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    Complete Communities Delaware 2012 Summit

    by  • November 1, 2012 • Events, Land Use • 0 Comments

    The University of Delaware Institute for Public Administration, in cooperation with the Delaware Department of Transportation and the Delaware Office of State Planning Coordination, will host Complete Communities Delaware Summit 2012.  The event will take place on November 13, 2012, at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. Cost to register for the Summit is $25. ...

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    Maximizing Bike/Ped Funding Under MAP-21, featuring James Wilson

    by  • October 3, 2012 • Federal Funding, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 1 Comment

    From the League of American Bicyclists – After years of advocacy and months of preparation, the new federal transportation bill, MAP-21, goes into effect next week. As we’ve been explaining in our Navigating MAP-21 campaign, states have a lot of flexibility in how they spend their transportation dollars. Over the past few months we’ve...

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    More bicyclists means fewer accidents

    by  • September 17, 2012 • No Digest, Safety • 1 Comment

    Featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer – As the number of bicyclists on Philadelphia streets has risen, cyclists and city officials have seen a counterintuitive result: The number of bike crashes and deaths has declined. This “safety in numbers” phenomenon has been documented elsewhere, and safety experts believe it is because motorists become more alert...

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    Governor Jack’s Tour de Delaware scheduled for 9/21

    by  • September 14, 2012 • Events • 2 Comments

    By Kirsten Louise – Governor Jack Markell is very excited to announce the 2012 Tour de Delaware. This one day ride begins in Newark and ends in Dover. Route stops are listed below. INFORMATION REQUESTED FROM RIDERS: Please email Kirsten Louise at kirsten.louis1@gmail.com ASAP and provide the following details: Your cell phone number In case...

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    Delaware Bicycle Summit will have some new turns this year

    by  • August 27, 2012 • Events, No Digest • 1 Comment

    The Delaware Bike Summit will feature national speakers, local, and state officials. What: Coming this Friday, the 4th Annual 2012 Delaware Bike Summit will bring together bicycling advocates, community leaders and elected officials to hear from national speakers and to create strategies on how to make Delaware more bicycle friendly. ·        DelDOT Secretary Shailen...

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    Michael N. Castle Trail at the C&D Canal Groundbreaking: Photos and Brief Recap

    by  • July 10, 2012 • Events, Federal Funding, Transportation Trails • 4 Comments

    The weather turned out hospitable for the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Path Michael N. Castle Trail at the C&D Canal groundbreaking event held at noon on July 9th. Everyone was thankful that the temperature was nothing like Saturday’s 101+ degree heat. It was a excellent opportunity for everyone involved to gather, to officially break ground...

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    American Bicyclist: Five Ideas From Delaware

    by  • July 5, 2012 • Bike Delaware, Federal Funding, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 0 Comments

    Getting and Leveraging Public Funds: Five Lessons from Delaware By Darren Flusche League of American Bicyclists Published in American Bicyclist (May/June 2012) Delaware is a tiny state with less than 1 million people, but there have been some big victories for biking and walking here during the past year.  While each state has its...

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