• Thank You 47%. Candidate Survey Is Closed.

    by  • October 12, 2012 • Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 0 Comments

    A total of 115 candidates for Governor and General Assembly will be on the ballot on November 6.

    54 of them – 47% – took the trouble to respond to our survey.  A big Bike Delaware thank you goes out to all of them!

    The survey is now closed.

    Along with our partners Sussex Outdoors and Delaware Greenways, we will release the survey results on October 17.  Check back here next Wednesday to find out what candidates running to represent you think about walking and bicycling, and how to make them better.

     

    RELATED:

    • 2012 Sussex Outdoors, Bike Delaware and Delaware Greenways Candidate Survey

    • Getting in the Race: An Advocate’s Guide to Elections from the League of American Bicyclists

    • American Bicyclist: Five Lessons From Delaware

    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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