyclePlan workshop: New Castle County

    by  • March 1, 2017 • 4 Comments

    Where does your community need improvements to its bicycle network? The final Delaware Bicycle Plan public workshop is TODAY in Wilmington: Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 4-7pm Wilmington Public Library, 10 E. 10th Street Every great bicycle network improvement project started its life as just a line on a map. Whether its a huge and ambitious project like the Wilmington-New...

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    #DelawareBicyclePlan workshop: Kent County

    by  • February 28, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Where does your community need improvements to its bicycle network? The next Delaware Bicycle Plan public meeting is TODAY in Dover: Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 4-7pm Dover Public Library, 35 E. Loockerman Street Every great bicycle network improvement project started its life as just a line on a map. Whether its a huge and ambitious project like...

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    #DelawareBicyclePlan workshop: Sussex County

    by  • February 21, 2017 • 7 Comments

    Meeting over.TODAY (Wednesday, stop by anytime between 4 and 7PM) is the only public meeting that will be held in Sussex County (2 The Circle, Georgetown) on the new Delaware Bicycle Plan. This is a once-in-a-decade opportunity to get the bicycle improvements your community needs in an official plan. (If you miss this opportunity, your next...

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    I wish this small “stress point” in an otherwise great ride could be fixed quickly

    by  • February 20, 2017 • 4 Comments

    Big cycling improvement projects – like the Wilmington-New Castle Greenway or the Lewes-Georgetown Trail – take years to build. But small projects that address “stress points” (a short section of an otherwise decent route that makes even “avid” cyclist nervous) can happen more quickly. Do you have a short “stress point” in your ride that...

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    My school age child needs a safe route to bike to school

    by  • February 17, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Every bicycle project has to start life in a plan. The Delaware Bicycle Plan (currently being created) is a once-in-a-decade opportunity to get the bicycle improvements your community needs in an official plan. So if you miss this opportunity, your next opportunity may not come around again until 2027! Where does your community need improvements to...

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    Fear and Gratitude

    by  • November 24, 2016 • 0 Comments

    While we can’t make any guarantees about what 2017 might have in store for us, it is a particular sin to let fear of tomorrow blind us to the blessings of today. So here are some of the coolest things that happened in 2016 (along with some of the amazing people who helped make...

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    Bike Delaware 2016 Voter’s Guide

    by  • October 18, 2016 • 3 Comments

    From Claymont in the north to Selbyville in the south, these 62 people are running for election on November 8 to represent us here in Delaware. How important are cycling and walking to these folks? 68% of them took the time to answer a short survey that we sent them. See their answers below in...

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