• $8,220……….$308

    by  • May 31, 2011 • Economics • 0 Comments

    Two Numbers to Keep in Mind

    $8,220: The average annual operating cost of a car

    $308: The average annual operating cost of a bicycle

    If you are one of those fortunate folks saving ~$8K every year, and you’re having trouble figuring out how to spend all that extra cash, Bike Delaware can help you.


    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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