• Mia Birk: It’s ALL Good

    by  • April 22, 2011 • Cool People, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Traffic Control, Transportation Trails • 0 Comments

    Mia Birk (left) with Bike Delaware’s Frank Warnock at the 2011 National Bike Summit.

    Mia Birk (former Portland Bicycle Coordinator):

    People often ask me: what type of bikeway facility should we start with? Off-street paths? Cycle tracks, aka protected/separated bike lanes? Traditional bike lanes? Bike boulevards, aka neighborhood greenways? Shared lane markings?


    Basically, Mia says it’s all good:

    “Where to start? Wherever you can. And wherever that is, keep going.”

    Read Mia’s post on the Bike Network Recipe>>


    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 the Delaware Valley Smart Growth Alliance 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.

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