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    Job Opportunity: Director of Communications and Events

    by  • June 9, 2017 • Bike Delaware • 0 Comments

    Bike Delaware is seeking a new director to help us build membership and run a major cycling event. The ideal candidate is passionate about our mission, creative, energetic, outgoing, a strong writer, and familiar with or willing to learn basic website management. As director, you will identify and grow Bike Delaware’s diverse audiences by...

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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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    Bikes+Transit: Register today for the 2017 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit

    by  • March 23, 2017 • Events, Transit, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 2 Comments

    The most compelling economic argument for cycling is when cycling is part of a transportation system that enables the formation of new households with lower levels of personal vehicle ownership. That’s because the formation such “car-lite” households is a fiscal stimulus to the communities in which they are located worth, on average, about $9,000 per...

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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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    #DelawareBicyclePlan workshop: Sussex County

    by  • February 21, 2017 • Bicycle Friendly Places, Events, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks • 7 Comments

    Meeting over.TODAY (Wednesday, stop by anytime between 4 and 7PM) is the only public meeting that will be held in Sussex County (2 The Circle, Georgetown) on the new Delaware Bicycle Plan. This is a once-in-a-decade opportunity to get the bicycle improvements your community needs in an official plan. (If you miss this opportunity, your next...

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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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