• DelDOT Public Workshop: Georgetown to Lewes Rail Trail

    by  • August 16, 2011 • Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 0 Comments

    City of Lewes Public Library
    114 E. Third Street, Lewes
    Monday, August 22, 2011
    4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    The Delaware Department of Transportation is holding a Public Workshop to obtain opinions and insight from residents and visitors for the proposed development of the Georgetown to Lewes Rail/Trail Study. This workshop will focus primarily on the trail concept developed along the State-owned Delaware Coast Line Railroad as it runs between Cool Springs Road and the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal in Lewes.


    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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