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    Mitchell and Sokola Sponsor Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act

    by  • June 6, 2017 • Cool People, Legal and Enforcement, Legislation and Policy, Safety, Traffic Control • 0 Comments

    Keep Me Informed In Case I Can Help The Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act has bipartisan support in the Delaware General Assembly and we are cautiously optimistic about its passage. But politics is often surprising. If you would like us to keep you informed about the progress of this legislation and let you know if...

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

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

    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

    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

    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

    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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