• Industrial Track Ribbon Cutting TODAY

    by  • June 7, 2012 • Events, No Digest, Transportation Trails • 0 Comments

    Please join us for a small celebration:

    What: New Castle County Industrial Track Greenway Trail Ribbon Cutting
    Where:  Rt. 273-Greenways Trail Head, 903 Delaware Street, New Castle
    When:  Friday, June 8, 2012 at 2:30PM
    Contact: Kristin Dwyer, New Castle County Executive Office-395-5107

     (Note: The ribbon cutting was originally scheduled today, but was changed to tomorrow.)

    2:32PM: Remarks from County Executive Paul Clark

    2:42PM: Remarks from U.S. Senator Tom Carper

    2:52PM: Remarks from Secretary of DelDOT Shailen Bhatt

    3:02PM Remarks from Andy Hamilton of the East Coast Greenway

    3:07PM: Ribbon Cutting

    New Castle County is doing a heroic job building Phase 2 of the 6 mile long Wilmington – New Castle Greenway (aka the Industrial Track).  And now, like Lewis and Clark after their heroic journey, it has reached the Pacific Ocean Christina River! Check out these recent pictures:







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    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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