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    The Golden Bicycle Helmet Goes to – Of Course – Governor Jack Markell

    by  • May 11, 2016 • Cool People • 13 Comments

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    At the annual Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit on Thursday, Delaware’s highest award for service to cycling – only awarded twice before – went to Governor Jack Markell. Some decisions are hard. Some are easy. Awarding the Golden Bicycle Helmet to Governor Jack Markell – the most bicycle-friendly governor in America – was the easiest...

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    Remembering Phillip Bishop

    by  • September 12, 2015 • Cool People, Injuries and Fatalities • 5 Comments

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    By Sophia, Lili and Michael Bishop One year ago our brother Phillip Bishop was struck and killed by a motorist while cycling home from work. He was wearing all the recommended safety gear including a helmet, reflectors and lights, and was cycling lawfully and following the rules of the road. Losing Phillip has created...

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    DelDOT Hires Bike Delaware Intern

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

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    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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    Senators Carper and Coons Tried to Protect Federal Program That Has Funded a New Train Station for Newark, Pennsylvania’s Circuit and Atlanta’s Beltline

    by  • July 30, 2015 • Cool People, Federal Funding • 3 Comments

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    UPDATE (July 3o): The U.S. Senate passed a multi-year transportation bill without the amendment co-sponsored by Senators Carper and Coons. The bill’s sponsor, Senator Boxer of California, did not permit a vote on the amendment. That means (if the Senate bill is eventually also passed by the House) that this program will have to...

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