• Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks

    Articles about building low stress, family-friendly and seamless bikeway networks in Delaware; articles about such networks in other places

    Lewes-Georgetown Trail Launches!

    by  • December 3, 2015 • Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 78 Comments


    In a major milestone for a project that Bike Delaware has been advocating for since 2011, DelDOT has – finally – awarded the contract to build Phase I of the Lewes-Georgetown Trail. Bike Delaware’s first article on this project was published over 4 years ago – on June 14, 2011! – and was simply titled...

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    DelDOT Hires Bike Delaware Intern

    by  • September 5, 2015 • Bike Delaware, Cool People, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks • 7 Comments


    Recently the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) hired Bike Delaware’s Bicycle Network Planning Intern Paul Moser. Paul is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a degree in civil engineering. He now works full-time for DelDOT’s Planning Division. Though we were sad to lose Paul as our intern, we are even more pleased that...

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    Newark Protected Bike Lane Experiment Includes Scores of Volunteers and Extensive Press Coverage

    by  • July 18, 2015 • Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Traffic Control • 1 Comment


    Scores of volunteers came out on Tuesday to help the City of Newark and DelDOT conduct an experiment for what – if it’s constructed – would be Delaware’s first protected bike lane. The experiment was covered by the Newark Post and the News Journal. See slideshow below: RELATED: • Cycle track prototype draws positive reviews...

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    The Wilmington-New Castle Greenway Is Coming. Really.

    by  • May 20, 2015 • Events, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 15 Comments


    In just a couple of weeks, college seniors will be graduating from college. Back in 2010, though, they were still juniors in high school. And that is when Bike Delaware wrote its first article about the Wilmington – New Castle Greenway, a safe, direct, paved, flat and nearly uninterrupted non-motorized six-mile travel route between the Wilmington...

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    How To Make Cycling Safe for Half a Million People in Delaware

    by  • April 28, 2015 • Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 13 Comments


    5 years ago, Bike Delaware went through a long and arduous strategic planning process. One of the most important results of all that effort was our organizational “vision“. Bike Delaware has both a “mission” and a “vision”. Both are critical. They are our compass, our lodestar, our flashlight shining into the future. They keep us on...

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    “Every Skill. Every Age. Everyone.” The 2015 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit

    by  • March 20, 2015 • Bicycle Friendly Places, Economics, Engineering, Events, Health, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Safety, Traffic Control, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 12 Comments


    The 2015 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit will be held this year on May 7 in Dover. ***REGISTRATION IS CLOSED*** To add your name to the waiting list, please email wbd bikede.org with your name, city and zip code. The 2015 summit will be hosted by the American Heart Association, the Delaware Department of Transportation,...

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    Low-Stress Bicycling Networks

    by  • February 2, 2015 • Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks • 0 Comments


    by Darren Flusche Published by the League of American Bicyclists When the top minds met in Washington, D.C. this month for the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, the concept of low-stress bicycling networks was the talk of the conference. Pioneered by Northeastern University Professor Peter Furth and others, Level of Traffic Stress (LTS) analysis...

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    News Journal: “Can motorists, bicyclists share the road?”

    by  • September 22, 2014 • Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Media, Safety • 8 Comments


    by Melissa Nann Burke Published in The News Journal September 21 2014 Every road-riding cyclist has a story about a time a motorist came within inches of killing them. A car recently ran John McCormick off the road when turning into the Brandywine Town Center from Naamans Road in Brandywine Hundred, he said. McCormick...

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