• Bike Delaware Votes Today on 2011 Goals

    by  • October 5, 2010 • Bike Delaware • 0 Comments

    Among the topics to be discussed (and voted on) at today’s Bike Delaware Strategic Vision meeting:


    • 3 FT PASSING LAW?

    • ACTIVE COMMUNITY TRANSPORTATION ACT?

    • BIKE LANES THROUGH SLIP LANES?

    • BICYCLE BOULEVARDS?

    • IMPLEMENTING “COMPLETE STREETS” POLICY AT DELDOT?

    • CONNECT THE CUL-DE-SACS?

    • IMPROVED DRIVER EDUCATION

    • BIKE/PED SPENDING EARMARK?

    • EAST COAST GREENWAY?

    • MORE ELDERBERRY RIDES?

    • BIG INFRASTRUCTURE?

    • ONLINE BIKE MAPS?

    • PRINTED BIKE MAPS?

    • WALKING RESEARCH AND POLICY ISSUES?

    • BIKE-FRIENDLY ROUNDABOUTS?

    • BIKE SAFETY PROGRAM?

    • SHARROWS?

    • TRAFFIC CALMING?

    • BIKE-FRIENDLY TRAINING FOR TRAFFIC ENGINEERS?


    All Bike Delaware members, as well as any other interested parties, are invited to this meeting to help Bike Delaware set its strategic vision for improving bicycling in the First State in 2011.


    Bike Delaware 2011 Priorities and Strategic Vision Meeting
    Location: Wilmapco Offices, 850 Library Ave, Newark
    Date: Tuesday, Oct. 5. Time: 6 pm. Interactive map to start location
    HERE.

    About

    James Wilson is the executive director of Bike Delaware. He is a member of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (by whom he was named the 2014 Professional of the Year, Nonprofit Sector), the Institute of Transportation Engineers and the Delaware Bicycle Council. He serves on the board of directors of Delaware Greenways and as the co-chair of the policy committee of the Advisory Council on Walkability and Pedestrian Awareness. He holds engineering degrees from Yale University and the University of Texas at Austin and is the only registered lobbyist for cycling and walking in Delaware. He helped create, and continues to lead Bike Delaware's participation in, the Walkable Bikeable Delaware campaign. During his tenure as Bike Delaware's executive director, Delaware advanced in the national Bicycle Friendly State rankings for five years in a row, farther and faster than any other state, ever. Delaware is now officially ranked as the #3 Bicycle Friendly State in America.

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