• Meet Shailen Bhatt

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    Governor Markell Nominates New Transportation Secretary

    Along with the League of Women Voters, the Delaware Nature Society, the Civic League for New Castle County, the Milltown-Limestone Civic Alliance and Delaware Greenways, Bike Delaware asked Governor Jack Markell to appoint a visionary leader for Delaware’s next DelDOT Secretary.
    Meet Shailen Bhatt:

    Read civic groups letter to Governor Markell HERE.

    About

    James Wilson 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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