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    In Bicycle-Friendly Newark, State Representative Baumbach and State Senator Sokola Help Save Bike/Ped Bridge Project

    by  • September 18, 2017 • Cool People, Transportation Trails • 0 Comments

    UPDATE IN NEWARK POST: “Newark City Council revives bridge project after new funding sources emerge“ Special City Council meeting Monday, September 18, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. past Council Chamber Newark Municipal Building 220 S Main Street Newark, DE 19711 On Monday evening, Newark City Council will re-consider the proposed “Charles Emerson Bridge” project, which would...

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    Key Committee Vote Advances Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act

    by  • June 8, 2017 • Legal and Enforcement, Legislation and Policy, Safety, Traffic Control • 0 Comments

    One vote down. Three more to go. Two votes down. Two more to go. UPDATE: Delaware House of Representatives Decisively Backs Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act abc   Keep Me Informed In Case I Can Help The Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act has bipartisan support in the Delaware General Assembly and was just reported out –...

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    The 2017 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit: Healthy and Transit-Friendly Development

    by  • March 17, 2017 • Economics, Events, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 5 Comments

    Spending Money Nearby, Instead of on Fuel, Makes a Community Healthy, Wealthy and Cool According to AAA, owning, insuring, maintaining and fueling a personal vehicle costs the average household about $9,000 a year per vehicle. That’s what makes transportation – not food or clothing or healthcare or our personal electronics – the 2nd largest...

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    I wish this small “stress point” in an otherwise great ride could be fixed quickly

    by  • February 20, 2017 • Events, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks • 4 Comments

    Big cycling improvement projects – like the Wilmington-New Castle Greenway or the Lewes-Georgetown Trail – take years to build. But small projects that address “stress points” (a short section of an otherwise decent route that makes even “avid” cyclist nervous) can happen more quickly. Do you have a short “stress point” in your ride that...

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    Every great bicycle network improvement project, no matter how big or how small, started out life as a line on a map

    by  • February 18, 2017 • Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks • 8 Comments

    Where does your community need improvements to its bicycle network? Even if you missed all the Delaware Bicycle Plan public workshops, we are still interested in your idea: Every great bicycle network improvement project started its life as just a line on a map. Whether its a huge and ambitious project like the Wilmington-New Castle...

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    My school age child needs a safe route to bike to school

    by  • February 17, 2017 • Events, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Transportation Trails • 0 Comments

    Every bicycle project has to start life in a plan. The Delaware Bicycle Plan (currently being created) is a once-in-a-decade opportunity to get the bicycle improvements your community needs in an official plan. So if you miss this opportunity, your next opportunity may not come around again until 2027! Where does your community need improvements to...

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    I live near a trail in Delaware but there is no good way to bike to it from my house

    by  • February 16, 2017 • Events, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Transportation Trails • 19 Comments

    Every bicycle project has to start life in a plan. The Delaware Bicycle Plan (currently being created) is a once-in-a-decade opportunity to get the bicycle improvements your community needs in an official plan. So if you miss this opportunity, your next opportunity may not come around again until 2027! If your community has a great...

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    Delaware’s Biggest-Ever Cycling Project Is Underway in the Christina River

    by  • January 31, 2017 • Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 19 Comments

    If you’ve driven north into Wilmington on I95 anytime recently, you might have noticed some mysterious activity – including two huge cranes – happening in the Christina River: This is Delaware’s biggest-ever cycling project. It’s the final missing piece of an over 7 mile long bikeway extending from the Wilmington Riverfront to downtown New...

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