• 17th Annual Greenways Gala is Next Week

    by  • May 9, 2012 • No Digest • 0 Comments

     

    Almost here!

    A Delaware tradition – of 17 years – the Greenways Gala is happening at the Blue Ball Barn in Wilmington next week (May 17).  If you’ve gone in the past, you know it’s a lot of fun. If you’ve somehow missed the last 16, you’re in for a treat.  Register NOW (so Delaware Greenways knows you’re coming).

    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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