• Results of 2012 Survey of Delaware Candidates Released

    by  • October 17, 2012 • Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 0 Comments

     

    What do candidates running this year for Governor and for the Delaware General Assembly think about cycling, and about improving cycling in Delaware?

    Along with our partners Sussex Outdoors and Delaware Greenways, Bike Delaware asked them. And they answered: 3 out of the 4 candidates running for governor, and 48% of all the candidates running for the Delaware General Assembly!

    Did the candidates running to represent you in Dover respond to our survey?  What did they have to say? Check out the survey results here:

    The results above are grouped by office (Governor, Senator, Representative) and then, for Senator and Representative races, ordered by district.  Any candidate with a survey score of “100″ responded with “strongly agree” to all 5 survey statements.  You can also click on the name of any candidate who responded to the survey and see that candidate’s answers to each statement, as well as any additional comments provided by the candidate.

    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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